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How Governor DeSantis’ tone has changed since his first inauguration in 2019

Governor DeSantis’ second term as Florida’s governor starts this week, and his focus has changed since 2019. In January 2019, Ron DeSantis modestly accepted the reigns of power in Florida. He won the governor’s race by just 32,000 votes. During his inaugural address, DeSantis sounded bipartisan themes starting with the environment. “I will lead the […]

Democratic Sen. Warnock wins Georgia runoff against Walker

Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s current term and capping an underwhelming midterm cycle for the GOP in the last significant vote of the year. With Warnock’s second runoff victory in […]

Musk restores Trump’s Twitter account after online poll

Elon Musk reinstated Donald Trump’s account on Twitter on Saturday, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as Congress was poised to certify Joe Biden’s election victory. Musk made the announcement in the evening after holding […]

Democrats keep Senate majority as GOP push falters in Nevada

Democrats kept control of the Senate on Saturday, repelling Republican efforts to retake the chamber and making it harder for them to thwart President Joe Biden’s agenda. The fate of the House was still uncertain as the GOP struggled to pull together a slim majority there. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto’s victory in Nevada gave Democrats […]

Senate control may come down to Nevada as count nears end

Control of the U.S. Senate may come down to Nevada, where a slow ballot count entered its final act Saturday in the nail-biter contest between Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto and Republican challenger Adam Laxalt. Saturday is the last day that mail ballots can arrive and be counted under the state’s new voting law. Election […]

Fact-checking Donald Trump’s claims involving DeSantis

There is a feud between Gov. Ron DeSantis and former President Donald Trump brewing. It began just days after the election. Trump posted a string of criticisms against DeSantis on his “Truth Social” account. But, he mainly focused on the 2018 election and what he claimed kept DeSantis on top. There’s nothing new about politicians […]

Trump urged to delay 2024 launch after GOP’s uneven election

It was supposed to be a red wave that former President Donald Trump could triumphantly ride to the Republican nomination as he prepares to launch another White House run. Instead, Tuesday night’s disappointing results for the GOP are raising new questions about Trump’s appeal and the future of a party that has fully embraced him, […]

GOP earns supermajorities in Florida House, Senate

A Republican former Florida State and NFL football star has defeated a prominent north Florida Democratic state senator to help the GOP take supermajorities in the State Senate and House, which were already dominated by Republicans. Corey Simon, who was an All-Pro defensive lineman with the Philadelphia Eagles, defeated Democratic Sen. Loranne Ausley, who served […]

Local Hendry Country election results

Hendry County voters went to the polls on Tuesday and voted in statewide races as well as local races. For election results for statewide races, visit here. The races are listed below. Lehigh Acres Municipal Services Improvement District   Seat 2  Julie Camp – 54% David Deetscreek – 33% David A. Lenahan II – 13% […]