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Mitch Perry

Mitch Perry

Mitch Perry has covered politics and government in Florida for more than two decades. Most recently he is the former politics reporter for Bay News 9. He has also worked at Florida Politics, Creative Loafing and WMNF Radio in Tampa. He was also part of the original staff when the Florida Phoenix was created in 2018.

DeSantis and Newsom clash in TV debate, charging each other with lies and bullying

By: - December 1, 2023

Ron DeSantis of Florida and Gavin Newsom from California, two of the nation’s most well-known governors who sit on opposite sides of the ideological spectrum, engaged in a fiery 90-minute debate on Thursday night from Alpharetta, Georgia, which was broadcast live on the Fox News Channel. The stakes were undoubtedly higher for DeSantis, 45, who […]

Koch network’s Americans for Prosperity PAC endorses Nikki Haley for president

By: - November 28, 2023

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) Action, the Koch-based super PAC, announced in February that it was looking for a candidate to challenge Trump and has been running digital ads against the former president since June.