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Ashey Moody

Crossing the aisle: Democratic sheriffs endorse GOP’s Ashley Moody for A.G.

In the bare-knuckled GOP primary race for Attorney General, former Hillsborough Circuit Judge Ashley Moody played up law enforcement backing to …

Bill Nelson disputes ‘vulnerable’ claim, says he’s ‘going to win’

Sen. Bill Nelson is vying for his fourth term in office; however, one national outlet rates him as the “most vulnerable” …

Ron DeSantis, Andrew Gillum back boosting vocational programs

Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis and Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum have vast differences in their education policy proposals, but they …

Andrew Gillum continues filling out campaign staff

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic gubernatorial nominee, announced on Wednesday a second series of hires for his general election campaign. Eleven …

FAU poll: Andrew Gillum has slim lead over Ron DeSantis

A new survey from the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI) has Andrew Gillum with an inside-the-margin lead …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Yard signs: Florida Realtors announce November election endorsements

Florida Realtors PAC, the political arm of the state’s largest professional association, issued endorsements in statewide races and a bundle …

Florida Democrats say their state Senate map is still expanding

Despite recent public polls showing Democratic candidates down by a hair in some of the Florida Democratic Party’s major state …
Galvano

Bill Galvano, NRA clash over political contribution

Incoming Senate President Bill Galvano is not backing down after finding himself in the crosshairs of the National Rifle Association …

Regulators renew emergency rule on race-dog drug testing

Gambling regulators on Tuesday again said they were “renewing” an emergency rule that allows them to continue testing racing greyhounds for drugs, including …

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Personnel note: Beau Beaubien joins Ron DeSantis campaign

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Gary Pruitt

Court records show Hillsborough Sheriff candidate Gary Pruitt is a deadbeat dad

Gary Pruitt’s career at the Tampa Police Department is his main selling point in his bid for Hillsborough County Sheriff, …