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What Do You Think? Which Convention Touched You More?

July 29, 2016 - 6:00am

If you watched both conventions, you may be suffering from ideological and tonal whiplash. 

As the Washington Post describes it, one common feature of both conventions: organizational missteps and unscheduled dissent. 

Marco Rubio Takes Aim at Democrats in First TV Spot

July 28, 2016 - 3:00pm
Marco Rubio

A month until the primary, Marco Rubio released a new TV ad on Thursday, ignoring his Republican challenger to take aim at the Democrats. 

Ted Deutch to Speak at Democratic Convention Despite Opposing Obama on Iran

July 28, 2016 - 10:00am
Ted Deutch

Congressman Ted Deutch is starting to become more of a player on the national stage. 

What Do You Think? Did Donald Trump Just Commit Treason?

July 27, 2016 - 2:00pm

Donald Trump on Wednesday called on Russia to hack Hillary Clinton's email.

"Russia, if you're listening I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing. I think you will probably be rewarded mightily by our press," Trump said during a news conference in Florida.

Shortly after his press conference event ended, Trump repeated his call on Twitter.

Liberty First Network Grades Florida Legislators

July 27, 2016 - 9:15am
Debbie Mayfield and Jeff Brandes

On Tuesday, the Liberty First Network released its grades on how Florida legislators voted in 2015 and 2016. 

“The biggest disappointments over the last two sessions include the failure to pass pro-gun bills and repealing red light cameras,” noted Alex Snitker of the Liberty First Network. “The fight also continues to eliminate Common Core from our education system. The good news is that we are making headway in those battles.

Vern Buchanan Wants Federal Funds to Help Manatee County Battle Heroin

July 25, 2016 - 3:15pm
Vern Buchanan

Noting that there have been more drug-related deaths in Manatee County than in any other county in the Sunshine State, on Monday, Congressman Vern Buchanan urged the federal government to provide more assistance. 

Buchanan sent a letter to HHS Sec. Sylvia Burwell and National Drug Control Policy Director Michael Botticelli asking for federal assistance under the new Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) which President Barack Obama signed into law last week. 

Darcy Richardson Seeks the Reform Party's Presidential Nomination

July 25, 2016 - 9:45am
Darcy Richardson

Darcy Richardson is hoping to win the Reform Party’s presidential nomination later this week.

Richardson, who lives in Jacksonville,is a familiar name to many activists and political junkies across the nation. Besides serving as the campaign manager for former U.S. Sen. Eugene McCarthy’s, D-Minn.,  independent presidential campaign in 1988, Richardson is an expert on third-party politics, having written a multivolume history on them and he also writes in various media outlets. 

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine for Running Mate

July 22, 2016 - 8:00pm
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine

With Democrats ready to hold their national convention in Philadelphia next week, presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton turned to Tim Kaine to be her running mate. 

Andrew Gillum Ready to Hit the National Stage at Democratic Convention

July 25, 2016 - 6:00am
Andrew Gillum

While Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will play a major role at the convention in her role as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC), attention will also be on Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum who will be speaking in Philadelphia.

What Do You Think? Did Ted Cruz Just Shoot Himself in the Foot?


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