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"Hollywood Sinema, I like to say that - Sinema with a 'C, '" she said. "This race is consequential not just for the Democratic party and for the LGBTQ community, but for all Americans who demand an end to the political divisiveness that Martha McSally embodies". Sometimes Democrats have, too.

In nearly every way Gillum - the Democratic nominee for governor - and DeSantis - the GOP nominee for governor - are at opposite ends of the political spectrum.

Florida's race for Governor Rick Scott's seat has been framed as a referendum on Trumpism versus progressivism-with DeSantis representing the former, and Gillum the latter. "That's not going to work, that's not going to be good for Florida." he added. But Stephen Lawson, a spokesman for DeSantis, said the comment was about Gillum's "socialist policies" and to "characterize it as anything else is absurd".

The Republican gubernatorial candidate landed in hot water early Wednesday after he urged voters not to "monkey this up" by ruining Florida's thriving economy and electing a progressive candidate like Gillum.

"Ron DeSantis was obviously talking about Florida not making the wrong decision to embrace the socialist policies that Andrew Gillum espouses".

Yesterday Paul covered the alleged scandal involving Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis.

"Calling Gillum's tenure as mayor "disastrous", DeSantis noted, "(Gillum) wants to abolish ICE; he wants a billion-dollar tax increase; he wants a single-payer health care system in Florida, which would bankrupt the state. They also are among the most ardent Trump defenders, something DeSantis does frequently on Fox News.

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Trump welcomed DeSantis's victory in Florida and criticized Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, the Florida capital.

Ms McSally, who will be contesting a seat left by retiring Republican Senator Jeff Flake, pitched into her November rival straight away, signalling a bruising fight ahead as Republicans take on a Democrat Party determined to finally flip the state on the back of an energised base.

Trump had mostly stayed out of the race but he endorsed the 52-year-old McSally on Wednesday, saying she was "strong on crime" and "the border".

Ducey's win came one day after President Trump announced his "full and complete" endorsement for him and declared he is doing a great job - notably with ensuring national security. Since Gillum is a successful and well-spoken black mayor, they believe he has a better chance with black and progressive voters, which could prove true.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has defeated a Republican challenger in the primary round of his re-election bid. Florida's registered Republicans are 83 percent white.

McSally, a fighter pilot turned congresswoman in the McCain mold, will face Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, who easily won her race.

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