DeSantis to headline Nebraska event with Pence, Cruz

Gov. Ron DeSantis will head to Nebraska next month for Gov. Pete Ricketts’ annual steak fry. He’ll be joined by former Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Ted Cruz. The high-profile Republicans will appear at the gathering to celebrate agriculture on Sept. 12 in Nebraska City. All three are viewed as potential 2024 presidential candidates. […]

Sunday voting event features food, music and centers black voters

Food, music and games were just one part of a voting event in Fort Myers on Sunday. “Get Out The Vote” sponsored the “Souls to the Polls” event, with free food, VIP appearances and live music. The event was from noon to 3 p.m. at the STARZ Complex, 2980 Edison Ave. “Just vote! Vote, vote, […]

DeSantis engages Trump’s supporters in Southwest Florida

The deadline to request your mail-in ballot has now passed, and those ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on Election Day. The governor was out Saturday reminding people to vote and to turn their ballots in on time. He also managed to do some campaigning for President Donald Trump. “This is an important part […]

Sen. Amy Klobuchar campaigns for Biden in Lee County

Sen. Amy Klobuchar came to Lee County on Saturday to campaign for former Vice President Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris ahead of the November election. The event took place at the Lee County Democratic Executive Committee Office on McGregor Boulevard in Fort Myers. Klobuchar said she understands that Southwest Florida typically leans more […]

Ivanka Trump to make two stops in Southwest Florida

President Donald Trump’s campaign announced Monday that his daughter, Ivanka, will headline a “Make America Great Again” event in south Fort Myers. She will also be attending an invitation-only private fundraising event at an undisclosed location in Naples. The public event is scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, at Top Rocker Field at Six […]

Harris suspends travel after staffer tests COVID-19 positive

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign said Thursday that vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris will suspend in-person events until Monday after two people associated with the campaign tested positive for coronavirus. The campaign said Biden had no exposure, though he and Harris spent several hours campaigning together in Arizona on Oct. 8. Harris had been scheduled to […]

Biden harnesses history to describe urgency of 2020 campaign

Presidential hopefuls tend to declare every upcoming election the most important one that voters have faced in their lifetime. Joe Biden goes bigger. The Democratic nominee portrays 2020 as an entanglement of social, economic, political, environmental and public health crises as threatening to America’s stability as the Civil War and the Great Depression. Biden points […]

Trump says he’s free of virus, ready for campaign trail

President Donald Trump on Sunday declared he was healthy enough to return to the campaign trail, a day after the White House doctor said he was no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus but did not say explicitly whether Trump had tested negative for it. Trump, who was poised Monday to host his first […]

Trump makes 1st public appearance since his hospital stay

The Physician to the President, Dr. Sean Conley, says President Trump is no longer contagious in a new letter. JUST IN: Dr. Sean Conley says Trump “is no longer considered a transmission risk to others” based on a PCR test conducted this morning pic.twitter.com/zWiLvaLCRb — Jeremy Diamond (@JDiamond1) October 11, 2020 President Donald Trump on […]