WEST PALM BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 90, Florida’s controversial voting bill which critics say curbs access to mail-in voting in the state. In signing the bill during an appearance on “Fox & Friends” early Thursday morning, the Florida Republican highlighted provisions of the bill including stricter voter ID requirements for voting by mail, creating limits on who can pick up and return a voter’s ballot, and banning private funding for elections. READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Department Honors Fallen Law Enforcement Officers “Me signing this bill says: Florida, your vote counts, your vote is going to be cast with integrity and transparency and this is a great place for democracy,” DeSantis said after signing the bill. He was flanked by a small group of GOP legislators in Palm Beach County. Other media organizations were shut out. Immediately after the signing, opponents filed a lawsuit alleging that the measure is unconstitutional. … [Read more...] about Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Florida’s Controversial Voting Bill
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The Democratic National Committee (DNC) is compiling opposition research on more than 20 potential Republican presidential contenders as the party looks to get an early start on the 2024 cycle. The DNC is digging up dirt on several prominent and unconventional possible GOP contenders, ranging from former President Trump , Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Ron DeSantis States step in as Congress fails to fight foreign influence Kansas GOP fails to override governor veto of transgender sports ban NYT's Stephens says Ted Cruz more 'unctuous' than Eddie Haskell MORE (R) and former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley Nikki Haley Will DeSantis, Rubio and Scott torch each other to vault from Florida to the White House? Pence urges 'positive' agenda to counter Biden in first speech since leaving office Kerry faces calls to step down over leaked Iran tapes MORE to Fox News host Tucker Carlson Tucker Carlson New York Times, WaPo, NBC retract … [Read more...] about DNC gathers opposition research on over 20 potential GOP presidential candidates
Rep. Charlie Crist Charles (Charlie) Joseph Crist Crist launches bid for Florida governor, seeking to recapture his old job Democrats confront difficult prospects for midterms The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Emergent BioSolutions - Biden sales pitch heads to Virginia and Louisiana MORE (D-Fla.) said Tuesday he will challenge Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Ron DeSantis DNC gathers opposition research on over 20 potential GOP presidential candidates DeSantis schedules special election to replace Alcee Hastings for January Running as a Democrat, Crist looks to join the smallest club in American politics MORE (R) to win his old job back, attempting a political comeback that would vault him into perhaps the most exclusive club in American politics. Just three other men have won election as governor of their home states as members of both the Democratic and Republican parties. Crist, who won the governorship as a Republican in 2006, is … [Read more...] about Running as a Democrat, Crist looks to join the smallest club in American politics
Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Friday ! TGIF! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths each morning this week: Monday, 572,200; Tuesday, 572,674; Wednesday, 573,381; Thursday, 574,329; Friday, 575,194. President Biden Joe Biden Biden prepping cybersecurity executive order in response to SolarWinds attack Photoshopped deer in Kevlar vests circulate after Biden gun control comment Majority of viewers approved of Biden address to Congress: poll MORE marked his 100th day in office by kicking off a political and publicity blitz to sell his new legislative proposals. He began with an evening “thank-you” rally in Duluth, … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Biden launches blitz for jobs plan with ‘thank you, Georgia’
Presented by Emergent BioSolutions Liz Cheney Elizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney Cheney at donor retreat says Trump's actions 'a line that cannot be crossed': report The Memo: Trump's critics face wrath of GOP base Allies of GOP leader vow to oust Liz Cheney MORE (R-Mont.)" width="580" height="387" data-delta="1" /> Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. Today is Tuesday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger and Al Weaver are the co-creators. Readers can find us on Twitter @asimendinger and @alweaver22. Please recommend the Morning Report to friends and let us know what you think. CLICK HERE to subscribe! Total U.S. coronavirus deaths as of each morning this week : Monday, 577,045; Tuesday, 577,523. The situation between House Republicans and House GOP Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney (Wyo.) is reaching a breaking point as allies of House … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Emergent BioSolutions – Can Cheney defy the odds and survive again?