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Rep. Brian Mast celebrates Transportation and Infrastructure Committee post

112116-brain-mast-pb-gardens.jpg Rep. Brian Mast, R-Palm City, got his wish with an assignment to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Freshman U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Palm City, has been assigned to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee.   Throughout his campaign for the nationally watched Palm Beach-Treasure Coast District 18 seat, Mast […]
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New ad: ‘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 Mast with saving his life.   “Brian Mast saved my life,” says this soldier in a new ad for Mast’s congressional campaign. Mast, facing Democrat Randy Perkins for the nationally watched Palm Beach-Treasure Coast District […]
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Randy Perkins and his opponents point to his disaster-relief business in Congress race

 Democratic congressional candidate Randy Perkins (right) posted this picture of himself with Republican Gov. Rick Scott on Perkins’ campaign Facebook page last week, saying Perkins’ Ashbritt Inc. is “here for the local communities that depend on us to respond quickly.” While Republicans accuse Democratic congressional candidate Randy Perkins of profiting from natural disasters through his […]
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Brian Mast supports Donald Trump but slams rival Randy Perkins as Trump-like

 Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast. The difficult position in which many Republican candidates find themselves with Donald Trump atop the GOP ticket is exemplified by today’s release from congressional hopeful Brian Mast‘s campaign.   Mast, a candidate for the nationally watched Palm Beach-Treasure Coast District 18 House seat, slammed Trump’s recently revealed lewd comments about kissing and groping […]
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Hurricane Matthew postpones Brian Mast-Randy Perkins congressional debate

 A hurricane warning is in effect for congressional District 18, leading to the rescheduling of tonight’s debate between Republican Brian Mast and Democrat Randy Perkins. Tonight’s congressional District 18 debate between Republican Brian Mast and Democrat Randy Perkins has been rescheduled for Oct. 17 because of Hurricane Matthew.   Mast and Perkins are running in a nationally watched […]
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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 spot that slams his disaster-relief business.   Perkins is running against Republican Brian Mast for the nationally watched Palm Beach-Treasure Coast District 18 seat that Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy is leaving to run for […]
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Mast not on board with All Aboard Florida

 Congressional candidate Brian Mast has released a new digital ad pledging opposition to All Aboard Florida, the passenger rail project that would connect Miami to Orlando with stops in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. “Brian is 100 percent against All Aboard Florida, and will do everything he can to stop it when elected to […]
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Anti-Big Sugar group endorses Brian Mast over Randy Perkins in Congress race

 Brian Mast talks to voters at a Republican candidate forum in April in Stuart. Democratic congressional candidate Randy Perkins has been running online ads that accuse Republican Brian Mast of being cozy with the sugar industry. But Bullsugar.org — a group that blames Big Sugar for contributing to water quality problems in the Treasure Coast and elsewhere […]
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Revised GOP attack on Randy Perkins hits TV in Congress race

 A revised National Republican Congressional Committee ad attacking Democratic  candidate Randy Perkins is now on the air after local TV stations yanked a previous version under threat of a lawsuit.   Republican Brian Mast (left) and Democrat Randy Perkins, candidates for the congressional District 18 seat. Perkins faces Republican Brian Mast in a nationally watched race for […]
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Randy Perkins doesn’t want TV stations to air this Brian Mast ad…

 Attorneys for Democratic congressional candidate Randy Perkins have sent a letter to local TV station managers saying “your station must immediately cease airing” a new ad by Republican candidate Brian Mast in the nationally watched race for Palm Beach-Treasure Coast District 18.   Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast as he appears in a new TV […]
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GOP poll shows Brian Mast, Randy Perkins virtually tied in Congress race

 Palm Beach-Treasure Coast congressional District 18 candidates (from left): Republican Brian Mast, Democrat Randy Perkins, no-party candidate Carla Spalding. Democrat Randy Perkins and Republican Brian Mast are virtually tied in the nationally watched race for the Palm Beach-Treasure Coast congressional District 18 seat, according to a GOP poll.   Perkins gets 41 percent, Mast 40 percent […]
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Brian Mast and GOP highlight his Army service in two new TV ads

 While Democrat Randy Perkins’ new TV ads depict Republican Brian Mast as &8220;dangerously extreme,&8221;  Mast paints a different picture in a new TV ad he&8217;s releasing today in Palm Beach-Treasure Coast congressional District 18.   Republican congressional candidate Brian Mast in a new TV spot. “As a soldier in Afghanistan, I fought for every single one […]
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Democrat Randy Perkins threatens to sue TV stations airing ‘false’ GOP attack ad

 The National Republican Congressional Committee began airing this ad attacking Democrat Randy Perkins on Tuesday. Attorneys for Democratic congressional candidate Randy Perkins have sent a letter to local TV stations threatening litigation if they don’t immediately stop airing a “false, misleading and deceptive” attack ad by the National Republican Congressional Committee.   The NRCC ad, which began […]
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