Stories tagged: "Florida"


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Rick Scott Has COVID-19

The 67-year-old Florida Republican senator becomes the second US senator to test positive this week. But he still ignores new CDC warning.

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Puerto Rican Olga González Becomes Kissimmee’s First Latina Mayor

The city commissioner did not have political aspirations, but her experience working with nonprofit organizations led her to public service.

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Trump’s Slow COVID Response Led to 11,862 Preventable Deaths in Florida, Report Finds

The new study conducted by Columbia and Cornell university researchers points out the avoidable death toll across the US.

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Marco López Makes History as the First Hispanic Sheriff in Central Florida

The former deputy sergeant wins the seat on his second try, after being fired by the current sheriff for running for the position.

Photo courtesy of Jonathan De Campos.
Meet the Boricua From Wisconsin Working to Activate Florida Voters

With the 2020 political season in full swing, Joseph Martínez has a foot in two battleground states decided by razor-thin electoral margins.

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Latinos Need to Step up the Vote in These Three States

More than 32 million Latinos are eligible to vote, but will they show up on Election Day?

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Florida Doctors Take a Blowtorch to Trump and DeSantis’ “Heartbreaking and Irresponsible” COVID-19 Response

As cases surge in the state, these physicians blast the Republican governor's refusal to return to lockdowns.