Ron DeSantis

  1. trump indicment
    Conservatives: Punishing Coup Leaders Is AuthoritarianDoes holding a presidential candidate accountable for trying to end American democracy imperil American democracy?
  2. life after roe
    Abortion Extremist DeSantis Gets Attacked by Abortion ExtremistsHe signed a draconian six-week ban for Florida but has run afoul of activists by refusing to back a national ban.
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    DeSantis and Black Republicans Struggle Over Anti-Anti-Racism MovementWhen he criticizes the Black Republican validators of the GOP’s racial righteousness as woke, DeSantis is playing with fire.
  4. poll position
    A Major New Poll Shows How Badly Anti-Trump Republicans Are DoingA highly representative survey with tons of data shows how strong the 45th president’s grip remains.
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    Tim Scott May Overtake the Slumping Ron DeSantis. If He Does, What Then?For the first time, there’s a chance someone will displace DeSantis as Trump’s top 2024 opponent. If it’s Tim Scott, will he finally make enemies?
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    The DeSantis ‘Reboot’ Could Work Like McCain’s — or Bomb Like Jeb’sThe Florida governor will need a lot of luck to make this a repeat of McCain’s 2008 comeback, not Bush’s 2016 defeat.
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    Pence Raps DeSantis for Boosting ‘Pro-Abortion’ RFK Jr.DeSantis tried to own the libs by joking about inflicting the anti-vaxxer on the CDC or FDA. Old-school culture warriors like Pence weren’t laughing.
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    DeSantis Is Losing His Electability Advantage Over TrumpThe DeSantis campaign has been making aggressive assertions that he’d do better against Joe Biden. Polls show GOP voters don’t buy it.
  9. poll position
    Polls Show DeSantis Really Does Need a RebootDeSantis still trails Trump a lot nationally, and now he’s showing some potentially fatal weaknesses in the early states as rivals creep up on him.
  10. early and often
    What the Most Diverse GOP Primary Ever Says About the GOPDespite some new faces, not a lot has changed.
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    DeSantis Blames 2024 Woes on Media Sabotage. That’s Delusional.The governor claims liberal media elites are creating a negative narrative because they fear him winning the nomination. Too bad that makes no sense.
  12. the national interest
    DeSantis Finally Takes Real Questions, But He Won’t Answer ThemIt’s a start.
  13. early and often
    Don’t Write Off Ron DeSantis Just YetThe Florida governor is definitely struggling. But unless Trump really takes off or another rival emerges, he’s got time to recover.
  14. tremendous content
    Murdoch Begins to Suspect DeSantis Is Actually a ‘Loser’The Murdoch media empire spent months hyping Ron DeSantis as the man who could beat Trump. But after a bumbling start, the mogul is souring on him.
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    Ron DeSantis Is One Step From DisasterHaving gained no real ground against Trump in the last year, the Florida governor needs to beware of several pitfalls that could kill his candidacy.
  16. never meet your heroes
    Peaky Blinders Team Doesn’t Want Tommy Shelby Repping Ron DeSantisThe creative team behind the show issued a statement Wednesday disavowing the use of their guy in a Ron DeSantis ad.
  17. impeachment
    Trump Allies in Congress Try to Erase His Two ImpeachmentsElise Stefanik and Marjorie Taylor Greene want to “expunge” Donald Trump’s impeachments from the record.
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    DeSantis Continues Race to Right With Criminal-Justice Reform VetoThe Florida governor doesn’t even pretend to care about anything other than signaling that he’s the meanest Republican running for president.
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    Donald Trump’s Nasty Ron DeSantis Nicknames, RankedTrump has been workshopping his DeSantis nicknames, floating “Meatball Ron,” “Tiny D,” and “Ron DeSanctimonious.” Here’s some constructive feedback.
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    DeSantis 2024’s Bad Start in New Hampshire Could Prove FatalThe governor needs to beat Trump in one of the two first states. The huge GOP field hurts him in Iowa, and he’s already stumbling in New Hampshire.
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    DeSantis Joins Trump’s Call to End Birthright CitizenshipThe two 2024 Republican front-runners are promising to deny citizenship to the children of undocumented immigrants.
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    DeSantis Is Trying to Out-Trump Trump. It’s Not Working.Like Ted Cruz in 2016, DeSantis is running as the true conservative alternative to the front-runner. If it doesn’t win Iowa for him, he’s doomed.
  23. vision 2024
    Trump’s Legal Woes Aren’t Bad Enough for the GOP’s Own GoodThe federal indictment has rendered Trump a weaker general-election candidate but done little to aid his primary rivals.
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    Trump and DeSantis Are on a Mission to Destroy the Civil ServiceThe Republican 2024 front-runners plan to bring back the “spoils system” and fill the government with loyal conservative appointees.
  25. talk valentina
    The Star of Pride 2023? Clarabelle CowShe stays winning (in a throuple with Goofy and Horace Horsecollar)!
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    Is Ron DeSantis a ‘Wine-Track’ Republican?The Florida governor is as popular as Trump among college-educated GOP voters. But the former president’s “beer-track” support may be insurmountable.
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    DeSantis Knocks Trump Supreme Court Picks As Not Extreme EnoughThe Florida governor claims he would have gone with justices even more like Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.
  28. tony awards 2023
    2023 Tonys: Watch Denée Benton Call Out ‘Grand Wizard’ of Florida Ron DeSantisBut will he rename Plantation, FL?
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    With Trump’s Indictment, the 2024 Republican Presidential Race Has Truly BegunAfter three major campaign launches the GOP field is finally set — and as always, the 45th president’s antics are a shadow hanging over the race.
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    Sununu Decides GOP Presidential Race Is Better Off Without HimThe New Hampshire governor will endorse one of Donald Trump’s rivals rather than splitting the vote as a candidate himself.
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    DeSantis Aims to Convince Voters That Trump Is the Real RINOThe governor’s strategy may seem strange, but it’s the path to victory in Iowa.
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    The Contradiction at the Heart of DeSantis 2024The Florida governor wants Republicans to know he is more electable and more extreme than Donald Trump.
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    5 Takeaways From Ron DeSantis’s 2024 Announcement With Elon MuskThere were severe technical difficulties, many uses of the word woke, and absolutely no mention of Donald Trump.
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    The DeSantis 2024 Campaign Can’t Afford Any More ErrorsThe governor’s glitchy launch doesn’t mean his 2024 bid is D.O.A. But now his campaign must prove its grand plans aren’t just fantasies.
  35. tremendous content
    5 Ways Trump Trolled DeSantis Over His Disastrous LaunchDonald Trump, who has never been one to take the high road, couldn’t stop gloating over Ron DeSantis’s botched 2024 campaign rollout.
  36. screen time
    Twitter Will Drive Conservatives Mad — and Further RightIt’s what the platform, by its nature, does.
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    DeSantis’s Weak Supreme Court Pitch Is No Threat to TrumpThe Florida governor can’t outdo Trump’s transformation of the Court, so he’s just promising to keep it going longer.
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    Ron DeSantis Will Announce 2024 Candidacy … With Elon MuskThe Florida governor is finally making his presidential bid official on Wednesday — and he’s doing it in a talk with the Twitter CEO, for some reason.
  39. early and often
    DeSantis Squandered His Best Chance Against TrumpThe Florida governor needed to make the 2024 GOP primary a one-on-one contest. Instead, his weakness drew a lot of other candidates into the field.
  40. the national interest
    Ron DeSantis, A Strongman Who Isn’t DumbFor all his errors, DeSantis’s plan to out-Trump Trump can still work.
  41. politics
    Mickey Mouse Is Starting to Get Revenge on Ron DeSantisDisney hit its nemesis in the wallet on Thursday, pulling out of a $1 billion deal in Florida.
  42. florida
    Disney Gives Up on $3,000-per-Night Star Wars HotelAnd pulls the plug on its billion-dollar Florida campus one day after Ron DeSantis signed sweeping anti-LGBTQ+ bills.
  43. early and often
    DeSantis Steers Sharply to Trump’s RightAs he prepares to become a candidate officially, the Florida governor is aiming at Iowa and New Hampshire with a harsh right-wing message.
  44. poll position
    Trump Builds Huge Lead in Polls As DeSantis Revs EnginesDeSantis needs to announce and build a comeback narrative, as Trump is starting to run him off the track.
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    DeSantis Seizes Opening Against Trump in IowaTrump’s abortion stance irked key Evangelical leaders in Iowa. Now the Florida governor may be looking to go big in the first 2024 contest.
  46. early and often
    Is Ron DeSantis the New Rick Perry?Different as they are, the two Sunbelt governors who aimed for the White House have some disturbing things in common.
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    DeSantis Is Letting Trump Crush Him on Retirement ProgramsRepublican voters simply do not share the views of conservative ideologues on Social Security and Medicare. Trump gets it; DeSantis doesn’t.
  48. the national interest
    How Donald Trump Suckered Ron DeSantis on AbortionTrump took their demands seriously, not literally.
  49. the national interest
    28 States, 71 Bills, and an Education System TransformedA running tally of how Republicans are remaking the American classroom.
  50. the national interest
    The Republican Takeover of American EducationConvinced that teachers are brainwashing children to be left-wing ideologues, conservatives are quickly grabbing control of the American classroom.
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