Monday, March 25, 2019
State Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, D-Orlando, and Anna Eskamani are trying to remake politics in Central Florida and it starts next month. 
On Thursday, the Congressional Leadership Fund (CLF), a Super PAC connected to the GOP leadership in the U.S. House, joined in, hitting Mucarsel-Powell on the matter in a new radio ad. 
On Thursday, United Conservatives, group backing state Rep. Frank White, launched a new radio ad, bashing Moody on a host of fronts including suing President Donald Trump and questioning her conservative credentials. 
The Family Research Council is one of the largest and most influential groups of social and religious conservatives in the nation.  
Having been endorsed by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., last week, state Rep. Matt Caldwell, R-Lehigh Acres, continued to gather support as he runs for the Republican nomination to be Florida’s next agriculture commissioner. 
For the first time since his campaign for the Republican gubernatorial nomination began, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla, held a public event in the metro Orlando area and his campaign produced a big turnout,
Six weeks until the Democratic gubernatorial primary, businessman Chris King is hoping his nine year old daughter can help turn his floundering campaign around. 
Gillum is running in the crowded Democratic primary. Other candidates in the primary include former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., billionaire Jeff Greene, businessman Chris King and former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine. 
Former Judge Ashley Moody drew heavy fire this week from United Conservatives, a group backing state Rep. Frank White, R-Pensacola, in the primary. 
There has been a shift in the polls in recent weeks with DeSantis pulling ahead of Putnam though none of them have shown this kind of lead.