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Connie Mack IV

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Nexus Of Sports & Politics Doesn’t End Well For Ex-Sports Stars

Sports and politics are arguably two of the subjects people get the most passionate about, but when the two collided Tuesday night, even the biggest sports name recognition wasn’t enough to win some elections.

CBS Miami–11/07/2012

Senator Marco Rubio

Rubio Campaigns With Mack At Versailles

Republican U.S. Representative Connie Mack IV’s Senate campaign is struggling in recent polling and has put in a call to the GOP bullpen to get some help, namely popular Florida Senator Marco Rubio.

CBS Miami–10/01/2012

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), gives a thumbs up as he walks to vote on the debt limit bill on August 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 74-26 to approve the bill to raise the debt ceiling, allowing the U.S. to avoid default on its debts. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Poll: Sen. Nelson Opens 7 Point Lead Over Mack

Florida Senator Bill Nelson is underwater when it comes to his approval rating, but he’s still ahead by seven points over Republican challenger Representative Connie Mack, IV, according to the later Public Policy Polling poll.

CBS Miami–09/04/2012

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Tuesday’s Primary Could Be A Snoozer

This Tuesday voters will head to the polls to cast their ballots in Florida’s Primary Election. However, outside of some local, legislative and congressional races, the election could be a bit of a snoozer.

08/12/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Mack Looks Like Lock For Primary Victory

While the primary votes haven’t even been cast yet, it appears that U.S. Senator Bill Nelson will face off against Republican Connie Mack IV in the battle to head back to Washington.

CBS Miami–08/07/2012

Former U.S. Senator George LeMieux

LeMieux Drops Out Of Florida’s GOP US Senate Race

Connie Mack IV doesn’t have much competition left in Florida’s Republican primary for Senate. Former Sen. George LeMieux dropped out of the race Wednesday, saying that he can’t compete against Connie Mack IV’s famous name and the fact that the party establishment has gotten behind the congressman.

CBS4–06/20/2012

US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Speaker of the House John Boehner applaud as US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 24, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

WSJ Poll: Obama Leading By 5 Points In Florida

One day after a Quinnipiac University poll showed Mitt Romney leading in the Sunshine State; a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll found President Barack Obama leading in Florida by five points, outside the margin of error.

CBS4–05/24/2012

(Source: AP) U.S. Congressman Connie Mack Jr.

Poll: Mack Dominating GOP Field, Tied With Nelson

As U.S. Senator Bill Nelson continues to pull in more money for his general campaign, it’s looking more and more like his Republican opponent will likely be Representative Connie Mack IV.

CBS4–05/24/2012

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney attends a Super Tuesday Republican primary elections evening in Boston, Massaschusetts, March 6, 2012. Republican voters made their way to the polls in the Super Tuesday primary elections in 10 states and 437 delegates at stake. (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Endorses Mack For Senate

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has weighed on the Republican campaign to face U.S. Senator Bill Nelson in November. Romney gave his endorsement to Representative Connie Mack, IV Wednesday afternoon.

CBS4–05/16/2012

(Source: Alex Wong/Getty Images) US Representative Connie Mack IV (R-Cape Coral)

Connie Mack Targets Keystone XL Pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline has become a hot topic among politicos as gas price continue to rise. Despite the fact the pipeline won’t immediately impact gas prices, U.S. Representative Connie Mack started a petition drive Thursday to ask for the pipeline to be built.

CBS4–04/05/2012

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