Democrats

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton waits to be introduced at a house party on July 26, 2015 in Carroll, Iowa. Although Clinton leads all other Democratic contenders, a recent poll had her trailing several of the Republican candidates in Iowa.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Clinton: GOP Failed To Mention ‘1 Word’ About College Costs

Demoratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton said GOP presidential candidates did not mention “one word” on making college affordable in last week’s Republican debate.

08/11/2015

Carlos Curbelo

Freshman GOP Rep. Curbelo Diagnosed With Whooping Cough

Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo has been diagnosed with whooping cough.

08/04/2015

(Source: CBS4)

Two Democrats Run For Open Broward Seats

Two more Democrats have filed paperwork to run next year for Broward County House seats that will be vacated by term-limited lawmakers.

07/06/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dems Hope To Win Rubio’s Senate Seat By Sidelining Liberal

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.

06/21/2015

(Source: CBS4)

House Passes Abortion Waiting Period Bill

With the Senate also poised to take up the issue, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require 24-hour waiting periods before women can have abortions.

04/22/2015

(Source: AP)

House Seeks ‘More Eyes’ On Prison System

Saying that reform must happen, a Florida House panel on Tuesday pushed forward a plan aimed at increasing oversight of the state’s troubled prison system but stopped short of endorsing an independent commission included in the Senate’s corrections overhaul.

04/07/2015

Former Florida Governor and Democratic candidate for Governor Charlie Crist speaks during a televised debate with Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott at Broward College on October 15, 2014 in Davie, Florida. Governor Scott is facing off against Crist in the November 4, 2014 governors race.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Florida Democrats Look For A Way To End Election Woes

Democrats are looking to big city mayors and their congressional delegation to help pull them out of their slump at the polls.

03/29/2015

(Source: CBS)

Florida Senate Passes Bill To Allow Guns During Evacuations

The Florida Senate passed a bill which would allow gun owners without a concealed weapon permit to take their guns during emergency evacuations.

03/24/2015

(Source: CBS)

Senate Ready To Pass Evacuation Gun Measure

The Senate, despite continued opposition from some Democrats, is one step closer to passing a National Rifle Association-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.

03/18/2015

Florida Legislature (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

House, Senate Leaders Show Signs Of Agreement, Differences

House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner entered the legislative session Tuesday with a set of shared priorities — dubbed “Work Plan 2015” — that includes cutting taxes, crafting a water policy and boosting education spending.

03/03/2015

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