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Interview with Adam Putnam: Making Florida a 'Launch Pad for the American Dream'

July 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Adam Putnam

It feels as if conservative Adam Putnam is the hottest ticket in the liberal Florida press.

Jack Latvala Off the Hook for a Quid Pro Quo Prosecution

July 26, 2018 - 6:00pm

Disgraced former state Sen. Jack Latvala will not be charged with a crime after the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Leon County state attorney concluded there is not enough evidence to support a female lobbyist's contention that Latvala traded votes for sexual favors.

Everglades, Okeechobee Delays 'Unacceptable,' Rubio Tells Army Corps

July 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

For a while now Sen. Marco Rubio has shown us he has his toe behind the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. On Wednesday he did it again, giving Floridians a clear picture of how important his involvement in Everglades restoration is.

Florida's Heroic Farming Families Didn't Deserve the Debate Snub

July 21, 2018 - 6:00am
Andrew Gillum, Gwen Graham, Jeff Greene, Chris King, and Philip Levine

One thing I learned since the Wednesday debate: If Democratic candidates for governor did nothing else during the televised event, they turned off the 50,000-or-so folks in Clewiston, Belle Glade, Pahokee and South Bay, the farming communities around Lake Okeechobee.

Nelson's Doing the Kavanaugh Shuffle

July 18, 2018 - 6:00am
Bill Nelson

Sen. Nelson, can you finally tell us clueless voters where you stand on Brett Kavanaugh? 

Punishing Employees' Bravery: What's Wrong with Us?

July 13, 2018 - 4:15pm
Dean Crouch at home with his family

The sheer absurdity of it ... I'm talking about Dean Crouch. The Tallahassee Academy Sports manager whose selfless action probably saved at least one life -- yet, cost him his job. The story has been exploding on social media since Wednesday, when it first appeared in the Tallahassee Demomcrat, and why wouldn't it?.  

Fall-Guy Rick Scott to Florida Counties: Do Not Limit Access to Beaches

July 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Signs like this aren't allowed in Walton County anymore, but Walton is Ground Zero for HB 631 turmoil

In an executive order issued Thursday, Gov. Rick Scott called on counties not to limit the public's access to beaches, and he directed the Department of Environmental Protection to make sure it happens.

D.C.-Based Dark Money Group Spending Big to Topple Buchanan and Mast

July 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Vern Buchanan and Brian Mast

Who is behind the well-financed political committee Floridians for a Fair Shake (FFFS)? 

Matt Caldwell to Bullsugar: I Don't Deal with Hate Groups

July 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Matt Caldwell

Republican agriculture commissioner candidate Matt Caldwell sure got my attention Friday when he told "hate group" what they could do with their "candidate questionnaire."

Hispanic Support for Bill Nelson Is Slipping Away

July 7, 2018 - 6:00am

If Bill Nelson didn't know he was in trouble before, he did when his campaign added up the depressing figures coming to light involving Hispanic voter preferences. Especially those reported this week in the National Journal.  


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