Please, no more: Early Monday morning, reports surged of another mass shooting in Florida, this time during a teen event at Club Blu in Fort Myers. As of press time, a 14-year-old boy and 18-year-old basketball star were reported dead and 16 others were injured, according to the News-Press. Three adults have been detained, and the Fort Myers Police Department says this is not an act of terrorism. A month after the worst mass shooting in modern history at Pulse, it's sad to say it's still "business as usual" after people die from gun violence.
Debbie downer: Embattled Florida congresswoman and chair of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz was ousted Sunday after leaked emails showed party leaders did not think too highly of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign. At a Monday breakfast for Florida delegates at the Democratic National Convention, the South Florida representative was booed and heckled by delegates, some of whom shouted "Shame!" again and again (shades of GoT). Wasserman Schultz may be unpopular in Philly, but that doesn't necessarily mean we'll see her losing her congressional district to opponent Tim Canova.
Warren rips Trump's "stupid wall" a new one: For U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, there aren't enough characters on Twitter to describe Republican nominee Donald Trump, so instead she took to the stage at the National Council of La Raza conference in Orlando Saturday, unleashing a burning indictment of the businessman to about 300 people. She went all in, calling Trump a "loud-mouthed fraud," "thin-skinned" and "a man with cash in his hand and hate in his heart," winding up to the big finale: "Racism, sexism, homophobia, hatred, injustice and bigotry have no place here. We will never build Donald Trump's stupid wall!" Take that, Cheeto Jesus.
Hillary takes the Pulse: The presumptive Democratic nominee came to Orlando last Friday to pay her respects to the 49 victims killed at Pulse and host a small roundtable to speak with local leaders, victims' families and survivors. "It's still dangerous to be LGBT in America," Hillary Clinton says. "[They] are more likely than any other group in our country to be the targets of hate crimes. ... We have to stand against hate and bigotry." At this non-campaign campaign stop Clinton did little talking, but a lot of listening.
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