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Andrew Gillum hits Ron DeSantis over votes on Medicare, social security in new ad

Andrew Gillum hits Ron DeSantis over votes on Medicare, social security in new ad

Andrew Gillum isn't campaigning as his city recovers from Hurricane Michael. But that didn't stop the Democrat's campaign from unveiling a new attack ad on Ron DeSantis Tuesday.A new 30-second ad bashes DeSantis, the Rep...
Published: 10/16/18
Rick Scott issues ultimatum to Verizon: Give me a plan to restore service, and treat customers fairly

Rick Scott issues ultimatum to Verizon: Give me a plan to restore service, and treat customers fairly

Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued another rebuke of Verizon today, telling the cell provider in a terse press release that he expects the company to give him a plan today to restore service to the areas hit by Hurricane Michael, and ...
Published: 10/16/18
The Tampa Bay Times wants to know if you spot voting problems in Florida this election

The Tampa Bay Times wants to know if you spot voting problems in Florida this election

Experiencing abnormally long lines at the polls? Voting machines down at an early voting site? Confusing rumors swirling on Facebook about mail-in ballots or robocalls with ominous Election Day threats?We want to know about it.The Tampa Bay Times is ...
Published: 10/16/18
Hurricane Michael update: Focus shifts to those in shelters

Hurricane Michael update: Focus shifts to those in shelters

The top priority today for state officials handling Hurricane Michael's aftermath is ensuring the comfort of thousands of people staying in shelters in the Panhandle.Wes Maul, director of the Florida Division of Emergency Management, t...
Published: 10/16/18
After Michael’s fury, hardest-hit counties say changes in voting are needed

After Michael’s fury, hardest-hit counties say changes in voting are needed

TALLAHASSEE — Three weeks before Election Day, county elections officials want Gov. Rick Scott to approve changes in voting in the counties hardest hit by Hurricane Michael in the Florida Panhandle.With no electricity or Internet, spotty cell s...
Published: 10/16/18
Joe Biden endorses Sean Shaw in Florida’s Attorney General race

Joe Biden endorses Sean Shaw in Florida’s Attorney General race

Democratic nominee for state attorney general Sean Shaw has announced an endorsement from former Vice President Joe Biden.In a news release, Biden called Shaw "a fighter, with a proven track record of standing up for the little guy."Biden, a senator ...
Published: 10/16/18
How Hurricane Michael crashed Florida’s political season

How Hurricane Michael crashed Florida’s political season

Gov. Rick Scott announced on Monday a personal break from campaign events in his bid for the U.S. Senate due to Hurricane Michael, the latest political fallout from the powerful storm's destructive pass through the Florida Panhandle.But the Scott cam...
Published: 10/15/18
Far from the storm-ravaged Panhandle, the DeSantis and Gillum campaigns re-engage

Far from the storm-ravaged Panhandle, the DeSantis and Gillum campaigns re-engage

In Miami, about as far removed as you can get from the unofficial no-politicking zone in the hurricane-ravaged Panhandle without leaving Florida, the campaigns of Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum are back in the trenches.Lies. Socialism. Hypocrisy. Ant...
Published: 10/15/18
Trump arrives in Panhandle: ‘Many of these people have no home’

Trump arrives in Panhandle: ‘Many of these people have no home’

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — President Donald Trump arrived in the Florida Panhandle Monday to view the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael and to personally thank first responders.Air Force One landed at Eglin Air Force Base in Okaloosa Co...
Published: 10/15/18
Rick Scott leaving campaign trail indefinitely to focus on Hurricane Michael aftermath

Rick Scott leaving campaign trail indefinitely to focus on Hurricane Michael aftermath

Gov. Rick Scott won't make any more campaign visits "for the foreseeable future," his spokesman said Monday, citing the need to focus on the destruction left behind by Hurricane Michael."It's unclear, at this point, whether he will hold any camp...
Published: 10/15/18