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Florida Republicans Like the Idea of Mike Huckabee Running for Governor in 2018

September 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
Mike Huckabee

With buzz growing that he could run for governor of Florida in 2018, Mike Huckabee can at least count on the support of many Republicans across the Sunshine State. 

Medical Marijuana Amendment Looks Strong in Florida

September 7, 2016 - 2:45pm

A new poll shows Florida voters are likely to pass a proposed state constitutional amendment expanding medical marijuana use in the Sunshine State while a close Senate battle looms in 2018. 

Trump, Clinton Running Close in Florida

September 7, 2016 - 2:45pm
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

A new poll shows Florida is up for grabs in November. 

Presidential Ballot Set in Florida as Evan McMullin Falls Short

September 7, 2016 - 2:30pm
Donald Trump, Evan McMullin and Hillary Clinton

The presidential ballot is set in Florida as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will battle for the Sunshine State’s 29 electoral college votes in November. Florida is, once again, expected to be the largest swing state on the map. 

David Jolly Ranked Most Vulnerable Incumbent in Congress

Your Call: Did the Governor Step up to the Plate after the Hurricane?

September 6, 2016 - 5:30pm

Gov. Rick Scott spent most of Labor Day weekend touring damaged areas in Hurricane Hermine's path and working with the State Emergency Operations Center to muster as much help as quickly as possible to restore power to thousands of homes in Leon and Wakulla counties.

NRCC, DCCC Lay Out Game Plans for CD 18, CD 26

September 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
Joe Garcia and Carlos Curbelo

With two months to go until the election, both the GOP and the Democrats tipped their cards on what tactics they will embrace in two close congressional races in Florida. 

Vern Buchanan Wants Congress to Focus on Zika, National Security

September 6, 2016 - 11:30am
Vern Buchanan

As he returns to Washington D.C. for a high-profile session, a Florida Republican outlined what he thinks Congress should focus on.

Even as November’s elections loom on the horizon, Congress reconvened on Tuesday for a four week session. Florida Republican Congressman Vern Buchanan called for Congress to focus on a number of issues ranging from security to battling the Zika virus. 

Buchanan pushed a “short but important list of priorities that needs to be accomplished” in the weeks ahead. 

Rick Scott: 'Florida Is Resilient' ... Hermine Couldn't Beat Us

September 2, 2016 - 8:30pm

Following the landfall of Hurricane Hermine Thursday night, Gov. Rick Scott on Friday remained in constant communication with state and local leaders who are working to ensure the state is responding to any impacts from the storm. Throughout the day Scott visited communities impacted by the hurricane to meet with Floridians and assess damages.

After the Primaries, Few Close Congressional Races in Florida

September 6, 2016 - 6:00am
Joe Garcia, Al Lawson, Neal Dunn, Francis Rooney and Carlos Curbelo

With the primaries over, Florida voters can look ahead to the congressional elections in November. There are plenty of new faces headed to Congress after redistricting and a wave of retirements. But most of the competitive congressional races in the Sunshine State were settled in the primary. There are only a handful of truly competitive races left in Florida’s 27 congressional districts and one of them is already in the books. 

With Labor Day marking the traditional start of the general election, here’s where things stand in the congressional races across Florida. 




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