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Charlie Crist Rips DeSantis During Voting Rights Tour Stop in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – US Congressman and Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist’s statewide Voting Rights Tour stopped in east Orlando to discuss Florida GOP’s road blocks on democracy. “Doesn’t seem like the governor’s an expert on elections,” Congressman Crist quipped as he opened the conversation on voting rights with the roundtable guests. “And that’s really a…

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Val Demings Officially Launches U.S. Senate Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Today Val Demings, Orlando’s first female Chief of Police and Congresswoman for Florida’s 10th District launched her campaign to represent Florida in the U.S. Senate against Sen. Marco Rubio. “When you grow up in the South poor, Black and female, you have to have faith in progress and opportunity. My father…

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State Representative Bruce Antone Endorses Supervisor Daisy Morales for Florida House District 48

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – Supervisor Daisy Morales picked up another State Representative’s endorsement in her primary race for Florida State Representative of House District 48. Morales’ campaign announced Tuesday in a press release the endorsement from State Representative Bruce Antone, who represents House District 46, which is part of Orange County. Representative Antone is a veteran state…

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Payback: Trump Ousts Officials Who Testified on Impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Exacting swift punishment against those who crossed him, an emboldened President Donald Trump on Friday ousted two government officials who had delivered damaging testimony against him during his impeachment hearings. The president took retribution just two days after his acquittal by the Senate. First came news that Trump had ousted Lt. Col.…

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Senate Passes US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal, a Trump Priority

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachment trial. The vote was 89-10. The measure goes to Trump for his signature.…

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Sheriff John Mina, Tax Collector Scott Randolph, Clerk Tiffany Moore Russell, Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles Seek 2020 Re-Election

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – One day after the start of the New Year, four Orange County constitutional officers–Sheriff John Mina (2019), Tax Collector Scott Randolph, Clerk of Court Tiffany Moore, and Supervisor of Elections Bill Cowles–all filed for 2020 re-election at the Supervisor of Elections office. Orange County has six countywide constitutional officers, which also…

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Democratic Mayoral Candidate Sam Ings Donates $1,100 to Orange County Republicans

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – An elected Democrat financially supporting the  Republican Party is typically taboo, but it happened Saturday. Orlando District 6 Commissioner and Orlando mayoral candidate Sam Ings raised eyebrows after the Orange County Republican Party thanked him for his campaign’s  $1,100 financial contribution. Commissioner Ings attended the Orange County Republican Party’s “Trump…

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