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Political newcomer defeats Cliff Stearns in District 3 congressional race

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm

U.S. Representative Cliff Stearns has been ousted by a tea party challenger in a GOP primary in north Florida Tuesday.  Political newcomer Ted Yoho, a Gainesville veterinarian, stunned Stearns who’s been in Congress since 1989.  The sprawling, mostly rural District 3 stretches [...]

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Election wrap up

By on August 15th, 2012 | Last updated: March 30, 2013 at 1:53 pm

One race from the Tuesday ballot may take a few days to resolve.  Longtime Congressman Cliff Stearns is going to have to depend on provisional and overseas ballots if he wants to continue his career in congress. Running in the [...]

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St. Augustine holds rally for Republican presidential nominee Romney

By on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm

Presidential nominee Mitt Romney fired up a crowd of Northeast Florida supporters with promises of less government and more jobs. Romney made his comments today at a rally at Flagler College in St. Augustine. WJCT’ s Cyd Hoskinson has more.

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Race for the White House takes a new turn

By on August 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:06 pm

Over the weekend, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced his running mate: Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with University of South Florida political science professor, Susan McManus, about the new candidate for vice president and what it means for [...]

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Personal attacks heat up the Louisiana GOP primary

By on March 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:26 pm

The race for the GOP presidential nomination continues in Louisiana tomorrow with twenty delegates up for grabs.  Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with University of South Florida political science professor Susan McManus about tomorrow’s primary and how recent comments made [...]

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Super Tuesday could decide GOP nominee

By on March 6th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 5:51 pm

Ten states are holding their primaries and caucuses tonight for Super Tuesday and more than a third of the 1,144 delegates are at stake. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Cameron Taylor spoke with Alachua County Republican Party Chairman Stafford Jones about how [...]

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