Trump-DeSantis tensions ratchet up

Trump-DeSantis tensions ratchet up

This post was originally published on this siteThe long-simmering tensions between former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) are reaching a boiling point ahead of a potential 2024 primary clash.Trump has griped behind the scenes for months about DeSantis’s rapid political…

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Seven states to watch in the 2022 push to restrict voting rights

Seven states to watch in the 2022 push to restrict voting rights

This post was originally published on this site WASHINGTON — Republican state lawmakers across the country are ramping up their drive to enact voting and election-related laws in time for crucial 2022 midterm elections. As federal legislation that would limit state-level voting restrictions appears stymied in Washington, Republicans in the...

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Florida looms large in Republican 2024 primary

Florida looms large in Republican 2024 primary

This post was originally published on this siteFlorida is emerging as the epicenter of the early fight for the GOP presidential nomination as speculation grows about the possibility of as many as four Republicans from the Sunshine State pursuing the party’s nod in 2024.Among the Floridians seen…

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Developments in two swing states offer some surprising clues on how to effectively debunk election disinformation

Developments in two swing states offer some surprising clues on how to effectively debunk election disinformation

This post was originally published on this site As ongoing threats by Trump loyalists to subvert elections have dominated the political news, other Republicans in two key states—Florida and Arizona—are taking what could be important steps to provide voters with unprecedented evidence of who won their most close and controversial...

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Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

Texas-style abortion bans proliferate as court battle looms

This post was originally published on this siteState legislators who oppose abortion rights are preparing legislation to mirror a Texas law passed last year that would allow residents to sue doctors who perform abortions, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers striking down or undermining the half-…

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Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

This post was originally published on this siteIt would be a major development that suggests the Department of Justice may be moving closer to indicting the congressman.

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Trump takes thinly veiled shot at ‘gutless’ DeSantis over Covid booster

Trump takes thinly veiled shot at ‘gutless’ DeSantis over Covid booster

This post was originally published on this siteFormer President Donald Trump appeared to take a shot at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over his refusal to disclose whether he’s received a Covid-19 booster shot in a new interview with the far-right channel One America News.

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Voters head to polls in Florida special election to fill late Alcee Hastings’ seat

Voters head to polls in Florida special election to fill late Alcee Hastings’ seat

This post was originally published on this siteTwo hundred and eighty days after Rep. Alcee Hastings died from pancreatic cancer, voters in the late lawmaker’s deeply Democratic South Florida congressional district will finally pick a replacement.

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DeSantis calls for states to be allowed to buy monoclonal antibody treatments

DeSantis calls for states to be allowed to buy monoclonal antibody treatments

This post was originally published on this siteFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) called on the federal government to allow states to purchase monoclonal antibody treatments on Monday as his state and the country are slammed with COVID-19 cases.The governor said during a press conference in Fort…

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After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

After Years of Complaints, Florida Improves Pollution Monitoring Near Burning Sugar Cane Fields

This post was originally published on this site  by Bianca Fortis ] ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. For the first time in nearly a decade, Florida regulators have upgraded their air-monitoring system in...

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