DeSantis won over Florida. Now he has the rest of the US to convince

By Mark Niquette and Michael Smith

22 Nov 2022 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

Now for the hard part. Ron DeSantis was easily re-elected as Florida governor this month, but as Bloomberg reports, he may struggle to win over voters in the rest of the country.

The man regarded by many Republicans as the party's future received rock-star treatment in Las Vegas over the weekend -- complete with a stage rush by adoring fans.

Ron DeSantis's appearance before the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual meeting -- less than two weeks after a blowout re-election win as Florida governor -- amplified growing calls among party faithful for him to seize the reins as party leader from former President Donald Trump.

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