Friday, August 7, 2020
Last month, Jacksonville was penciled in to host much of the convention, which was scheduled from August 24 through August 27, even while much of the convention’s business was to be held in North Carolina.
Four incumbents are heavily favored to return to Congress but some of them are facing primary challenges from progressives who say they’ve been in office for far too long.
Back in November, Wasserman Schultz announced that she wants to be the next chairwoman of the powerful U.S. House Appropriations Committee. If selected by her fellow Democrats and her party retains the House, the South Florida congresswoman will take over as chairwoman at the start of 2021.
According to the poll, the two most important issues to Americans as the election looms are the economy and healthcare. Half of those surveyed--50 percent--say the economy is the most important issue while the same percentage of Americans cite healthcare as the top issue.
O’Neal has also been involved with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office over the years, supporting its programs and even doing some training under multiple sheriffs.
As a respected non-partisan convener of committed individuals, Leadership Florida enhances the knowledge and leadership abilities of Florida’s leaders through educational programs and by encouraging collaborative work for the betterment of our state.
Since taking office in 2017, President Trump has repeatedly delivered on his pledge to reform our police, our courts, and our prisons. His recent executive order on “Safe Policing for Safe Communities” — a marvel of compromise and conciliation on a contentious issue — continues the same consistent pattern.
"The 21st-century challenges facing our nation are unprecedented, and we need leaders in Congress who know how to get results,” said Rubio. “As Republican majority leader of the Florida House of Representatives, Dane has proven time and time again his commitment to our conservative values, and his principles and track record of results make him the most qualified person in this race.
According to a YouGov poll taken for Yahoo News, 57 percent of American adults said they have a favorable view of BLM. Democrats offer the most support with 84 percent of them having a favorable view of the BLM movement, a 30-point jump since 2016. Other voters are not as high on BLM though 55 percent of independents view the movement favorably while 27 percent of Republicans do.
Venezuela and Cuba have become the battlegrounds in the fight for Florida in the November presidential election.