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.

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Recent statements by and about George LeMieux

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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.