Federal Election Commission
Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush got more than $9 million in the last 17 months for speaking gigs among other business interests, according to newly released financial records.
Florida’s influential donors are already showing their support, nine months away from the state’s presidential primary.
According to federal campaign finance records, show that Rep. Allen West spent $18 million in his failed bid against Patrick Murphy — the most expensive House race in the country.
Florida US Senator Marco Rubio has had his hand slapped by the Federal Election Commission for accepting what the FEC said almost a quarter million dollars in improper contributions during the campaign that put him in the Senate.