Say goodbye to Tim Mahoney (D) FL-16
The race in FL-16 has now reach the point of hilarity. On Friday, the South Florida Sun Sentinel ran a story about Tim Mahoney’s decision to not attend a debate with his opponent, Tom Rooney: Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Mahoney, embroiled in an adultery scandal, skipped a planned debate Friday because organizers wouldn’t ban television cameras, leaving his opponent to debate an empty chair.
New FL-16 Mahoney ad.
Jake Tapper calls it “devastating,” which it is: I call it “good work from the Florida GOP, and I expect the RNC to make the necessary national connections.” Particularly the ones to Rahm Emanuel and Chris Van Hollen. Moe Lane PS: Donate to Tom Rooney here.
I say that Rahm Emanuel (D, IL-5) is lying about his prior knowledge of Tim Mahoney’s (D, FL-16) crime.
I’m sorry, but I’m not a Democrat: the mushroom treatment doesn’t work on me. So when a Democratic politician attempts to lie his way out of trouble, I get peeved. Let’s walk through this. Gateway Pundit reported last month that Tim Mahoney (D, FL-16) was involved in a sex scandal in which he paid off a former mistress, allegedly using campaign funds. That is, by | Read More »
BREAKING: Pelosi calls for investigation into Tim Mahoney
ABC News has the story. “I just learned today about the serious allegations concerning Congressman Tim Mahoney,” Pelosi said in a statement. “These charges must be immediately and thoroughly investigated by the House Ethics Committee.” The announcement came just as the advertising company used by Mahoney’s campaign said that it had “permanently” ended its relationship with the West Palm Beach congressmen based on the report | Read More »
Democrat Tim Mahoney (FL-16) Pays Mistress Hush Money
Speaking of Tom Rooney being viable in FL-16, there is this breaking news out of the district today. West Palm Beach Congressman Tim Mahoney (D-FL), whose predecessor resigned in the wake of a sex scandal, agreed to a $121,000 payment to a former mistress who worked on his staff and was threatening to sue him, according to current and former members of his staff who | Read More »
25 Most Competitive House Races
The guys at RealClearPolitics have made their list (in order) of the 25 most competitive House races. Some basic outlines of the House races: 1) GOP retirements have made this likely to be a good year for DEMs; 2) There are some DEM freshman in heavily GOP seats that the GOP could get back; 3) The Party ID advantage that DEMs have created is helping | Read More »
Accidental double post
Updated FL-16 Analysis – Redstate endorsed Rooney is underfunded
I just updated my analysis of FL-16 and found that the Redstate endorsed candidate, Tom Rooney, is significantly behind one of his primary challengers. If you are interested in helping his funding, you can donate on his website here. Moe – Don’t know the protocol for raising a point like this. I updated my diary entry with the information, but that has dropped from the | Read More »
FL-16 Analysis (Updated 7/17)
Graphic provided from 2008Racetracker.com Since people have begun providing state by state analysis, it seemed appropriate that I start providing some analysis from Florida. Instead of starting with a long list of Florida’s 25 congressional districts, I thought I would dive in with some detailed analysis of the district everyone remembers, Florida-16. Later I will try to give broader coverage of the other 24 districts, | Read More »