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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.


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.

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.

Vowing to embarrass the “mainstream media and liberal elites,” the Trump presidential campaign is issuing an urgent plea for donations ahead of Friday’s federal financial reporting deadline.

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Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi continues to face questions over whether a campaign contribution Trump gave to her in 2013 was in exchange for dropping a potential investigation into his real estate investment program, Trump University. Now Congressional Democrats are calling for an investigation into the issue, and so are newspapers, and the issue is not going away.

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A new poll from Quinnipiac University shows Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in Florida.

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Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican Nominee Donald Trump by 10 points in a new Quinnipiac University poll. But the poll also suggests many voters chose their candidate so the opponent wouldn't win.

The latest Quinnipiac University poll of key swing states shows Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton virtually tied with Republican Donald Trump in Florida.

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Donald Trump is raising the alarm that this November’s election may be rigged against him.

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Veterans and union members are teeing off on Donald Trump ahead of the Republican presidential candidate’s visits to Daytona and Jacksonville.  The former service members are still fuming over Trump’s treatment of the Khan family.

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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is blasting Governor Rick Scott as well as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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Some female politicians from Florida are hailing Hillary Clinton, the first woman to be a presidential nominee for a major party. Their remarks came at Thursday’s Florida delegation breakfast in Philadelphia, before Clinton took center stage at the Democratic National Convention.

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In his acceptance speech at the Republican convention, Donald Trump said he’d protect the LGBTQ community. But one Florida advocate is skeptical.

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Every four years, Democrats and Republicans hold elaborate conventions to celebrate their candidate of choice and stir up party support. But the events this month also offer an uninterrupted view into the country’s partisan divides.

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Florida Republicans—both early Donald Trump supporters and late—are making their presence felt at the Republican National Convention.

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says her party’s national convention next week will offer an agenda that is “diametrically opposed” to the Republican alternative.

Shortly after her rival grabs the spotlight at the Republican National Convention, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton will be campaigning this week in Florida.

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Presumptive Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump appears to be losing ground in Florida. According to the Quinnipiac University Poll, Democrat Hillary Clinton leads Trump by eight points in  the state, and Clinton also holds a heavy lead in fundraising. 

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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is leading her Republican rival, billionaire Donald Trump, 45 percent to 41 percent, according to the latest Quinnipiac University national poll.