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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
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Florida recount ends: Rick Scott and Ron DeSantis win ‘again’ as Cuban voters supported the GOP, young voters failed to turnout

Florida Republican Senate candidate Rick Scott has defeated Democratic Senator Bill Nelson after a manual recount put Scott ahead by approximately 10,000 votes. Democrat Andrew Gillum conceded the Florida gubernatorial More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
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Jeb Bush calls for Brenda Snipes to be fired, she vows to make deadlines

Former Florida Republican Gov. Jeb Bush called for the removal of Broward County election chief Brenda Snipes on Monday, adding fuel to a Republican outrage over the handling of the 2018 election ballots. photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 9th, 2018
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Fake News: Marco Rubio questions Broward County’s recount tactics, NY Mag writes hit piece about Democrats trying to steal the election

Does Marco Rubio want votes counted or not? photo/ donkeyhotey Florida Senator Marco Rubio is now the target of the fake news machine, with the NY Mag’s Intelligencer post “Marco Rubio: Democrats Are More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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CNN’s Van Jones: This is a ‘Blue War’ with ‘heartbreaking’ results to battle ‘this infestation of hate and division’

CNN’s Van Jones and Gloria Borger discuss early midterm results: VAN JONES: There are still people standing in line in Georgia and Florida. This is not over, people need to say out there and continue the fight. This More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
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Senator Bill Nelson likens political climate, tribalism to Rwandan genocide in race baiting message with Kamala Harris

While the press was quick to compare President Trump to Hitler after winning in 2016, but now Florida senate candidate Bill Nelson says the heated divide between the right and the left is much like the tenor of More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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Florida Elections 2018: No surprise, Organize Florida endorses Democrats over Republicans

Organize Florida and its members have released a slate of endorsements for the November elections who will champion the working class and fight for fair and equitable communities that include access to affordable More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
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Florida Senate Race: Rick Scott now tied with Bill Nelson in heated race

New polls continue to show a tight race between Democrat incumbent Bill Nelson and Florida Gov. Rick Scott for the U.S. Senate seat. Chris Hudson from Americans for Prosperity Action sm (AFP-Action) spoke with Brandon More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
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Former DNC head Donna Brazile explains Kavanaugh attack: Democrats can win the Senate and block Trump

The former DNC head turned Democratic party operative Donna Brazile said Democrats are “not overconfident,” but “confident” enough that they can “run the tables in the Senate.” Alluding More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Florida: Gov Rick Scott declares state of emergency for red tide outbreak

Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for seven southwest Florida counties because of the effects of red tide, a toxic algae bloom devastating the coast of the Sunshine State. photo donkeyhotey More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, June 29th, 2018
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Justice Elena Kagan’s midterm confirmation nullifies the Democrats’ call to delay replacing Anthony Kennedy

The politicizing of the U.S. Supreme Court is one of the most tragic aspects of America’s society and culture. Democrats, reeling from the surprise retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, are calling on a delay More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Gina Haspel confirmed as the new CIA director

President Trump’s new appointee for CIA director, Gina Haspel, has been confirmed by the Senate as several Democrats crossed party lines, giving Haspel a 54-45 vote. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Oklahoma Rep Jim Bridenstine confirmed as new NASA chief

The Senate on Thursday confirmed Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., as NASA administrator, despite objections from Democrats that he lacks the scientific and management expertise to lead the space agency. Bridenstine’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 15th, 2018
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Florida school shooting: Nikolas Cruz murders 17, posted and bragged about guns, killing animals, wanted to kill cops, Anifa

A former expelled high school student returned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Wednesday, opening fire to murdering 17 and injuring 15 others. Identified as Nikolas Cruz, 19, the More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 27th, 2017
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Bill Nelson’s mosquito control bill, the SMASH Act, passes committee

The U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on Wednesday approved legislation to bolster local mosquito-control efforts to curb the spread of the Zika virus. Florida Senator Bill Nelson The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Progressive group joins Oregon Sen Jeff Merkley in call for Democrats to filibuster Neil Gorsuch

President Trump announced his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday night, Colorado Judge Neil Gorsuch. Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) quickly denounced the pick and supported Sen. Jeff Merkley’s More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Florida Democrats Carmen Torres, Bill Nelson, Lauren Poe call for ‘unity’ after Bernie Sanders’ DNC speech

In an new press release dropped around midnight, the Democrats are calling on each voter to come together: Following Senator Bernie Sanders’ address to the Democratic National Convention and reaffirming his More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, June 12th, 2016
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Omar Mateen identified as Orlando nightclub shooter, claims allegiance to Islamic State

Omar Mateen An Orlando gay nightclub was the site of a horrific terrorist attack by a Ft. Pierce, Florida Muslim man, Omar Mateen, claiming allegiance to Islamic State. While reports are unclear, at least 50 are More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, November 7th, 2012
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Bill Nelson coasts to big win over Connie Mack, earns third term

Senator Bill Nelson (D) easily defeated Republican Connie Mack despite early GOP hopes and polls that suggested Nelson was vulnerable. Florida Senator Bill Nelson Nelson won the race with more than 55 percent of More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, October 18th, 2012
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Bill Nelson, Connie Mack square off in lone Florida Senate debate

Bill Nelson and Connie Mack IV traded barbs in the only debate of their U.S. Senate campaign Wednesday night, with the candidates attacking each other over Medicare, taxes and their voting records and accusing the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, September 8th, 2012
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President Obama talks to Florida supporters in Pinellas with Bill Nelson and Charlie Crist

President Obama follows the DNC with an optimistic speech in St Pete, Florida as critics attack the latest job numbers. President Obama at St Pete college in Seminole photo/Brandon Jones Senator Bill Nelson and More...


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