Episode 89: D.C. Politics
THE ROTUNDA - This episode provides a brief recap of the first week of Congress as some of Florida’s freshmen lawmakers adjust to their new surroundings in Washington. Gomes talks with Rep. Al Lawson about his plan to tackle student loan debt. Plus Rep. Darren Sotto discusses President-elect Donald Trump’s influence in Congress. Gomes tours some of the capitol office buildings with former congressional candidate Annette Taddeo and her daughter Sofia. Gomes also takes a closer look at Gov. Rick Scott's decision to address the shooting at Fort Lauderdale airport with Trump instead of President Obama.  
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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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