Democrats see a chance to pick up the Florida Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio — but only if U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson stays out of the race.
President Barack Obama is in South Florida for fundraising and to tackle the topic of Hurricane preparedness.
The Commander in Chief will be making a South Florida stop this week. President Barack Obama is scheduled to attended a pair of fundraisers for the Democratic Party in Coconut Grove on Wednesday.
Hillary Rodham Clinton ended months of speculation on Sunday over the 2016 presidential campaign.
Sen. Arthenia Joyner will now lead the Democratic Party on the floor of the state Senate, a little more than a half century after spending a couple of weeks in the Leon County Jail as part of local civil-rights struggles.
Republicans have had control of the Florida Legislature and governor’s office since 1999 and have used their power to restrict abortions, loosen gun laws, strip state workers of benefits, allow private school vouchers and enact a slew of other policy changes that Democrats opposed but could do nothing to stop.
The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected $13.1 million, according to newly filed finance reports.
One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida’s political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a reminder of how difficult immigration issues remain for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.
The head of the state’s Democratic Party is contending that Florida’s Republican Governor’s campaign broke the state’s finance laws.