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Sen. Bill Nelson Headed To Ukraine « CBS Miami

Aug 11, 2014 Comments Off on Sen. Bill Nelson Headed To Ukraine « CBS Miami Wes Hodge

ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will hold a series of meetings on defense issues this week in conflict-battered Ukraine. The Florida senator’s office said Monday that Nelson would travel to …

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Legislature convenes rushed redistricting special session – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 7, 2014 Comments Off on Legislature convenes rushed redistricting special session – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

TALLAHASSEE — Lawmakers returned to work Thursday under court-order to redraw their gerrymandered “mockery” of a congressional map in order to avert a chaotic delay in this fall’s elections. And …

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Sens. Soto and Thompson: Gov. Rick Scott must respect voters’ rights – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 6, 2014 Comments Off on Sens. Soto and Thompson: Gov. Rick Scott must respect voters’ rights – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

Two Democratic state senators from Orlando warned Gov. Rick Scott to take seriously a recent letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and make no efforts this fall to suppress voting in the 2014 elections. State …

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Darren Soto a rare rising star for Democrats in Tallahassee | Sunshine State News

Aug 4, 2014 Comments Off on Darren Soto a rare rising star for Democrats in Tallahassee | Sunshine State News Wes Hodge

The Puerto Rican population in Central Florida continues to grow and the main beneficiary at the state level has been Darren Soto.While he’s far from being right of center, Soto …

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Judge orders new Central Florida congressional map by Aug. 15, and a special election to fill it – Orlando Sentinel

Aug 1, 2014 Comments Off on Judge orders new Central Florida congressional map by Aug. 15, and a special election to fill it – Orlando Sentinel Wes Hodge

TALLAHASSEE — A judge have given the Florida Legislature two weeks to design a new congressional map for Central Florida that doesn’t conflict with the state’s anti-gerrymandering requirements, a move that could …

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