Gov. Ron DeSantis, center, speaks during a news conference at West Miami Middle School in Miami. Image via AP.

Scott PowersAugust 29, 2018

In his first major, nationally-televised interview after his stunning victory Tuesday, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum vowed to avoid chasing President Donald Trump bait in this fall’s campaign against Trump-backed Republican gubernatorial nominee Ron DeSantis. Instead, in a Wednesday morning appearance on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, the Tallahassee mayor pressed the campaign theme that led him […]

Scott PowersMarch 2, 2018

Florida’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson was conspicuously absent from a meeting President Donald Trump convened Wednesday in the West Wing with key lawmakers and stakeholders in the gun violence debate following the Parkland massacre, and on Friday he dismissed the meeting as show, and predicted Trump will pivot from assurances he made there. Speaking […]

Scott PowersDecember 14, 2017

DaVita Inc., the nation’s leading dialysis and kidney and renal disease treatment company, is running political television commercials in Orlando and elsewhere praising U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson for his backing of a bill aimed at better coordination of patient care. The commercial, running this week during MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” show, thanks Nelson for supporting The […]

Scott PowersDecember 1, 2017

Taking up President Donald Trump‘s challenge that the media ought to award a “Fake News” trophy, Rasmussen Reports conducted a survey this week that finds stark differences, with Republicans on one side and Democrats and independents on the other, as to who ought to win it. Overall, Fox News was the top pick among more […]


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