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Cook Political Moves Three House GOP Seats to Toss Up

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 16, 2018 at 9:00am 8/16/2018 at 9:00am

The Cook Political Report has moved three House GOP seats to Toss Up from Lean Republican after new polling came out. Another race slipped a little, moving to Lean Republican from Likely Republican.

While it may not seem like a big deal, we know the Democrats want the House back and any...

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Florida Democratic Voter Registrations Down Since 2016

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at 4:00pm 8/14/2018 at 4:00pm
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Two weeks before Florida’s primary day, Marc Caputo at Politico has some data that could dampen the hopes of the Democrat Party to gain wins in the swing state.

The state’s elections division shows Democratic voter registration in Florida fell by almost two points since 2016 while Republican voter registration...

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Broward County School Board Asks Judge to Hold Sun Sentinel in Contempt for Publishing Confidential Info on Shooter

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 7:00pm 8/7/2018 at 7:00pm
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The Broward County School Board is not happy.

They’re claiming the Sun Sentinel published information it knew was meant to remain confidential in order to protect the privacy rights of shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz.
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Armed Citizen Stopped Shooter at Florida Back-to-School Event

http://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2018/08/04/police-respond-to-report-of-shooting-in-titusville#
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 6, 2018 at 1:00pm 8/6/2018 at 1:00pm
http://www.mynews13.com/fl/orlando/news/2018/08/04/police-respond-to-report-of-shooting-in-titusville#

We won’t see this plastered all over the MSM, will we? An armed citizen stopped a gunman at a back-to-school event in Titusville, FL. Officials admitted it could have been a lot worse.

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Report: Parkland Shooter Denied Special Needs Care 14 Months Before Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 5:00pm 8/5/2018 at 5:00pm
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Following the Parkland shooting that left 17 people dead, the Broward County School District commissioned an independent review.  The review, conducted by the Collaborative Educational Network of Tallahassee, found that the shooter was inappropriately denied special needs accommodations at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

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Law of Self Defense: VIDEO: Shove-Shoot Case Sheriff’s Statement

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 8:00pm 7/21/2018 at 8:00pm

Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri issued a statement about the shove-shoot case. He gets a lot right in this statement, but he also gets a lot wrong. In the interests of time (and because I have a full-day Law of Self Defense LEVEL 1 Class to teach today in Sacramento CA),...

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Rick Scott Well Positioned to Beat Bill Nelson in FL Senate Race

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:00am 7/17/2018 at 11:00am
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Florida’s Republican governor Rick Scott is challenging Democrat Bill Nelson for the U.S. Senate this fall. Nelson has been in office since 2001. The GOP believes this is one of the seats they can pick up and they have good reasons to think so.

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Miami Man Arrested For Alleged Arson Plot To “Kill All The Jews” In His Building

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 7/15/2018 at 4:00pm
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A 72-year-old Miami man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and attempted arson after police received a tip.  During a subsequent search, they found a storage room containing “28 containers with gasoline, sulfur powder, and potassium nitrate.”

Walter Stolper was facing eviction from his condo and had reportedly stated that...

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CBS News Poll: Florida Gov. Rick Scott has Slim Lead Over Incumbent Senator Nelson

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 25, 2018 at 11:00am 6/25/2018 at 11:00am
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A new poll from CBS News has Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) with a lead over incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson, 46% to 41%. If this sticks, it’ll be a huge loss for Democrats in a swing state.

The five point margin is the largest Scott has held over Nelson since the governor...

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Florida AG Pam Bondi Accosted By Protestors At Tampa Movie Theater

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 4:08pm 6/24/2018 at 4:08pm
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The “resistance” has had a busy busy week terrorizing Trump administration officials and Republicans across the country.  Gone are the demands for civility and insistence that dissent makes one “un-American” and “un-patriotic,” and in their place are unhinged mobs accosting Americans at restaurants, at their homes, and now, at the...

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Trump Gives His “Full Endorsement” to DeSantis for Florida Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 3:30pm 6/23/2018 at 3:30pm
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Representative Ron DeSantis (R-FL) is running for governor of Florida and has received President Trump’s full endorsement.

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Report: Parkland School Admin Ignored Warnings Of Vulnerability To School Shooting

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/10/2018 at 8:00pm
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We’ve been covering the Parkland shooting here at LI, and it doesn’t look good for either the school itself or the Broward Country Sheriff’s office.

Adding to the controversy, a retired Secret Service agent has come forward...

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Pulse Nightclub Shooting Survivors Sue Orlando, More Than 30 Police Officers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 4:00pm 6/10/2018 at 4:00pm
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June 12th will be the second anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub shooting that left 49 people dead and over 50 more injured.

A group of 39 survivors have filed a civil rights suit against Orlando and more than 30 Orlando police officers.

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Broward Sheriff Office Didn’t Allow Paramedics to Enter Parkland School

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 1, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/1/2018 at 1:00pm

The hits keep coming at the Broward Sheriff office after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. The Miami Herald has reported that paramedics begged the office to enter the school to save the wounded, but the captain at the scene said no:

Michael McNally, deputy chief for...

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Officials Admit Parkland Shooter Took Part in Controversial Broward Discipline Program

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 7, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/7/2018 at 1:00pm
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Nikolas Cruz, who murdered 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, took part in a controversial Broward discipline program despite reassurances that he had “no connection” to it.

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Off-Duty Police Officer Draws Gun On Man Suspected Of Stealing Mentos

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 3:30pm 5/6/2018 at 3:30pm
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Okay, this is just strange.  A guy was buying some Mentos for his wife at a convenience store, and the guy behind him missed the transaction and sees only the guy putting the candy in his pocket.  The off-duty officer then identifies himself as a police officer, and for some reason,...

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Broward County Sheriff Gets “No Confidence” Vote From County Deputies Union

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 5:30pm 4/28/2018 at 5:30pm
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Last week, Kemberlee blogged that Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel was facing a no-confidence vote from his deputies.  The vote was sparked by Israel’s response to the Parkland school shooting.

This week, the Broward Sheriff’s Office Deputies Association...

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