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Ron DeSantis, Rick Scott Make Up Ground in CNN Poll

November 1, 2018 - 2:15pm
Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott

A new poll shows Florida is going down to the wire as the Sunshine State gets ready to choose a new governor and take sides in an important U.S. Senate contest as the Republicans have made up ground. 

David Jolly, Former GOP Congressman and New Radio Host, Backs Andrew Gillum

November 1, 2018 - 11:30am
David Jolly

Former U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., who left the GOP last month to register with no party affiliation, announced on Wednesday that he was backing Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate, for governor. 

Stephanie Murphy: HHS Sending $6.6 Million to Help Head Start in Orange County

October 31, 2018 - 11:45am
Stephanie Murphy

This week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will send $6.6 million to Orange County to help Head Start centers. 

Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson Ahead in New Poll

October 31, 2018 - 9:45am

An Ipsos/Reuters/University of Virginia Center for Politics poll released on Wednesday shows Democrats ahead in two key races in Florida. 

Bill Nelson, Rick Scott Neck and Neck in New UNF Poll

October 30, 2018 - 10:15am
Bill Nelson and Rick Scott

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Gov. Rick Scott are running close in the final days of the campaign in one of the most closely watched U.S. Senate races in the country. 

Andrew Gillum Ahead of Ron DeSantis in UNF Poll

October 30, 2018 - 9:45am
Andrew Gillum and Ron DeSantis

A week to go until the general election, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate, has the lead over former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., according to a new poll from the University of North Florida (UNF).

Shots Fired into GOP Campaign Office in Volusia County; No One Hurt

October 30, 2018 - 6:00pm
Gunfire-damaged GOP office

At least four shots were fired into a Republican campaign office in Volusia County on Sunday or early Monday, police announced, after a campaign volunteer reported the shooting Monday morning. Thankfully, no one was working late inside the office at the time.

Florida Department of Education, Independent Bookstores Help Schools Hit by Hurricane Michael

October 29, 2018 - 12:30pm

Florida First Lady Ann Scott, the Florida Department of Education, the Florida Education Foundation (FEF) and independent booksellers will be hosting an event to help schools hit by Hurricane Michael earlier this month. 

Rick Scott, Florida Delegation Want Commerce Department to Declare Fishery Disaster After Hurricane Michael

October 29, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott and Wilbur Ross

Gov. Rick Scott and members of the Florida congressional delegation are pushing for the U.S. Commerce Department to declare a federal fishery resource disaster declaration for areas of the state impacted by Hurricane Michael. 

Donald Trump Headed to Southwest Florida to Help Ron DeSantis

October 25, 2018 - 8:00am
Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis

President Donald Trump is returning to the Sunshine State next week as he tries to help former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the Republican candidate for governor, catch Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democrat in the race, with a rally scheduled for the Fort Myers area on Halloween night. 


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