In a matter of minutes Thursday night in Lake Mary, gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham went from indignation over Gov. Rick Scott‘s climate change policies to laughing at why President Donald Trump used the words “fire and fury,” to near tears in explaining her presence at a July 4 party with Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.
A Highlands County resident since 2002, Bill Pollard announced his Democratic candidacy last week for Congressional District 17, a seat currently occupied by Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee.
Florida Agricultural Commissioner and GOP frontrunner for the 2018 Gubernatorial race, Adam Putnam, is drawing flack from both the right and left for his stance on open carry and campus carry.
Months after Democrats began calling him a top national target, Carlos Curbelo has drawn a serious 2018 challenger. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, who ran a stronger-than-expected state Senate campaign in 2016, will run for Congress. She plans to hold a news conference announcing her candidacy Wednesday.