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  1. coronavirus
    Florida Closes COVID-19 Response Center Following Its Own COVID OutbreakThe state’s pandemic response center closed its physical operation Thursday after 13 staffers reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.
  2. voting rights
    Supreme Court Refuses to Come to Aid of Disenfranchised Ex-Felons in FloridaIn a case that could keep nearly a million otherwise qualified Floridians from voting, the Supreme Court chooses to look away.
  3. coronavirus
    Florida Schools Ordered to Reopen in August and Offer Full-Time InstructionSchools will still be allowed to offer online learning, but in-person classes must be available for all who want it.
  4. vision 2020
    Report: Republicans Moving Trump’s Convention Celebration to JacksonvilleBoring parts of the event will still be held in Charlotte, but Trump wants the big moment to be in a place run by his party.
  5. republican national convention
    Republicans Relocate Convention, Seeking Freedom From Coronavirus PrecautionsTurns out Trump wasn’t bluffing about ditching North Carolina, but it’s unclear where he can have the unrestricted convention of his dreams.
  6. florida man
    Don’t Overthink Ron DeSantisThe Florida governor’s tenure teaches us about sycophancy, ineptitude, and reactionary politics.
  7. florida
    Florida GOP Realizes Deliberately Impoverishing the Unemployed Has DownsidesRepublicans sabotaged the state’s unemployment system because they wanted to keep benefits and taxes low. Now, it’s crashing mid-pandemic.
  8. coronavirus
    Will Republican Governors Follow Trump’s Lead on Coronavirus Lockdowns?Trump is currently listening to public-health experts on stopping the spread of COVID-19. But GOP governors on the front lines need to follow suit.
  9. vision 2020
    Trump Relies on Maduro-Bashing to Win Florida Next YearTrump’s attacks on Maduro are key to winning Florida’s Latino immigrants and boosting his advantage among Cuban-Americans despite his other policies.
  10. vision 2020
    Trump May Freak Out Florida With Green Light for Offshore DrillingFlorida Republican elected officials fear Trump’s relationship with fossil-fuel industries could lead him to a politically disastrous decision.
  11. racism
    Ron DeSantis Didn’t Expunge His Record of Racism By Pardoning the Groveland FourFlorida’s governor is granting himself plausible deniability regarding racism by resolving a Jim Crow-era miscarriage of justice.
  12. voting rights
    Ron DeSantis Doesn’t Sound Too Excited About Enfranchising VotersFlorida’s governor-elect appears to be preparing to drag his feet on the felon re-enfranchisement amendment which voters approved
  13. 2018 midterms
    Democratic Weakness Among Florida Latinos in 2018 a WarningA poor performance among Latinos cost Democrats the governorship and a Senate seat in this key battleground state. They’d better focus on it soon.
  14. 2018 midterms
    One Florida Recount Ends, and the Last One BeginsIt appears the machine recount of the Florida midterms is complete, with a hand recount of the Senate — but not the gubernatorial — race up next.
  15. 2018 midterms
    Overheated Machines, Deadlines, and Other News From the Latest Florida RecountA statewide machine recount is supposed to end on Thursday, followed by a hand recount that could upset apparent Republican victories.
  16. 2018 midterms
    Florida Recounts Proceed Amid Wild GOP Claims of Election StealingFrom Florida to Washington, Republicans are making some pretty lurid accusations about recounts they were probably going to win anyway.
  17. 2018 midterms
    All the Midterm Races That Remain UnresolvedThere are ten House races, two Senate races, and two gubernatorial races where there’s still doubt about who won.
  18. race
    Ron DeSantis’s Lies Tying Andrew Gillum to Crime Have a Long HistoryThe Florida governor’s race has become a showcase for age-old myths about blackness and crime.
  19. 2018 midterms
    Polling Update: Every Day Brings Conflicting Evidence of Midterm TrendsEight days out and counting, Democrats remain on the cusp of a pretty solid midterm win — but it’s close.
  20. 2018 midterms
    Andrew Gillum, Model CandidateThe Democrats’ gubernatorial nominee in Florida is a high-stakes bet on what the future of American politics looks like.
  21. 2018 midterms
    Two Weeks Before Midterms, the Polls Are an Inkblot TestThere’s good news for Democrats, good news for Republicans, some fresh news from little-polled races, and some outliers, too.
  22. 2018 midterms
    11 Tight Governor’s Races Will Shape America’s Political LandscapeDemocrats will probably make overall gains, but there are an amazing eleven gubernatorial elections that are tossups.
  23. 2018 midterms
    Hurricane Michael Is Already Affecting the MidtermsFlorida Governor Rick Scott could delay state elections due to the storm’s impact, but not his own Senate race. In Georgia, early voting has begun.
  24. 2018 midterms
    Hurricane Michael Threatens to Upend Florida ElectionsEven if Republicans don’t want to acknowledge that climate change is real, they have to deal with the political reality of more intense autumn storms.
  25. puerto rico
    Florida Republicans Scramble to Repudiate Trump Tweets on Maria Death TollThe president has thrown a stink bomb into Florida politics at the worst possible moment.
  26. andrew gillum
    Will Andrew Gillum’s Christian Progressive Running Mate Help Win Evangelicals?It’s not clear whether Gillum was doubling down or reaching out to evangelicals with his unconventional choice of Chris King as running-mate.
  27. ron desantis
    Report: Ron DeSantis Spoke at Conference Organized by Racist ExtremistJust days after making racist remarks himself, this won’t do much for the Florida gubernatorial candidate’s reputation.
  28. 2018 primaries
    Progressive Andrew Gillum Wins Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Primary in UpsetBernie Sanders–endorsed Gillum, who hopes to be Florida’s first black governor, will face Trump pick Ron DeSantis in a high-stakes general election.
  29. 6 New Midterm Polls You’ll Want to SeeBarn-burners in Wisconsin and Texas, a GOP governor in trouble in Illinois, and other numbers from the campaign trail.
  30. the gop
    GOP Candidate Teaches Kid How to ‘Build the Wall’ With Blocks in Disturbing AdHe also teaches a baby how to say “make America great again.”
  31. sexism
    GOP Representative Slams Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a ‘Girl … Or Whatever She Is’Monday afternoon, Ocasio-Cortez took to Twitter to tell DeSantis exactly who she is.
  32. Florida Sold Guns Without Background Checks Because of Forgotten PasswordFlorida GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam is a loud NRA guy. His staff didn’t do their jobs because they forgot a password. He didn’t notice.