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The Florida Roundup
The Florida Roundup is a live, weekly call-in show with a distinct focus on the issues affecting Floridians. Each Friday at noon, listeners can engage in the conversation with journalists, newsmakers and other Floridians about change, policy and the future of our lives in the sunshine state.Join our hosts, veteran journalists from our partner public radio stations: WLRN’s Tom Hudson, broadcasting from Miami and WJCT’s Melissa Ross, broadcasting from Jacksonville.

Florida Gun Reform; Iowa Caucus

In this Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, a police car drives near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as students return to class for the first time since a former student opened fire there with an assault weapon.
In this Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, a police car drives near Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., as students return to class for the first time since a former student opened fire there with an assault weapon.

On Friday's Roundup we looked at the gun reform issue in Florida. We also discussed how people here in Florida took part in the Iowa caucus remotely.

Palm Beach Post Politics Editor   Antonio Fins  and  Gary Fineout from  Politico provided analysis on a variety of gun issues, including a ban on assault weapons.

Look At The Need For Smoother Elections

Congressman  Michael Waltz (R-FL4) was interviewed about the need for more federal transparency when electronic election systems are hacked.

Fins also provided analysis on the outcome of the Iowa caucus debacle along with  WUSF's  Bradley George.

Amanda Brannon can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org, 904-358-6317.

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