Florida Politics

Democrats push Hurricane Maria response as campaign issue; Republicans cite efforts

On the one-year mark of Hurricane Maria’s devastating landfall on Puerto Rico, Florida Democrats are charging that Republicans in Washington …

Jeb Bush, Richard Corcoran laud Ron DeSantis’ education policy

Republican nominee for Governor Ron DeSantis rolled out an education policy this week that wasn’t too different from that of dispatched …
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 …

Legislative, Influence and Policy

Flags at half-staff for victims of Hurricane Maria

Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday ordered flags at half-staff “as a tribute to those who lost their lives during Hurricane …

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 …

Kelli Stargel leads Bob Doyel by a touchdown in SD 22

Despite Democratic challenger Bob Doyel touting internal poll numbers showing him leading Republican state Sen. Kelli Stargel, the first public …
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 …

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Personnel note: Beau Beaubien joins Ron DeSantis campaign

Beau Beaubien has left the Attorney General’s Office to become political director for Republican former Congressman Ron DeSantis‘ campaign for …

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If you pay close attention to the national political reporters, a blue wave the size of the one that capsized …
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, …