Quick to respond to his victory, the Republican Governors Association released a statement from Communications Director Jon Thompson that said: "With Andrew Gillum, Florida Democrats have selected a radical far-left politician who remains at the center of an FBI anti-corruption investigation".
Gillum won the primary Tuesday after upsetting a field of better-known and better funded candidates.
The Democratic candidate has yet to be announced, but does anyone remember Alan Grayson, the Democratic congressman who said Republicans wanted people to die during the Obamacare debate.
Facing off in the Democratic primary were former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, former Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, billionaire Jeff Greene, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and Orlando-area businessman Chris King.
DeSantis beat out Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, the preferred choice of more moderate, establishment Republicans, to secure the GOP nomination.
Gillum was a favorite among many groups that call themselves progressive Democrats.
Gillum framed himself as the truly progressive candidate who could break Florida Democrats' five-cycle losing streak of losing the governor's office.
Gillum, who would be the state's first black governor, trailed in the polls through much of the race but surged in the final stages with the backing of Sanders and high-profile liberal donors like George Soros and Tom Steyer. "Ron!" when he was declared the GOP nominee Tuesday evening.
DeSantis has run as a strong supporter of Trump since launching his campaign in January, after the president tweeted in December 2017 that he'd make a "GREAT" governor of Florida.
Current Republican Gov. Rick Scott easily defeated a nominal challenger to win the GOP nomination.
His decision sets up a showdown in the Democratic primary with Rep. Darren Soto, the first Florida congressman of Puerto Rican descent, who succeeded Grayson after he made an unsuccessful Senate bid in 2016. But his more moderate stance on immigration and his deciding vote a year ago against Trump's efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law turned off many GOP voters.
McCain's body will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington before a procession passing by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. He continued: "And John said that night 'President Obama is now my president.' So he healed the naton at a time he was hurt".
Watch and found out why British Prime Minister Theresa May is dancing with school children in Cape Town, South Africa . Thursday - In Kenya, Mrs May will meet president Uhuru Kenyatta before visiting British troops and a business school.
We need to create our own history at Spurs . "We wanted to start the season well and three wins out of three is a great start". I gave a list of five players who interest me to the club months ago but none have came in", Mourinho said during the summer.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah, said "a final agreement should include Canada". That said, there is some wiggle room, and Canada made concessions on this topic in the TPP agreement", he said.
In his Sunday Times interview, Goodman said he was devastated that ABC chose to cancel Roseanne in the fallout of Barr's tweet. John Goodman told the Sunday Times that once she relinquished her rights and the spin-off was a go he thanked her via email.
The Seagulls bounced back from their opening-day 2-0 loss at Watford with a 3-2 win over Manchester United last weekend. However, Karius had to wait until the end of the following September to make his Premier League debut.
President Donald Trump once again took aim at the "fake news media", this time in defense of golfer Tiger Woods . Poston had a bittersweet day, however, making a hole-in-one at the fifth but missing the cut after shooting 75.
Argentina and San Antonio Spurs basketball star Manu Ginobili has confirmed his retirement , putting an end to a legendary career. Warriors coach Steve Kerr was once a teammate of Ginobili's in San Antonio . "Hey, we met Roger Federer this year in China".
The British-Iranian mother was released from the Tehran jail on Thursday and has been staying with family outside the capital. Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who was born in Iran , is married to a British man and has dual British and Iranian citizenship.
Toyota, Uber to develop driverless vehicles
The business alliances were created to focus on the development of the new e-Palette concept vehicle in the near term. Uber had deactivated Volvo's automatic braking system in that vehicle, which raised questions about safety.
US Will Retaliate Against Syria If It Uses Chemical Weapons
They've now largely given up on the goal of toppling Assad, and are focusing instead on curbing Iranian influence in Syria. This does not affect our commitment to fully eliminate terror cells in Syria and return this country to normal life ...
DeSantis wins Republican nomination for Florida governor
With almost half of the vote counted when the Associated Press called the race, DeSantis was leading Putnam by almost 20 points. With the backing of President Donald Trump and more than 100 appearances on Fox News under his belt, U.S.
Trump claims Google is gaming results with bad news about him
Additionally, while Google uses manual quality raters to test new algorithm changes, they do not use them on live search results . Regulating Google's search algorithm in the spirit of "fairness" could result in a number of unintended consequences.
Tottenham laid down a marker with United win, says Harry Kane
It's hard to speculate what will happen in the next few days or even weeks, but it certainly had a feeling of finality about it. The second half was less impressive, as Spurs stepped up a level and put two quick goals past United , all but ending the game.
White House Flag Is Lowered a 2nd Time
On Saturday, a national memorial service will be held at the Washington National Cathedral, where former presidents George W. In response to another question, Davis told reporters that the family's thoughts were exclusively on McCain.