Florida no longer looks like a swing state after DeSantis, Rubio lead big Republican wins
Once considered the nation’s biggest swing state, Florida is looking more and more like a Republican stronghold.
The Sunshine State delivered Republicans some of their strongest wins in the 2022 midterm elections – even as the party fell broadly short of expectations in most other battlegrounds.
The state’s Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, and Sen. Marco Rubio both glided to victory against their respective Democratic opponents. DeSantis, whose star has shot up in the Republican Party, easily won another four-year term even as he is widely expected to be considering a...