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Gay rights is personal for Florida gubernatorial candidates

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Two of Florida’s leading Democrats running for governor are sharing personal stories of why civil rights protections for gays and lesbians are important.

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Sometime surly senator enters Florida’s governor’s race

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Jack Latvala — a powerful, sometimes surly state senator seen as a moderate Republican voice — entered the race for Florida governor Wednesday, taking on a better-known, more conservative and better-funded primary opponent Adam Putnam for the GOP nomination to replace Gov. Rick Scott.

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Chris King calls for removal of all Confederate monuments

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Democratic gubernatorial candidate Chris King called Tuesday for the removal of all Confederate memorials in Florida.

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Despite ‘questions,’ grand jury clears Andrew Gillum in email controversy

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A Leon County grand jury cleared Tallahassee Mayor and Democratic candidate for governor Andrew Gillum after an investigation into his use of a city-funded email program used to send private and political messages. But its report, released Tuesday, also found the “governmentally leased software was used for personal and political purposes outside the scope of legitimate communication with constituents.” Grand jurors were further “disturb(ed)” that “expenditures by the City of Tallahassee’s elected officials are completely unchecked by internal audit or…

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Chris King political committee brings in $154K in July

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Winter Park businessman Chris King will report $154,000 in contributions to his gubernatorial run in July, the campaign tells FloridaPolitics.com King’s haul makes for nearly $2.4 million raised since he entered the race in April, and his operation said he has $1.7 million of that total on hand between his campaign account and his political committee, “Rise and Lead, Florida.”

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Chris King: ‘I want to be the economy candidate’

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Chris King wants to convince Florida voters that the state really doesn’t have it so good, that the economy has stagnated for this entire century, and that it’s the Republicans’ fault since they’ve been in charge the whole time.

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Gwen Graham has now raised $3 million for 2018 bid

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Democrat Gwen Graham announced Sunday that she raised another $350,000 in July for her bid to be Florida’s next governor. Graham raised $220,000 of that money through her campaign account, with the other $130,000 coming in through her political committee, “Our Florida.”

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