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Matt Dixon

Matt Dixon is a senior national politics reporter for NBC News, based in Florida.

Matt Dixon is a senior national politics reporter for NBC News, based in Florida.

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Trump on trial tests his political wherewithal — and American resolve

The nation has never seen something like what will begin on Monday: a former president and current Republican nominee on trial for criminal charges.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis privately tells donors he plans to fundraise for Trump

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis told donors and supporters at a private retreat last weekend that he plans to help raise money for Trump’s presidential campaign, according to three sources familiar with the matter.

Biden is building a behemoth of a campaign. Trump at this point seems to be playing catch-up.

President Joe Biden has been scooping up record-making donations and plowing the money into an expanding campaign operation in battleground states that appears to surpass what Donald Trump has built thus far.
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Ron DeSantis hosts donors at South Florida casino with an eye toward what's next

Ron DeSantis gathered top supporters over the weekend at South Florida’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino to say “thank you” — and to foreshadow what might be next.

Trump tells billionaires he'll keep their taxes low at $50 million fundraising gala

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump emphasized the importance of extending his signature tax cuts to some of the nation’s wealthiest political donors, according to a readout of his private remarks Saturday night provided by a Trump campaign official.

Trump's $50 million gala set to double Biden's triple-president fundraiser

Trump has secured commitments totaling $50 million for a Saturday fundraiser in Palm Beach, Florida, according to three sources familiar with an effort.

Want Trump sneakers? Just raise $2.5 million for the former president

For the mere price of $2.5 million, people who raise money for Trump can secure a "personalized" pair of "Never Surrender" high-top sneakers, according to a donor-access program menu shared with NBC News by a person close to the Republican National Committee.

Rick Scott to launch a multi-million dollar ad buy focused on Florida Hispanics

Sen. Rick Scott is rolling out a multimillion-dollar ad buy focused on Florida’s block of Hispanic voters, which have increasingly supported Republicans.

Trump taunts Biden with an empty debate lectern at his Wisconsin rally

Trump on Tuesday issued a demonstrative call for head-to-head debates with Biden, placing an empty lectern on the stage at a rally in Wisconsin to represent where Biden could stand.

Trump returns to Wisconsin with false claims that he won the state in 2020

Trump returned to Wisconsin for the first time in nearly two years, re-introducing himself to the battleground state with misleading claims about the 2020 election.

Republicans pushing to embrace mail-in voting encounter widespread resistance

Trump's repeated attacks on mail-in voting have made it tougher for Republicans who see a desperate need for the GOP to encourage more ways to cast ballots.