Martinez To Get Big Boost From DC Today

Republican eyes in Florida are increasingly trained on Washington DC as the weekend begins. Sources told HUMAN EVENTS last week that Mel Martinez’s bid for the Senate in the August 31st Florida primary would get a major boost from the nation’s capital on Monday afternoon. The former Housing and Urban Development secretary and Orlando lawyer, long considered the favorite of the President and White House political operative Karl Rove in the five-candidate primary, was shown trailing former Rep. Bill McCollum among likely primary voters in the last Mason Dixon poll by a margin of 27% to 18% statewide.