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Florida’s Leaders Honor Bob Dole

News broke over the weekend that former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole, R-Kansas, passed away at the age of 98. Dole, who was wounded in combat during World War II, is best known for being the...

Senate Confirms Gwen Graham to Assistant Secretary Post at Education Department Without Opposition

Last week, the U.S. Senate confirmed former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., to serve as assistant secretary for legislation and congressional affairs at the U.S. Department of Education without opposition. Back in April, President Joe...
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Nikki Fried Gets Ready to Launch Gubernatorial Bid

But while Fried is her party’s top state official, she remains largely unknown to many voters and a poll released last week shows she has some work to do to win the Democratic primary. 
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Joe Biden Nominates Gwen Graham for Assistant Secretary Post at Education Department

“Gwen Graham, who honed her commitment to public service as a leader in Florida’s local public schools, is a respected former Member of Congress with a reputation for fairness, compassion, and problem-solving,” the White House noted on Friday
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Ron DeSantis, Charlie Crist Clash on Governor’s Election Reform Proposals

DeSantis unveiled the “new measures to safeguard the sanctity of Florida elections” last week as he promised to ensure the “integrity of every vote” and continue transparency.

Jacksonville Businessman Gary Adler Challenges Al Lawson in North Florida Congressional Race

On Thursday, Jacksonville businessman Gary Adler announced he was running for the Republican nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla.,
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Al Lawson Secures Funds for Florida A&M to Help Combat Alzheimer’s Disease

“The grant will allow researchers the opportunity to study the early differences of Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) from Alzheimer’s disease by using imaging biomarkers. LBD is a disease associated with abnormal deposits of a protein in the brain can lead to problems with thinking, movement, behavior and mood,” Lawson’s office noted.

Prominent Florida Democrats Split Over Who Should Challenge Ross Spano

First elected to Congress last year after three terms in the Florida House, Spano represents parts of Hillsborough, Lake and Polk Counties.
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Al Lawson in Great Shape to Win a Third Term in 2020

While he represents a fairly secure district for Democrats, Lawson hasn’t had the easiest path to Congress despite having been on the Florida political stage for almost four decades.

Steve Southerland: Legislature Needs to Focus on Algae Blooms in North Florida

“Our waterways are the lifeblood of Florida,” said Southerland. “They are absolutely key to the health of our economy and to the high quality of life we enjoy. We urge the Legislature to give the same funding consideration to north Florida waterways like the St. Johns River as they have to building reservoirs and cleaning up the tributaries of South Florida." 

Joe Biden Starts Campaign With Gwen Graham Backing Him in Florida

“In the purple state that is Florida, I believe that Vice President Biden has the best chance of winning Florida in November,” Graham insisted.

Florida Democrats Tout Unity After Primary

Florida Democrats say they are ready for November and have put what at times was a contentious primary behind them. Four of the five candidates who competed in last Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary appeared at an...
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