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Alex Sink Will Not Run for Congress Again
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Alex Sink Will Not Run for Congress Again

Alex Sink will not run for Congress again this year.

The Democrat said in a statement Tuesday that she will not wage another campaign in the fall after losing a high-stakes special House election last month to Republican David Jolly. Read »

Apr 15, 2014
Florida Senate Passes Textbook Bill

Florida Senate Passes Textbook Bill

Despite criticisms that it could lead to censorship, the Senate on Friday narrowly passed a bill that would... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Who would throw a shoe at Hillary Clinton mid-speech at an industry conference? An Arizona woman named Alison Ernst,... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Florida GOP Rakes in Money From Major Companies

Florida GOP Rakes in Money From Major Companies

The Republican Party of Florida continues to raise significantly more money than their counterparts at the... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

A woman is in custody after hurling what she said was a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas —... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Jeb Bush Remarks Expose GOP's Immigration Problem

Jeb Bush Remarks Expose GOP's Immigration Problem

With three little words, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a potent reminder... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
93-Year-Old Apopka Mayor Wants Another Term

93-Year-Old Apopka Mayor Wants Another Term

Voters in the Orlando suburb of Apopka are deciding whether to return their 93-year-old mayor to office. Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Jeb Bush Says He'll Make 2016 Decision This Year

Jeb Bush Says He'll Make 2016 Decision This Year

Jeb Bush says all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll found that 52 percent of people polled thought hat report,... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California State Senator Arrested in FBI Corruption Sting

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr. Mulling Run for State Senate in Connecticut

Ted Kennedy Jr., who has been mentioned as a possible political candidate for years, says he's considering a run for... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
House Dems Will

House Dems Will "Petition" for Immigration Vote

House Democrats will file another 'discharge petition' Wednesday in an effort to force a vote on a bill to overhaul... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton to Cross Paths Again at Texas Conference

Their presidential plans may be uncertain but one thing is clear: Jeb Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton keep... Watch »

Mar 24, 2014
Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

Common Core School Initiative Spawns Widespread Political Fights

More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools,... Read »

Mar 24, 2014
Uruguay President Asks US to Free Cuban Prisoners

Uruguay President Asks US to Free Cuban Prisoners

Uruguay's president on Friday asked the United States to free three Cuban prisoners in exchange for receiving... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
Immigration Activist Arrested Following Demonstration

Immigration Activist Arrested Following Demonstration

A prominent labor and immigration activist was arrested following a demonstration outside the South Florida... Watch »

Mar 22, 2014
Obama Praises Alonzo Mourning's

Obama Praises Alonzo Mourning's "Warrior's Heart"

A longtime allegiance to the Chicago Bulls fan didn't stop President Barack Obama from showering praise on... Read »

Mar 21, 2014
Former Gov. Askew Remembered in Florida Hometown

Former Gov. Askew Remembered in Florida Hometown

Former Fla. Gov. Reubin Askew was remembered in his hometown of Pensacola on Thursday as a man who rose to the... Read »

Mar 20, 2014
Senate Approves Bill to Crack Down on Revenge Porn

Senate Approves Bill to Crack Down on Revenge Porn

The Senate approved a bill that seeks to stop revenge porn. The bill passed unanimously Tuesday would make... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
Former Gov. Askew's Body to Be at Capitol

Former Gov. Askew's Body to Be at Capitol

The body of the late Gov. Reubin Askew will be taken to the state Capitol, where officials and residents will... Read »

Mar 18, 2014
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