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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis won the race for governor in part because he billed himself a 'Trump Republican." But since becomiing governor, he is redefining what it means to be a Trump-styled conservative in the Sunshine State. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Florida's New Governor Redefines What It Means To Be A Trump Republican

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(From left) Lake County, Fla., Sheriff Willis McCall and an unidentified man stand next to Walter Irvin, Samuel Shepherd and Charles Greenlee. The three were accused of rape in 1949, along with a fourth man. They were all pardoned Friday. State Library and Archives of Florida via AP hide caption

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Voters cast ballots at C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center in Atlanta on Oct. 18 during Georgia's early voting period. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrat Andrew Gillum's surprise victory in the Florida gubernatorial primary sets up a race between a young, black progressive and Rep. Ron DeSantis, a Republican who has staked his political career on his ties to President Trump. Steve Cannon and Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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5 Takeaways From A Surprise Win In Florida And A Nasty Race In Arizona

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