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Marco Rubio: The First Gator President?

Marco Rubio: The First Gator President?

April 10, 2015 at 11:13 am 0 comments

An effort to put a blue and orange executive chair in the White House is coming, as Senator Marco Rubio is expected to announce his run for the presidency on April 13. Rubio, who was born in Miami to Cuban immigrants, graduated from Santa Fe College and the University ofRead More

Former President Carter Fills in for Wife to Talk Mental Health Crisis

Former President Carter Fills in for Wife to Talk Mental Health Crisis

April 7, 2015 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Former President Jimmy Carter stepped up to the podium when his wife, Rosalynn Carter, called in sick for her appearance at the Curtis M. Phillips Center on Tuesday March 31.  Rosalynn Carter was scheduled to speak, but it was announced that the former president would take her place, as sheRead More

Governor Scott Bans Climate Change Terms Despite Denial

Governor Scott Bans Climate Change Terms Despite Denial

April 3, 2015 at 10:17 am 0 comments

Most Americans would agree that they are blessed to live in a country like the United States. Thanks to freedom of speech and freedom of the press, you have the right to say as you please and express your own opinions. That is, unless you are a state official inRead More

Event Review: Future of Florida Policy Summit

Event Review: Future of Florida Policy Summit

March 31, 2015 at 4:39 pm 0 comments

Late last month, the Bob Graham Center for Public Service held the annual Future of Florida Policy Summit. Hosting college students from all over the state, the policy summit was a conference revolving around the issue of voter registration modernization. After the 2014 midterm elections resulted in the lowest nationalRead More

Jill Biden Visits Santa Fe College to Talk Community College Innovations

Jill Biden Visits Santa Fe College to Talk Community College Innovations

March 26, 2015 at 10:10 am 0 comments

Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, and U.S Under Secretary of Education Ted Mitchell visited Santa Fe College on March 9 to learn about the programs that are making an impact in the college. Santa Fe College President Jackson Sasser and a panel of faculty and students, talked withRead More

Marco Rubio: Florida’s Forgotten Presidential Candidate

Marco Rubio: Florida’s Forgotten Presidential Candidate

March 24, 2015 at 9:11 am 0 comments

As former Gov. Jeb Bush continues to gain ground in the developing Republican primary race, another prominent Floridian falls further and further out of the polls. Despite the attention given to Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) after President Obama’s reelection in 2012, Sen. Rubio has garnered tepid reception from the publicRead More

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Governor Graham on Florida Elections and the “Less Informed” Voter

September 7, 2014 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

On Thursday morning, former Florida Governor and Senator Bob Graham sat down with Florida Political Review’s Corrado Minardi to speak about  Florida’s upcoming gubernatorial and midterm elections and reflect on his political views since leaving office. Last month, Floridians who voted in the Democratic Primary elected Charlie Crist with an overwhelming margin.Read More

Bob Graham Comes Out in Support of Same-Sex Marriage

Bob Graham Comes Out in Support of Same-Sex Marriage

September 4, 2014 at 11:23 am 0 comments

In an exclusive interview this week with the Florida Political Review’s Corrado Minardi, former Governor and Senator Bob Graham announced his support for same-sex marriage for the first time on record. “I can’t make the case that there’s a reason that if two same-sex people fall in love and wouldRead More

Congress Calls for Military Action Against ISIS

Congress Calls for Military Action Against ISIS

September 2, 2014 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

Following the executions of two American journalists, Steven Sotloff and James Foley, a growing number of members of Congress are calling on President Obama to launch targeted military action against the militant group the “Islamic State” (formerly known as ISIS). Among Congress’s growing hawkish voice is Florida Senator Bill Nelson,Read More

New Report Highlights Campus Sexual Assault Crisis

New Report Highlights Campus Sexual Assault Crisis

August 30, 2014 at 10:00 am 0 comments

A new report issued earlier this month by the Orlando Sentinel showed a disturbingly low conviction rate for sexual assault cases on Florida university campuses. The study found zero prosecutions for allegations of rape between 2012 and 2013. During that period, 55 sexual assaults were reported while only five ledRead More