Tag: Senate confirmation

Scott PowersSeptember 12, 2018
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A progressive group is touting the results of a Florida poll it commissioned as a warning to Florida’s Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to not vote to confirm President Donald Trump‘s U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh. The poll by YouGov Blue on behalf of Demand Justice suggests that politically, for the upcoming Nov. 6 election, […]

Jim RosicaAugust 27, 2018
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Gov. Rick Scott appointed two Tallahassee attorneys to the Florida Elections Commission, his office announced Friday night. Coincidentally, both specialize in representing automotive dealers. Martin Hayes, 62, is a partner at the Akerman firm. Hayes fills a vacant seat and is appointed for a term beginning Aug. 24 and ending Dec. 31, 2020. Hayes, a litigator, mainly […]

Staff ReportsMarch 23, 2018
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Miami Republican state Rep. Carlos Trujillo was unanimously approved Thursday as United States Ambassador to the Organization of American States. His nomination was originally floated by the Donald Trump White House in 2017, well ahead of the recently wrapped Legislative Session, but Democratic U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin had placed a hold on it. When nominated, Trujillo said […]


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