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Black lawmakers: Rick Scott is suppressing the vote in SD 40 special election

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With four days left before voters decide the winner of a heated contest for an open Senate seat in Miami, the Florida Legislative Black Caucus (FLBC) is accusing Gov. Rick Scott of suppressing the vote in District 40. After power was knocked out in large parts of Miami-Dade County, Florida Democrats asked Scott to postpone the Sept. 26 special election between Democrat Annette Taddeo and Republican former state Rep. Jose Felix Diaz. Scott did not take up the request. In…

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Nancy Pelosi thanks Florida Democrats for fighting for redistricting

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The Florida Supreme Court’s decision of a year ago to declare eight of the state’s 27 congressional districts to be drawn up in violation of the state’s constitution was greeted with delight by Democrats, and not just in Florida. Although the odds of recapturing the House of Representatives are considered extremely low this fall, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is certainly going to keep hope alive during the party’s convention week in Philadelphia, and she praised Florida Democrats for fighting…

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No Marty McFly: Carlos Curbelo hurts himself in hoverboard accident

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U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo received an unexpected Christmas gift this year, thanks to one of his daughter’s Christmas presents. Curbelo fell off a hoverboard purchased for his daughter. And, according to his Twitter page, the fall landed him in the hospital and his arm in a sling. “Confirmed – #hoverboard is for kids. My daughter got it. I ended up in #BaptistHealthSF #ER. #hoverboardChristmas,” Burbelo tweeted with a waterfront photo of his slinged arm. Curbelo joins a growing list of new hoverboard owners…

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