During the 2007 surge of troops into Iraq, Ron DeSantis served as a senior legal adviser to the commander of special forces in Fallujah. DeSantis is the Republican candidate for Florida governor opposite Democrat Andrew Gillum.
In South Florida Friday, Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum deflected questions about whether he has confidence in Broward Sheriff Scott Israel, who appeared at a morning fundraiser promoting the candidate’s political committee.
Marion Hammer, the NRA’s legendary Florida lobbyist, emails complaints and demands to senior officials in the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. They often respond in minutes, even on weekends.
Republican incumbent Bryan Avila is running for re-election in District 111, which includes parts of Hialeah, Virginia Gardens and Miami Springs. He faces a challenge from Broward Democrat and political newcomer Rizwan Ahmed.
Sen. Bill Nelson commemorated the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria’s landfall in Puerto Rico on Thursday, and took the opportunity to question his opponent Gov. Rick Scott’s slew of visits to the ravaged island.
Online scammers traced to Nigeria attacked the personal email account of Ann Scott, the wife of Florida Gov. Rick Scott, and stole $350,000. Police investigated, the money was recovered but no one was arrested.
Rick Scott’s bus tour in his campaign to win Bill Nelson’s U.S. Senate seat came to an end in Orlando, Florida. It was a bumpy ride, not the carefully scripted event that Floridians usually see from their governor.
A Florida judge is being asked to levy fines of $1,000 a day on Gov. Rick Scott for not complying with an order to turn in copies of his calendar and travel plans. The governor’s office filed an appeal and a stay was granted.
NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer called out incoming Florida Senate President Bill Galvano for accepting a $200,000 contribution from Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund, which has been backed by Michael Bloomberg.
Two years ago Florida’s recovery from a hurricane led to a clash between Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Florida Gov. Rick Scott. Now Gillum is campaigning against Republican Ron DeSantis to replace Scott as governor.
Amid attacks from Ron DeSantis and conservative outlets, Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andrew Gillum sought to clarify his position on Israel and the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement (BDS) in an exchange with the Miami Herald.
The race for Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services between Republican Matt Caldwell and Democrat Nikki Fried has been thrust into the spotlight. Here’s what you need to know before the election.
Melissa Howard, who withdrew from the Republican primary race for Florida State House Representative District 73 after admitting to lying about earning her college degree, has agreed to serve probation for falsifying her degree.