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Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 23, 2022 07:12 AM EST

South Florida Sun Sentinel. November 22, 2022. Editorial: On migrant flights, what is DeSantis hiding? You can see why Gov. DeSantis wants to prevent Floridians from learning more about the flights that took migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard. ...

Florida Legislature crowns new GOP leaders in House, Senate

Nov. 22, 2022 17:17 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Legislature crowned the new Republican leaders of the House and Senate on Tuesday, as the GOP supermajority in the statehouse appears poised to deliver on the conservative agenda of Gov. Ron DeSantis. Lawmakers met in Tallahassee to formally...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 16, 2022 15:41 PM EST

Orlando Sentinel. November 11, 2022. Editorial: As Florida’s veteran population changes, meet new needs Ask most Floridians to envision a typical military veteran and they’ll probably describe an older man, possibly wearing a ball cap embroidered with the details...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Nov. 09, 2022 17:42 PM EST

Miami Herald. November 7, 2022. Editorial: DeSantis’ crackdown on voter fraud is all ‘gotcha!’ and no real solutions How did the state of Florida allow 20 felons to get voter-registration cards if they were clearly ineligible to get their rights restored? ...

GOP earns supermajorities in Florida House, Senate

Nov. 09, 2022 16:31 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Republican former Florida State and NFL football star has defeated a prominent north Florida Democratic state senator to help the GOP take supermajorities in both chambers of the statehouse, which was already dominated by Republicans. Corey Simon, who was...

Amid GOP gains, Dem Frost is 1st Gen Zer to win House seat

Nov. 08, 2022 23:56 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Amid Republican gains in the U.S. House races in Florida, Democrat Maxwell Alejandro Frost became the first member of Generation Z to win a seat in Congress. Most Florida races for the U.S. House of Representatives went according to expectation Tuesday...

Republican Matt Gaetz wins reelection to U.S. House in Florida's 1st Congressional District

Nov. 08, 2022 20:58 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Matt Gaetz wins reelection to U.S. House in Florida's 1st Congressional District.

Republican Kat Cammack wins reelection to U.S. House in Florida's 3rd Congressional District

Nov. 08, 2022 20:58 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Kat Cammack wins reelection to U.S. House in Florida's 3rd Congressional District.

Republican Anna Luna wins election to U.S. House in Florida's 13th Congressional District

Nov. 08, 2022 20:57 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Anna Luna wins election to U.S. House in Florida's 13th Congressional District.

Democrat Darren Soto wins reelection to U.S. House in Florida's 9th Congressional District

Nov. 08, 2022 20:55 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Darren Soto wins reelection to U.S. House in Florida's 9th Congressional District.