Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has been given the “nudge” to run for president in 2016 by House Speaker John Boehner.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio does not plan to endorse David Rivera in the Republican primary. The Florida senator and Rivera, who is running for the 26th Congressional District seat, have been allies before.
A pair of candidates for U.S. Congress are banking on name recognition to boost their campaigns. During a campaign stop at the Worm Gruntin’ Festival in the conservative panhandle, U.S. House candidate Gwen Graham listened to voter after voter recount fond memories of her father, Bob, who towered over Florida politics for more than a quarter-century as governor and U.S. senator.
Lawmakers passed an election-year budget of $77.1 billion — the largest state spending plan in history — before closing out the 2014 legislative session and heading home to campaign.
The Florida Senate has passed a bill that would expand the private school voucher program to middle-income families.
The idea to expand the main private school voucher program continues to struggle in the Florida Senate.
Florida legislators reached a deal Monday on a state budget which will boost spending on schools, child welfare and the cleanup of damaged water bodies across the state.
The Magic City is in the running to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Miami was one of 15 cities that received a ‘Request for Proposal’ from the Democratic National Committee Monday night.
An awkward political moment between state Lt. Governor Carlos Lopez-Cantera and former governor Charlie Crist was caught on camera.
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.