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2020 election

GOP Flipped Two South Florida Congressional Seats But Other Incumbents Win Easily

While the big news in South Florida congressional races was Republicans taking down two Democrat incumbents, other members of the delegation won easily even as a new member emerged. 
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Florida GOP Congressman Slams Trump’s Handling of Coronavirus, Not Sure Who He’ll Vote for...

Rooney contrasted that with former Vice President Joe Biden’s plans on handling the pandemic.  “I don't think there's any doubt that Vice President Biden has the right approach. And there's a lot of Republicans that would agree with that as well,” Rooney said. 
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Donald Trump Backs Kat Cammack, Byron Donalds for Open Congressional Seats in Florida

Trump insisted Cammack will be an “incredible congresswoman and leader for Florida and praised her as a “successful businesswoman” who “strongly supports our brave first responders and law enforcement, life and the Second Amendment!” The president added, “Kat has my complete and total endorsement.”
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Byron Donalds Wins in GOP Primary for Open Southwest Florida Congressional Seat

With all votes in, Donalds had 22.6 percent of the Republican primary vote, giving him a narrow win over state House Majority Leader Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, who took 21.9 percent of the vote. Businessman Casey Askar garnered 20 percent followed by urologist Dr. William Figlesthaler with 18.4 percent of the vote.
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Marco Rubio Endorses Dane Eagle for Congress

"The 21st-century challenges facing our nation are unprecedented, and we need leaders in Congress who know how to get results,” said Rubio. “As Republican majority leader of the Florida House of Representatives, Dane has proven time and time again his commitment to our conservative values, and his principles and track record of results make him the most qualified person in this race.

Candidates Across Florida Warn Ron DeSantis About Legal Action Over Making the Ballot

Last week, more than 40 candidates from across Florida wrote Gov. Ron DeSantis last week about ballot access.

Casey Askar Joins Crowded GOP Primary Field Looking to Replace Francis Rooney in Southwest...

Last week, Casey Askar, a businessman and Marines veteran, joined the crowded field of candidates in the Republican primary hoping to replace U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., who is retiring after two terms, to represent Southwest Florida in Congress.
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Stressing Support of Trump and Conservatism, Byron Donalds Runs for Congress in Southwest Florida

“Today, I’m everything the fake news media tells you doesn’t exist, a strong Trump-supporting, gun-owning, liberty-loving, pro-life, politically incorrect black man,” said Donalds.“

Bob Rommel Opts Against Running for Congress in Southwest Florida

State Rep. Bob Rommel, R-Naples, has decided to stay out of the crowded Republican primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla.
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Bonita Springs Mayor Peter Simmons Decides Against Running for Congress

While the Republican primary field to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., is crowded, a prominent Southwest Florida politician said he plans to stay out of the race.
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Incoming Legislative Leaders Back Dane Eagle for Congress in Southwest Florida

Now facing a growing field of primary opponents in his bid to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., state House Majority Leader Dane Eagle, R-Cape Coral, reeled in the support of the next leaders of the Florida Legislature.

Crowded GOP Field Lines Up to Replace Francis Rooney in Congress

The Republican primary field to replace U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., is growing increasingly crowded.
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