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Rat Race to Replace Stephen Bittel as FDP Chair Begins

November 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Judy Mount, Stephen Bittel and Alan Clendenin

It’s deja vu all over again as the Florida Democratic Party is once more looking for a new chairman.

Stephen Bittel Resigns as FDP Chair After Creating 'Demeaning' Workplace for Women

‘Creepy’ FDP Chair Stephen Bittel Faces Accusations of Inappropriate Behavior, Comments Towards Women

Ross Spano Jumps in Attorney General Race

November 16, 2017 - 2:30pm
Ross Spano

The Republican field to become Florida’s next Attorney General just got a little bigger.

Rick Scott Pleads with Congress to Fund Florida Hurricane Recovery

November 15, 2017 - 5:15pm

Grappling with billions of dollars in damages and losses from Hurricane Irma, Gov. Rick Scott is asking Congress for help. 

Republicans Lead the Way in Florida Cabinet October Fundraising Totals

November 15, 2017 - 6:00am
Jimmy Patronis, Tom Lee, Matt Caldwell and Ashley Moody

Florida politicians are ramping up their efforts to snag a place in the state Cabinet, with both Republicans and Democrats steadily fundraising during the month of October.

Levine, Putnam Top Opponents in October Gubernatorial Money Chase

November 15, 2017 - 6:00am
Philip Levine and Adam Putnam

The 2018 election may be a year away, but Florida gubernatorial hopefuls are staying on track to fund their bids to head to the governor’s mansion next year. 

Lauren Baer Raises Big Cash in October -- But Not from Florida Donors

November 14, 2017 - 2:30pm
Lauren Baer

It's been 19 years since Democrat Lauren Baer lived in Florida, but it appears an urge to run for office -- and an out-of-state push for her candidacy -- may have been what brought her back from New York to run for Congress. 

Dem Lawmakers Push 'Granny Cam' Bill for Closer Watch on Florida Nursing Homes

November 14, 2017 - 11:45am

Two Florida lawmakers are teaming up on legislation requiring state officials to keep a closer eye on the quality of nursing homes and assisted living facilities after 13 senior citizens died in an overheated nursing home in September. 

Scott Pitches $178 Million Pro-Veteran Investment for 2018 Budget

November 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

Gov. Rick Scott is making the a $178 million push to help support active military, veterans and their families as part of his 2018-2019 budget.



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