Connie Mack Gets RNC Convention Slot

The Florida congressman is a real tea party favorite, and one of at least five Floridians to speak at the convention in Tampa


“Lockstep liberals” should prepare for rhetorical fire â€" Florida Republican Senate nominee Connie Mack will have a speaking part in the Republican National Convention in Tampa this month, the GOP announced this morning.

Other Florida figures who’ll be featured in the national GOP showcase include Sen. Marco Rubio (tapped to introduce Mitt Romney), former Gov. Jeb Bush, Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi.