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Dems Pick Prominent Fundraiser As Party Chief

Jan 17, 2017
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ORLANDO — Florida Democrats on Saturday picked a prominent fundraiser from Miami-Dade County to lead their party for the next four years, turning aside four other challengers.

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Freshman Northeast Florida Congressman John Rutherford (R-FL4) is recovering after a medical episode in the U.S. Capitol late Wednesday.

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The NPR Politics team and reporters across the newsroom will be live-annotating a news conference with President-elect Donald Trump, expected at 11 a.m. on Wednesday. 

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TALLAHASSEE — Amid a tangle of legal issues, Senate President Joe Negron on Tuesday signaled support for allowing slot machines in counties where voters have approved expanded gambling.

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Florida Governor Rick Scott and Florida Education Commissioner Pam Stewart sat in a circle with about 20 Reynolds Lane Elementary teachers Thursday afternoon.

Scott’s question to the educators: How does Florida attract people to teach and keep them in the field?


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