Sunday, December 10, 2017

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Spotted at the White House Hanukkah party: Jill Kelley. Not spotted: congressional Democrats

Spotted at the White House Hanukkah party: Jill Kelley. Not spotted: congressional Democrats

The New York Times reported that President Donald Trump neglected to invite congressional Democrats to the White House Hanukkah celebration.Citing "congressional aides tracking the invites," Julie Hirschfeld Davis and Katie R...
Published: 12/08/17
Richard Corcoran really, really loves Donald Trump

Richard Corcoran really, really loves Donald Trump

Even in the home state of former presidential aspirants Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, few Republican leaders in 2016 were more vocal in their criticism of Donald Trump than Richard Corcoran, the Florida House Speaker."What birthed the phenomenon of a can...
Published: 12/08/17
Pensacola Trump fans will get reminder of Ivanka Trump’s ‘special place in hell’ condemnation of Roy Moore

Pensacola Trump fans will get reminder of Ivanka Trump’s ‘special place in hell’ condemnation of Roy Moore

Remember what Ivanka Trump said about Roy Moore? Thousands of people attending the President Trump rally tonight in Pensacola will get a vivid reminder."There's a special place in hell for people who prey on children," the president's daughter said i...
Published: 12/08/17
Ex-lawmaker Taylor sentenced to 13 months in prison

Ex-lawmaker Taylor sentenced to 13 months in prison

After being found guilty this year on charges related to the improper use of campaign funds, former state Rep. Dwayne Taylor was sentenced Friday to 13 months in federal prison, The Daytona Beach News-Journal reported on its website.Taylor, D-Daytona...
Published: 12/08/17
Trump promotes Moore in advance of Florida campaign rally

Trump promotes Moore in advance of Florida campaign rally

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is urging Alabama voters to support Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying on Twitter the "LAST thing" his agenda needs is a "Liberal Democrat" in the Senate. He tweets, "VOTE ROY MOORE!"LAST thing the...
Published: 12/08/17
Andrew Gillum: ‘Donald Trump should be impeached now’

Andrew Gillum: ‘Donald Trump should be impeached now’

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum called for President Donald Trump's impeachment Friday ahead of Trump's visit to the Florida Panhandle.Gillum issued the call in a Facebook video, citing Trump's "obstruction of justice" in firing FBI ...
Published: 12/08/17
Judge: Not so fast on special elections, Democrats

Judge: Not so fast on special elections, Democrats

Leon County Circuit Judge Charles Dodson on Thursday rejected arguments by the Florida Democratic Party that special elections in two legislative districts should be held more quickly so the seats don't remain vacant through the upcoming legislative ...
Published: 12/08/17
Florida Republicans help pass gun bill

Florida Republicans help pass gun bill

WASHINGTON – All but two Florida Republican House members helped pass legislation yesterday that would allow concealed weapons permit holders to bring their weapons to other states.The NRA-backed legislation was approved 231-198. Among the 14 R...
Published: 12/07/17
Republicans are leaving the Florida House. Is Richard Corcoran the reason why?

Republicans are leaving the Florida House. Is Richard Corcoran the reason why?

This year, nine Republican members of the Florida House of Representatives eligible for reelection have either left the House or plan to run for another office.Several have cited conflicts with House Speaker Richard Corcoran, objecting to what they c...
Published: 12/07/17
Will Marco Rubio go to the mat this time?

Will Marco Rubio go to the mat this time?

He drew widespread attention over objections to Rex Tillerson but then cast a key vote that allowed the Exxon Mobil CEO to become Secretary of State.He made a highly-publicized push to make the tax bill better for working class families but even in f...
Published: 12/07/17