Category Archives: Latino

State Senator Randolph Bracy Endorses Daisy Morales for State House

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Since winning the Democratic nomination for Florida House District 48 in August, Supervisor Daisy Morales has been racking up endorsements from Florida’s most powerful Democratic leaders in a move that could clear the way for other state and federal lawmakers to rally behind her campaign. Morales’s campaign announced today the endorsement…

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‘Work Like the Devil’: Biden Visiting Florida to Woo Latinos

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden is making his first trip to Florida as the Democratic presidential nominee, while his campaign is acknowledging concerns about his appeal with Latinos, a voting bloc likely to prove pivotal against President Donald Trump in one of the nation’s fiercest battleground states. On Tuesday, the former vice president will…

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House District 48 Race: Venezuelan Candidate Samuel Vilchez Santiago Wants to Flip Puerto Rican-Held Seat

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – With 1.2 million Puerto Rican Americans in Florida compared to 200,000 Venezuelan Americans, are Puerto Rican American residents in Florida House District 48 aware of the possible power grab at hand despite the huge difference in population size? Photo: AP. Political newcomer Samuel Vilchez Santiago, the youngest candidate in this year’s House…

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[OPINION] American Heart, Mind, and Soul

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – I relish the joy and honor of being an American in the face of disease, destruction, and disaster. Like most Americans, I come from a family of immigrants. My great-grandparents first moved to the United States nearly 70 years ago, and I am the third generation to be born here.…

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Political Hobnob Season is Officially Underway

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – With just three weeks until the primary election, local candidates are scrambling across their districts to reach voters by attending various digital and in-person hobnobs before the primaries. Signs litter street corners while candidates and volunteers knock on doors and make calls. Meanwhile, hobnob season is in full swing. Hobnobs…

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Congressman Darren Soto Seeks Overtime and Hazard Pay Protections for First Responders

KISSIMMEE, Fla. —  U.S. Congressman Darren Soto sent a letter to the Department of Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and the Small Business Administration Administrator, Jovita Carranza, urging them to consider allowing local governments to use resources from the state stabilization fund to cover the overtime and hazard pay of first responders. “First responders are at…

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