Sunrise

A daily podcast about what's hot in Florida politics.

About the show

If nothing else, Florida politics is always entertaining.

Now you can hear the stories that make politics in the Sunshine State so special.

So, start the coffee and listen to the stories that are driving the day.

Welcome to SUNRISE, the daily podcast on the issues, people and policies behind The Process — and beyond.

SUNRISE features guests from all stops on the political spectrum in the Sunshine State: elected officials, consultants, and other behind-the-scenes players.

Also powered by the plugged-in journalists of Florida Politics and elsewhere. Hosted by Tallahassee broadcast veteran Rick Flagg and brought to you by Peter Schorsch, publisher and editor-in-chief of Florida Politics and "SUNBURN," the daily digest of what is hot in Florida politics.

Episodes

  • Yin Yang

    April 16th, 2021  |  22 mins 42 secs
    anti-riot, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, medical amlpractice, police, politics, protests, ron desantis, tallahassee, uemployment

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Protest crackdown

    April 15th, 2021  |  23 mins 37 secs
    florida, florida council of churches, florida house, florida man, florida politics, florida senate, government, politics, protest, ron desantis, tallahassee, transgender, transgender athletes

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Belittle

    April 14th, 2021  |  19 mins 7 secs
    cruise ships, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, j&j, johnson & johnson, key west, noah valenstein, politics, ron desantis, school prayer, tallahassee, transgender persons, william benson

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Transgender

    April 13th, 2021  |  24 mins 48 secs
    2021 legislative session, 60 minutes, coronavirus, covid-19, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, politics, ron desantis, tallahassee, transgender, vaccination, vaccine, youtube

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Disliked

    April 12th, 2021  |  23 mins 4 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, deferred maintenance, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, harry potter, hb 1, matt gaetz, politics, ron desantis, senate appropriations committee, tallahassee

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Cruising

    April 9th, 2021  |  28 mins 32 secs
    2021 legislative session, ashley moody, bright futures, coronavirus, covid-19, cruise ships, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, joe biden, joe geller, lawton chiles, nikki fried, politics, ron desantis, tallahassee, vaccination, vaccine

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Attack

    April 8th, 2021  |  27 mins 30 secs
    2021 legislative session, 60 minutes, alcee hastings, bobby bowden, coronavirus, covid-19, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, insurance reform, politics, ron desantis, tallahassee, vaccination, vaccine

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Teed-off

    April 7th, 2021  |  20 mins 42 secs
    2021 legislative session, alcee hastings, coronavirus, covid-19, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, jennifer bradley, joe biden, operation no warning, politics, privacy protection act, ron desantis, tallahassee, ted deutch, vaccination, vaccine

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Busted budget?

    April 6th, 2021  |  19 mins 52 secs
    2021 session, carlos guillermo smith, coronavirus, covid-19, evan jenne, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, jeff brandes, piney point, politics, recreational marijuana, ron desantis, session, tallahassee, vaccinations

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Easter

    April 2nd, 2021  |  22 mins 15 secs
    2021 legislative session, coronavirus, covid-19, donald trump, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, joe biden, mar-a-lago, politics, ron desantis, tallahassee, telemedicine, vaccination, vaccine

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Shot time

    April 1st, 2021  |  23 mins 14 secs
    2021 legislative session, coronavirus, covid-19, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, parents bill of rights, politics, ray rodrigues, ron desantis, tallahassee, teachers, transgender, vaccination, vaccine

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Midpoint

    March 31st, 2021  |  24 mins 16 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, death penalty, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, nuisance, politics, ron desantis, tallahassee, tamiami trail

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Uncomfortable

    March 30th, 2021  |  25 mins 4 secs
    coronavirus, covid-19, cruise ships, florida, florida keys, florida man, florida politics, government, liability, politics, proof of vaccination, ron desantis, tallahassee, unemployment, vaccination

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Hump day

    March 29th, 2021  |  23 mins 7 secs
    anti-protest, appropriation, black lives matter, budget, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, politics, ron desantis, tallahassee, unemployment

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Get ready

    March 26th, 2021  |  23 mins 4 secs
    2021 session, coronavirus, covid-19, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, liability lawsuits, politics, ron desantis, session, tallahassee, vaccinations

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.

  • Debating protests

    March 25th, 2021  |  22 mins 47 secs
    2021 legislative session, constitution revision commission, coronavirus, covid-19, cruise ships, florida, florida man, florida politics, government, key west, politics, protests, ron desantis, tallahassee, vaccination, vaccine, white nationalism

    Rick Flagg takes you through the day's Florida news on SUNRISE.