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Republicans, Democrats Ramp Up Their Ground Games in Florida as Campaign Hits the Home...

With less than six weeks to go, both Republicans and Democrats in Florida insist their ground games will carry them over the finish line to win the state’s 29 electoral votes.
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Gina Loudon: Mothers Demand Schools Safely Reopen

For the more than 2.7 million students enrolled in Florida schools, virtual learning has made both school and home life increasingly difficult. Florida moms saw our kids lose their energy and enthusiasm for learning. 
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Despite Being Beaten Out for Joe Biden’s VP Pick, Val Demings Continues to Claim...

While she was passed over in favor of U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., when former Vice President Joe Biden was searching for a running mate, the Democrats keep showcasing U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla.,...
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Vennia Francois Wins the GOP Nod to Challenge Val Demings

Earlier this year, Francois, a former congressional aide, left the Republican primary race against U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., to challenge Demings. 

Janet Morana: BLM Supporters Need to Ask Kamala Harris Why She Thinks Black Unborn...

It is no secret that black babies in the U.S. are killed by abortion in numbers that dwarf statistics for white and Latino babies. We also know that mothers who die from legal abortion are much more likely to be women of color, and that Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion seller, was founded by an avowed racist, continues to be criticized for mistreating black employees.

Donald Trump Signs Marco Rubio’s, Frederica Wilson’s Bill Creating Commission on the Social Status...

During their time as state legislators in Tallahassee, Rubio and Wilson worked on a similar proposal to create the Florida Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys.
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Kamala Harris Draws Praise and Fire in Florida and Across the Nation

Terrie Rizzo, the chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, said she thinks Harris is the right choice.
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Joe Biden Taps Kamala Harris to be his Running Mate

“You make a lot of important decisions as president. But the first one is who you select to be your vice president. I’ve decided that Kamala Harris is the best person to help me take this fight to Donald Trump and Mike Pence and then to lead this nation starting in January 2021,” Biden announced.
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Mike Pence Gets a Boost in New Florida Poll

Mason Dixon released a poll of likely Florida voters this week which shows Pence in solid shape in the Sunshine State. Pence is well known in Florida with 39 percent seeing him as favorable, 37 percent as unfavorable and 23 percent are neutral about him. That’s far better than Trump who is seen as unfavorable by 51 percent, favorable by 41 percent and 8 percent are neutral about him.
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Marco Rubio’s, Frederica Wilson’s Proposed Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and...

In July 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on the proposal to create the commission which would be under the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Office and “would recommend policies to improve current government programs.”  The new commission will have 19 members which “will include congressional lawmakers, executive branch appointees, issue experts, activists, and other stakeholders who will examine social disparities affecting black men and boys in America.” The new commission will offer recommendations to Congress and the federal government. 
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Marco Rubio’s, Frederica Wilson’s Proposed Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and...

In July 2019, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on the proposal to create the commission which would be under the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights’ Office and “would recommend policies to improve current government programs.” 
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Marco Rubio Backs Proposal to Expand AmeriCorps to Help the Nation Recover From Coronavirus...

The bill “would double the number of AmeriCorps positions available this year to 150,000 and provide a total of 600,000 service opportunities nationwide over the next three years to unemployed youth and others looking to assist their communities” and the “positions could support a variety of response and recovery efforts based on community needs, including expanding food pantry capacity, mentoring and tutoring at-risk students, bridging health inequities by expanding access to COVID-19 screening and testing, and more. 
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