Rep. Matt Gaetz cheers with attendees of a rally featuring himself and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene in The Villages. Image via AP.

A.G. GancarskiAugust 9, 2018

Despite the best efforts of four opponents, Gwen Graham goes into a televised forum Thursday evening in Jacksonville looking like the Democratic nominee for Governor. The trend lines nationally point to a Graham win, another entrant to what is called in some quarters a sisterhood of gubernatorial nominees, in what seems like a year favorable to women […]


Expect more questions involving Florida-centric issues when the two Republicans running for governor meet again next month. The lack of Sunshine State topics — from education and the future of citrus to offshore drilling — was a sore subject at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center after last week’s Fox News Republican gubernatorial debate […]

Danny McAuliffeJune 18, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott is accepting invitations to participate in three fall debates leading up to the November election, in which he will try to oust incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson. Among the network hosts: CNN, Telemundo 51 in Miami, and Jacksonville’s WJXT Channel 4 (co-hosted by the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute). Dates and […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 7, 2016

WJXT-TV anchor Tom Wills got deeply emotional on a Thursday telecast regarding the need to evacuate Jacksonville’s beaches during Hurricane Matthew. He got so emotional, in fact, that he got coverage statewide. The Tampa Bay Times‘ “Buzz” picked up on Wills comparing impacts from the storm to Hurricanes Katrina and Hugo, in an emotional plea Thursday afternoon that […]

A.G. GancarskiSeptember 21, 2016

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute, in conjunction with WJXT-TV, has hosted a number of meaningful debates in the last couple of years. Candidates for mayor and sheriff have debated at the private university, as have candidates for state attorney and the United States Congress. Now, the non-partisan Public Policy Institute wants the two major […]

A.G. GancarskiAugust 16, 2016

On Tuesday night, Wes White and Melissa Nelson debated incumbent Angela Corey in the most high-profile encounter they would have ahead of the GOP primary in the 4th Circuit State Attorney race. For White, this was his last real chance at earned media. For Nelson, this was her chance to show she was more than a slick ad campaign. And for […]


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