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Latvala for Governor? Announcement on Bid Expected Aug. 16

July 17, 2017 - 9:30am
Jack Latvala

Jack Latvala may have bigger political ambitions than the Florida Senate and plans to make an announcement regarding his gubernatorial run next month.

Marco Rubio Unhappy with Use of Image in Jose Mallea's HD116 Mailer

July 14, 2017 - 12:15pm
Jose Mallea, Marco Rubio and Daniel Perez

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is making yet another appearance in the race for Florida’s 116th House District, but it seems Rubio might not be totally onboard with implications he’s taking sides in the bitter Republican primary to replace Rep. Jose Felix Diaz.

Florida Senators Divided Over New GOP Health Care Plan

July 13, 2017 - 6:45pm
Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson

Florida’s U.S. senators are split over their chamber’s GOP-led proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare once and for all.

Diaz-Balart Made Backroom Deal in Favor of Horse Slaughter, Insiders Say

July 13, 2017 - 12:45pm
Mario Diaz-Balart

Florida Republican congressman Mario Diaz-Balart turned heads Wednesday when he voted in favor of allowing horse slaughter in the United States, voting against his fellow Florida congressmen in what appears to have been a vote deal made behind closed doors with several southern Republican lawmakers.

Dismal Second Quarter in the Rearview, RPOF Vows to Fundraise Anew

July 13, 2017 - 6:00am

Still reeling from a dismal second quarter of fundraising, the Republican Party of Florida is vowing to regain momentum and bring in big cash for the state GOP from here on out.

John Morgan and Ray Rodrigues Spar Over Future of Smokeable Medical Marijuana

July 12, 2017 - 4:15pm
John Morgan and Ray Rodrigues

Both the legislation to regulate Florida’s booming medical marijuana industry and Amendment 2 might be in the rearview mirror, but House bill sponsor Ray Rodrigues and Orlando attorney John Morgan aren’t done sparring over medical marijuana just yet. 

RPOF's Not Good, Very Bad Fundraising Quarter

Seeing Green: Corcoran Rakes in $2 Million for Possible Gubernatorial Bid

July 10, 2017 - 4:45pm
Richard Corcoran

House Speaker Richard Corcoran hasn’t declared he’s running for governor -- yet -- but he hasn’t wasted any time reeling in the dough for a potential gubernatorial bid, raising $2 million last month alone.

Florida Carry Takes Norman Open Carry Case to U.S. Supreme Court

July 10, 2017 - 2:00pm

A Florida gun group has filed an appeal in the U.S. Supreme Court in a case dealing with how Florida regulates open carry for weapons and firearms. 

Alex Diaz de la Portilla's 'Bad Boy' Past Resurfaces in Bid for SD 40

July 8, 2017 - 7:45pm

News of a misdemeanor arrest is haunting Republican state Senate candidate Alex Diaz de la Portilla, but the 2012 arrest isn’t the only one on DLP’s criminal record.


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