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Aug 21, 2017
ICYMI: In swing-state Florida, the 2018 congressional election has already begun
Miami Herald (excerpts below) Patricia Mazzei The exasperated man answered the door of his West Kendall home, annoyed at being interrupted …
Jul 10, 2017
CLF Rings Up 1 Million Doors in Six Months
Staff and volunteers knock daily in key congressional districts nationwide The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the …
Nov 8, 2016
CLF Congratulates Brian Mast in Florida’s 18th District Election
WASHINGTON – Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC) President Mike Shields issued the following statement in response to …
Nov 1, 2016
Congressional Leadership Fund releases final ad slamming Randy Perkins in CD 18
The Congressional Leadership Fund is making its closing arguments in Florida’s 18th Congressional District.
Nov 1, 2016
Pro-Mast ad rips Perkins business practices
Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast continues to hammer away at what his campaign has described as Randy Perkins’ shoddy …
Nov 1, 2016
CLF Launches “Divulge” Ad Against Randy Perkins
Final Salvo in CLF’s Now $3.5 Million Campaign in FL-18 WASHINGTON – Today, the Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), …
Oct 27, 2016
Report: Mast has edge in race against Perkins
Republican Brian Mast‘s campaign has jumped on an assessment from a well-known Washington, D.C.-based political newsletter saying …
Oct 23, 2016
Editorial endorsement: U.S. House, District 18
Source: TC Palm
Profile of candidates in Florida Congressional District 18.
Oct 21, 2016
New ad draws attention to Mast’s service, rips Perkins
A political action committee backing Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast is airing another television ad touting the former …
Oct 21, 2016
Congressional Leadership Fund focuses on Brian Mast’s service in new ad
Brian Mast’s service record is front and center in a new ad from the Congressional Leadership Fund.
Oct 19, 2016
Republican super PACs commit $6 million to help Brian Mast, attack Randy Perkins
Source: TC Palm
Outside Republican groups have committed almost $6 million to defeat Democrat Randy Perkins in the Treasure Coast's hottest race, …
Oct 17, 2016
Ryan to campaign for Curbelo at Miami-area elementary school
Ahead of his big fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, House Speaker Paul Ryan will campaign Wednesday with the endangered Miami …
Oct 17, 2016
Veteran Brian Mast closing statement during a debate hosted by the Palm Beach North Chamber of Commerce
Source: CBS 12
Brian Mast debate closing statement
Oct 16, 2016
Republican Brian Mast internal poll says he leads Randy Perkins in Congress race
Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast has moved ahead of Democrat Randy Perkins in the nationally watched race for the Palm …
Oct 14, 2016
‘Brian Mast saved my life’
Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast has a new TV spot featuring a soldier who served with him in Afghanistan and credits …
Oct 13, 2016
Millionaire Dem Congressional Candidate Doesn’t Own Single Property in District Where He’s Running
Source: Free Beacon
Florida Democrat Randy Perkins, who is running for Congress in Florida’s 18th district, owns two multi-million dollar homes in …
Oct 13, 2016
Congressional Leadership Fund releases second ad slamming Randy Perkins in CD 18
The Congressional Leadership Fund has increased its spending in a hotly contested Florida congressional race.
Oct 13, 2016
New CLF Ad Exposes Randy Perkins’ Definition of “Service”
Increases FL-18 Independent Expenditure Campaign to $2.6 Million WASHINGTON – The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPac), …
Oct 5, 2016
The Veteran Who Has House Republicans on Offense
Brian Mast offers the party one of its best chances to flip a seat in an otherwise defensive year.
Oct 4, 2016
Republican PAC’s TV ad blasts Democrat Randy Perkins over disaster profits
A Republican super PAC is launching a $2.1 million TV ad blitz against Democratic congressional candidate Randy Perkins with a 30-second …
Oct 4, 2016
CLF Launches First TV Ad “Grossly” Against Randy Perkins
TV and Digital Ads Kick Off $2.1 Million Independent Expenditure in FL-18 WASHINGTON – The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), …
Oct 1, 2016
Congressional Leadership Fund says Randy Perkins ‘is not fit for Congress’ in new video
The Congressional Leadership Fund is making a big investment in Florida’s 18th Congressional District.
Sep 29, 2016
Really, Randy Perkins? You Think Wounded Vets Owe YOU?
Pop a Xanax, Randy. Before your next editorial page interview. Before you appear anywhere again in the same room with your Republican …
Sep 26, 2016
GOP Candidate Slams ‘Arrogant’ Opponent for Berating Him on Military Service
Brian Mast, an Army combat veteran and Republican congressional hopeful, criticized his Democratic opponent for questioning how his …
Sep 19, 2016
Quick recap: Top 3 worst moments for Randy Perkins
Wow! During today’s candidate forum hosted by the TC Palm Editorial Board, Democrat Randy Perkins constantly shouted and made some …
Sep 19, 2016
Brian Mast and Randy Perkins face off in exclusive TCPalm interview
Source: TC Palm
Congressional District 18 candidates Brian Mast, Randy Perkins and Carla Spalding sat down with TCPalm's Editorial Board on Monday …
Sep 19, 2016
Dem Congressional Candidate Asks Why Military Service Makes Someone Qualified to Run for Office
Randy Perkins, a Democrat running for Congress in Florida’s 18th district, berated his Republican opponent, Brian Mast, on Monday …
Sep 19, 2016
Democrat to Double Amputee Veteran: “You’re Not Man Enough to Stand Behind Your Own Ads”
Randy Perkins, a Democrat running for Congress in Florida’s 18th district, berated his Republican opponent, Brian Mast, on Monday …
Sep 13, 2016
House GOP Super PAC Investing Record Sums in 15 Districts
Source: Roll Call
The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC backed by House Republican leadership, is pouring another $10.7 million into House …
Sep 13, 2016
CLF To Spend An Additional $700,000 Against Randy Perkins
Brings Total Investment in FL-18 to $2 Million The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the super PAC endorsed by House …
Aug 30, 2016
First time candidates Brian Mast, Randy Perkins to vie for U.S. House
Decorated war veteran Brian Mast won a crowded Republican primary Tuesday while millionaire businessman Randy Perkins captured the …
Aug 24, 2016
House District 18 candidates weigh in on Lake O, All Aboard during debate
Source: TC Palm
Should Congress get on board with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's proposal for a wall at the Mexico border? How will …
Aug 22, 2016
NRCC Looks to Link Alcee Hastings to Randy Perkins in CD 18
While it might be another week until the primary, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is ready for businessman …
Aug 22, 2016
FL-18 First Wave of Spending 2016
Initial Round of TV and Digital Advertising Announced WASHINGTON – The Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPAC), the super …
Apr 8, 2016
Rebecca Negron collects $239,000 in first quarter in race to fill Patrick Murphy House seat
Republican Rebecca Negron‘s campaign says she raised $239,000 in the first quarter of 2016 in the crowded Republican race for the …

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