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Category Archives: 2020 Election

Florida House Public Integrity and Elections Committee Review 2020 Election Physical and Cybersecurity

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – Many of the legislative committees are meeting in preparation for the upcoming legislative session on March 2, 2021. The Public Integrity and Elections Committee met on February 9, 2021, to discuss whether or not Florida’s laws are working to produce secure, reliable, fair, and efficient elections. The presentations during this meeting…

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[OPINION] Yes, American Democracy is at Risk

ORLANDO, Fla. – On January 6, 2021, the United States witnessed more history in the making. As United States representatives and senators went to work to confirm the electoral college votes for the duly elected President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, thousands of people showed up to persuade congress to overturn the election…

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[OPINION] Republicans Obstructed Relief Aid

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – For a two-bedroom apartment in Orange County, Florida, residents are looking at an average monthly rent of $1,190, which requires the average worker to make at least $22 per hour, or $47,600 in order to adequately afford their apartment. The median per capita income in Orange County was roughly $30,500 from…

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GOP Objects to Biden Nominees, a Sign of What’s to Come

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet picks are quickly running into the political reality of a narrowly controlled Senate that will leave the new Democratic administration dependent on rival Republicans to get anything done. Under leader Mitch McConnell, the Republican senators will hold great sway in confirming Biden’s nominees regardless of which party holds the majority…

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Disputing Trump, Barr Says No Widespread Election Fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — Disputing President Donald Trump’s persistent, baseless claims, Attorney General William Barr declared the U.S. Justice Department has uncovered no evidence of widespread voter fraud that could change the outcome of the 2020 election. Barr’s comments, in an interview Tuesday with the The Associated Press, contradict the concerted effort by Trump, his boss,…

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US Appeals Court Rejects Trump Appeal Over Pennsylvania Race

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected its latest effort to challenge the state’s election results. Trump’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court despite the judge’s assessment that the “campaign’s claims have no merit.” “Free,…

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Daisy Morales Sworn in as State Rep, Hires Diverse Staff

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Puerto Rican State Representative Daisy Morales was sworn in Tuesday at the Florida Capitol as a new member of the 90th session of the Florida House of Representatives by Florida Supreme Court Justice Ricky Polston. Morales will now represent Orange County’s House District 48 in Tallahassee. She replaces  incumbent State Representative Amy Mercado,…

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