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While the fortunes of his Democratic Party couldn’t be worse, the timing for former U.S. Senator Bob Graham’s new book, “America: The Owner’s Manual,” couldn’t be better.

Democrats are doing a lot of soul searching after the Nov. 8 general election, and former U.S. Senator Bob Graham is no exception.

Tom Flanigan

Rallies both opposing and supporting President-elect Donald Trump happened in Tallahassee Wednesday (11/16) evening.

Florida AG Pam Bondi Tapped For President-Elect Trump's Transition Team

Nov 11, 2016
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says Medicaid and the Low Income Pool funds should be separated.
The Florida Channel

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, an early supporter of newly elected President Donald Trump, was named Friday to a position on Trump's transition team.

Protesters assembled on the Old Capitol steps.
Nick Evans

Wednesday night demonstrators gathered at the state capitol to protest the positions of incoming Republican president Donald Trump. 

Gov. Rick Scott is suing the federal government over Low-Income Pool funding.
Governor Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott says he will not be joining the administration of president-elect Donald Trump. Instead, Scott plans to finish out his term in the state capitol.

President-elect Donald Trump is on record as a climate change denier, and that’s bad news for the Sunshine State, experts say.

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, the capstone of a tumultuous and divisive campaign that won over white voters with the promise to "Make America Great Again."

Trump crossed the 270 electoral vote threshold at 2:31 a.m. ET with a victory in Wisconsin, according to Associated Press projections.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is blasting double-digit increases in Obamacare premiums just as the administration gears up for the Nov. 1st start of open enrollment.

Outgoing Tallahassee state Representative Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda is explaining why she’s against Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Rehwinkel Vasilinda was elected as a Democrat, but switched to No Party Affiliation in September.

James Clarke Ash

Donald Trump is sinking in the polls as Election Day nears, but he says a “silent majority” will propel him to the White House. 

James Clarke Ash

A combative and upbeat Donald Trump promised thousands of supporters at a Tallahassee rally that he would repeal the Affordable Care Act, and continued to take aim at what he calls a corrupt media and rigged system.

Presidential nominee Donald Trump brought some surprise guests to his rally in Tampa Monday night – including legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden and the return of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam says he still intends to vote for Donald Trump, even after a handful of women complained the billionaire presidential nominee kissed and groped them against their will.

Democrats are expected to dominate early voting as polls open in Leon and 49 other Florida counties. But the latest figures show Republicans are holding on to their traditional lead in absentee ballots.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is refusing to say he’ll honor the results of the November 8th election. Politicos and historians alike say the statement undermines integral American institutions like credible democracy and peaceful transitions of power. Here's a look at what Trump’s remarks mean for elections officials in the Sunshine State.

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Two North Florida congressional candidates are hoping to reach voters who are turned off by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Democrats Steve Specht and Walt Dartland are running in the predominantly conservative Florida Panhandle, Specht in District 1 and Dartland in District 2.

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Former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham says Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy won’t be swayed by donations to her family’s foundation. Graham’s comments come after Donald Trump blasted contributions to the Clintons’ charity.

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Democrats are asking a federal judge to let Floridians cast regular ballots during early voting next week, even if their registration hasn’t been processed. Republicans are warning about chaos.

U.S. District Judge Mark Walker will hold a hearing at 9 a.m. today. More than 60,000 people responded to Walker's week-long extension of the registration deadline.

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Earlier this month a 2005 video surfaced depicting Donald Trump bragging about groping women. Since the release, multiple women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct, spurring an overwhelming response on social media, and from Republican lawmakers. For some Florida social scientists it’s an opportunity to continue the conversation about what consent is and is not.

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The major party presidential candidates are offering two starkly different courses for the country ahead of Election Day.  The contrast is particularly acute in their economic plans.

Donald Trump heads back to must-win Florida next week, beginning with a campaign stop in military voter-rich Panama City.

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A recent poll of Florida voters shows Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton ahead of Republican Donald Trump. But the results suggest third party voters are chipping away at Clinton’s lead.

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America’s founders met in bars as they hammered out the nation’s beginnings. Now Florida State University is using a Tallahassee pub as one of the scenes for several open discussions about this year’s election.

A report that Donald Trump’s company violated the Cuba trade embargo in the late 90s was more than a political bombshell. It’s also a reminder of the crucial role Hispanic voters play in must-win Florida.

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