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Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a
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Obama Calls in to Governor's Final Show With a "Few Complaints," Praise...

Gov. Deval Patrick has fielded hundreds of calls during his monthly "Ask the Governor" radio show. But this one was different. "Uh, Governor, this is Barack Obama, formerly of Somerville," one caller said Thursday. The president was indeed calling in to the show on WGBH-FM... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Jeb Bush's Announcement Jolts Primary Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush jolted the 2016 Republican primary race with his Tuesday announcement that he is... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Governor Names New Corrections Chief

Governor Names New Corrections Chief

Gov. Rick Scott is turning to a veteran of state government to try to turn around Florida's troubled prison system... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Fla. Court Unseals More Docs in Redistricting

Fla. Court Unseals More Docs in Redistricting

The Florida Supreme Court is unsealing additional documents related to ongoing lawsuits challenging how legislators... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Scott Broke Law with Private Emails: Lawyer

Scott Broke Law with Private Emails: Lawyer

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's disclosure of nearly 200 pages of emails from a private Google account could become key... Read »

Dec 8, 2014
Bondi Joins Suit Against Obama Over Immigration Order

Bondi Joins Suit Against Obama Over Immigration Order

Republican Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced Friday that she will join a multi-state coalition led by... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in Fla.

Court Clears Way for Same-Sex Marriage in Fla.

The 11th U.S. Court of Appeals has denied a request by the state of Florida to extend a stay that halted same-sex... Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Court Rejects Scott's Appeal on Welfare Drug Tests

Court Rejects Scott's Appeal on Welfare Drug Tests

A federal appeals court has rejected an attempt by Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration to reinstate a law that... Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Jeb Bush Calls for Stronger Cuban Embargo

Jeb Bush Calls for Stronger Cuban Embargo

Nearing a decision on a presidential run in 2016, Jeb Bush on Tuesday pushed a muscular brand of foreign policy... Watch »

Dec 2, 2014
Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday condemned President Barack Obama's recent immigration order for going... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Suspended N. Miami Mayor's Fraud Trial Set to Begin

Suspended N. Miami Mayor's Fraud Trial Set to Begin

Trial is set to begin for the suspended mayor of North Miami on charges of participating in an $11 million mortgage... Read »

Dec 1, 2014
Docs Unsealed in Redistricting Case

Docs Unsealed in Redistricting Case

The Florida Supreme Court is unsealing documents and a transcript from this summer's trial over congressional... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Supreme Court Turns Away GOP Consultants

Supreme Court Turns Away GOP Consultants

After a bitter legal tussle that has veered between federal and state courts, hundreds of pages of documents and... Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Supreme Court Asked to Block Document Release

Supreme Court Asked to Block Document Release

Attorneys for a Republican political consultant have turned to the U.S. Supreme Court in their effort to block the... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
GOP Governors Discuss Next Move on Immigration Fight

GOP Governors Discuss Next Move on Immigration Fight

As President Barack Obama made final preparations to his announcement on deferred action on immigration, GOP... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

With All Ballots Counted, SoCal City Council Race Locked in Tie

The razor-thin race for a Chula Vista City Council seat has ended in a tie, two weeks after Election Day, San Diego... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014

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