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GOP candidate threatens Pa. governor: 'I'm going to stomp all over your face with golf spikes'

GOP candidate threatens Pa. governor: 'I'm going to stomp all over your face with golf spikes'As the national debate over violent rhetoric rages among politicians, pundits and President Trump, the Republican candidate for governor in Pennsylvania offered the latest case study in partisan rancor Friday.



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Trump rebuked by Puerto Rico governor for denying official death toll: 'No reason to underscore the tragedy’

Trump rebuked by Puerto Rico governor for denying official death toll: 'No reason to underscore the tragedy’Donald Trump has been rebuked by the governor of Puerto Rico, after repeatedly denying that almost 3,000 people died in the aftermath of two hurricanes last year. Ricardo Rosselló said on Twitter he would explain to the president how the island had used a study into excess deaths carried out by experts from George Washington University to raise the official death toll from 64 to 2,975. This week, Mr Trump denied so many people had died, and claimed the number had been inflated by Democrats to make him “look as bad as possible” amid criticism of the federal response.



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Rep. Ron DeSantis Resigns From Congress To Focus On Florida Governor Race

Rep. Ron DeSantis Resigns From Congress To Focus On Florida Governor RaceRep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) is resigning from Congress to focus on his campaign



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Arizona Governor Names Jon Kyl As John McCain's Senate Replacement

Arizona Governor Names Jon Kyl As John McCain's Senate ReplacementArizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) on Tuesday named Jon Kyl to fill the late John



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Racist robocalls target black candidate for Florida governor

Racist robocalls target black candidate for Florida governorAccording to the Tallahassee Democrat newspaper, which first reported on the robocalls, they include jungle noises in the background and a man who pretends to be Gillum, the 39-year-old mayor of Tallahassee, using a minstrel performer’s exaggerated accent and speaking about mud huts. It was not clear how many Florida voters received the robocalls on Friday. While denouncing the calls as racist, Gillum spokesman’s Geoff Burgan said they should not be given undeserved attention.



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Neo-Nazi Robocalls Target Andrew Gillum In Florida Governor Race

Neo-Nazi Robocalls Target Andrew Gillum In Florida Governor RaceFlorida voters started receiving ugly robocalls Friday targeting Democrat



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Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Wins Democratic Nomination for Florida Governor

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum Wins Democratic Nomination for Florida GovernorTallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum has won the Democratic nomination in his quest to become Florida's first black governor



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Andrew Gillum Becomes First African-American Nominee For Florida Governor

Andrew Gillum Becomes First African-American Nominee For Florida GovernorAndrew Gillum has become the first African-American nominee for Florida



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Andrew Gillum wins Florida Democratic primary in bid to become state's first black governor

Andrew Gillum wins Florida Democratic primary in bid to become state's first black governorAndrew Gillum pulled off an upset victory Tuesday night in Florida's Democratic primary in a bid to become the state’s first African-American governor.



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Puerto Rican Governor Raises Official Hurricane Maria Death Toll From 64 To Nearly 3,000

Puerto Rican Governor Raises Official Hurricane Maria Death Toll From 64 To Nearly 3,000The governor of Puerto Rico on Tuesday raised the government's official death



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