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 2023-01-26 20:45 

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Columnist issues clear warning about DeSantis...

A labor columnist is warning against giving Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) the space and opportunity to continue his efforts to promote fascism in his state. In a piece published by "In These Times," Hamilton Nolan highlighted some of DeSantis'...

 2023-01-26 18:59 

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Ron DeSantis: Dem voting tactics are 'corrupt as hell' and 'why aren't we doing it?'...

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) argued that Republicans should engage in "corrupt as hell" voting practices until they can be banned. In an interview that was recorded on Thursday, podcast host Charlie Kirk asked DeSantis if Republicans should "embra...

 2023-01-26 12:19 

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Students vow to sue DeSantis over rejection of AP African-American studies course...

Three high school students represented by attorney Benjamin Crump are planning to sue Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for rejecting a new high school Advanced Placement African-American studies course, the prominent civil rights lawyer said Wednesday...

 2023-01-25 12:46 

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DeSantis' secret army of Twitter grifters is 'a ragtag band of misfits' and 'washed-up MAGA people': report...

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has a secret "army" of promoters on social media who try to build his clout, according to a new Daily Beast profile on Wednesday — but many of them are less than reputable, and causing more headaches for the governor...

 2023-01-24 15:34 

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'This is a disgrace': Ron DeSantis sparks protests by receiving same award as Abraham Lincoln...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is expected to face protests on Tuesday when he receives an award that was once given to President Abraham Lincoln. WPVI reported that the Union League of Philadelphia would "bestow its highest honor" on the governor....

 2023-01-24 10:52 

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Ron DeSantis pushes for repealing key death penalty requirement...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that he wants the Florida Legislature to change the state law that requires a unanimous jury to impose a death sentence. Speaking at the Florida Sheriffs Association Winter Conference in St. Johns County, the governor...

 2023-01-23 22:25 

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DeSantis targets unions, school boards with 'Teachers Bill of Rights'...

ORLANDO, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis unveiled a series of proposals Monday aimed at school boards and teachers unions, the latest salvo in his battles over education policy in the state. DeSantis unveiled what he called a "Teachers Bill of Rights&#...

 2023-01-23 19:24 

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'My heart is broken': Florida teachers ordered to remove or block classroom libraries or face felony prosecution...

Teachers in Manatee County, Florida , are being ordered to remove or make inaccessible libraries of books inside their classrooms or face possible felony prosecution, as the district responds to legislation Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law prohibitin...

 2023-01-23 17:15 

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DeSantis: One of the reasons I banned Black history course is it includes 'indoctrination' on 'queer theory' (video)...

Responding to backlash over Florida banning a high school advanced placement course on African American history, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis lashed out, saying part of the reason it was banned is it includes "indoctrination" on "queer the...

 2023-01-21 16:16 

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Trump could end DeSantis' presidential hopes with a series of surprising attacks: analyst...

As Republican contenders for the 2024 presidential nomination begin to test the waters with an emphasis on how they would fare against announced candidate Donald Trump, the former president is reportedly fixated on his main rival Ron DeSantis and could be...

 2023-01-20 23:59 

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Rick Scott plotting how to wreck Ron DeSantis — so he can run for president himself: report...

Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL), the chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee for the 2022 midterm cycle, has ambitions of running for president — and according to Tara Palmieri for Puck, he is considering a plan to tear down one of his most bit...

 2023-01-20 21:40 

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CPAC leaves Orlando, keeps Trump as headliner. What about DeSantis?...

ORLANDO, Fla. — The biggest conservative political gathering of the year will not return to Orlando after two years, but former President Donald Trump is again set to be the headliner, with no mentionso farof Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. CPAC, the Con...

 2023-01-20 16:49 

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Florida judge rules against Ron DeSantis in firing of state attorney...

According to a ruling from U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) broke the law when he dismissed Hillsborough County State Attorney Andrew Warren over vague accusations that he was not prosecuting crimes that the governor deemed i...

 2023-01-20 12:15 

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Scholars, lawmakers outraged over DeSantis' rejection of AP African-American curriculum...

Academics and Democratic lawmakers reacted angrily Thursday after the administration of Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis rejected a new high school Advanced Placement African-American studies course—without even seeing its syllabus—claimin...

 2023-01-19 20:38 

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Trump planning to unleash a scorched-earth campaign against DeSantis: report...

Once close political allies, former President Donald Trump is already sizing up Florida Governor Ron DeSantis as his closest competition to stop him from his desired return to the White House. According to a Rolling Stone article, unnamed political inside...

 2023-01-18 20:43 

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DeSantis rakes in inauguration cash from companies he blasted for being 'woke': report...

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) accepted large, albeit as-of-now unspecified, sums of money into his gubernatorial inauguration fund from several corporations that he has publicly trashed for being "woke," and, in some cases, even used state policy to pu...

 2023-01-18 18:05 

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How DeSantis 'could potentially transform American society'...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has become well-known for his efforts to incite culture wars and influence the politics of education across Florida as he considers running in the 2024 presidential election. In doing so, the potential GOP candidate has viola...

 2023-01-18 17:06 

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Ron DeSantis pushes bill permanently banning COVID-19 mandates in Florida...

Florida's GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing a bill that would permanently ban COVID-19 mitigation measures in his state, NBC News reports. The bill would forever ban masking requirements in schools and businesses, and so-called vaccine passports showin...

 2023-01-18 11:22 

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Top Michigan Republicans urge Ron DeSantis to challenge Trump in 2024...

A group of top Michigan Republicans are pressing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to enter the 2024 presidential race, and the state House floor leader Bryan Posthumus personally hand-delivered a letter asking him to run. The letter was signed by 18 GOP members ...

 2023-01-18 02:31 

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Kristi Noem puts Ron DeSantis on notice while crowing about her 'aggressive' abortion restrictions...

While Florida Governor Ron DeSantis starts trying to widen his base for a possible run for President in 2024, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem wants to make sure that DeSantis not only stays true to his anti-abortion electoral base, but wants DeSantis to...

 2023-01-17 16:07 

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Speaker at Miami-Dade meeting: 'Long live Trump, long live Putin, long live DeSantis'...

Activist Rafael Antonio Gomez praised former U.S. President Donald Trump (R), Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) at a Miami-Dade commissioners meeting on Tuesday. Gomez began by telling the commissioners he did not know wh...

 2023-01-16 17:26 

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'This is yikes': Ex-Trump lawyer startled by Trump fundraising email 'impersonating' DeSantis — but it's fake...

Donald Trump's presidential campaign is under fire after a local news anchor from Florida accused the organization of sending out a fundraising email that appeared to be from Governor Ron DeSantis. But the Trump campaign says the email is fake. "I...

 2023-01-16 14:18 

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Trump gave Kristi Noem his blessing to declare 'one-way feud' with Ron DeSantis: report...

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem and her allies are taking potshots at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis — and according to The Daily Beast, she has the explicit backing of former President Donald Trump to do so. "Earlier this month, Noem's press secre...

 2023-01-16 04:14 

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'Anti-woke' crusaders came for my grandfather 50 years ago...

On April 22nd, 2022, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed House Bill 7 (popularly called the "Stop WOKE" Act). Christopher Rufo then took to the podium . After praising the Governor and the bill, Rufo denounced Critical Race Theory (CRT) in school...

 2023-01-14 10:20 

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Ron DeSantis flings 'anti-woke' card at the National Hockey League...

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis aimed a slapshot at the National Hockey League yesterday with a display of outrage over its plans to hold a South Florida summit promoting careers to members of "underrepresented communities." The NHL is holding a career ...

 2023-01-13 22:07 

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Judge refuses to dismiss legal challenge to DeSantis' asylum-seeker flights...

A state senator's legal challenge to Gov. Ron DeSantis' asylum-seeker airlifts will proceed to trial under a ruling that a state trial judge in Tallahassee handed down on Friday. "I think we need to just hear out these issues," Circuit Jud...

 2023-01-13 16:36 

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Here's the real reason DeSantis is poisoning public education in Florida...

Ron DeSantis likes to say Florida is where "woke" goes to die. If by "woke" he means tolerance, science, inquiry, free expression, and knowledge, yes, Florida is where "woke" goes to die. Florida is where public education goes to d...

 2023-01-13 04:12 

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More Republicans are 'stepping up attacks' on Ron DeSantis as he surges in 2024 GOP presidential polls...

The 2022 midterms were a disappointment for many Donald Trump-backed MAGA Republicans , who lost statewide gubernatorial or U.S. Senate races in Arizona, Pennsylvania, Michigan and other swing states. More traditional establishment Republican conservative...

 2023-01-11 16:08 

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'Done': DC insider thinks Trump's time is up and Ron DeSantis can't fill the void...

Speaking to Republican Bill Kristol, Democratic strategist James Carville made it clear that Donald Trump's time has come and gone. But when it comes to the alternative, he thinks that the pundit class is overestimating Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) . The ...

 2023-01-06 22:28 

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DeSantis seeks conservative overhaul at Florida liberal-arts college...

MIAMI — Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed a group of hard-line conservative loyalists Friday into leadership positions at the New College of Florida, a move that comes as the Republican governor plots a remake of the state's higher education system. S...

 2023-01-06 21:00 

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DeSantis versus Disney: 'The corporate kingdom has come to an end'...

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' war with the Walt Disney Company has been taken to a new level as the Florida Legislature has now introduced a bill that would remove Walt Disney World's autonomous governance and replace it as a state-run property. ...

 2023-01-06 16:42 

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DeSantis silent on what state will do about migrants in South Florida, says 'stay tuned'...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis is aware that hundreds of Cubans and Haitians have been arriving in South Florida by boat in recent weeks, but he is not saying what his administration — one that has embraced hardline immigration policies...

 2023-01-05 17:45 

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Florida county bans kids' book about gay penguins as schools cite DeSantis' 'Don't Say Gay' law to erase LGBTQ themes...

Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis claimed his " Don't Say Gay " law only applied to "classroom instruction" in kindergarten through third grade, and only prohibited "sexual instruction," but his Dept. of Education is pro...

 2023-01-03 22:11 

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Florida columnist issues dire warning to Ron DeSantis...

Editor Steve Bousquet predicts that, amid Ron DeSantis' increasing popularity among the GOP, if the Florida governor doesn't pivot from focusing on "culture wars" issues and ideas to more pressing issues that greatly impact Floridians, his...

 2023-01-03 21:06 

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Florida Gov. DeSantis declares 'freedom lives here' as he begins second term...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Declaring "freedom lives here in our great Sunshine State of Florida," Gov. Ron DeSantis was sworn in Tuesday for a second term amid widespread belief he'll soon become a candidate for president. In his 16-minute addr...

 2023-01-02 21:23 

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Why 'massive bully' Ron DeSantis 'would be no better' than Donald Trump as president: columnist...

Among critics of the MAGA movement — from liberals and progressives to right-wing Never Trump conservatives—there has been a lot of debate over whether Donald Trump or Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis would be more dangerous in the White House in 202...

 2022-12-30 20:34 

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Ron DeSantis' critics fear that Sarah Sanders will 'import' his 'bad education' policies to Arkansas...

In Arkansas, Gov.-Elect Sarah Huckabee Sanders is turning to the Ron DeSantis playbook for public education, announcing that she will be nominating Florida education official Juan Oliva to head the Arkansas Department of Education. Sanders, the daughter o...

 2022-12-29 20:41 

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'Bid-rigging and potentially illegal': DeSantis adviser used private email to coordinate migrant flights...

Larry Keefe, an advisor to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, was in conversation with Vertol Systems Company CEO James Montgomerie regarding the coordination of migrant flights using a private Gmail accoun t, Politico reports. According to NBC6, which first ...

 2022-12-28 11:59 

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Revealed: DeSantis aide used private email address to feed longtime pal advice for winning migrant flights contract...

An aide to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis used a private email account to help a former client obtain a contract with the state to conduct a controversial program to fly migrants to Democratic states. Email records released just before Christmas by the governo...

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