Saturday, January 18, 2020
Demings President Donald Trump shares some of the responsibility for bombs sent last week to prominent members of her party and opponents of the administration. 
This week, Curbelo appeared on “MTP Daily” with NBC political reporter Chuck Todd as he looks ahead to a tough general election challenge from Democrat Debbie Mucarsel-Powell. Polls have shown a very close race between the two candidates. 
Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Giménez and Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernández appeared with DeSantis and his running mate state Rep. Jeanette Nuñez, R-Miami, to endorse them at an event in Hialeah.  
With U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., retiring, Carlson faces Republican state Rep. Ross Spano in what has, traditionally, not been a competitive district. Ross won 57.5 percent to 42.5 percent in 2016 and carried more than 60 percent in 2014. In 2012, Ross didn’t even face opposition in the general election. 
On Thursday, Nelson and Rubio wrote U.S. HUD Sec. Ben Carson, asking him to “make available the latest reports from the failed Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) inspection of Jones Walker Apartments in Fort Myers.
Facing a serious challenge from Republican Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., is calling on a potential 2020 Democratic potential candidate for help this weekend. 
The University of Virginia’s Center for Politics unveiled its latest “Sabato’s Crystal Ball” on Thursday and shifted the odds in three congressional races in the Sunshine State. 
The two men who want to be the next governor of Florida left nothing on the table in their final debate in Davie on Wednesday night which was televised to a statewide audience.
On Wednesday, the Gillum campaign announced that former Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., a possible presidential candidate in 2020, will be heading to Fort Myers on Thursday.
Pence will try to help Scott more on Thursday with an event scheduled in Vero Beach. Pence was also scheduled to tour the Panhandle, which is still recovering from Hurricane Michael, with Scott, and campaign with former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the Republican gubernatorial candidate, in Jacksonville on Thursday.