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Robocalls target Hillsborough School Board’s April Griffin — more than a year before elections

On Memorial Day, April Griffin awoke to a barrage of calls and texts from friends. The Hillsborough County School Board …

Pinellas GOP heavyweights raising money for Rick Baker on Wednesday in Clearwater Beach

Former Mayor Rick Baker continues building momentum in his quest to return for a third term as St. Petersburg Mayor. …

Yolie Capin noncommittal about possible 2019 mayoral bid

With more than 21 months before Tampa voters will choose a successor to Mayor Bob Buckhorn, there’s no real reason for anyone seriously considering such …

At campaign appearance, Rick Kriseman says the election is all about moving St. Pete forward

To a cheering crowd of supporters Friday night, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman expressed what will be undoubtedly the predominant theme of …

City Council candidate Barclay Harless talks ‘big ticket’ plans

Rick Baker‘s entrance into the mayoral race may have sucked up a lot of the public attention in St. Petersburg’s …

Tampa Bay region marked for $33M in Florida TaxWatch ‘turkeys’

Florida TaxWatch, the nonpartisan government watchdog organization, served up its annual list of “Budget Turkeys,” naming almost $178 million in …

In letter, Gus Bilirakis demands justice for American attacked by Turkish security detail

Like most Americans, Gus Bilirakis was repulsed after seeing footage last week of bodyguards for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan beating up …

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Nancy Pelosi visit demonstrates Ted Deutch’s growing role in nat’l party

U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined South Florida Congressman Ted Deutch Thursday or a public event at the Pride Center …

With Frank White out of Speaker’s race is Northeast Florida ready to rally to one of its own?

After Florida Politics’ most recent report about the mostly behind-the-scenes scrum within the Florida House GOP freshman class to determine which of its members will …

Democrats have opportunity-in-crisis with Rick Scott education bill veto possibility

Winston Churchill once said: “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Democrats are starting to formulate a strategy for Bill …

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