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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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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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Democrats in Florida and Across the Nation Take Aim at Donald Trump on the...

Six months ago, it would have been unthinkable. Democrats would have to run a race where the economy was not the issue. During the Democratic primary debates, the phrase “an economy that works for everyone” continued to emerge.
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Florida Reacts to Supreme Court Ruling in Bostock vs. Clayton County

In the case of Bostock vs. Clayton County, the Supreme Court ruled by a 6-3 margin that the firing of an employee for being gay or transgendered is a violation of their Title VII rights under the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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The Dean’s List: A Look at Who Made the Honor Roll in Florida Politics–and...

From legislation introduced in the wake of coronavirus to taxpayer financing of campaigning, here's a look at those that made "the list."
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Florida Reacts After Ron DeSantis Offers State of the State

I look forward to continuing our work on these issues together in 2020 and throughout the legislative session,” said Department of Business and Professional Regulations (DBPR) Sec. Halsey Beshears.

Senate Democrats Differ With Their Party Chairwoman’s Take on Ron DeSantis Setting Up Census...

With the federal census coming up in March and running through June, on Monday, DeSantis tapped Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez to lead Florida’s 2020 Census Statewide Complete Count Committee which “will coordinate with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure Floridians are accurately reflected in the federal count.”

Andrew Gillum, Florida Democrats Want Former Voters to Come Back to the Polls

The Florida Democratic Party (FDP) is going all out to get people that have voted in the past--but not recently--to get back to the polls to help the party win.

Ross Spano Stresses Conservative Credentials as Democrats Continue to Fire Away

While he is expected to be a top target next year, U.S. Rep. Ross Spano, R-Fla., stressed his conservatism as he gets ready to run for a second term.

DOJ Investigating Florida Congressman Ross Spano’s Campaign Finance

The leaders of the U.S. House Ethics Committee, which is chaired by a congressman from the Sunshine State, said another member of the Florida delegation is under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Florida Politicians Weigh in on Impeachment as Donald Trump Hit the State

Even as President Donald Trump headed to Florida to speak about Medicaid at the Villages, political leaders from the Sunshine State clashed on the possibility of impeaching him. 

Florida Political Leaders React to Mass Shootings in El Paso, Dayton

Florida’s leaders reacted to mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton that occurred on Saturday which left at least 29 dead and dozens wounded.
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