Zac Anderson, Tallahassee Democrat

Zac Anderson

Tallahassee Democrat

Sarasota, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Zac:

DeSantis slams FBI search of Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate

Ron DeSantis quickly came to Trump's defense, criticizing the FBI's "raid" at Mar-a-Lago calling it something that happens in a "Banana Republic." → Read More

Wannabe dictator or bold leader? DeSantis' removal of prosecutor ignites range of reactions

Whether he's punishing Disney or removing Hillsborough County's state attorney, Gov. DeSantis is flexing his immense power as state's chief executive. → Read More

DeSantis suspends Democratic state attorney he accuses of being "woke," not enforcing law

The governor accused 13th Judicial Circuit State Attorney Andrew Warren of working to "nullify laws that were enacted by the people's representatives." → Read More

Florida property insurance market gets an 'unprecedented' boost that could aid thousands

Florida insurance regulators will offer reinsurance coverage through state-run Citizens Property Insurance to companies that see a rating downgrade. → Read More

Congressman Matt Gaetz on abortion rights protesters: "Nobody wants to impregnate you."

Gaetz spoke at the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit in Tampa, where former President Donald Trump also spoke Saturday. → Read More

Gov. Ron DeSantis, Republican leaders tout tough stance against Democrats and avoid Trump

Gov. Ron DeSantis headlined the Turning Point USA Student Action Summit in Tampa on Friday. The event continues with Donald Trump on Saturday. → Read More

Is Ron DeSantis barring media from his big election-year gathering? And is Trump the reason?

The Florida Republican Party's Sunshine Summit traditionally is open to the media, but this year the party isn't saying if reporters will be allowed. → Read More

Is Ron DeSantis barring media from his big election-year gathering? And is Trump the reason?

The Florida Republican Party's Sunshine Summit traditionally is open to the media, but this year the party isn't saying if reporters will be allowed. → Read More

Florida Democrats psych themselves up to take on DeSantis 'monolith'

Democrats gathered for their annual Leadership Blue dinner in Tampa Saturday to strategize on how to beat Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. → Read More

Florida Democrats psych themselves up to take on DeSantis 'monolith'

Democrats gathered for their annual Leadership Blue dinner in Tampa Saturday to strategize on how to beat Gov. Ron DeSantis and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio. → Read More

Las Vegas tycoon who believes aliens can be found on Earth gave DeSantis $10 million

Robert Bigelow — who became Ron DeSantis' largest donor — has funded research into the afterlife and said aliens are "right under people's noses." → Read More

Poll: Majority of Floridians oppose overturning Roe v. Wade, support gun safety bill

The survey also found Floridians believe Gov. Ron DeSantis is doing a better job on the economy than President Joe Biden. → Read More

DeSantis touts civics program criticized by teachers as 'Christian fundamentalist'

Ron DeSantis announced another $1 million for his civics initiative, which is drawing complaints from teachers who say it has a conservative bent. → Read More

DeSantis praises Supreme Court ruling striking down New York gun law

The governor also praised U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who wrote the gun ruling for the majority. → Read More

Trump World wants to ‘burn DeSantis down’: 5 takeaways from New Yorker’s DeSantis profile

DeSantis' father describes his son as "stubborn" in interview for in-depth article about the governor. → Read More

Florida doctors begin ordering COVID shots for young kids as DeSantis and White House feud

DeSantis Spokeswoman Christina Pushaw disputed a White House claim that Florida changed course on pre-ordering COVID-19 vaccine for young children. → Read More

After feds contact DeSantis' press secretary, she registers as foreign agent for former Soviet republic

Between 2018 and 2020, DeSantis' press secretary worked for the former president of Georgia, a former Soviet republic. → Read More

Poll: Most Florida voters support abortion rights, mixed views on 'Don't Say Gay' law

The Florida Atlantic University survey found 67% of respondents believe abortion should be legal in most or all cases. → Read More

Casino mogul Steve Wynn accused of acting as unregistered Chinese agent. He's a major DeSantis political donor

Steve Wynn is a billionaire who gave Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis $100,000 for his reelection bid. He is accused of lobbying Trump on China's behalf. → Read More

President Biden's policy changes toward Cuba, Venezuela roil Florida's election-year politics

Easing U.S.-Cuba and U.S.-Venezuela policies could further compound the Democratic party’s problems winning over Cuban and Venezuelan voters. → Read More