Political Corner: state district 73 GOP primary

SARASOTA — In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson break down the  Republican State House District 73 primary. Businesswoman Melissa Howard and veteran and attorney Tommy Gregory are squaring off the in August primary. It’s expected to be a hotly contested race to replace Joe Gruters, who is leaving the seat to run for state senate. The two GOP candidates will be...

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Political Corner: Scott vs. Nelson in Senate Race

SARASOTA – In this edition of Political Corner, SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson discuss the showdown senate race between Florida Governor Rick Scott and Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. Governor Scott, who is wrapping up his final term this year, made the announcement earlier this week that he will challenge Nelson for the seat. The race figures to be among the most intriguing of the...

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Political Corner: Jockeying For Local Midterms, Guns

SARASOTA — In this edition of “Political Corner,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson discuss local candidates getting into congressional and state legislature races for the upcoming midterm elections. Anderson discusses how the gun issue remains key for state senator Greg Steube, even in the wake of the Parkland shooting. Steube has put his name into the race for the U.S. House seat in District 17,...

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Governor Rick Scott gives final State of the State Address

SARASOTA – Governor Rick Scott gave his final State of the State Address on Tuesday, January 9, before lawmakers and other elected officials in Tallahassee. Scott discussed his record of cutting taxes and creating jobs under his time as governor, now in the final year under term limits. SNN carried the Governor’s speech live. Governor Rick Scott issues his final State of the State Address Posted by SNN, The Suncoast News Network on...

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Political Corner: Alabama Special Senate Election

In this edition of “Political Corner,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner discusses the Alabama Special Senate Election with Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson. Democratic candidate Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in the traditional GOP stronghold on Tuesday night, the first democrat to win a U.S. Senate seat there since 1992. Anderson discusses the factors of the race, including the allegations against Moore, and what this...

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Political Corner: Election Night 2017

In this edition of “Political Corner,” SNN’s Grant Boxleitner and Herald-Tribune Political Editor Zac Anderson discuss Tuesday’s election night results and what it means looking ahead to 2018. Anderson says President Donald Trump and his policies played a role in the governor’s victory by Democrat Ralph Northam in Virginia and Mayor Rick Kriseman, also a Democrat, winning re-election in nearby St. Petersburg.   The post Political...

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