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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
House OKs Raising the Debt Ceiling

House OKs Raising the Debt Ceiling

The House passed a bill to raise the debt ceiling Tuesday, clearing the way for the Treasury Department to... Read »

Feb 11, 2014
More Subpoenas Coming in N.J. Bridge Closure Probe

More Subpoenas Coming in N.J. Bridge Closure Probe

More than a dozen additional subpoenas surrounding the George Washington Bridge scandal are expected to be issued by... Read »

Feb 10, 2014
Rubio to Propose Higher Education Overhaul

Rubio to Propose Higher Education Overhaul

Sen. Marco Rubio is calling for state-accredited alternatives to four-year colleges and income-based repayments for... Read »

Feb 10, 2014
SoFla Commissioners Distribute Food to Seniors

SoFla Commissioners Distribute Food to Seniors

Miami commissioners will be distributing 800 boxes of food to seniors in need. Read »

Feb 10, 2014
UK Immigration Minister Resigns Over Undocumented Housekeeper

UK Immigration Minister Resigns Over Undocumented Housekeeper

Britain's immigration minister, already under fire for what critics said was an overly harsh crackdown on... Read »

Feb 9, 2014
Crist Wages Populist Campaign for Scott

Crist Wages Populist Campaign for Scott

Charlie Crist is taking a hard turn left as his campaign begins to take shape. Read »

Feb 8, 2014
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