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Top-Ranking Florida House Democratic Leaders Endorse Daisy Morales for State Representative

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – The Daisy Morales campaign announced today that both Florida House Democratic Caucus co-leaders, Representatives Bobby DuBose (D-District 94, Fort Lauderdale) and Evan Jenne (D-District 99, Dania Beach), have endorsed Puerto Rican State Representative nominee Daisy Morales for Florida House District 48 ahead of the November 3rd general election. Democratic Co-Leader Bobby DuBose’s statement:…

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Florida: coronavirus hospitalizations down, deaths up

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — During a Tuesday round table at a nursing home in Jacksonville, Gov. Ron DeSantis returned to a familiar theme: protecting the state’s most vulnerable from the coronavirus. The governor said he was looking for “a pathway to get families access” to the 1.5 million loved ones who are finding themselves…

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FDP Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Ruling

FLORIDA – Today, Florida Democratic Party Chair Terrie Rizzo issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld abortion rights in Louisiana: “Today’s ruling is a victory for reproductive freedom. The Supreme Court reaffirmed that the relentless Republican attacks against access to safe and legal abortion are unconstitutional. Today is also a reminder of…

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Americans snap to attention on virus as big events canceled

A basketball tournament, with no fans. A St. Patrick’s Day, with no parades. College campuses, with no students. Corporate headquarters, with barren cubicles. California’s governor urged people to avoid even small social gatherings, if they can’t remain six feet apart. The nation snapped to attention on Wednesday as the new coronavirus was declared a pandemic,…

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US ban on travel from Europe escalates travel industry pain

President Donald Trump’s 30-day ban on most Europeans entering the United States is the latest calamity for a global travel industry already reeling from falling bookings and canceled reservations as people try to avoid contracting and spreading the coronavirus. The ban, announced Wednesday and set to begin at midnight Friday, won’t apply to Americans trying…

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Trump to skip St. Patrick’s Day Hill luncheon, blames Pelosi

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Irish eyes at the U.S. Capitol will not smile on President Donald Trump on St. Patrick’s Day. Trump is skipping an annual bipartisan luncheon with House and Senate lawmakers celebrating the ties that bind the U.S. and Ireland, a White House spokesman said. Trump blamed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.…

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Royal farewell: Harry, Meghan on final duty before new life

LONDON (AP) — It’s definitely a farewell. But will it be fond? Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will fulfill their final royal commitment when they appear Monday at the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. It’s the last time they will be seen at work with the entire royal Windsor…

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