Progressives Seek Path to Governor’s Mansion

Progressives Seek Path to Governor’s Mansion

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Jane Fonda. Alec Baldwin. Tom Steyer. George Soros. Norman Lear. The star-studded endorsements Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has snagged in his quest to become Florida’s first black governor go on and on, capped by progressive patriarch U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders. But while the celebrity support […]

DeSantis, Putnam Use Final Debate to Lob Charges

DeSantis, Putnam Use Final Debate to Lob Charges

By Lloyd Dunkelberger,  The News Service of Florida JACKSONVILLE — In their second and final debate for the Republican nomination for governor, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis clashed Wednesday over President Donald Trump, Florida’s water crisis and campaign contributions. Putnam, a two-term Cabinet member and former member of Congress, accused DeSantis, a […]

Gwen Graham’s American Dream Mall Investment Becomes Campaign Issue

Gwen Graham’s American Dream Mall Investment Becomes Campaign Issue

Gubernatorial candidate Jeff Greene followed the most recent Democratic primary debate with a campaign advertisement attacking Gwen Graham’s role in the $4 billion American Dream mall slated to be built in west Miami-Dade County. The advertisement, shown below, began running Thursday night. Also, during the debate, candidate Chris King questioned Graham’s environmental positions by highlighting her […]

Democratic Debate Ramps Up Before Primary

Democratic Debate Ramps Up Before Primary

By Dara Kam, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — With one candidate equating this year’s election to the Normandy battle and another proclaiming it “the most important election in Florida’s history,” five Democrats seeking to succeed Gov. Rick Scott briefly took off the gloves Thursday night in their last onstage matchup prior to the […]