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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. The recall effort is being... 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 the... 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 U.S.... 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 About...

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 With...

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 Walked...

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

Aug 5, 2014
Legislature Readies District Fix

Legislature Readies District Fix

The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature laid out plans Monday to move ahead quickly and make minimal... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Fla. Insurance Exchange Rates Increasing in 2015

Fla. Insurance Exchange Rates Increasing in 2015

The majority of insurance companies are raising the price of health plans in Florida through the Affordable Care Act... Read »

Aug 4, 2014
Holder Hammers Scott on Voting Changes

Holder Hammers Scott on Voting Changes

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder wrote Florida Gov. Rick Scott a scathing letter about Florida laws and actions... Read »

Aug 1, 2014
Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

Cantor to Resign From Congress August 18

U.S. Rep. Eric Cantor tells a Virginia newspaper he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
School Board Asks Crist to Pull TV Ad

School Board Asks Crist to Pull TV Ad

The Pinellas County school district is asking former Gov. Charlie Crist to pull a television ad filmed at an area... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday for... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Ethics Complaints Against Crist, Scott Tossed

Ethics Complaints Against Crist, Scott Tossed

Ethics complaints targeting both former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott have been dismissed. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's top... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
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