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Intersection: Senate Race, DNC, and Zika

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Allegations of abuse could derail Alan Grayson’s bid for Senate. Grayson’s ex-wife reports abuse dating back twenty years, but Grayson’s attorney says the allegations are politically motivated. The story caused progressive organizations to pull their endorsement of Grayson and campaign staffers are walking out. Will his campaign survive?

Plus, the DNC wrapped up last night. The Pulse shooting was a major talking point for some speakers — including the mother of one of the victims. Did the Democrats take a stronger enough stance on gun control?

And the first medical marijuana dispensary opened in Florida as a Publix heiress makes a big donation to block a medical marijuana amendment on the November ballot.

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Brendan Byrne

About Brendan Byrne

Space Reporter and 'Are We There Yet?' Host

Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to ... Read Full Bio »