Gillum warns Desantis to be ‘careful’ with his words

Sunday, Florida’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, warned his opponent, Ron DeSantis to watch his words during “Meet the Press,” the Orlando Sentinel reported. Tallahasse voters received a racially-charged robocall mocking Gillum over the Labor Day weekend. The call, which was sent out by a neo-Nazi group, quickly became the topic of discussion. “I think … Read more

Governor Scott denounces Gillum’s proposed tax increases

Democratic gubernatorial nominee, Andrew Gillum, proposed a raise in Florida’s corporate tax rate that was criticized by Governor Rick Scott, reported the Tampa Bay Times on Aug. 31. To help expand school funding and give teachers a base salary of $50,000, the corporate tax rate would be increased from 5.5 percent to 7.75 percent, under … Read more

Billionaires, ‘everyday folks’ fund Gillum campaign

Andrew Gillum, Florida Democratic gubernatorial nominee, thanked “everyday folks” and billionaires alike on Sunday for political campaign donations. Those billionaires included George Soros and Tom Steyer, Fox News reported. The Gillum campaign raised $450,000 in April. Most of that money came from Soros in the form of donations to Forward Florida, a political action committee centered … Read more

Gillum, Graham allies again after primary election

After Florida gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham lost to Andrew Gillum in the Democratic primary, she’s publicly announced her support for her former opponent. “Andrew and I have been friends for a very long time,” she said after Tuesday’s election. “We were friends before this race began, and we are friends today and we will be … Read more

Corruption investigation threatens to taint Gillum

The FBI is investigating corruption in Tallahassee, where Democratic governor’s nominee Andrew Gillum is mayor, CNN reported on Sept. 3. “He is embroiled in a lot of corruption scandals,” Rep. Ron DeSantis, Gillum’s Republican opponent, told Fox News. “This guy can’t even run the city of Tallahassee. There is no way Florida voters can entrust … Read more