Florida

Pres. Donald Trump
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SKY News
November 04, 2020 - 6:44 am
President Donald Trump has won Florida’s 29 electoral votes. He defeated Democrat Joe Biden in a prized battleground state crucial to the Republican’s bid for another four years in the White House. Trump withstood an aggressive challenge by the former vice president. Biden questioned the president’...
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In this Wednesday, June 3, 2020 photo, cashier Rosario Vargas, center, bags groceries for customers at the Presidente Supermarket in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami.
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SKY News
November 04, 2020 - 6:34 am
Florida voters have approved a measure raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next six years. Advocates say it will lift the pay for hundreds of thousands of workers. A supermajority of Florida voters on Tuesday approved the amendment to the Florida Constitution that will raise...
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Florida's 3rd Congressional District opponents Kat Cammack and Adam Christensen
SKY News
November 03, 2020 - 8:13 am
The final day of voting in Florida will decide the state’s balance of Republican and Democratic members in the U.S. House, and while most incumbents seem likely to win reelection, a handful of seats are in play. Locally in the Florida 3rd Congressional District, Republican Kat Cammack is heavily...
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October 31, 2020 - 4:19 pm
By ARMANDO GARCIA and WILL MCDUFFIE, ABC News (TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- As a record-breaking early voting cycle winds down in Florida, and with the race for president between Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden remaining close in the state, both campaigns are hoping to squeeze as many...
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A medical professional applies a nasal swab during testing at the Orange County Health Services COVID-19 drive-thru site at Barnett Park in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020.
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SKY News
October 31, 2020 - 6:25 am
New jobless claims in Florida last week dipped by almost a quarter from the previous week. The U.S. Department of Labor said Thursday that Floridians filed 30,874 new jobless claims last week, down from 40,070 claims the previous week. Last week’s claims marked a continuing downward trend in the...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis with Mark Levin on FOX News' 'Life Liberty & Levin' Sunday October 11, 2020
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October 12, 2020 - 7:38 am
"You can't kneecap your own society and think you're going to successfully handle a pandemic," Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told Fox News' "Life, Liberty & Levin" in an interview airing Sunday night. The Republican DeSantis has been harshly criticized by the mainstream media for his handling of...
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Patrons dine at a restaurant Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Winter Park, Fla. In his drive to return the state to normalcy, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted limits on indoor seating at restaurants, saying they can operate at 100%.
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SKY News
October 05, 2020 - 7:05 am
As the summer coronavirus spike in Sunbelt states subsides, Florida has gone the furthest lifting restrictions. Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted limits on indoor seating at restaurants, saying they can operate at 100% in municipalities with no restrictions and that other local governments can't...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis shows a card stating COVID-19 survival rates by age group as he announces phase three openings at news conference in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses.
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SKY News
September 25, 2020 - 3:34 pm
Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida on Friday in a move to reopen the state’s economy despite the spread of the coronavirus. The Republican governor also banned local fines against people who refuse to wear masks. The moves are sure to stoke...
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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg attends a 9/11 memorial service at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on September 11, 2020 in New York City.
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September 24, 2020 - 8:44 am
Florida’s attorney general is asking state and federal law enforcement to investigate possible election law violations after billionaire and former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg helped raise more than $16 million for Florida felons to pay their debts so they can vote. Attorney...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in Winter Haven, Fla. September 21, 2020.
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September 22, 2020 - 8:45 am
Florida’s Republican governor says the state is going to get tough on people who turn violent during protests. Gov. Ron DeSantis announced a legislative package on Monday that calls for felony-level penalties on anyone who damages property, causes injury or destroys public property. There would a...
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