Government and politics

Election wrap up

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 newly formed third congressional district, he trails Tea Party favorite …

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Race for the White House takes a new turn

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 the race to the White House. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/McManusQAStevenGallo.mp3]

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Take a turn at being a commissioner

For some residents, paying attention to what their local governments do isn’t high on their priority list.  Others are watching the government more closely, especially when it comes to certain issues.  In Alachua County, commissioners and staffers are reaching out to the community this summer, to be part of what …

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President campaigns in Florida

With the 2012 presidential election right around the corner, President Obama is looking to Floridians for their vote. Over the years, Florida has always been a state candidates keep a close watch on. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Nickelle Smith reports on the importance of the President making stops in Florida like …

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