Connie Mack

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Sonny Bono's Widow Loses House Seat After 14 Years

Husband Connie Mack also lost Senate bid

(Newser) - A would-be DC power couple has ended up 0 for 2 in this year's election. Republican Mary Bono Mack—widow of Sonny Bono—conceded defeat last night in her House race against Democrat Raul Ruiz, reports the Hill . Bono Mack, who held the seat near Los Angeles for 14... More »

VP Shortlisters to Speak at RNC

Jindal, Portman, Ayotte, McDonnell among latest speakers named

(Newser) - Bobby Jindal, Rob Portman, Kelly Ayotte, and Bob McDonnell were among the names being tossed around as likely VP picks for Mitt Romney—and though they didn't make the cut, all of the above will be speaking at the Republican National Convention, which starts Aug. 27 in Tampa, CNN... More »

Just Quit, Geithner: GOP Rep.

AIG bonuses is latest of Tim's failings: Mack

(Newser) - The AIG bonus flap is the last straw for Rep. Connie Mack, who today called for Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to resign or be fired, USA Today reports. “The scandal is but the latest fiasco under his watch,” said the Florida Republican, the first among GOP congressmen to... More »

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