Around the South for Mar. 11: FL, TN & VA

Florida: Seniors, minorities boost Clinton. According to a Washington Post-Univision News poll, Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders by 64% to 26% among likely voters in the upcoming Democratic Primary. Among voters 65 and older, who are plentiful in the Sunshine State, Clinton has a 53-point lead. She also leads among non-white voters by 72% to 16% ……. Tennessee: DesJarlais voted for Trump. US Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R) became the fifth member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump, announcing two days before Tennessee voted on Mar. 1 that he had cast his early ballot for Trump. DesJarlais and US Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) are the two Southern federal lawmakers in Trump’s corner ……. Virginia: Cuccinelli nixes state court role. Former state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) turned down an offer from the state Senate to appoint the social conservative to the Old Dominion’s high court …….