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Senator Bill Nelson, D-FL, speaks during the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on Cruise Industry Oversight March 1, 2012 at the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Bill Nelson’s Office Says He’s Now Cancer Free

Following prostate surgery last week, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson has been informed he’s cancer free, the senator’s office says.

07/20/2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush waves as he walks on stage to announce his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination during an event at Miami-Dade College - Kendall Campus on June 15 , 2015 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Bush Swipes Clinton’s Economic Plan, Says His Will Grow Jobs

During a campaign stop in Iowa, Jeb Bush said Hillary Rodham Clinton’s new economic proposals would not grow the economy or boost wages.

07/13/2015

US Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton delivers a speech on US economic vision at the New School in New York on July 13, 2015. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton to Bush: American Workers Need A Raise

Hillary Rodham Clinton, in an economic speech addressed to supporters, said former Gov. Jeb Bush doesn’t understand the plight of American workers, “They don’t need a lecture. They need a raise.”

07/13/2015

DALLAS, TEXAS- JUNE 4:  Former Texas Governor Rick Perry smiles after announcing that he will run for president in 2016 June 4, 2015 in Dallas, Texas. Perry, who also ran for president in 2012, is the tenth Republican to join the race for president in 2016.   (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Rick Perry Announces 2016 Bid, A Re-Do From 2012

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry opened his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination Thursday.

06/04/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 30:  Rubio, GOP Reps, Introduce "If You Like It -- Keep It" Bill  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ron DeSantis To Run For Rubio Senate Seat

Calling for reforms based on “limited government,” two-term Republican Congressman Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday he will run in 2016 for a U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio.

05/06/2015

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Gambling Bill Remains A Long Shot

Despite narrow approval by a House committee Tuesday, odds remain long that lawmakers will sign off on a gambling proposal that could do away with dog racing, pave the way for Las Vegas-style casinos in South Florida and open the door for slot machines in Lee and Palm Beach counties.

04/21/2015

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MAY 06: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.  Clinton discussed various topics including mental health and social issues. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New Q-Poll: Hillary Clinton Losing Ground In Florida

With voters pointing to concerns about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s honesty, former Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio have gained ground on the Democrat in the presidential race in Florida, according to a poll released Tuesday.

03/31/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Education Changes Approved By House

Charter schools would get more construction funding, class-size penalties would be relaxed and school districts would be encouraged to enact dress codes under a series of education bills approved Friday by the Florida House.

03/27/2015

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Jeb Bush’s Emails Detail Communications With Top Donors

Jeb Bush recently released thousands of emails from when he served as Florida’s governor. Now among those emails are a string of notes from campaign donors asking for favors and making suggestions.

03/12/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Governor Scott Refusing To Disclose Financial Information

Governor Rick Scott is refusing to turn over financial information that could answer whether he is flouting a state ethics law.

02/02/2015

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