Democrats from the nine counties in the 17th Congressional District will hold a telephone conference Saturday morning to pick a successor to the late April Freeman as the Democratic nominee for the seat now held by the retiring Thomas Rooney. That candidate, who would face Republican Greg Steube, will pick up votes already cast for Freeman.
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Hillary Clinton is expected to campaign next month alongside Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee for Florida governor, sources told The Hill on Wednesday. The sources say Clinton’s and Gillum’s teams are still ironing out the details, but they expect Clinton will appear at at least one public event with the Tallahassee mayor — and assist
I was recently approached by Charlotte County Democrat Judith Fincher to relate her personal story about rape and abortion in 1957. She and I believe that her experience is particularly important as the Senate considers confirming Brett Kavanaugh as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
As dead fish washed up on some Florida shores, politicians dished blame about red tide. Now they are debating another type of red scare: socialism. “Bill Nelson and Andrew Gillum — they’re socialists,” Gov. Rick Scott said at a Titusville event for his U.S. Senate campaign. We rate this claim Pants on Fire. (Read more
“Ron DeSantis and his corporate special interest allies are running an ugly, divisive and dishonest campaign,” said FDP spokesperson Kevin Donohoe. “But that shouldn’t be surprising given the individuals he surrounds himself with. It is time for DeSantis to finally disavow these people and lay out a plan for Florida instead of peddling hatred.” 1
Today the central figures in Florida’s critical races for governor and U.S. Senator are Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford. Already Republicans in Florida face an ominous shift toward the Democrats from women, who make up a majority of the electorate. That’s largely because of disenchantment with President Donald Trump, but the Kavanaugh nomination threatens
Ron DeSantis’s votes to take away health care protections for pre-existing conditions are so toxic that his campaign is being forced to pretend they never happened. Last year, DeSantis withheld support from the American Health Care Act — because he didn’t think it did enough to take away Floridians’ health care. DeSantis and the far