Saturday Jul 19
Naples Daily News
Political notes from the campaign trail Political notes from the campaign trail in Southwest Florida
Corey Perrine/Staff A worker sets up a voting booth Friday, Oct. 26, at the Collier County Public Library headquarters branch.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
WLUK-TV Green Bay
Petri pays nearly $140K in defense of ethics probe
U.S. Rep. Tom Petri has paid nearly $140,000 for legal representation in an ethics investigation into his stock holdings that he requested, according to campaign finance reports filed this week.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Kansas City InfoZine
Florida Representative Getting to Know the Locker Room
By Megan Card - The Internet wasn't even working when Rep. Curt Clawson, R-FL, walked into his Washington office for the first time June 25. Video: Curt Clawson sworn in as Florida Rep. Washington, DC - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Two weeks later, the Bonita Springs Republican is adjusting to his duties as a member of the House's ... (more)
Fri Jul 04, 2014
High office takes on new meaning for German politician
Politicians used to get caught with their hand in the cookie jar. Now it's more likely to be with their fingers round a pipe or syringe.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Clawson Hopes to Provide New Model for Tea Party
Republican Curt Clawson grabbed voters' attention in January by airing a campaign ad during the Super Bowl challenging President Obama to a three-point shoot-out.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Former wheel supplier CEO wins Fla. U.S. House seat
The former CEO of wheel supplier Hayes Lemmerz International Inc. is headed to Congress to replace a Florida representative who resigned in January after being busted for possession of cocaine.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
IWV Congratulates Repeal Pledge Signer Curt Clawson
Following Curt Clawson's GOP primary victory in Florida's 19th Congressional District special election, Independent Women's Voice President and CEO Heather R. Higgins released the following statement: "On behalf of Independent Women's Voice, I want to congratulate Curt Clawson on his victory in southwest Florida to replace former Rep. Trey Radel.
Journal and Courier
Clawson not setting House sights too high
Clawson not setting House sights too high Former Purdue basketball player Curt Clawson not setting House sights too high.
Good primary night for old-timers
It was a good night for old-timers in Congress . The Washington Post has answers to the question on the lips of everyone who watched the veteran senator defeat his tea-party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel in Tuesday's runoff election.
Capitol Hill Blue
Thad Cochran beats out tea party challenger in runoff
In a remarkable political turnaround, six-term Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi edged out tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel Tuesday night in a bruising, costly Republican runoff that pitted Washington clout against insistence on conservative purity.
Republican businessman wins Florida race to replace cocaine congressman
Just in time for summer, how does a cold Starbucks soda sound? Starting today, the coffee giant will be rolling out a designer soft drink.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Polls closed: Live updates from Mississippi Senate runoff
Alec Jones straightens a Chris McDaniel signs outside the voting booths at the Oxford Conference Center in Oxford, Miss., Tuesday, June 24, 2014.
Republican Businessman Curt Clawson Wins Special Election To Replace Trey Radel
In a photo taken Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at the Capitol in Washington, Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, a freshman Republican from Florida, joins Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, and GOP leaders at a news conference following a GOP strategy session.
Elections June 24 primary liveblog #1
Seven states are holding primaries or runoffs tonight. Our guide to the key races can be found here.
A 12-year-old southeastern Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times in the legs, arms and torso last month is making steady physical and emotional progress, and she recently enjoyed a movie date with her father, her family... A 12-year-old girl who authorities say was stabbed 19 times by two classmates trying to please a fictional character is making steady ... (more)
The Daily Caller
BOLD ADVICE ON AGING POL: "I think he hung around too long. He should've hung it up at some point."
Live Updates: Florida District 19 special general election
Among them were Audrey Vance, who lamented the time and cost of the special election, which will only put the victor in office through the end of the year.
WINK-TV Fort Myers
Polls open in special election for District 19
Voters in a heavily Republican southwest Florida district are selecting a replacement for U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, who resigned in January after pleading guilty to cocaine possession.