FDP Chair Rizzo: “Tonight’s debate showed that Andrew Gillum has what it takes to lead”

Today, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo released the following statement on tonight’s debate: “Floridians saw two things tonight: a hopeful vision for our future versus a collection of lies and attacks masquerading as a campaign for governor. Andrew Gillum proved beyond all doubt that he is the only candidate who has the vision and…

Environmental group spends big on Andrew Gillum pitch

The political arm of Florida Conservation Voters is spending nearly $500,000 on digital advertising to back Andrew Gillum, the Democratic option for Governor this fall. The news comes a week after Gillum’s Republican opponent Ron DeSantis scored a coveted endorsement from the Everglades Trust — support that could convince undecided voters that DeSantis is the better candidate for Florida’s environment. (Read more…

Joe Biden in Tampa says it’s not a time to joke: ‘We’re in the battle for the soul of America’

As vice president, Joe Biden leaned in to the goofy “Uncle Joe” caricature of memes and satirical news stories. He wore aviators for the cameras while eating ice cream, and pointed and grinned behind President Barack Obama during nationally televised speeches. But at a Democratic campaign rally Monday at the University of South Florida, the…

Andrew Gillum’s Vision for America Should Be Every Democrat’s Closing Argument

Tallahassee mayor and Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew Gillum is in the midst of a toss-up race with former congressman and serial accidental racist Ron DeSantis, a designation that prompted CNN to broadcast Sunday night’s debate between the two men live on national television. As evidenced by this exchange, in which DeSantis responds to a question about whether Donald Trump is…