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Never mind the primary. It’s Quinones vs Grayson — says Quinones

Jun 27, 2012 Comments Off on Never mind the primary. It’s Quinones vs Grayson — says Quinones Wes Hodge

John Quinones is one of four Republicans running for newly drawn Congressional District 9, a roughly 43-percent Hispanic district that includes much of east Orange, all of Osceola and a …

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Obama Leads Romney In Polls Of Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania

Jun 27, 2012 Comments Off on Obama Leads Romney In Polls Of Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania Wes Hodge

BREAKING: A new poll from Quinnipiac University finds that President Barack Obama is riding a surge in support from Hispanic voters to open a slight lead on Republican challenger Mitt …

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President Obama phones Rick Scott, extends offer for help

Jun 26, 2012 Comments Off on President Obama phones Rick Scott, extends offer for help Wes Hodge

The White House says that this morning, President Barack Obamacalled Florida Gov. Rick Scott to “ensure the state had no unmet needs as the governor and his team continue to respond to extreme …

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Steve Schale’s Ten Most Interesting State Legislative Races

Jun 26, 2012 Comments Off on Steve Schale’s Ten Most Interesting State Legislative Races Wes Hodge

Check out Steve Schale’s 10 most interesting races for the state legislature this year, including Darren Soto for Senate 14 and Karen Castor Dentel for HD 30! Click here for …

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Dyer, Jacobs announce deal on Citrus Bowl

Jun 25, 2012 Comments Off on Dyer, Jacobs announce deal on Citrus Bowl Wes Hodge

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs met at the Florida Citrus Bowl this morning to announce they have reached a deal to revive the stalled renovation …

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Orlando top market for anti-Obamacare ads, $8.2 million spent

Jun 25, 2012 Comments Off on Orlando top market for anti-Obamacare ads, $8.2 million spent Wes Hodge

The New York Times is reporting that Orlando has ranked first in the nation as the top market for money spent on anti-Affordable Care Act ads trying to persuade people …

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Supreme Court Health Care Decision Coming Thursday

Jun 25, 2012 Comments Off on Supreme Court Health Care Decision Coming Thursday Wes Hodge

The Supreme Court did not rule on the constitutionality of President Obama’s health care law Monday, pushing the announcement of the decision to Thursday morning. The decision is among the …

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Supreme Court STRIKES DOWN several provisions of Arizona Immigration Law

Jun 25, 2012 Comments Off on Supreme Court STRIKES DOWN several provisions of Arizona Immigration Law Wes Hodge

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled largely in favor of the federal government Monday in a case involving Arizona’s immigration law, but it upheld the most controversial provision involving police checks …

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Rep. Darren Soto talks to Bloomberg about Obama’s NALEO visit

Jun 22, 2012 Comments Off on Rep. Darren Soto talks to Bloomberg about Obama’s NALEO visit Wes Hodge

FROM BLOOMBERG NEWS: Obama had momentum heading into today’s speech after his announcement last week, said Florida Representative Darren Soto, an Orlando Democrat supporting the president. “There’s definitely going to …

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Koch Brothers drop another $1 million in Florida to target Bill Nelson

Jun 22, 2012 Comments Off on Koch Brothers drop another $1 million in Florida to target Bill Nelson Wes Hodge

Right-wing mega-donors have ratcheted up their efforts in Florida and are now pouring money and TV attacks ads into the state in an attempt to defeat Bill Nelson. No sooner …

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