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Man Arrested for Threatening Mast’s Kids Over Immigration Policy
‘If you’re going to separate kids at the border, I’m going to kill his kids,’ caller to congressman’s office says

A man was arrested for threatening to kill the children of Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., center, in response to the White House’s family separation policy. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

A man from Stuart, Florida, has been arrested after threatening to kill Republican Rep. Brian Mast’s children over President Donald Trump’s family separation policy.

Lawrence Key was arrested after allegedly making a threatening call to Mast’s Washington office on Monday, WPTV reported.

Is Alan Grayson Running Again?
Outgoing congressman downplays filing paperwork for 2018

Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla.,said his filing does not mean he will necessarily run in 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Outgoing Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., filed paperwork to run against Republican Rep. Dan Webster in 2018 but is downplaying talk of a comeback.

Grayson, who gave up his House seat to for the Senate only to lose the primary to Rep. Patrick Murphy, filed to run in the 11th District against Webster, who beat Grayson in 2010, FloridaPolitics reported.

New Member: Republican Brian Mast Wins Open Seat in Florida’s 18th District
Republicans flip blue seat red

Brian Mast is the projected winner. (Courtesy Mast campaign)

Republican Brian Mast will defeat Democrat Randy Perkins in Florida’s 18th District, The Associated Press projects.

With 65 percent of precincts reporting, Mast led Perkins by about 10 points.

GOP Super PAC Doubles Its 2014 Spending
CLF and AAN roll out $4 million in new spending in five districts

The Congressional Leadership Fund is rolling out new spending in Kansas’ 3rd District to protect Rep. Kevin Yoder. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

The largest outside conservative spenders on House races are rolling out nearly $4 million in new spending in five congressional districts.

The new spending, shared first with Roll Call, brings the total spending for the Congressional Leadership Fund, the super PAC tied to House Republican leadership, and its sister nonprofit advocacy organization, American Action Network, to twice what the two groups spent in 2014 combined.