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Senate Republicans’ Spanish ad says Bill Nelson ‘supports murderers’

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Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is being targeted in a new Spanish-language radio commercial accusing him of being soft on Cuba and for expressing admiration for former Venezuela dictator Hugo Chávez, and charging he supports murderers.

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Throughout Tampa Bay, Venezuelan nationals turn out in large numbers for straw poll

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Thousands of Venezuelan nationals living in the Tampa Bay region waited in long lines Sunday to participate in a non-binding vote directed against the government led by President Nicholas Maduro. “I don’t think words can explain – you just stand here and look around,” said Spring Hill resident Stephanie Labrecque, referring to the large line of people waiting to vote in the parking lot at Are Pitas restaurant on University Square drive just north of Fowler Avenue.

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In Florida, a shifting Cuban vote could be the difference

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Francis Suarez comes from a long line of civic and political leaders who have formed the Republican bedrock in south Florida’s Cuban community for a half century. Yet the 38-year-old Miami city commissioner hasn’t decided whether he will vote for his party’s presidential nominee. He’s not alone. Many Cuban-Americans are expressing solidarity with other Latin-Americans who see Donald Trump as anti-Hispanic. Still others hear in Trump’s nationalistic populism echoes of the government strongmen they once fled. “There are aspects of…

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Marco Rubio on Offshore Drilling: ‘It’s the right place to be’

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Florida Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio tells The Brody File that despite what happened with the BP oil disaster offshore drilling is “the right place to be”. Marco Rubio: I maintain that offshore drilling is going to happen whether we’re for it or against it because Cuba’s going to drill off its coast. We know China and Russia and Venezuela and Brazil are all exploring in the gulf and off our coasts. I don’t know if it would make us…

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Marco Rubio on Offshore Drilling: ‘It’s the right place to be’

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Florida Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio tells The Brody File that despite what happened with the BP oil disaster offshore drilling is “the right place to be”. Marco Rubio: I maintain that offshore drilling is going to happen whether we’re for it or against it because Cuba’s going to drill off its coast. We know China and Russia and Venezuela and Brazil are all exploring in the gulf and off our coasts. I don’t know if it would make us…

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