George LeMieux's file:

Republican from Florida

George LeMieux is a former U.S. Senator from Florida. He was appointed by Gov. Charlie Crist in 2009 to fill the unexpired term of Sen. Mel Martinez and served until January 2011.

Recent statements involving George LeMieux

Says Charlie Crist "was pro-life, pro-gun and vehemently anti-tax."

In 2008, Charlie Crist ‘"applauded the pick of Sarah Palin and said she would do ‘a great job.’"

Says George LeMieux was one of two Republicans who voted for President Barack Obama's jobs bill.

"Sources show (Connie) Mack as a resident of California, living with his wife in Palm Springs."

Says U.S. Rep. Connie Mack "took seven and a half years to finish college."

Recent stories featuring George LeMieux

Fact-checking George LeMieux:

LeMieux drops out of the race and endorses rival Connie Mack. We look back at our fact-checks of LeMieux’s campaign.

New feature creates candidate report cards:

We look at the 2012 Senate race here in Florida.

The truth about congressional pay raises:

How members of Congress found a way to bump up their pay without having to take a vote.

Fighting for 2012 seat, Senate candidate brings up GOP star:

Florida GOP U.S. Senate candidate Adam Hasner is attacking primary opponent George LeMieux by bringing up a popular name in conservative circles -- Marco Rubio. The Truth-O-Meter takes a look at two Rubio-centric attacks.

Mike Haridopolos and the 'Ryan Plan':

Mike Haridopolos is facing heat for differing positions on whether he'd support what's known as the "Ryan Plan." What's so controversial about the plan? PolitiFact Florida gives you a primer.

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