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Hillary Clinton to make two stops in South Florida Friday

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Hillary Clinton will make campaign appearances Friday in St. Lucie and Broward Counties, the Clinton campaign announced Sunday. Specific details on where and when the events will be held have not yet been announced. While the Democratic nominee campaign in South Florida Friday, her other half, former President Bill Clinton, will be all over North Florida, making appearances. Both Clintons will be in the Sunshine State through the end of the work week. The campaign announced earlier that Bill Clinton would visit Panama…

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Jeff Moran drops out, backs Ken Sukhia in CD 2

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Republican Jeff Moran dropped out of contention for the 2nd Congressional District primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham Thursday morning, and is throwing his support behind former U.S Attorney Ken Sukhia. Moran’s move cuts the four-way GOP candidate pool down to three, and helps Sukhia consolidate his support in the more populous eastern half of the sprawling eastern Panhandle district. Spending as much time on the campaign trail as I have, you get to know the other candidates pretty well. I’ve gotten to know…

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Gwen Graham releases video from Wakulla Springs workday

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham‘s ever-busy comms shop released a new video Monday reviewing the congresswoman’s recent trip to Wakulla Springs, an ecologically sensitive tourist attraction and environmental lynchpin for North Florida. Graham piloted a boat, took samples of the now-murky spring water, and spoke with local activists who are pushing for action to return the springs and surrounding waterways to their once pristine clarity. The first-term Democrat from Tallahassee decried the disappearance of glass-bottom boats in Wakulla, once a staple of the…

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As Florida votes, there’s a difference between north, south

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There’s a big difference between north Florida and South Florida. As different as Alabama and New England. And on Tuesday, those distinctions will likely play out as Florida voters decide who to give 99 Republican delegates to in the race for president. The Florida GOP primary is considered a pivotal moment in the campaign: The winner-takes-all contest could mean a huge boost for Donald Trump, or the death of Marco Rubio‘s campaign in his home state. But the Florida primary…

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Gwen Graham takes to the skies for Air Force Workday

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The office of U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham released footage of the freshman lawmaker zooming over her Panhandle congressional district on Monday as part of a signature Graham family “Workday,” this time with the U.S. Air Force in CD-2’s Tyndall Air Force Base. Graham sat in the cockpit of a T-38 trainer aircraft, traveling the North Florida gulf coast from Panama City Beach – where the city’s world-famous college vacationers milieu is in full force this week – down to the lower-key St. George…

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Email insights: Gwen Graham gives thanks at the halfway mark

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Some might find it hard to believe that one year ago North Florida Democrat Gwen Graham defeated Tea Party favorite Steve Southerland for her first term in Congress. As for Graham, it’s been quite the year, she says in a new email to supporters; one filled with a series of struggles: defending Medicare and Social Security, as well as protecting North Florida natural resources. With that, at the halfway mark, she gives thanks for all the people who stuck by…

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Aaron Bean puts on his dancing shoes

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He’s a man who seems to be everywhere these days. Weighing in on every hot-button issue from Medicaid expansion to Planned Parenthood. Pushing a “cold case” task force. But this month, Jacksonville state Sen. Aaron Bean is also tripping the light fantastic. Yes, Bean is one of the North Florida “stars” who will be competing Saturday night in the 2015 First Coast Dancing with the Stars event supporting the Beaches Fine Arts Series. In case you were wondering, he and his partner, professional…

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