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Obama: Shooting Should Lead To More Action ‘Regardless Of The Politics’

Dec 15, 2012 Comments Off on Obama: Shooting Should Lead To More Action ‘Regardless Of The Politics’ Wes Hodge

President Barack Obama addressed the shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut that left 20 children dead in his weekly address Saturday. Obama had addressed the shooting Friday, tearing up as he offered condolences …

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Obama On Connecticut Shooting: We Need ‘Meaningful Action’

Dec 14, 2012 Comments Off on Obama On Connecticut Shooting: We Need ‘Meaningful Action’ Wes Hodge

President Barack Obama became emotional on Friday addressing the shooting of students and teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., earlier in the day and made a call …

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Gay leaders take seats in Tally

Dec 14, 2012 Comments Off on Gay leaders take seats in Tally Wes Hodge

With the U.S. Supreme Court considering same-sex marriage, President Barack Obama re-elected on a platform that included it, and the first openly gay lawmakers taking their seats in Tallahassee, gay …

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Puerto Rican leaders vie for ‘seat at table’ with political-action committee

Dec 13, 2012 Comments Off on Puerto Rican leaders vie for ‘seat at table’ with political-action committee Wes Hodge

In the days following the general election, it quickly became clear that Puerto Rican voters helped tip the scales of political power in Central Florida. Democrat Darren Soto became the …

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Poll: Crist has big leads over Sink and Dyer in 2014 Democratic primary

Dec 13, 2012 Comments Off on Poll: Crist has big leads over Sink and Dyer in 2014 Democratic primary Wes Hodge

A new private poll shows former Republican Gov. and newly minted Democrat Charlie Crist has a commanding early lead in the race to be the Democratic nominee in the 2014 governor’s race. …

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Barnes stepping down as Seminole Dem leader after a banner year

Dec 13, 2012 Comments Off on Barnes stepping down as Seminole Dem leader after a banner year Wes Hodge

The Democratic Party of Seminole County, which experienced a sudden resurgence after last month’s elections, plans to select a new chairman tonight to replace Steve Barnes. Barnes — who has served …

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Lie of the Year: the Romney campaign’s ad on Jeeps made in China

Dec 12, 2012 Comments Off on Lie of the Year: the Romney campaign’s ad on Jeeps made in China Wes Hodge

It was a lie told in the critical state of Ohio in the final days of a close campaign — that Jeep was moving its U.S. production to China. It …

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Orange County School Board approves LGBT protections

Dec 12, 2012 Comments Off on Orange County School Board approves LGBT protections Wes Hodge

After listening to nearly six hours of testimony on both sides of the issue, the Orange County School Board added protections for gay, lesbian and transgender students and staff to …

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Smirking in the Boys Room: Why Tonight’s Orange County School Board Meeting Should Bother You

Dec 12, 2012 Comments Off on Smirking in the Boys Room: Why Tonight’s Orange County School Board Meeting Should Bother You Wes Hodge

Pretty sure we knew what we were getting ourselves into when we decided it might be a good idea to show up at tonight’s controversial meeting of the Orange County …

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Activist Amy Ritter helps Ch 9 Investigate Gov. Scott’s trip to South America

Dec 11, 2012 Comments Off on Activist Amy Ritter helps Ch 9 Investigate Gov. Scott’s trip to South America Wes Hodge

High in the Andes Mountain range, Colombia is a country that Gov. Rick Scott believes holds a key for hundreds of millions of dollars in economic growth and thousands of new jobs …

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