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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... 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... 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... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

Prosecutors presented Tuesday afternoon what they say is another example of gifts the former first couple... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014

"Tiger Selfies" Banned in New York

New York's Internet Romeos will have to find new ways to attract mates now that it's illegal to pose for photos with... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
Senator Nelson Heading to Ukraine

Senator Nelson Heading to Ukraine

United States Senator Bill Nelson is set to travel to Ukraine as the war-torn country tries to fight off pro-Russian... Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Crist Campaign Gets Public Money Boost

Crist Campaign Gets Public Money Boost

Former Gov. Charlie Crist is getting some help for his campaign from taxpayers. Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Recall Effort for Mayor Carlos Gimenez

Recall Effort for Mayor Carlos Gimenez

A new effort to recall Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez officially started Monday. Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
Legislature Approves New Districting Map

Legislature Approves New Districting Map

The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature on Monday swiftly approved new maps that will alter several of... Read »

Aug 11, 2014
Puerto Ricans Flocking to U.S. Mainland

Puerto Ricans Flocking to U.S. Mainland

Puerto Rico's economic crisis has forced residents to leave the troubled island for greener pastures in the Read »

Aug 11, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea About Businessman's Gifts

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea...

The onetime chief of staff to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he had no idea at the time that his boss... Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
Early Voting Begins in Miami-Dade

Early Voting Begins in Miami-Dade

Early voting for the August 26th primary has begun. Read »

Aug 11, 2014
McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings With McDonnells

McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings...

An associate of the wealthy businessman at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case... Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Legislators Propose Changes to 7 Districts

Legislators Propose Changes to 7 Districts

Republicans who control the Florida Legislature kicked off a special session Thursday by proposing to tweak seven of... Read »

Aug 7, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov.

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Gov. "Worshipped" Ground His Wife...

The woman who ran the Virginia governor's mansion under Bob McDonnell said the governor worshipped the ground... Watch »

Aug 7, 2014
Legislature Plans Simple Redistricting Changes

Legislature Plans Simple Redistricting Changes

Florida legislators are returning to the state Capitol with a simple goal: Redraw the state's 27... Read »

Aug 6, 2014
Crist Lays Out Middle Class Aid Plan

Crist Lays Out Middle Class Aid Plan

Former Gov. Charlie Crist laid out his plan Tuesday to boost the middle class, promising to raise the minimum wage... Read »

Aug 5, 2014
Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Nixon Tapes Released on 40th Anniversary of Resignation

Almost a decade after Richard Nixon resigned, the disgraced former president sat down with his one-time aide... Watch »

Aug 5, 2014
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