Tag Archives: Patrick Murphy

TFS Podcast – October 25, 2016

Brook Hines and Kartik Krishnaiyer return to podding after a long sabbatical. In the coming weeks we will be exploring and engaging enhanced methods of distribution for our pod but for now the embedded player below and on the sidebar is the method of release. Included in this show: Marco Rubio calls Patrick Murphy “an old […]

Florida progressives MUST work to stop Marco Rubio – It is a moral obligation

Congressman Patrick Murphy is far from the type of liberal Democrat many of us on the left like to see as the party’s nominee for important offices. He is inexperienced, has a questionable voting record and seems ineffectual on the stump. But beggars cannot be choosers and while I personally never implore progressives to check […]

Born-again Floridian Marco Rubio playing cynical political games and reemerging as a political force

Friday afternoon as Daytona Beach began cleaning up from Hurricane Matthew’s impact, Florida’s Junior Senator Marco Rubio was surveying the damage and doing what cynical pols do- acting as if he had some empathy for the victims of the storm. But the reaction to Matthew was part of the Rubio reboot – a politician whose […]

Grayson defeats Grayson

Primary night confirmed what the Florida Democratic establishment most wanted this election cycle: a massive Patrick Murphy victory for US Senate and a resounding electoral repudiation of Congressman Alan Grayson. The establishment will crow about the Grayson defeat and call it a referendum supporting its ongoing mission to push, shove, and kick progressives out the […]

The Phlip Side: The Democratic Donald Trump

We have a narcissistic egomaniac running for office this year.  A man with ethical questions plaguing his professional career. A man who has displayed appalling behavior towards members of the opposite sex.  Someone who lacks the temperament to hold the office which he seeks.  If you think I am writing about Donald Trump, you would […]

Is a gender gap developing in the Democratic Primary for US Senate?

It has not been much discussed but as the summer has worn on the public polling in the US Senate race has indicated clearly that Patrick Murphy does better among females not only head-to-head with Alan Grayson in a hypothetical Democratic Primary but also when matched up against Republicans in a General Election.  I will […]

Poll: US Senate Democratic nomination

In April we asked our readers about who they preferred for the US Senate nomination among announced and potential Democratic candidates. We are doing the same again now, five months later.  In April, Alan Grayson got 73% support from our readers with 21% going to Patrick Murphy. The rest went to Pam Keith and “undecided.” […]