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Florida Could be Knockout Punch for Sanders’ 2020 Campaign

Florida has never been known as a place of stability, especially in its politics.

Bloomberg Banking on Florida but Must Survive Super Tuesday

If he does well on Super Tuesday, money spent on Florida and other states that follow will seem prescient.

Pence in Florida to Speak at Club for Growth amidst Virus Scare

The Vice President says states will receive help if coronavirus spreads.

Suit Seeks to Remove Sanders from Florida Democratic Ballot

A lawsuit filed in Leon County asserts he is a political interloper and not a bona fide Democrat.

Sanders Comments on Castro Could Pose Hurdles in Florida

Making inroads into Latino communities has been a priority among Democrats and Republicans alike.

Court: Florida Can’t Bar Felons from Vote over Fines, Fees

Court said the financial requirement “punishes those who cannot pay more harshly than those who can.

Bloomberg Opens New Campaign Offices Throughout Florida

The former New York mayor already had offices in St. Pete, Orlando, and the Little Havana area of Miami.

Farmers Worry Florida Bill will Worsen Labor Scarcity Woes

Gov. Ron DeSantis has made the issue a priority, saying it would remove an incentive for people to come illegally.

News Flash from Florida Legislators: Telegraph Era is Over

Before there was instant messaging, emails and even corded telephones, there was the reliable telegraph.

Florida GOP, Democrats Unite Against Open Primary Proposal

Lawyers argued the language summarizing the proposed constitutional amendment is confusing and misleading.
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Pastor Arrested for Violating Florida Rules amid Virus Outbreak

The pastor of a megachurch held two Sunday services with hundreds of people.
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Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces US for Big Death Toll

A stark shift in tone by the president, who only days ago mused about the country reopening in a few weeks.

Trump: No Quarantine, but Travel Advisory for NY, CT and NJ

The CDC urges residents of the three states to refrain from non-essential travel for the next 14 days.

COVID-19 Turns Bustling Art Deco District into Desserted Streets

Mango's Tropical Cafe is one of the restaurants that closed due to the new virus outbreak.

74,000 Floridians Seek Benefits, Critics Demand Reform

More than 74,000 Floridians applied for unemployment benefits last week.