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Bernie Sanders in Tampa: Andrew Gillum as FL governor will “transform this state”

TAMPA - With early voting set to begin statewide this weekend, the patron saint of the progressive movement – Bernie Sanders – came to Florida on...

Will Amendment 8 get kicked off the ballot? Stay tuned

A court hearing Friday raised more questions than answers over who can control public schools, and whether a Constitutional amendment over the issue should...
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Three questions for the candidates running for governor: Education

Today on the Florida Phoenix, we continue our election series, where we ask three questions of the candidates for Florida governor, who face off...
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An anomaly or a tide turning? Conventional wisdom shifting as primary election nears

Florida’s race for governor has shifted in the polls over the past few months, but a growing consensus has pointed to a matchup between...

Stop the lying: Verify academic credentials for all candidates

Many political junkies and non-junkies know by now that Florida state House candidate Melissa Howard went to great lengths – including displaying a fake...
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Could GOP lawmakers push for bill banning judges from meddling in redistricting?

Three years ago, the Florida Supreme Court ruled that the state Legislature’s redistricting of legislative and Congressional districts was unconstitutional -- ultimately allowing new...
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Three questions for the candidates running for governor: Environment

Today on the Florida Phoenix, we start an election series where we ask three questions of the candidates for Florida governor, who face off...

Candidates for Florida’s top legal job suing each other

Although Hillsborough County-based attorney Ryan Torrens is a heavy underdog in the race for Florida Attorney General against his opponent Sean Shaw, he’s not...

Group plans voter registration drive at 43 college campuses

Progressive group NextGen Florida plans to register thousands of students during the next few weeks on 43 college campuses across the state – including...

From super rich to debt-ridden, FL candidates reveal net worth

The multi-millionaire political candidates usually have extensive real estate holdings, business interests, stocks, bonds and cash in the bank, among other assets.Then there are...

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