• Obama campaigns for Gillum, Nelson at Miami rally

    By: Monique Valdes


    MIAMI, Fla. - President Barack Obama rallied for Democratic candidates in Florida on the pivotal last leg of the campaign trail. 

    He spoke at an event in Miami on Friday to rally voters for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, Sen. Bill Nelson and others. 

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    It’s one of several upcoming Florida rallies scheduled for the next few days. 


    Meanwhile, the Republican candidates for Florida governor and Senate will be getting a second appearance this week from President Donald Trump as the campaign enters its final weekend. 

    Their Democratic opponents will be getting a touch of Margaritaville. 

    Trump will appear Saturday in Pensacola with Gov. Rick Scott, who is running for the Senate, and former Congressman Ron DeSantis, who is trying to replace Scott. 

    Meanwhile in West Palm Beach, Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson and the party's gubernatorial candidate, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, will appear at a free concert with Jimmy Buffett.

    The Associated press contributed to this report. 

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