Barbour Endorses LeMieux in Fla. Senate Race

Monday, 08 Aug 2011 12:51 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux’s campaign to represent Florida in the Senate again has picked up the endorsement of Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour. The former Republican National Committee chairman cited the LeMieux’s conservative credentials.

"George is a solid conservative who served the people of Florida well in the U.S. Senate,” he said. “I am happy to lend my support to his campaign."

LeMieux served 16 months in the Senate as the appointed replacement for Sen. Mel Martinez, R-Fla., who retired. He announced his candidacy to challenge Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson in April.

"I am honored to earn the support of a principled conservative like Haley Barbour,” LeMieux said. “When Governor Barbour was RNC chairman, he helped orchestrate the Republican Revolution in 1994 that built the type of conservative majorities we need to turn our country around.

"More importantly, from his leadership during hurricane Katrina to his work passing key pro-life legislation, Governor Barbour is a case study in effective conservative governance."

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Christie Continues to Stoke 2016 Rumors

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 18:26 PM

Referring to himself as "a mercenary," New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday he "will think about" running for pre . . .

New York Congressman's Trial Put Off Until 2015

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 17:59 PM

A New York congressman's tax evasion trial has been put off until next year.U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen told lawyers . . .

Hillary: Dems Must Get Out and Vote in Midterms

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 17:03 PM

Hillary Clinton, in a passionately political speech, accused Republicans of national "amnesia" about failed GOP policies . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved