Election 2024

Democrats blast DeSantis for blowing off Spanish TV network after GOP debate

BY: - September 28, 2023

Gov. Ron DeSantis skipped a post-debate interview with Univision, the Spanish-language network that cohosted the GOP primary debate Wednesday night, one of the network’s anchors said. The move drew criticism from the Florida Democratic Party. The recently rebranded Spanish X account of the Florida Democratic Party posted that the governor had refused to talk to […]

At GOP debate, DeSantis stumbled on health care question and was criticized by his opponents

BY: - September 28, 2023

On the campaign trail and now in both Republican presidential debates, Gov. Ron DeSantis frequently boasts about his vast achievements as governor of Florida since he entered the office in 2019. But DeSantis appeared absolutely flatfooted on Wednesday night in Simi Valley, California, when he was asked during the GOP debate by Fox News Business […]

GOP presidential hopefuls tear into each other and absent Trump at second debate

BY: and - September 28, 2023

The candidates polling from second to eighth in the race for the Republican nomination for president largely agreed on policy, fought over their records and took aim at former President Donald Trump at their second debate of the year Wednesday night. Trump, who leads polls of the race by substantial margins, skipped the event at […]

Fight about abortion breaks out between Trump and DeSantis in the GOP presidential race

BY: - September 25, 2023

Gov. Ron DeSantis fears Donald Trump’s recently expressed qualms about banning abortion after six weeks could fuel a pending state constitutional amendment drive to protect the right to abortion in Florida. The governor spoke during an interview on Glenn Beck’s podcast that was released Monday, after Beck asked about Trump’s statement during an interview with […]

DeSantis set to debate California’s Gavin Newsom in Georgia in late November

BY: - September 25, 2023

After weeks of negotiations, a 90-minute debate between Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis and California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom hosted by Fox News’ Sean Hannity will take place on the Fox News Channel on November 30 in Georgia. The specific location has not been announced yet. Hannity hosted Newsom on his Fox program back in […]

DeSantis supporter says 2nd GOP presidential debate is the time to go ‘on the offense’ vs. Trump

BY: - September 25, 2023

The second debate among the Republican presidential contenders for 2024 takes place Wednesday night in Southern California, with President Donald Trump again absent from the festivities. That said, it’s another huge moment for Gov. Ron DeSantis and his presidential candidacy to use the prime-time forum to distinguish himself from the competition. While DeSantis was considered […]

Anti-democratic moves by state lawmakers raise fears for 2024 election

BY: - September 24, 2023

In Wisconsin, Republican lawmakers are threatening to impeach both the state’s election administrator, who is highly regarded nationally, and a state Supreme Court justice despite a ruling by the state’s judicial commission that the justice had done nothing wrong — effectively nullifying a recent statewide election she won, Democrats say. In North Carolina, a bill […]

Anti-abortion Democrat runs for president to show graphic imagery in campaign ads

BY: - September 22, 2023

The morning of March 25, 2022, had started out like any other workday for Terrisa Bukovinac, as she and fellow anti-abortion activist Lauren Handy headed over to protest the Washington Surgi-Clinic in Washington, D.C. — until they asked the driver of a medical waste truck for a box that would change their lives. Inside that […]

U.S. attorney general defends Hunter Biden investigation under questioning by House GOP

BY: - September 20, 2023

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Republicans led by Ohio’s Jim Jordan on Wednesday grilled U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland about how the Justice Department has handled its investigation and prosecution of Hunter Biden on felony gun charges. The questions about the president’s son came after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy last week asked several committees, including the […]

Colorado GOP participates in landmark lawsuit that seeks to block Trump from ballot

BY: - September 20, 2023

The Colorado Republican Party is allowed to participate in a landmark lawsuit that seeks to disqualify former President Donald Trump from the 2024 presidential ballot in Colorado. The judge in the case, Sarah Block Wallace of Denver District Court, granted the state GOP so-called intervenor status Monday, after party officials asked the court for permission […]

Dem leader: Loss in GOP primary could weaken Gov. DeSantis with Legislature

BY: - September 18, 2023

Would losing the Republican presidential nomination mellow Gov. Ron DeSantis? The leader of the state House Democrats doesn’t necessarily think so, but she does think the balance of power between the Capitol’s Plaza Level and Fourth Floor might shift. The Plaza contains the governor’s office; the House and Senate chambers are on the Fourth Floor. […]

FL law enforcement agencies endorse U.S. Sen. Rick Scott in his bid for reelection next year

BY: - September 18, 2023

The Florida Police Chiefs Association (FPCA) announced Monday that they are endorsing U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s reelection campaign, the second big endorsement from a Florida-based law enforcement organization for Scott going into next year’s U.S. Senate election. In July, 59 of the state’s 67 sheriffs announced that they were backing the incumbent senator in the […]