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VIDEO: Val Demings Talks 2022 Midterms at the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Congresswoman Val Demings, who delivered a campaign speech in her bid to unseat U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, talks with Florida National News about what’s next for the Florida Democratic Party and voters during the Party’s Leadership Blue Gala at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, December 4, 2021.   ____________________________________________________ Mellissa…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Awards $6M in Funding to Hernando County

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – In a press conference at the American Aviation Flight Academy in Brooksville Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced $6 million in state funds for a Hernando County workforce development project Monday morning. The governor stated the project will be a collaboration between the state, Hernando County and Pasco-Hernando State College to fund the…

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PHOTOS: Crist Pushes for Justice Reform, Gets Endorsement from 2018 Florida Gubernatorial Candidate

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Representative Charlie Crist believes in the automatic restoration of rights for convicted felons as part of his proposed justice reform in his campaign for Florida governor, during a roundtable in Saint Marks AME Church in Orlando at noon on Monday, as part of his Justice For All policy tour. Crist…

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Republican State House Candidate Angel Perry Scores Major Union Endorsement

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – In a news release provided by the Angel Perry campaign, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Florida Presidents’ Council unanimously voted to endorse the Republican candidate for Florida House District 50. CWA is the second union to donate the maximum $1,000 amount to Perry’s campaign, following the International Union of Painters…

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DeSantis Parts with Trump in Response to Surfside Tragedy

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — When the coronavirus ravaged Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis defiantly bucked mask mandates. He later cracked down on protesters advocating racial justice, blasted President Joe Biden on immigration, jumped into the fight over transgender athletes and signed sweeping legislation to toughen voting rules. But after a deadly building collapse, the Republican governor is largely hitting pause on the…

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