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Episode 11: Slippery Road 

THE ROTUNDA - On this episode we zero in on former Florida governor Jeb Bush’s attempt at damage control after flubbing his response to questions about Iraq and accidentally announcing he’s an official 2016 presidential candidate. While Marco Rubio leads in national polls, will the trend continue with Florida’s fastest growing demographic, the Hispanic vote? Democratic Strategist Steve Schale talks with Gomes about the road to the White House via the Sunshine State and why he’s concerned about Rubio’s influence.

Episode 12: Let It Soak In

THE ROTUNDA - We soak in all that was in Jacksonville’s Mayoral race. Florida Times-Union Government reporter Nate Monroe breaks down the key turning points leading to Lenny Curry’s defeat of Alvin Brown. As the Obama administration proposes big cuts in Florida’s Medicaid fight, Florida Politics reporter Christine Jordan Sexton tells Gomes the move is a “game changer” going into the special session.

Episode 15: Credibility 

THE ROTUNDA - We head to Europe as former governor Jeb Bush attempts to bolster his foreign policy credentials. Gomes talks with Michael C. Bender of Bloomberg Politics as he travels with Bush to Germany, Poland and Estonia before Bush’s much anticipated June 15 rally in Miami where he’s expected to make his campaign for president official.

Episode 16: All In

THE ROTUNDA - A closer look at Jeb Bush’s official entry into the 2016 presidential race. Gomes explores how both Bush and Marco Rubio are being forced to address immigration on their campaign stops.

Episode 20: The Drawing Board

THE ROTUNDA - The Rotunda takes a second look at Florida’s No. 2 spot as Lt. Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera jumps in the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by his friend Marco Rubio, who is running for president.
In Episode 18: Diplomatic Neighbor, Dr. Brian Latell, Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies at the University of Miami discusses President Barack Obama's plan to reopen US/Cuba embassies.
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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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