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Florida GOP Chair/Husband Of Moms For Liberty Co-Founder Accused Of Sexual Assault By Couple’s Third
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Hijacking Government For Personal Vendettas Not Going Over Well Back Home
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Oklahoma Follows Florida’s Lead In Bringing PragerU’s Propaganda Videos To Classrooms
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Why ‘Imperial Governors’ Like DeSantis Don’t Make Good Presidents
Unlike presidents, who are seldom able to politically dominate Washington, D.C., many governors can dominate their states – so much so that some begin to believe they can do nothing wrong.
Where Things Stand: Could The Political Theater Be Any Clearer?
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There’s not one piece on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ political stunt of an election-police task force that we’ve published in the past year or so that didn’t spell out in greater detail what we’ve seen to be true since the beginning: that this sham election crimes force was created for the purposes of boosting DeSantis’ 2024 bid and scaring certain voters away from the polls.

This new reporting from the Orlando Sentinel only adds to that rather solid hypothesis.

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Florida GOP Lawmakers Use Last Days Of Legislative Session To Attack Trans Rights
Florida State House Votes To Hide DeSantis’ Travel Records As He Preps 2024 Announcement
Where Things Stand: Pour One Out In Matt Gaetz’ Direction

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) is crying, and pressing charges, over spilled milk.

Or wine, in this case.

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Where Things Stand: Florida State GOPers Make It Clear Boosting DeSantis 2024 Is Their Number One Job
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We’ve been covering the Florida state legislature from this perspective for some time now, as the degree to which Florida Republicans are beholden to DeSantis’ political objectives became increasingly clear. Each and every one of bills introduced in the state legislature attacking “wokeness,” diversity initiatives in schools, voting rights and the LGBT community in the past year have appeared hand-made to capture the attention of the furthest-right members of the MAGA base on a national level as DeSantis weighs a 2024 bid.

As DeSantis gears up to finally announce he’s running at the end of his state’s legislative session this month, his Republican friends in the state house gave him one final treat: the legislature passed several sweeping new restrictions on voting rights, and a change to election law that allows DeSantis to run for president and remain governor.

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Voting Rights Group Sues Florida For Registration Process That Sets Former Felons Up To Fail
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