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Nelson and Gillum leading in their respective Races

Bill Nelson leading Rick Scott by 4 points in latest poll The turnaround may be real for incumbent Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, as he is leading Republican challenger Rick Scott in yet another poll. The newest Public Policy Polling survey puts Nelson up 4 points against Scott, the outgoing Florida Governor. (Read more in Another poll, another lead

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Gun Violence

Nikki Fried to NRA: ‘I won’t be beholden to you’

Nikki Fried, the Democratic candidate for the state’s Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, sent a clear message to the National Rifle Association Monday morning: “I won’t be beholden to you.”

The message comes in the form of a signed letter to NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer. Fried says the letter was prompted by a Tampa Bay Times report that unveiled emails exchanged between Hammer and officials within the agriculture commissioner’s office.

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