Tag: U.S. Senate race
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. 3/2/21-Gov. Ron DeSantis makes the State of the State, Tuesday at the Capitol in Tallahassee. COLIN HACKLEY PHOTO

Scott PowersSeptember 10, 2018
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In the past week or so, President Donald Trump‘s presence in statewide Florida Republican election politics may have all but vanished, leading Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson on Monday to essentially say that his opponent Gov. Rick Scott might run but can’t hide from his past with Trump. “My opponent is acting as if Trump […]

News Service Of FloridaNovember 16, 2018
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With a machine recount in the rearview mirror and a manual recount underway, the legal challenges over Florida’s elections are piled up. In two rulings late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker shot down an attempt to keep Republican Gov. Rick Scott from interfering in the recount process and nixed another challenge focused on the […]

Jim RosicaNovember 12, 2018
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A federal judge says he will subpoena Leon County Supervisor of Elections Mark Earley to testify at this Wednesday’s hearing in Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson‘s lawsuit to count votes on provisional and mail ballots invalidated because of mismatched signatures. “This court will elicit testimony from Mr. Earley to provide an example of one process a county […]

Scott PowersNovember 5, 2018
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Another poll released Monday morning is showing the Democrats leading in Florida’s gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races, this one from Quinnipiac University, which has both Andrew Gillum and Bill Nelson up by seven points over their opponents, Republicans Ron DeSantis and Rick Scott. The Quinnipiac University Poll has Gillum, the Tallahassee Mayor, leading DeSantis, the […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 2, 2018
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A controversy Gov. Rick Scott likely didn’t want to deal with in the closing days of his Senate campaign: Birthright citizenship. But on Friday, that controversy landed on Scott’s doorstep, with Sen. Lindsey Graham on the campaign trail with his fellow Republican. The South Carolina U.S. senator is pushing a key point in President Donald Trump‘s agenda: Moving […]

Peter SchorschNovember 2, 2018
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Former President Barack Obama will campaign alongside Florida’s leading Democratic candidates on Friday in Miami at Ice Palace Film Studios. Obama will join U.S. Sen. Bil Nelson and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democrats’ U.S. Senate and gubernatorial nominees, for a rally sure to demonstrate the former President’s continuing popularity among the base. That means the […]


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