Justice Dept. won’t cite state secrets to hide identity of person who ‘tasked’ Saudis to aid 9/11 hijackers

By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org In a stunning twist in the search for answers about 9/11, the Justice Department announced Thursday

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Miami-Dade Schools give fat, multi-year lobbying contract to Trump-connected lobbyist

By William Gjebre FloridaBulldog.org Seeking an edge in Republican-dominated Washington politics, Miami-Dade public school officials awarded a federal lobbying contract

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Cord Byrd sponsors bill for Jacksonville ‘COPS’ grant

A priority of the city of Jacksonville during the Lenny Curry era: increasing police presence on its most dangerous streets. One

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Ballard Partners going national, opens D.C. office

Ballard Partners is extending its reach, announcing it is opening an office in Washington, D.C. Brian Ballard, the firm’s president,

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Susie Wiles, architect of Donald Trump’s Florida win, heads to D.C. for inauguration

When Jacksonville political consultant Susie Wiles signed on with the Donald Trump campaign, many locals — who thought it was the year of Jeb

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Donald Trump inauguration a special moment for Brian Ballard

This isn’t Brian Ballard’s first inauguration, but it might end up being one of the most memorable. Ballard, the president

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Ballard Partners teams up with leading Illinois influence shop

Ballard Partners on Thursday announced a “strategic alliance” with the Chicago-based All-Circo political consulting firm. “It gives us a marketing

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Jim Moran building renovations on track in Tallahassee

Florida State University says it is beginning renovations on the downtown building that will be the new home of schools named after

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Thanksgiving 2016, as brought to you by these Florida lobbyists and political organizations

It’s time to talk turkey. And stuffing, pie and football. Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the winter holiday season; the

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How to get around Richard Corcoran’s new rules — Volume 2

Second in a series. Most people are familiar with this joke about lawyers. Q: What do you call 2,000 lawyers

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Trump presidential inaugural committee has a Florida feel

The inaugural committee for President-elect Donald Trump has a Florida feel, with two prominent Floridians on it as finance vice-chairs, and

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A rundown of the real winners and losers from Florida’s general election

Yesterday’s slate of general elections in Florida certainly provided a list of winners and losers, and I’m not just talking about the candidates. Here

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Despite end of formal fundraising, Donald Trump to hold breakfast event at Doral Wednesday

Donald Trump may have said he was scaling back on high-dollar fundraising — ending with a Las Vegas luncheon held

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In Florida, Donald Trump faces a Hillary Clinton campaign behemoth

For Donald Trump, the fight for Florida begins and ends with mass appeal: signature rallies and direct social media contact

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