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Andrew Gillum, Donald Trump, Florida Recount, News, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Top Stories, Video -

  In a strange bit of irony, years before Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum was enmeshed in his own election recount, he appeared in a documentary about one of the most infamous Florida voting scandals in recent history. Monday, Cheddar correspondent  J.D. Durkin tweeted out a clip from in Unprecedented – The 2000 Presidential Election. In the footage, a young Gillum can […]

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Like the popular subreddit “Explain Like I’m 5" (ELI5) which simplifies complex issues into easily understandable, digestible bites, our new “Explain Like I’m A Racist 5-Year-Old” breaks down complicated subjects on the intersection of race, economics and politics, making them so simple, even a bigoted toddler could

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Andrew Gillum, Florida, News, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Top Stories, Video -

  On Tuesday night, even as there were still thousands of votes outstanding, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum was told that his best bet was to concede defeat to Ron DeSantis. It’s funny what can happen in five days. Since late Tuesday night, the gap between Gillum and DeSantis has narrowed to 0.41 percent, which triggered […]

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I was at a bar once when my buddy asked me to run “shy brother” and introduce him to a woman way out of his league. I walked over and explained that my friend thought she was attractive but he was super shy. She laughed. She’d seen Five Heartbeats, and then she very politely told me that she was waiting for her…

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We faced big wins and losses on election night. Mayor Andrew Gillum, delivered an emotional promise to his supporters after conceding to his opponent, Ron DeSantis and reminded  Floridians that he isn’t going anywhere and the fight continues. Georgia gubernatorial candidates Stacey Abrams, and Brian Kemp are still in a tight race. Polls have Kemp leading 51 to 48 […]

The post The Download | November 7th: Election night wins and losses + Florida approves Amendment 4 appeared first on theGrio.

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For more than a month, Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis has been race-baiting the work of the Dream Defenders. That fear mongering, along with heated rhetoric from President Donald Trump, has begun having an effect on the civil rights group, which is why its leadership has grown concerned that Dream…

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum isn’t afraid to tell you he is a proud black man. The political implications of being “too black,” long a concern for black candidates running for statewide or higher office throughout U.S. history, don’t scare him. He embraces his blackness because he believes in…

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Andrew Gilllum, Featured, News, Politics, Ron DeSantis, True Blue, Video -

  Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for Florida governor, may be  running a close and highly anticipated race against Republican Ron DeSantis—but when it comes to quick thinking, he has his opponent beat by a mile. Gillum is the mayor of Tallahassee, a husband, a father of three, a FAMU grad—and on the verge of […]

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Andrew Gillum, Florida, Governor, News, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Top Stories, Video -

With midterm elections fast approaching, the Governor’s race in Florida is heating up. And last night, Republican candidate, Ron DeSantis and Democratic candidate Andrew Gillum had a spirited debate about the future of Florida. The outcome? Gillum is getting it done. With the debate covering key issues, such as taxes, gun control, and race, many […]

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Andrew Gillum, Barack Obama, Brett Kavavnaugh, Christine Blasey Ford, Donald Trump, Kiah Moris, Politics, Ron DeSantis, The Download, Tom Steyer, Top Stories -

What’s the latest in politics? We got you covered with the D.C. Download for Thursday, September 27th. Florida gubernatorial Andrew Gillum is out here securing the bag. Billionaire Tom Steyer has pledged five million dollars to Gillum’s campaign– calling him a candidate of the people.  A new poll shows Gillum with a nine percentage point lead over […]

The post The Download | September 27th: Andrew Gillum campaign is gaining support from Tom Steyer + Kiah Morris early resignation +Barack Obama criticizes President Donald trump handling on environmental issues appeared first on theGrio.

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Hey, Grio fam! Here is your Download for Tuesday, September 25th. Dallas police are finally taking action against Amber Guyger –the officer who fatally shot Botham Jean. An investigation found Guyger “engaged in adverse conduct when she was arrested for manslaughter and was fired due to her “actions” the night of the fatal shooting.” In an exclusive interview […]

The post The Download | September 25th: Dallas Police Chief fires Amber Guyger + A third woman is allegedly accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct + Andrew Gillum is leading the way in the UNF poll appeared first on theGrio.

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Campaign officials for Ron DeSantis may be denouncing donations from racists publicly, but behind the scenes, he doesn't plan to return any of their checks.

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Once could be written off as a mistake. Five times is a pattern. Ron DeSantis, the Republican nominee for Florida governor, has another racial issue to deal with. Less than a month after telling Florida voters not to “monkey this up” after Democrat Andrew Gillum won the democratic gubernatorial nomination, one of his leading donors recently tweeted […]

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Andrew Gillum, Politics, Quinnipiac, Quinnipiac Poll, Ron DeSantis, Top Stories -

Andrew Gillum the man who could become Florida’s first Black governor is leading his Republican opponent by 3 percentage points, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday. The Tallahassee Mayor, a Democrat, has edged ahead of U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., in the race that is drawing nationwide attention. Fifty percent of the likely […]

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Andrew Gillum, Black Politics, Brian Kemp, Cynthia Nixon, News, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Stacey Abrams, Stacey Abrams wins Georgia democratic primary for governor, T.I., Top Stories, Video -

Rapper T.I says this political candidate– has just officially gotten an invite to the cookout. After hearing Cynthia Nixon talk about legalizing marijuana and fighting racism in the war on drugs Tip tweeted: “I have no idea who this brilliant lady is…but she’s invited to my next bbq/family gathering and if she’s running for anything…anything […]

The post The Download | September 11th: Rapper T.I extends cookout invite to political candidate, Cynthia Nixon + Ron DeSantis resigns from Congress + Stacey Abrams and Brian Kemp tied in new poll appeared first on theGrio.

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Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum couldn’t get a word in edgewise Sunday during an interview […]

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Andrew Gillum, the man who could become Florida's first black governor on Sunday called on his opponent to refrain from name-calling and to focus on the issues.

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The man who could become Florida’s first black governor on Sunday […]

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Florida Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum said a racist robocall mocking him by featuring a man speaking in a stereotypical black dialect and jungle noises in the background was “deeply regrettable,” CNN reports.

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Andrew Gillum, Florida, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Tallahassee, Top Stories -

A white supremacist group in Florida is making robocalls impersonating Andrew Gillum after the Tallahassee mayor won the Democratic nomination in the governor’s race. Gillum stands a chance at becoming the state’s first black chief executive, but Republican Rep. Ron DeSantis warned Florida voters to not “monkey this up” by electing the first black governor […]

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Andrew Gillum, Michael Steele, News Video, Ron DeSantis -

Former Republican National Committee chair Michael Steele says Ron DeSantis absolutely doesn’t get the benefit […]

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As the great physicist, mathematician and (I’m pretty sure this is correct) the first person to stuff figs inside of cookies, Sir Isaac Newton, proclaimed in his third law of motion: “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.”

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Andrew Gillum, Featured, Florida, News, Ron DeSantis, Top Stories, True Blue -

Tallahassee mayor Andrew Gillum is probably having one of the best week's of his life, and has managed to make a lot of new fans in the process.

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2018 GENERAL ELECTIONS, Andrew Gillum, Bernice King, Cardi B, CARDI B SKIT, DEMOCRAT PARTY, Donald Trump, Jordan Edwards, News, ODELL EDWARDS, Republican Party, Ron DeSantis, Roy Oliver, Video -

Andrew Gillum is one step closer to making history! The mayor of Tallahassee beat out four other candidates and is on his way to possibly becoming the first Black governor of the state. In the general election–he’ll go against republican nominee Ron DeSantis— who has full support from our President Donald Trump. Trump wasted no […]

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President Donald Trump’s pick for Florida governor made it clear he doesn’t want voters electing […]

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Less than 24 hours after Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum’s historic win in becoming the Democratic nominee for Florida governor, his opponent and Trump favorite, Ron DeSantis, is already pulling out the racist bullhorn to rile up deplorable Floridians.

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Andrew Gillum, Donald Trump, Featured, Florida, Midterms 2018, News, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Video -

  Tuesday night, in a major political upset, progressive gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum won the Democratic Party primary over two well-funded candidates. The Tallahassee mayor was often dismissed as a longshot in the race to turn Florida blue, and had been polling in fourth place. But now that the Floriday A&M grad and father of […]

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Brian Kemp, Georgia, Midterm Elections, News, North Carolina, Opinion, Paul Nehlen, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Russell Walker, Seth Grossman -

Writer Dustin Seibert offers up a few racist/bigoted trashbag politicians that we should all avoid like the herpes simplex virus in the midterm elections. Make sure you tell your friends.

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