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Kevin Derby is the associate editor of the Sunshine State News.

Stories from Kevin Derby

Politics
By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 27, 2015 7:00 PM
 

Over the last five years, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has risen from a former state legislative leader who was an underdog to win a U.S. Senate seat to a possible presidential contender, a phenomenal ascent over such a short period.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 26, 2015 7:00 PM
 

Despite President Barack Obama carrying Florida and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s re-election efforts in 2012, the last five years , on the whole, have not been happy ones for Florida Democrats.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 25, 2015 7:00 PM
 

When he nominated then-Gov. Al Smith, D-N.Y., for president at the 1924 Democratic National Convention, Franklin D. Roosevelt took a line from a Wordsworth poem and labeled his friend the “happy warrior.”

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 23, 2015 8:30 PM
 

Over the last five years, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson continued his stint as the most consistently effective Democrat in Florida in recent years, even as he often took a supporting role on the political stage.

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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 20, 2015 7:00 PM
 

At the end of last month, nationally prominent pundit Fred Barnes, one of the co-founders of the Weekly Standard and a familiar face on Fox News, spoke to the Federalist Society at Walt Disney World about how Republican state attorneys general have offered the most effective opposition to President Barack Obama.

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