Episode 7: Feeling Presidential  The Rotunda
THE ROTUNDA -- NPR’s former political editor and host of the Political Junkie radio program, Ken Rudin discusses why Marco Rubio wins in the presidential announcement category over Hillary Clinton and the obstacles in front of Jeb Bush when he makes his bid official. The battle over Medicaid expansion continues as Governor Rick Scott announces plans to sue the federal government putting in jeopardy any plans for the House and Senate to find a budget compromise in the remaining days of session.

As the Legislature votes to officially take off the books the state’s ban on gay adoption, Gomes talks with Martin Gill, who won the landmark court decision overturning Florida’s anti-gay adoption law. In the latest version of the Growler bill craft brewers say they are hopeful for a happy ending and explain why all the fighting couldn’t be settled over a pint. Plus we catch all the chaos as a Florida man lands a Gyrocopter on the Capitol grounds to deliver special message about campaign finance reform to Congress.

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A weekly podcast focusing on the people and stories shaping Florida politics produced by Trimmel Gomes an award-winning journalist and former statewide news director of Florida Public Radio. Gomes hosted its flagship program "Capital Report" and created the public affairs program "It's About Florida." Gomes is political commentator and regular political contributor to WTXL ABC 27 in Tallahassee.


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