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Over 8,000 Fla. Veterans Await Initial VA Visit

Over 8,000 Fla. Veterans Await Initial VA Visit

More than 8,500 new patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at six VA hospitals and... Read »

Jun 10, 2014
Candidates for Florida Governor Seeking Union Support

Candidates for Florida Governor Seeking Union Support

Two Democratic candidates for Florida governor are seeking union support. Read »

Jun 7, 2014
Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

Texas GOP Set to Back Conversion Therapy for Gays

The Texas GOP would endorse psychological treatment that seeks to turn gay people straight under a new... Watch »

Jun 7, 2014
Scott & Perry Bet On NBA Finals

Scott & Perry Bet On NBA Finals

Governor Rick Scott and Texas Governor Rick Perry got into the betting surrounding the NBA Finals Thursday. Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Florida Sues for Access to VA Facilities

Florida Sues for Access to VA Facilities

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday against the... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Brown to Face Kashkari in Bid for Fourth Term

Gov. Jerry Brown easily advanced to the November general election to seek an unprecedented fourth term, where... Read »

Jun 4, 2014
Ros-Lehtinen States Opposition to Taliban Deal

Ros-Lehtinen States Opposition to Taliban Deal

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) said Tuesday that she opposed the proposed prisoner swap to secure... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Truth Escapes Gubernatorial Candidates on Education

Truth Escapes Gubernatorial Candidates on Education

When it comes to talking about education in Florida, Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Charlie Crist and... Read »

Jun 3, 2014
Judge Accused of Punching Attorney

Judge Accused of Punching Attorney

A Florida judge is accused of punching an assistant public defender during an altercation in a hallway outside... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
Scott Signs Record Florida Budget

Scott Signs Record Florida Budget

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who came into office promising to tame government spending, signed into law on Monday... Read »

Jun 2, 2014
Bondi: Gay Marriage Would Cause Harm

Bondi: Gay Marriage Would Cause Harm

The attorney general of Florida says in court documents that recognizing same sex marriages performed in... Read »

May 30, 2014
Redistricting Trial Goes Behind Closed Doors

Redistricting Trial Goes Behind Closed Doors

A landmark trial over whether Florida legislators broke the law and used a "shadow" process when... Read »

May 29, 2014
4 Health Insurers Accused Of Discrimination

4 Health Insurers Accused Of Discrimination

Two health organizations filed a complaint with federal health officials Thursday alleging some Florida... Read »

May 30, 2014
Oldest Member of House Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

Oldest Member of House Ousted in Texas GOP Primary

The 91-year-old Texas Republican who is the oldest-ever member of the U.S. House has been ousted in a... Watch »

May 28, 2014
N. Miami Calls For Special Mayoral Election

N. Miami Calls For Special Mayoral Election

With the city’s current mayor suspended by Governor Rick Scott, the North Miami City Council voted 4-0 to call for a... Read »

May 27, 2014
Evidence Admitted At Redistrcting Trial

Evidence Admitted At Redistrcting Trial

A divided Florida Supreme Court ruled late Tuesday that groups suing the Legislature over new political maps may use... Read »

May 27, 2014
George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

George W. Bush Has Knee Surgery in Chicago

President George W. Bush traveled to Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend to have a knee replacement surgery at the... Watch »

May 27, 2014
Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

Va. Politician Falls, Breaks Rib While Campaigning

A Virginia politician who serves in the state's House of Delegates fell and broke a rib while campaigning for a seat... Read »

May 26, 2014
Scott Wants VA Secretary to Resign

Scott Wants VA Secretary to Resign

Gov. Rick Scott is calling on Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to resign after a Florida newspaper reported... Read »

May 25, 2014
Poll: 46% Don't Care Who Controls Congress

Poll: 46% Don't Care Who Controls Congress

Congressional approval ratings have hovered around 10-12 percent for most of the last few years, but that... Read »

May 22, 2014
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