Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Broward County elections supervisor to receive a six-figure pension, public schools are installing metal detectors, and Florida State football coach depicted in racial post.
Strum starts his new task on January 8 as DeSantis gets ready to take over from Scott who faces term limits.  
Saying he did not want to mire the state in a legal battle, state Rep. Matt Caldwell, R-Lehigh Acres, conceded on Monday, almost two weeks after Election Day, to Democrat Nikki Fried in the race to be Florida’s next agriculture commissioner. 
Over the weekend, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum conceded to former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the Republican gubernatorial candidate and the next governor of the state of Florida. 
On Sunday, almost two weeks after Election Day, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.. admitted defeat to Gov. Rick Scott. With no path to victory, Nelson, now 76 and finishing his third time, conceded though he did not mention Scott by...
Kasich has kept up a drumbeat of criticism against Trump which picked up after the midterm elections.
Despite clashing with Donald Trump in the 2016 Republican presidential primaries, Rubio called for GOP unity as 2019 looms.  
While he will be coming to Congress as part of the minority, incoming Florida Republican Congressman Michael Waltz looks set to cast a larger shadow than your usual freshman in the House.
Even as the recount continues in the Florida gubernatorial race, former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., expanded its transition team on Monday, bringing in new staffers. 
In the meantime, two former Clinton aides--Mark Penn and Andrew Stein--penned a piece that the Wall Street Journal published on Monday which insists she will run for president again in 2020.