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“Maduro is a Tyrant and a Thug”: U.S. Rep. Demings Rejects Lifting Sanctions on Venezuela

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Former Orlando chief of police and current Congresswoman (D-Fl) Val Demings blasted the Biden administration for lifting some sanctions on Venezuela, saying that it will only help the Venezuelan regime. “Nicolás Maduro is a tyrant and a thug, no different than the criminals I spent 27 years putting behind bars. Easing…

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Orange County Government, Rollins College Announce 3-Year, $4M Partnership to Provide Nonprofit Training Support

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Orange County Government and the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College today announced a three-year, $4 million partnership to provide nonprofit training support through Crummer’s Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership, the region’s premier source for nonprofit education and management assistance. Funded by the American Rescue Plan…

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Fueled by Grassroots Support, Charlie Crist Brings in Over $1 Million in April

ST. PETERSBURG — Today, Charlie Crist’s campaign for Governor of Florida announced another fundraising haul of over $1 million raised in the month of April. The total marks Crist’s second consecutive million dollar fundraising month in 2022 and brings the campaign to more than $9.2 million total raised in the race to unseat Governor Ron DeSantis. April’s…

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Trump Wins CPAC 2024 Straw Poll, Governor Ron DeSantis Distant 2nd

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Former President Donald Trump topped the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)’s straw poll Sunday, in which conservatives picked who they would support in a GOP presidential primary in 2024. 59 percent of CPAC 2022 attendees said they would vote for Trump if the 2024 Republican primary were held today. Florida governor Ron…

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CPAC 2022 Opening Day: Gov. Ron DeSantis Slams ‘Brandon Administration’ and CRT

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Florida governor Ron DeSantis hit on all of his key points during CPAC 2022 in Orlando that he’s been declaring over the past year, from slamming critical race theory to fanning his war flames against the Biden administration. He praised his administration’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, noting Florida was the…

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Charlie Crist Talks Party Goals at the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – Congressman Charlie Crist, who is vying to snatch his old job from Florida governor Ron DeSantis, kept the Florida Democratic agenda short and simple when Florida National News asked him about it at the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday, December 4, 2021.  …

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Val Demings Electrifies Leadership Blue Crowd with “Am I Right About That” Speech

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN) – U.S. Representative Val Demings is a tough act to follow…or precede. Rep. Demings delivered her campaign speech at the Florida Democratic Party’s Leadership Blue Gala at the Orange County Convention Center Saturday. The U.S. Senate candidate–a former Orlando Police Chief, two term Congresswoman, an impeachment manager for President Donald Trump’s first Senate…

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Florida Senate President Releases Anti-Mandate Joint Legislative Agenda for Special Session

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (FNN) – After standing alongside Governor Ron DeSantis during his press conference in Zephyrhills Monday morning, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson published the State Senate’s legislative agenda for the upcoming Special Session in a press release. The full joint legislative agenda laser focuses on combating COVID-19 vaccine mandates in the state of Florida…

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