Tag: Florida U.S. Senate race
Ashley Bauman is stepping down from the longtime postition a City of Tampa spokesperson.

Danny McAuliffeNovember 9, 2018
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After two days of watching his U.S. Senate lead slowly wane, Gov. Rick Scott is suggesting two South Florida counties are actively engaging in partisan-fueled election fraud. The Governor has asked the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to investigate Broward and Palm Beach counties’ Supervisor of Elections, calling them a “rag-tag group of liberal activists.” […]

News Service Of FloridaNovember 6, 2018
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2min83
Polling places throughout Florida opened on time for Tuesday’s high-stakes general election, Secretary of State Ken Detzner said. A news release from Detzner’s office didn’t report any issues at polling locations. “Division of Elections staff is communicating with each county supervisor of elections throughout the day, and we stand ready to provide any needed assistance,” […]

Danny McAuliffeNovember 2, 2018
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Jimmy Buffett is strumming for free again to help get out the vote for statewide Democratic candidates. This time, however, Buffett’s melodies will favor Bill Nelson, who’s hoping to keep his U.S. Senate seat, and Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Governor. The event, free of charge, is open to the public. Buffett’s “small acoustic set” will […]

Steve SchaleApril 24, 2018
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15min85
Back in 2012, I wrote a fairly deep dive about metro-Orlando, titled Orlando Rising, to look at what was happening in the Orlando urban counties, and how both Hispanic and African-American growth rates were radically changing the area’s politics. Six years later, I wanted to take another look, but this time with a broader lens — […]

Mitch PerryOctober 18, 2016
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8min83
One of the most unexpected moments of Monday night’s Senate debate between Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy was when Rubio said Murphy posted a photo on Facebook four years ago showing him groping a woman. “That’s inappropriate behavior!” he charged at Murphy, who appeared startled by the reference. On Tuesday, Murphy dismissed the allegation. “When Donald Trump goes low, Marco Rubio goes […]

Mitch PerryOctober 17, 2016
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4min38
Floridians will get their first chance to observe Marco Rubio and Patrick Murphy in the same room together when they engage in their first debate of Florida’s U.S. Senate contest in Orlando tonight. Trailing by an average of around five percentage points through all of the polling, Murphy needs to have a big performance in him […]


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