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Hialeah GOP Senator Pushes for Medicaid Expansion

Hialeah GOP Senator Pushes for Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion seems like a dead issue this legislative session in Florida, but many lawmakers aren't... Read »

Mar 5, 2014
Florida House Passes Tuition Break for Veterans

Florida House Passes Tuition Break for Veterans

Saying it could help the state's economy in the long run, the Florida House on Tuesday unanimously passed... Read »

Mar 4, 2014
Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Surprises, Runoffs Likely in Texas Primary

Gov. Rick Perry isn't on the ballot, but a new member of the Bush dynasty is. Wendy Davis can clinch a feat no woman... Read »

Mar 4, 2014
Gov. Scott Gives State of the State Speech

Gov. Scott Gives State of the State Speech

Gov. Rick Scott touted Florida's improving economy in a State of the State speech Tuesday. Watch »

Mar 4, 2014
Miami Interested in Hosting 2016 DNC

Miami Interested in Hosting 2016 DNC

Downtown Miami could be the hub of Democratic politics come 2016. Watch »

Mar 1, 2014
Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Trove of Clinton White House Papers Released

Former President Bill Clinton's aides were concerned early in his presidency about the health care overhaul effort... Read »

Feb 28, 2014
Jerry Brown to Seek Fourth Term as California Governor

Jerry Brown to Seek Fourth Term as California Governor

Gov. Jerry Brown made it official Thursday and announced plans to seek re-election. Brown filed paperwork in Alameda... Read »

Feb 27, 2014
Hillary Clinton Addresses Women's Rights in UM Speech

Hillary Clinton Addresses Women's Rights in UM Speech

Hillary Clinton told an audience at the University of Miami Wednesday night that all countries, including the U.S.... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

Judge Strikes Down Texas Gay Marriage Ban

A federal judge declared Texas' ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Wednesday, but left it in place until... Watch »

Feb 27, 2014
California State Senator Accused of Accepting Bribes Surrenders to Federal Authorities

California State Senator Accused of Accepting Bribes Surrenders...

Embattled California State Sen. Ron Calderon was taken into custody by federal authorities Monday after he... Watch »

Feb 25, 2014
Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Ex-U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds Deported From Zimbabwe

Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds say he was deported to the U.S. after a paying a fine for... Watch »

Feb 24, 2014
Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Roker, de Blasio Shake Hands After Weather Spat

Al Roker and Mayor de Blasio shook hands Monday on NBC’s “Today” show after the weatherman recently criticized... Read »

Feb 24, 2014
Lawmakers to Discuss Tax Cuts, Beer Growlers

Lawmakers to Discuss Tax Cuts, Beer Growlers

Tax cuts, stiffer sex offender laws, expanding school vouchers and the state budget will be among the... Read »

Feb 22, 2014
Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

Colo. Lawmaker Leaves Loaded Handgun in State Capitol

A Colorado state lawmaker left a loaded handgun in the state Capitol building earlier this month, The Denver... Read »

Feb 20, 2014
101-Year-Old Sarasota Man Running for Congress

101-Year-Old Sarasota Man Running for Congress

Florida resident Joe Newman, 101, recently announced a bid for Congress, saying he will run as a write-in candidate... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Florida Woman Tricked Into Miscarriage Pleads for New Law

Florida Woman Tricked Into Miscarriage Pleads for New Law

A Florida woman who authorities say was tricked into taking abortion drugs by her ex-boyfriend is urging... Read »

Feb 19, 2014
Venezuelan Says His Country Faces

Venezuelan Says His Country Faces "Really Tough Times"

Mario DiGiovanni lives in Brickell, but it wasn’t too long ago that he too was a student protesting against... Watch »

Feb 18, 2014
Ex-Congressman Arrested in Zimbabwe: Report

Ex-Congressman Arrested in Zimbabwe: Report

A Zimbabwean official said Tuesday morning that immigration officers had arrested former Read »

Feb 18, 2014
Some SoFla Businesses Take Hit From Venezuela's Troubles

Some SoFla Businesses Take Hit From Venezuela's Troubles

A significant number of companies in South Florida – including many in Doral and Sweetwater – that rely on customers... Watch »

Feb 18, 2014
In Doral, Rubio Goes After Venezuelan Govt.

In Doral, Rubio Goes After Venezuelan Govt.

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio’s surprise appearance at a Venezuelan restaurant in Doral turned into an impromptu... Watch »

Feb 14, 2014
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