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By Dr. Rachel Pienta In another year, Florida might be buzzing over a special session on schools.  Concerns related to funding and testing continue to be hot button issues.  This year, however, education has taken a back seat to health care and Medicaid expansion.  That said, it does not mean that the executive or legislative […]

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Florida’s Junior Senator has shot up the Republican Presidential rankings in recent weeks, becoming without any question a top-tier candidate. Rubio leads some national polling and unlike other candidates in both parties has had an almost flawless campaign launch. How exactly did this happen, and why is Rubio suddenly a real contender for the GOP […]

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Florida was formally annexed into the United States by the Adams-Onis Treaty of 1819 between the US and Spain. However, Florida’s move from Spanish Colony that spanned from the Mississippi River to the Keys after the 1783 Treaty of Paris to American territory happened piecemeal between 1810 and 1819 and involved more than anything the […]

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By Reesa Levy  I am a democrat, bona fide and proud.  I vote democratic, knock on doors for democratic candidates, make hundreds of GOTV phone calls, and donate money to those democratic candidates I believe share both my ideals and concerns. I value my time and my work, therefore my expectation is that on those constantly […]

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As we first reported two weeks ago, three-time statewide candidate Scott Maddox was strongly considering a bid for Leon County Superintendent of Schools. Today, Maddox a current Tallahassee City Commissioner, who was previously the city’s first elected Mayor formally announced his plans to run in 2016 for Leon County Superintendent of Schools Video below of Maddox’s […]

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I will be perfectly honest — I sat with folded hands in recent weeks as I watched some of my fellow progressives in south Florida take to social media to attack President Obama’s Middle East policies and cheer Benjamin Netanyahu on to victory in Israel’s recent General Election. Some of these same progressives have attacked the […]

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This week I traveled to Tallahassee to “tell my abortion story” to the Senate Judiciary Committee. Along with two other women, we went to make women’s voices heard as the fate of the Mandatory Wait Bill (SB 724) was “considered.”I put “considered” in scare quotes because we all know that there’s no “consideration” in these matters. […]

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