After questioning retiring U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney’s legal chops, a local judicial nominating commission on Tuesday agreed he is one of six attorneys Gov. Rick Scott should consider for an opening on the Palm Beach County bench. Rooney, 47, who announced he will retire in January when his fifth term in Congress is up, made the shortlist after
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We’re guessing Bill Nelson was as surprised as anyone with Andrew Gillum’s victory last night, but the two are now linked in a sprint for November victory. And Gillum, 39, presents upsides for Nelson.
Andrew Gillum waged a quixotic Democratic primary campaign for Florida governor, defeating wealthy rivals who outspent him, dismissing moderate naysayers who questioned him and believing until the end that an unorthodox strategy of excitement generated mostly by word of mouth would propel him to victory. (Read more in NYTimes.com)