Neal Dunn

North Florida Congressman Neal Dunn will host a town hall this weekend in Panama City   Last month Dunn clashed with a small group of local residents who wanted to speak to him during a stop in Tallahassee.

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The 115th Congress took their oaths Tuesday, becoming the most diverse class of lawmakers yet. The cohort includes North Florida’s brand new delegation: Republicans Matt Gaetz of Fort Walton Beach, Neal Dunn of Panama City, and Democrat Al Lawson of Tallahassee. All are freshmen members of Congress, though Gaetz and Lawson both served in the Florida Legislature. Paul Ryan, the newly re-elected Speaker of the House, swore in the representatives together.

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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.

Tori Whitley / WFSU

Republican Doctor Neal Dunn came out on top with about a two percentage point difference between him and his opponent Attorney Mary Thomas. Attorney Ken Sukhia took third with about 19 percent of state votes.

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Each candidate for Florida Congressional District Two – which runs along the coast from *Panama City almost to Ocala – is calling for immigration reform. But their strategies vary.

Nick Evans

Republicans running for the nomination in Florida’s second congressional district took the stage for a debate in Tallahassee Thursday night.

James Clarke Ash

Former federal prosecutor Ken Sukhia announced Tuesday he’s jumping into the crowded race to succeed Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Graham.

Republican Neal Dunn is making it a three-way race for the Congressional seat currently held by Democrat Gwen Graham. Dunn, a physician and banker, came to Tallahassee Monday after first announcing in his hometown.