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Tallahassee’s mayor has lost the endorsement of some of his colleagues in his race to be the state’s next governor. Leon County Commissioners John Dailey and Kristin Dozier are endorsing Democrat Gwen Graham for governor.

Former Congresswoman Gwen Graham is vowing to end excessive standardized testing and ban hydraulic fracturing in her gubernatorial campaign’s first video.

From the left Appropriations Chairs Rep. Richard Corcoran, R-Lutz, and Sen. Tom Lee, R-Brandon, begin the compromise process as full conference committee met June 11, 2015, while finalizing key portions of the state's budget within Criminal and Civil Just
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Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran says he supports a special session on medical marijuana. 

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum said he’ll pass legislation to strengthen health insurance provisions if he’s elected governor. Gillum says his proposed legislation was prompted by the U.S. House vote repealing the Affordable Care Act last week.

Gwen Graham, a former North Florida congresswoman and daughter of former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, officially announced her bid for governor on Tuesday, becoming the first major female candidate in a crowded field.

“I am so proud to announce I am running to serve as Florida's next governor,” she said.

Graham focused much of her speech on supporting public schools and criticized the state for grading public schools and focusing on standardized tests.

“As governor I will not just criticize this culture of teaching to the test: I will end high-stakes testing,” she vowed.

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

Florida Democrats are getting a glimmer of hope for the first time since last month’s presidential election disaster.

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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is asking federal officials to expand President Barack Obama’s disaster declaration for Florida counties affected by Hurricane Hermine.

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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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Gun control supporters aren’t too happy with how the week turned out. While some expressed their outrage over the U.S. Senate’s rejection of several bills, others have held demonstrations in response to the House’s lack of votes. But, they’re still holding out hope that something can be done on the federal level to help curb gun violence.

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The House Democrats’ sit-in is over. The group was protesting a lack of votes on gun control bills in Congress. The sit-in—which lasted more than a day—included North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham.

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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham’s latest workday involved helping to prevent the spread of the Zika virus.

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The U.S. Senate has voted down a bipartisan amendment authored by two Florida Senators. It didn't get enough of the required 60 votes needed to move forward. But, Senators did approve another bipartisan proposal much closer to the President’s funding request than what the House proposed.

Congresswoman Gwen Graham says she'll file a bill to prevent government shutdowns.
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First term Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is making this her only term. The North Florida Democrat says she won’t run for re-election in the newly redrawn Congressional District Two. Instead she’s considering a gubernatorial bid. The move essentially cedes CD 2 to a republican. Now local Democrats are reacting to the news.

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The news is constantly changing about the Zika virus. Federal funding and prevention efforts have been a huge part of the discussion this week. And, with Florida leading the nation with close to 90 cases of the mosquito-borne disease, the state’s congressional leaders say it’s even more crucial that something is done.

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Highlighting Florida State University’s research efforts, North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is calling on Congress to fully fund similar home grown efforts to combat the Zika virus.

Congresswoman Gwen Graham speaks at the Healthy Start Coalition in Leon County.
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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is on the verge of being written out of her district. State congressional boundaries are still in flux after Florida lawmakers failed to agree on where the lines should be. But Graham is not pleased with the proposed makeup of her Second Congressional district, which could be split apart.

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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham says she’s concerned about the Big Bend’s high infant mortality rate, and believes improving care for low-income Medicaid recipients could help.

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There’s a new Republican challenger for the North Florida congressional seat currently held by Democrat Gwen Graham.  Scott administration official Mary Thomas announced her candidacy Wednesday in Tallahassee.

Gwen Graham signed a pledge to reject government perks at Lake Ella Thursday.
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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham has raised more than a million dollars ahead of her 2016 re-election campaign. U.S. House members are up for re-election every two years.

Rep. Gwen Graham (D-FL2) digging deep for oysters.
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North Florida Congresswoman Gwen Graham is making the Apalachicola Bay one of her priorities. Graham was a guest on WFSU’s Perspectives program Thursday.

Congresswoman Gwen Graham Tours National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

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A North Florida Congresswoman honored the late Leon County Sheriff in Washington D.C. Tuesday.

During Tuesday’s U.S. House of Representatives meeting, Congresswoman Gwen Graham gave some highlights of Larry Campbell’s life.

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Democrat Congresswoman-Elect Gwen Graham kicked off her North Florida Jobs Tour by meeting with Tallahassee business leaders Monday morning.

Graham says she’s pushing for bipartisan cooperation to fix major problems facing the region’s economy. The state of the Apalachicola Bay is one thing heading that list.

“It is a unique treasure for our country, not just for North Florida," Graham says. "And we need to get more people invested in caring about its survival. Because we’re at that point right now where it’s a question of survival.”

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