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GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls
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GOP's Brightest Lights Dim: Scandal Dogs 2016 Hopefuls

More and more high-profile Republican governors are battling setbacks political and legal, from the former Virginia governor's increasingly seamy corruption trial to the New Jersey governor's bridge closure scandal to the Texas governor's new indictment on abuse of power charges. Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Climate Scientists Meet with Governor

Climate Scientists Meet with Governor

Five scientists who met with Gov. Rick Scott are convinced that climate change is real, but what they are less sure... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Booked, Vows "We Will Prevail"

Texas Gov. Rick Perry arrived at an Austin courthouse Tuesday afternoon, to the applause of dozens of supporters, to... Watch »

Aug 20, 2014
Alliegro Pleads Guilty in Campaign Finance Case

Alliegro Pleads Guilty in Campaign Finance Case

An associate of former U.S. Rep. David Rivera has pleaded guilty to violating federal campaign finance laws,... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH Governor, Senator

GOP Staffer in Chicken Suit Faces Charges After Clucking at NH...

A GOP state committee staff member has been charged with disorderly conduct after heckling New Hampshire Senator... Read »

Aug 19, 2014
Plaintiffs ask Judge to Reject New Maps

Plaintiffs ask Judge to Reject New Maps

The same groups that successfully challenged Florida's congressional map are now asking a judge to throw out a... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Romney Campaigns for Carlos Curbelo

Romney Campaigns for Carlos Curbelo

Former Republican Presidential nominee Mitt Romney came to South Florida Monday to help the Congressional... Watch »

Aug 19, 2014
NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced via Twitter Sunday that she had "high-risk HPV" in an effort to... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Ex-Mayor Goes Back to Miami Lakes City Hall to Get Job Back

Ex-Mayor Goes Back to Miami Lakes City Hall to Get Job Back

Former Miami Lakes mayor Michael Pizzi showed up at City Hall Monday to get his job back as current mayor Wayne... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

The defense is set to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Florida Spent More Than $2.46 Million on Security

Florida Spent More Than $2.46 Million on Security

Florida taxpayers spent more than $2.46 million to provide security for Gov. Rick Scott as well as governors from... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Sec. of State Proposes 2015 Cong. Election

Sec. of State Proposes 2015 Cong. Election

Florida's top election official is recommending that the state hold special elections for Congress next year,... Read »

Aug 15, 2014
Two Men Claim the Job of Miami Lakes Mayor

Two Men Claim the Job of Miami Lakes Mayor

Who is the mayor of the town of Miami Lakes? It’s a simple question without an easy answer. Watch »

Aug 15, 2014
Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife,... Watch »

Aug 14, 2014
Jeb Bush Opposes Medical Marijuana Amendment

Jeb Bush Opposes Medical Marijuana Amendment

Medical marijuana supporters in Florida saw a powerful opponent step into the dispute Thursday when former Governor... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Miami Lakes Mayor Acquitted by Federal Jury

Miami Lakes Mayor Acquitted by Federal Jury

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi has been acquitted of all public corruption charges brought against him in... Read »

Aug 14, 2014
Judge Rules Against Scott in Records Lawsuit

Judge Rules Against Scott in Records Lawsuit

A Florida judge on Wednesday ruled against Gov. Rick Scott in an ongoing lawsuit over whether his administration... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Mayor Gimenez Holds Virtual Town Hall

Mayor Gimenez Holds Virtual Town Hall

For one hour Wednesday, Facebook and Twitter became a direct link to Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez as he... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

The campaign against medical marijuana is in high gear as it tries to link easier access to pot to date rape in a... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
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