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What’s next after Florida Senate narrowly approves new Senate map

Amid an ugly political brawl in which one senator publicly accused another of being a bully, the Florida Senate on Wednesday narrowly approved a new map for the state’s 40 senate districts. But some senators predicted shortly after the 22-18 vote that the proposal may not pass the Republican-controlled Florida House. That’s because the Senate […]

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Duval GOP debate watch party sees passion for Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz

During the Jacksonville mayoral race earlier this year, a narrative emerged. The road to the Presidency went through Jacksonville. And to that end, a Republican mayor was seen as a necessary component to a larger national electoral strategy. Perhaps uncoincidentally, would-be favorite sons Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush both endorsed Lenny Curry. Though the Bush endorsement was seen […]

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Personnel note: LeadingAge Florida names Susan Langston VP of Advocacy

LeadingAge Florida, the state’s leading senior care organization, has named Susan Langston to lead its advocacy team. Before joining LeadingAge Florida as vice president for Advocacy, Langston spent five years as Director of Government Affairs for the Florida Assisted Living Association. For the last year and a half of her tenure, she served as chief […]

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Obamacare for Florida (HB 221) demonstrates why voters are angry

House Bill 221 is not only a sorry excuse for addressing the issue of balance billing, it’s also exactly what voters find so frustrating about politicians who campaign saying one thing while doing the exact opposite once they’re safely behind locked Capitol doors. The latest example comes from Rep. Carlos Trujillo. As a candidate, Rep. Trujillo […]

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Analysis: Jeb Bush comeback strategy backfires in GOP debate

Jeb Bush sought to calm anxious donors with a comeback strategy focused on taking down rival Marco Rubio. But Bush’s plan backfired badly on national television in the third GOP presidential debate. Instead of generating much needed momentum, Bush’s attack on his onetime protege raised new questions about his underwhelming candidacy in the primary contest […]

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Republican candidates not happy with CNBC debate

They railed against Democrats. They attacked each other. But the Republican presidential contenders seemed even angrier at the media Wednesday night. The candidates repeatedly expressed frustration the mainstream media in general and the CNBC moderators asking the questions during the third GOP debate. “The questions that have been asked so far in this debate illustrate […]

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GOP debate takeaways: Marco Rubio-Jeb Bush rumble, Donald Trump largely quiet

Celebrity businessman Donald Trump was again center stage as the Republican presidential field gathered Wednesday night for the third debate of the 2016 campaign, but for the first time, the billionaire seemed reduced to the role of a supporting cast member. An early rumble between former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and Florida Sen. Marco Rubio […]

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Abercrombie’s Gift Of Education Keeps On Giving…And Giving

Out of town visitors for this weekend’s Breeders’ Cup probably know that Lexington and the Central Kentucky region is known for it national championship college basketball teams, smooth bourbon and fast Thoroughbreds. What they probably haven’t heard is that Lexington … Continue reading

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BC Turf Sprint And Dirt Mile Notes: Rain A Greater Challenge For Some Than Others

Wesley Ward (Undrafted, The Great War and Green Mask, Turf Sprint) – Wesley Ward’s trio of $1 million TwinSpires Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint contenders all had light work on Wednesday morning, each galloping a lap on the turf course. Last … Continue reading

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Cannon, Indiana Grand Regular, Takes Racing Rachel’s Warriors Contest

Mike Cannon, a regular horseplayer at Indiana Grand, defeated a field of 30 finalists to win the $2,000 grand prize in Racing Rachel’s Warriors contest Wednesday, Oct. 28. Cannon completed the five-race contest to earn a mythical bankroll of $66.20 … Continue reading

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