Florida Democrats gathered in Hollywood Saturday evening for their annual Jefferson Jackson dinner. During the fundraiser, Sen. Bill Nelson, congresswoman and Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and state party Chairwoman Allison Tant criticized Gov. Rick Scott for his changing positions on Medicaid expansion, cutting education spending his first year in office and cutting early voting days two years ago before restoring them this year.
With hurricane season 2013 set to officially begin on June 1st, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson says it’s imperative for the United States to upgrade two supercomputers that forecast major weather events.
Florida’s Democratic Party is considering who will be their best candidate to challenge Republican Gov. Rick Scott next year.
There has been a growing chorus of U.S. senators who have recently come out in support of marriage equality, Florida’s senior senator is not one of them.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.
FBI agents conducted a late night raid of the office of a prominent doctor and political donor.
Senator Bill Nelson donned his boots and jeans Thursday as he joined an entourage of rock star snake hunters. The Senator was hoping to bring attention to a month long state tournament aimed at wiping out pythons.
From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.
It’s coming down to the wire in a tight Florida Senate race which pits a Democratic incumbent against a Republican challenger.
Some waited an hour. Some waited six hours. Voters were grateful the weather cooperated as they waited in line to cast their ballots on the last day of early voting Saturday. Meanwhile, Gov. Rick Scott stood firm against calls from Democrats and independent groups to give residents one more day to vote before Tuesday.