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Scott PowersNovember 1, 2016
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The national Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund is going up with digital video commercials in Florida to support several gay candidates for Florida House seats and attack their Republican opponents for voting with the gun lobby. The 30-second commercials begin by pegging onto the June 12 mass murder at Orlando’s popular gay nightclub Pulse, saying […]

Scott PowersOctober 10, 2016
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The Pride Fund — a political action group tying gay rights and gun control inspired by the June 12 Pulse nightclub massacre — is planning a press conference in Orlando Wednesday with Democrats Patrick Murphy, Chris Murphy, and Val Demings. U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is running for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat, taking on incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Marco […]

Scott PowersSeptember 15, 2016
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4min226
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is introducing another bill aimed at preventing suspected terrorists from buying weapons, this time with a 10-year look-back provision on anyone who had previously been investigated. The bill, dubbed the Terror Intelligence Improvement Act, would require federal agencies to coordinate efforts so anyone investigated for terrorism by any federal agency in the […]

Scott PowersSeptember 6, 2016
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“The Pride Fund to End Gun Violence” — a political action committee created as a response to Orlando’s Pulse nightclub massacre — announced its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president Tuesday and that a Pride Fund leader would meet with her in Tampa. Pride Fund Executive Director Jason Lindsay will meet with Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, during her Tampa stop. After […]

Scott PowersAugust 22, 2016
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Democratic congressional candidate Susannah Randolph is firing away at both the National Rifle Association and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Darren Soto over his once-high rating with the NRA in a new TV commercial in Florida’s 9th Congressional District. The 30-second commercial, “Rating,” debuts Monday. It also takes the Pulse nightclub massacre deep into Orlando congressional politics by starting […]

Scott PowersAugust 17, 2016
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Democratic Florida House candidate Beth Tuura blasted her primary opponent Henry Lim Wednesday following reports he had been arrested last year for carrying a loaded gun into a federal building. On Monday Lim, an Orlando-based immigration lawyer, acknowledged to FloridaPolitics.com that he had forgotten he was carrying a Beretta .32-caliber handgun in his briefcase when […]


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