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What Do You Think? Do You Predict Fireworks at the GOP Convention?

July 16, 2016 - 6:00am

Donald Trump received a major victory Thursday as delegates overwhelmingly opposed last-ditch efforts to derail his nomination.

In the wonky Rules Committee meeting in Cleveland ahead of the Republican National Convention next week, a whip team assembled by the Trump campaign worked closely with officials at the Republican National Convention to defeat anti-Trump delegates' efforts.

The RNC and Trump whip teams erupted into applause behind a sectioned-off portion of the cavernous hall when the committee adjourned, according to NBC News.

Clinton Ahead of Trump in Florida, Two Polls Show

July 15, 2016 - 8:45am
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

While Quinnipiac University released a poll on Wednesday showing Donald Trump ahead in Florida, two new polls find Hillary Clinton ahead in the Sunshine State. 

A Marist poll taken for NBC News and the Wall Street Journal released on Friday has Clinton ahead in Florida. Clinton takes 44 percent while Trump garners 37 percent. 

Florida Republicans to Take Center Stage in Cleveland

July 15, 2016 - 6:00am
Pam Bondi and Rick Scott

Next week’s Republican convention in Cleveland will have a Florida flavor as the GOP gets ready to nominate Donald Trump for president. 

Obama Upside Down in Florida, Other Officials in Better Shape

July 14, 2016 - 9:00am
Rick Scott, Barack Obama and Bill Nelson

President Barack Obama is underwater in Florida, a state he carried twice, a new poll shows but officials holding statewide officer are in better shape. 

Quinnipiac University released a poll on Thursday morning showing a majority of those surveyed--53 percent--disapprove of Obama while 44 percent approve of him. Obama creates a partisan divide with 89 percent of Democrats approving of him and 91 percent of Republicans disapproving of him. A majority of voters outside the major parties--56 percent--disapprove of Obama while 40 percent approve of him. 

Rubio Easily Besting Murphy, Grayson

July 14, 2016 - 8:00am
Alan Grayson, Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy

A new poll is showing Marco Rubio routing two Democratic congressmen as the GOP looks to hold onto a Senate seat in Florida. 

Quinnipiac University released a poll on Thursday morning showing Rubio ahead of Patrick Murphy 50 percent to 37 percent. Rubio also leads Alan Grayson 50 percent to 38 percent.

Peter Brown, the assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, noted that Rubio deciding to run for a second term at the last minute, despite promising not to run again, hasn't hurt him. 

Rubio, Miller Team Up Again on VA Reform

July 13, 2016 - 4:00pm
Marco Rubio and Jeff Miller

Two Florida Republicans are once again teaming up to try to reform the Veterans Affairs Department. 

John Bolton Doubles Down on Marco Rubio, Ron DeSantis

July 13, 2016 - 11:00am
Marco Rubio, John Bolton and Ron DeSantis

After endorsing them last month, one of the most prominent Republicans on foreign policy doubled down on his support of Florida Republicans Marco Rubio and Ron DeSantis on Wednesday. 

Donald Trump Bounces Back in Florida Against Hillary Clinton

July 13, 2016 - 8:00am
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Questions about Hillary Clinton’s ethics have led Donald Trump to bounce back in the Sunshine State, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.

Ros-Lehtinen Wants to Stop U.S. Banks from Helping Nicaraguan Regime

July 12, 2016 - 6:45pm
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Congressional representatives from the Sunshine State want to ensure the Ortega regime in Nicaragua won’t be able to access loans from American banks. 

Two Florida GOP Congressmen Ranked as Most Vulnerable




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