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Scott PowersJune 24, 2016
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1min17
As expected, Florida’s 10th Congressional District in Orlando will have a heavy slate of Democratic candidates, while Thuy Lowe has become the Republican’s nominee. Lowe, of Sorrento, was the only Republican candidate to qualify in CD 10 after another announced Republican, Geoff LaGarde, of Jacksonville, withdrew Friday and threw his support to her. She’ll face the […]

Larry GriffinJune 15, 2016
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8min13
After the Pulse nightclub shooting last weekend, Florida Democratic lawmakers made it public Wednesday morning: they’re calling on Gov. Rick Scott and Senate President Andy Gardiner for a special legislative session to try and pass laws to ban suspected terror suspects from buying guns. Sen. Darren Soto, Rep. John Cortes, Sen. Geraldine Thompson and others gathered in […]

Mitch PerryAugust 25, 2015
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In a just, accountability-fueled society, Florida Republican lawmakers would pay a price next year for the shenanigans they’ve been up to this year. As reported by the AP’s Gary Fineout, the nine-day June special session that occurred after House Speaker Steve Crisafulli pulled his members off the floor 72 hours before the session was scheduled […]

Scott PowersJanuary 4, 2016
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Former Florida Democratic Party chairman Bob Poe is preparing to announce a run for Congress in District 10 based in west Orlando. Poe, 61, of Orlando, would say Monday only that he would be “talking about his decision in the next couple of days.” However, he confirmed that he has hired Orlando-based political consultant Josh […]

Scott PowersJanuary 8, 2016
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3min9
In her bid for Congress in the Orlando-based U.S. House District 10, former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings has won the backing of EMILY’S List, a progressive Democratic organization known for raising big money for candidates it endorses. Demings is in a Democratic primary contest with three other candidates, including two women, state Sen. Geraldine […]

Scott PowersJanuary 11, 2016
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3min14
Orlando-based congressional candidate Val Demings has grabbed the biggest of Democratic congressional establishment endorsements with that of U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. In a statement Monday, Pelosi of California endorsed Demings in Florida’s 10th Congressional District, a place the Democrats hope to wrestle away from longtime Republican representation. With a new strong-Democratic lean to […]

Scott PowersFebruary 3, 2016
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2min4
Former Orlando police chief Val Demings holds a 20-point edge over her nearest rival in the Democratic race for Orlando-based Congressional District 10, in a poll her campaign commissioned from Public Policy Polling and released Wednesday. The poll, taken Jan. 26-28 of 506 likely Democratic primary voters, finds that Demings has high name recognition, stronger […]


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