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DeSantis Names Transition Staff Members

November 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis and Susie Wiles

On Monday, Governor-elect Ron DeSantis’ Transition Team announced key staff recruited to lead transition operations for the Governor-elect. James Blair, Chris Clark, Drew Meiner, Amanda Emmons, Ben Gibson, Dave Vasquez, and Claire Whitehead will serve among the first hires of the operation. 

In Round 1, Scott Prevails: Snipes Ordered to Release Broward Voting Records

November 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

A Florida judge has ordered Broward County Board of Elections supervisor Brenda Snipes to turn over all records requested by Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott no later than 7 p.m. Friday.

Judicial Watch Still Pursuing Awan Brothers' Records in DWS-Related Scandal

November 12, 2018 - 6:00am

Judicial Watch, a watchdog group that keeps an eye out for misconduct by public officials, announced late last week it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Justice Department for all records of communications relating to the investigation into former Democratic information technology (IT) staffers Abid Awan, Imran Awan, Jamal Awan and Hina R. Alvi (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:18-cv-02563)).

President Trump Makes a Closing Pitch for the GOP

November 5, 2018 - 3:30pm
Donald Trump

On the eve of Election Day, President Donald J. Trump made a closing Get Out The Vote pitch to supporters in pivotal districts and other states around the country, including Florida. The president addressed the audience of approximately 200,000 Trump supporters in an exclusive, telephone town hall meeting titled, "One Vote to Victory," hosted by the Trump Campaign Monday morning.

Marco Rubio, Dan Webster Back Trump on Reimposing Sanctions on Iran

November 5, 2018 - 11:15am
Marco Rubio and Dan Webster

President Donald Trump’s efforts to reimpose sanctions on Iran that then President Barack Obama removed in 2015 as part of the nuclear deal with that nation won the applause of two Republicans from the Sunshine State. 

Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson Up in Final Q-Poll

November 5, 2018 - 9:00am

In the final hours of the campaign, a new poll shows Democrats with the lead in the Florida gubernatorial race and in a crucial U.S. Senate contest. 

Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Make Up Ground in CNN Poll

November 1, 2018 - 2:15pm
Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott

A new poll shows Florida is going down to the wire as the Sunshine State gets ready to choose a new governor and take sides in an important U.S. Senate contest as the Republicans have made up ground. 

David Jolly, Former GOP Congressman and New Radio Host, Backs Andrew Gillum

November 1, 2018 - 11:30am
David Jolly

Former U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., who left the GOP last month to register with no party affiliation, announced on Wednesday that he was backing Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate, for governor. 

Stephanie Murphy: HHS Sending $6.6 Million to Help Head Start in Orange County

October 31, 2018 - 11:45am
Stephanie Murphy

This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will send $6.6 million to Orange County to help Head Start centers. 

Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson Ahead in New Poll

October 31, 2018 - 9:45am

An Ipsos/Reuters/University of Virginia Center for Politics poll released on Wednesday shows Democrats ahead in two key races in Florida. 



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