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• Latino turnout was up dramatically in the midterms, according to early voting and other preliminary data. Democrats say Latino votes helped flip house and senate races across the country. Read More »
• Carlos Ghosn, who also chairs Renault and Mitsubishi, is widely admired for saving Nissan from bankruptcy nearly 20 years ago. Now he has been accused of underreporting income and reportedly arrested. Read More »
• Officials are still counting ballots from the midterm elections in several states — in part because of the signature verification process. But signatures change over time, especially young people’s. Read More »
• Keeping Florida in the GOP column is a highlight for Republicans this year. While Republicans held onto the Senate, Democrats flipped the House and made major gains in the governor’s contests, too. Read More »
• On this week’s Florida Roundup we’re looking at the Florida recount and the slow recovery in the Panhandle. The Florida Recount Republican Ron DeSantis is all but certified as Florida’s next governor. That’s after a recount showed that he beat Democrat Andrew Gillum by 33,652 votes or 0.4 percent. But, a hand recount is on in the Senate race between incumbant Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Gov. Rick Scott. Secretary of State Ken Detzner announced Thursday that manual recounts of “overvotes” and “undervotes” will be required in the two statewide races, as the margins between candidates were below 0.25 percent. The announcement came amid a series of legal battles that focus on the race between Nelson and his Scott. Scott continued to … Read More »
• More than 200 American women played a crucial role in the war as telephone operators. But when the shooting stopped, they weren’t considered veterans and their story was largely forgotten. Until now. Read More »