New U.S. Census numbers revealed Florida had the nation’s second-highest rate of residents without health insurance.
The state’s unemployment rate was flat for a third straight month. Governor Rick Scott and Republicans used the news about the economy to criticize potential opponent Charlie Crist.
As the annual August recess continues in Washington, the outcry from some of the most conservative members of the Republican caucus continue to call for either a government shutdown or a debt limit default to halt the implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Members of the state’s Legislature will be polled to see if there is enough support to hold a special session to decide the fate of the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law.
The Republican Party put together a post-election report that looked to identify problems that cost them the presidency. Chief among the problems was a lack of minority outreach and that’s being found in polling from other groups as well.
Tracy Martin, the father of the late Trayvon Martin, was on Capitol Hill Wednesday for the inaugural hearing of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys.
Top Florida Democratic legislators have called for an inquiry into just how thorough a job the Florida Department of Law Enforcement did in their investigation into suspected voter fraud at a company that was at one time aligned with the Republican Party.
Politicians of both parties talk about the importance of higher education, but Monday the intransigence of both parties made it even more difficult and expensive for some students to get a degree.
Thanks to the ongoing obstructionism from both political parties in Washington, DC, students taking out loans for the upcoming school year will be hit with nearly double the interest rates students were given last year.
Denied time to address the party faithful at the Florida Democrats annual fundraising dinner in Hollywood on Saturday has worked in former state Senator Nan Rich’s favor.