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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is bidding farewell to Congress. Graham recently gave her final speech on the House floor.

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A new poll shows Senator Marco Rubio and Congressman Patrick Murphy are in a dead heat in the race for Florida’s US Senate seat. The race is considered one of the most watched in the nation, offering Democrats a competitive chance to retake the Senate.

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Republican Marco Rubio is maintaining his lead over Democrat Patrick Murphy in a new poll of Florida’s US Senate race. University of North Florida pollsters conducted the survey before a 2005 video surfaced showing presidential nominee Donald Trump bragging about groping women. It's not yet clear how Trump's actions will affect other GOP candidates down-ballot.

Republican incumbent Marco Rubio holds a seven point lead over the Democratic challenger in Florida’s closely watched U.S. Senate race, according to the latest Mason-Dixon poll.

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It’s good news to Florida’s Congressional Delegation and Governor Rick Scott that Congress could be close to striking a deal on funding efforts to combat the Zika virus. Florida just passed the 800 mark for the amount of cases reported to health officials. But, Florida leaders are a bit split on how that funding should be accomplished.

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A bipartisan bill making it easier for farmers to replace trees affected by citrus greening is now heading to the U.S. House floor.

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An LGBT gun reform group is backing a candidate in Florida’s U.S. Senate race.  The lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organization is backing Democratic nominee Patrick Murphy.

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Marco Rubio has a 7 point lead in the race for Florida’s U-S Senate seat, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy will go head-to-head with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio in November. The two men emerged as the winners in their respective primaries.

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Democrat Pam Keith is a political newcomer and an underdog in Florida’s race for the US Senate. WFSU sat down with Keith ahead of the August 30th primary.

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Congressman Patrick Murphy, D-FL, is touting environmentalists' support. The candidate for U.S. Senate says if elected, he would push to clean up the waters in South Florida affected by toxic blue-green algae.

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In the U.S. Senate race, Florida Incumbent Marco Rubio leads Democratic Congressman Patrick Murphy by only three points, which is within the margin of error for the most recent Quinnipiac University Poll. Rubio's also ahead of his other Democratic opponent, Alan Grayson, by six points.

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Senator Marco Rubio, R-FL, is running for reelection to the U.S. Senate. It's a reversal from what the senator has been saying for months. Now, both the senator's supporters and detractors say he has to prove he wants the job.

Take A Look At Florida's Crowded U.S. Senate Race

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The race for Florida’s open U.S. Senate seat is crowded with contenders from both parties. Here's a look at some of the better-known candidates.