Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.
Former Congressman Connie Mack said Wednesday that he will not seek the seat vacated this week by former Congressman Trey Radel, according to the News-Press of Ft. Myers.
The bill to avert some of the fiscal cliff finally passed the House of Representatives late Tuesday night and did so with a largely bipartisan vote, especially from the Florida Congressional delegation.
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.
When election season began, many Republicans pointed to Florida Senator Bill Nelson as a possible seat that could flip to the GOP in 2012. But that didn’t turn out to be the case as the Associated Press has called the race and declared Senator Bill Nelson the winner of another six-year term in the Senate.
It’s coming down to the wire in a tight Florida Senate race which pits a Democratic incumbent against a Republican challenger.
“Bill Nelson…Fighting for Florida,” that’s the tag line for Senator Bill Nelson’s television ad campaign in his race for the senate. The two term senator is also fighting to keep his job. He’s up against Republican Congressman Connie Mack, right now…polls show the race is pretty tight.
In the sleepy West Coast Florida town of Inverness, as horses graze and Spanish moss hangs still on a breezeless summer day, an elections experiment was about to get underway.
Congressman Connie Mack has spent 8 years in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Florida Senator Bill Nelson is known as a moderate in the Senate. But at his only debate with Republican Congressman Connie Mack, Nelson pulled no punches, accusing Mack of being a congressional no show.