Tag: Connie Mack

FL: PolitFact or Fiction: Double standard on the Mack Penny Plan

By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog ST. PETERSBURG — If a Senate candidate criticizes a plan to cut government spending, and exaggerates those cuts over a decade to make them seem massive and frightening, is that misleading and deceptive? According to the self-described “fact-checking” organization PolitiFact, deception is not only welcomed and approved, but also […]

FL: Nelson, Mack join forces to halt military sequestration and delay federal budget cuts

By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog ST. PETERSBURG — Even in the heat of the campaign season, Florida’s top candidates for U.S. Senate find themselves in agreement about not cutting federal spending — for the military, at least. In the latest bout between Republican U.S. Rep. Connie Mack, of District 14, and Democratic U.S. Sen. […]

FL: GOP Senate hopeful Connie Mack shrugs off primary opponents

By Yaël Ossowski | Florida Watchdog TAMPA— While television viewers recover from last season’s ratings bonanza known as the GOP presidential primary debates, voters in Florida learned this week that the next season’s senatorial debates will be aired without the cameo of one of the most important contestants: Cornelius McGillicuddy IV. Two months to the […]