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This week, the U.S. House set the stage for votes on a $3.5 trillion budget framework and an extra $1 trillion for infrastructure on a 220-212 party lines vote. The passed proposal will let Democrats...
While there had been speculation that Murphy would challenge U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., she announced at the start of the week that she is running for a fourth term in the U.S. House.
Murphy said she would focus on building the Democratic Party in Florida instead of running against Rubio.
None of the three Florida Democrats included on the list seem particularly vulnerable but they will be impacted by redistricting and all of them are potential candidates for higher office.
After years of carefully crafting her image as someone willing to work across the aisle, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is starting to go on at the attack against Republicans as buzz builds that she will challenge U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in 2022.
Murphy announced she will serve as co-chair of administration while U.S. Rep. Ed Case, D-Hi., will stay in charge of policy and U.S. Rep. Tom O’Halleran, D-Ariz., remains in charge of communications.
Over the past decade, Florida Republicans have made it a habit of winning the close ones. Rick Scott narrowly edged then state CFO Alex Sink in the 2010 gubernatorial race. Four years later, Scott held off former Gov. Charlie Crist. In 2016, Trump beat out Hillary Clinton in the Sunshine State.
The two flipped seats in South Florida mark a major victory for the GOP, and the party made real inroads in the 2020 elections in heavily blue South Florida.
Democrats have tried to press Buchanan in recent election cycles but he has done well. The closest a Democrat came to taking Buchanan down came in 2018 when David Shapiro pulled 45.4 percent while the congressman won with 54.6 percent.
The race appears to be getting some attention from Washington as both the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) weighed in on it on Tuesday night.
With 63 percent of the vote in, Gimenez had more than 60 percent of the vote. Former Metro-Dade Firefighters Union President Omar Blanco stood at 39.5 percent.
The GOP has seized upon calls for defunding police forces across the country as a rallying cry, mocking Democrats across the board for supporting it and for not standing up strongly enough against it.