Listen: Comedian Bill Burr Absolutely Torches Ron DeSantis Over COVID Politics

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Ron DeSantis would really like to be the next president of the United States. And the Florida governor has decided that the best way to endear himself to GOP voters is to push culture war issues.

At this moment, a quarter of new COVID cases are occurring in Florida. But DeSantis has done absolutely nothing to stop the spread. During a recent podcast, comedian Bill Burr tore the GOP governor apart. read more

Economist Paul Krugman Argues That DeSantis is Hurting His State’s Economy With his Lax Attitude Towards COVID

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Ron DeSantis has spent much of the last year congratulating himself on how he has handled COVID-19. The Florida governor has leaned in hard to the culture war aspect of the pandemic. 

Not only has he made a huge deal of fighting against mask mandates, he went as far as fundraising off shirts that slammed infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci.  read more

Jen Psaki Knocks Ron DeSantis’ Plan to Have No Mask Mandate in Schools Despite Cases Surging in Florida

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Ron DeSantis, more than any other governor in the country, has politicized mask wearing. He has regularly pointed to his state as a model for how COVID-19 should be handled.

At the same time, Florida is in the top 5 states for both total COVID deaths and cases. And right now, the virus is surging in Florida with 20% of new cases originating there. read more

Report: DeSantis Asked Trump to Cancel His Florida Rally This Weekend so Focus Could Remain on Building Collapse.Trump Refused.

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Ron DeSantis and Donald Trump are often key allies within the GOP. But right now, the Florida governor has his hands full dealing with the recent building collapse in Miami.

And DeSantis feels that it would be best for all of his energy to by focused on handling the tragedy. With that in mind, the governor reportedly asked Trump to postpone his rally in Sarasota this weekend. And the former president is refusing to do so. read more

Florida Joins the List of GOP-led States Banning Critical Race Theory

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Back in September, two months before losing the election to Joe Biden, when Donald Trump was repeating the fallacy either he win the election or it’s “rigged,” Trump announced the formation of the “1776 Commission,” a retaliation against The New York Times’ Pulitzer Prize-winning “1619 Project,” dedicated to chronicling the country’s history beginning the year Europeans shipped the first enslaved Africans to American shores. read more

Popular Dem. Congresswoman Val Demings Considering Challenging DeSantis or Rubio in 2022

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Over the last 5 years, states like Georgia and Arizona have become bluer and helped Democrats gain control of the senate. At the same time, states like Florida and Ohio have become redder.

Florida, once the biggest swing state in the country, now has a GOP governor and two Republican senators. That does not mean, however, that Democrats can’t win there. read more

Is Matt Gaetz’s Politician Father Using His Pull to Keep Republicans Quiet About His Son?

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Matt Gaetz had a quick rise to political success. The Floridian became a Florida State Rep. by the age of 28. And by the time he was 35, he was a ember of the House of Representatives.

The controversial lawmaker had a lot of help in his career, much of it coming from his politician father Don. Don Gaetz is a former President of the Florida Senate. read more

Democrats Call for DOJ to Investigate Florida Senate Races

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The Miami Herald reported today that Florida Democrats are calling for the Department of Justice to investigate state Senate races.

11 of Florida’s Democratic U.S. House members sent a letter to United States Attorney General Merrick Garland saying that  “a cloud of corruption hangs over Florida’s 2020 election cycle, which thus far, has received only a limited formal investigation.” read more

Ron DeSantis Says Rick Scott’s Call to Return Stimulus Money “Doesn’t Make Any Sense”

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Within weeks of being in office, Joe Biden passed a massive stimulus package. The legislation will put money in the pockets of millions of Americans and also aid countless small businesses.

The measure is favored by over 2/3’s of Americans and more than half of the country’s Republicans. GOP lawmakers are now in the unenviable position of having the slam the massively popular bill. read more