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Miami Woman Takes Cruise Fight to Congress
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Miami Woman Takes Cruise Fight to Congress

A Miami woman spoke in front of a special Senate Committee Hearing in Washington D.C. Wednesday afternoon. Amanda Butler said she’s trying to make it safer for the thousands of people who go on board cruise ships every year. Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Poll Shows Voters Aren't Happy With Crist or Scott

Poll Shows Voters Aren't Happy With Crist or Scott

A new poll shows that Florida voters aren't pleased with either Republican Gov. Rick Scott or former Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Media Ask for Access to Redistricting Trial Records

Media Ask for Access to Redistricting Trial Records

Florida media organizations, including The Associated Press, are asking the state Supreme Court to make... Read »

Jul 21, 2014
Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Judge Overturns Florida Write-In Candidate Law

Judge Overturns Florida Write-In Candidate Law

A Florida judge is overturning a law that requires write-in candidates running for the Legislature to live in their... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Fla. Expresses Worry Over Immigrant Children

Fla. Expresses Worry Over Immigrant Children

Florida Gov. Rick Scott's administration expressed concern in a letter Friday about reports that the... Read »

Jul 18, 2014
Crist Picks Taddeo-Goldstein as Running Mate

Crist Picks Taddeo-Goldstein as Running Mate

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist has name Miami-Dade Democratic Party chairwoman Annette Taddeo... Read »

Jul 17, 2014
Groups Ask Judge to Act Quickly on Redistricting Map

Groups Ask Judge to Act Quickly on Redistricting Map

A coalition of groups challenging Florida's map for Congress wants a judge to act quickly now that the map has been... Read »

Jul 14, 2014
David Rivera Suspends Congressional Campaign

David Rivera Suspends Congressional Campaign

Former Miami Congressman David Rivera suspended his congressional campaign Friday after just 72 days in the Read »

Jul 12, 2014
Putin Kicks off Latin America Tour With Cuba Stop

Putin Kicks off Latin America Tour With Cuba Stop

Russian President Vladimir Putin began a six-day Latin American tour aimed at boosting trade and ties in the region... Read »

Jul 11, 2014
Judge Rules Against Legislature in Redistricting Fight

Judge Rules Against Legislature in Redistricting Fight

A state judge says Florida's Legislature illegally drew the state's congressional districts and has ordered... Read »

Jul 10, 2014
Warden of Jail Where Inmate Died Suspended

Warden of Jail Where Inmate Died Suspended

Florida Department of Corrections Secretary Mike Crews has suspended the warden of a Florida City prison where... Read »

Jul 10, 2014
Judge Allows Lawsuit Over Florida Medicaid to Proceed

Judge Allows Lawsuit Over Florida Medicaid to Proceed

A federal judge refused Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges Florida provides inadequate care to children... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Beckham Ready to Consider Broward County: Report

Beckham Ready to Consider Broward County: Report

As David Beckham’s group continues to search for a location for a new Major League Soccer stadium, Broward... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Berkeley Set to Require Free Medical Pot for Poor

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Berkeley, California, will likely soon be required to provide free pot... Watch »

Jul 4, 2014
Candidate Disqualified After Qualifying Fee Check Bounces

Candidate Disqualified After Qualifying Fee Check Bounces

Florida Representative David Richardson was planning for a re-election campaign against Republican Laura... Read »

Jul 2, 2014
159 New Laws Start in Florida Tuesday

159 New Laws Start in Florida Tuesday

Florida will have 159 new laws take affect Tuesday that address issues as diverse as spiny lobsters and poetry... Read »

Jul 1, 2014
Clawson Wins SW Florida Congressional Race

Clawson Wins SW Florida Congressional Race

In a victory for the tea party movement, Republican Curt Clawson won a special election in southwest Florida... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
Bondi Seeks to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

Bondi Seeks to Defend Gay Marriage Ban

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has asked a court to allow her office to defend the state’s existing ban on... Read »

Jun 24, 2014
AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

AP Declares Rangel Winner of Dem Primary

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, the face of Harlem politics for generations, held off a strong Democratic... Watch »

Jun 25, 2014
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