Friday, 30 October 2015 00:00

Episode 35: Revision

THE ROTUNDA - This episode recaps CNBC’s awkward presidential debate which left the Jeb Bush campaign on life support and Marco Rubio defying the odds with a steady climb in the polls. Gomes catches some of the fireworks as tempers flare in the Florida Senate over redistricting as Don Gaetz and Jack Latvala verbally attack each other for the chamber’s mistakes. Also, Gomes helps to kickoff a yearlong education campaign about the upcoming changes to Florida’s Constitution with Carol Weissert, director of the Leroy Collins Institute.
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Friday, 02 October 2015 00:00

Episode 31: No Help

THE ROTUNDA - This episode covers Florida’s congressional redistricting mess with University of Florida political science professor Michael McDonald. Meanwhile Congresswoman Corrine Brown speaks out on the GOP plot to get her out of office.
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Friday, 25 September 2015 00:00

Episode 30: Get Read. Set. Go!

THE ROTUNDA - This episode features leaked audio of Rep. Janet Adkins discussing how to defeat U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown by filling district with prisoners. Florida's presidential candidates say they are open to the message of Pope Francis except when it comes to his politics. The Rotunda goes in-depth with Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner following a new report by the Brennan Center for Justice detailing the voting technology crisis across the country.
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Friday, 18 September 2015 00:00

Episode 29: We Are The Enemy

THE ROTUNDA - Episode 29 tackles the Republican presidential debate as Florida GOP chairman Blaise Ingoglia discusses the strengths of both Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio. Former Florida lieutenant governor Jeff Kottkamp weighs in on why Trump will not win the party’s nomination.
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Friday, 28 August 2015 00:00

Episode 26: Talk About Ethics

This episode examines how voters in Tallahassee are saying no to corruption in city politics by limiting the influence of money in local races. Gomes talks with the city’s Ethics Officer, Julie Meadows-Keefe about what they are doing differently to enforce stronger ethical standards. Plus the city’s first in the nation move to allow voters to get up to a $25 tax rebate for campaign contributions is serving as an example to boost civic engagement.
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Friday, 07 August 2015 00:00

Episode 23: GOP Debate

THE ROTUNDA - This episode previews the redistricting special session with analysis of the "base" congressional map by Michael McDonald, a political scientist at the University of Florida.
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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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