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Why Democratic Departures From the House Have Republicans Salivating

9 days ago   |   NY Times

A growing number of Democrats in battleground districts are retiring or leaving to seek higher office, imperiling the party's slim House majority and President Biden's...
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Crist Will Face DeSantis in Florida, With More Democrats Likely to Follow

9 days ago   |   NY Times

Charlie Crist has an extensive political history in Florida and is widely known throughout the state. But his candidacy is not likely to deter other Democrats like Val Demings...
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Orange County makes changes to mask mandate

Orange County makes changes to mask mandate

15 days ago   |   WESH

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings announced Wednesday that he has relaxed facial covering rules in the county and outlined when the mandate could be lifted completely.
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Orange County mayor to hold news conference to discuss face masks update

Orange County mayor to hold news conference to discuss face masks update

15 days ago   |   WESH

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings will discuss the Mask Mandate Executive Order on April 28, 2021, at 11 a.m.
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Democrat Val Demings defends officer in Ma'Khia Bryant shooting

Democrat Val Demings defends officer in Ma'Khia Bryant shooting

17 days ago   |   New York Post

Rep. Val Demings says she believes the police officer who fatally shot 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant last week was acting in accordance with his training, as body camera footage...
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Democrat Val Demings Defends Cop Who Shot Ma'Khia Bryant, Citing Experience as Police Officer

18 days ago   |   Newsweek

"It appears that the officer responded as he was trained to do," said the Florida congresswoman and former Orlando police chief.
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Democratic Rep. Val Demings Defends Officer Who Fatally Shot Ma'Khia Bryant

18 days ago   |   Forbes

“It appears the officer responded as he was trained to do, with the main thought of preventing a tragedy and loss of life,” the Florida Democrat said.
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Column on ‘Wokeness' Ruining Disney World Experience Draws Backlash

19 days ago   |   NY Times

In a guest column for The Orlando Sentinel, a Disney fan said he was reconsidering his commitment to the park “because Disney cares more about politics than happy guests.”
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Demings 'seriously considering' challenging DeSantis or Rubio

Demings 'seriously considering' challenging DeSantis or Rubio

21 days ago   |   Politico

Florida Rep. Val Demings said she's “seriously considering” a statewide bid against Sen. Marco Rubio or Gov. Ron DeSantis, boosting Democratic hopes in a battleground state...
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'Did I strike a nerve?': Reps. Val Demings and Jim Jordan get into a heated screaming match over policing

'Did I strike a nerve?': Reps. Val Demings and Jim Jordan get into a heated screaming match over policing

22 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Democratic Rep. Val Demings and Republican Rep. Jim Jordan got into a shouting match about policing in the US on Tuesday, just hours before a jury...
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Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC dropped its mandate for vaccinated people

Summary List Placement Jill Biden joked that she felt "naked" not wearing a face mask after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped its mask mandate for fully... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

The Massachusetts indoor mask mandate remains in effect Friday as state officials evaluate new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say those fully... Read more ...

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

SEATTLE - Zach Plesac came within six outs of ending Cleveland's 40-year no-hitter drought, keeping the Seattle Mariners hitless into the eighth inning of the Indians' 4-2 win... Read more ...

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert made their MLB debuts Thursday night against Cleveland. Here's how they fared in their first action. Read more ...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid hackers $4mn+ in ransom to resolve gas supply crisis

US President Joe Biden refused to say whether he was aware Colonial Pipeline paid more than $4 million to hackers after a major cyber attack crippled the company's operations... Read more ...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor settings

Metro infectious disease experts, businesses respond to the news Read more ...