After a decade of sending military equipment to civilian police departments across the country, federal officials are reconsidering the idea in light of the violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
Gov. Rick Scott’s office and campaign are attacking as “blatantly political” a letter from U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announcing that the Justice Department is monitoring changes to Florida’s election laws.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department is committed to tracking down those responsible for stealing information from millions of Target customers.
In the wake of criticism from Republicans including Florida Gov. Rick Scott, the Obama administration is beefing up security measures for data submitted to “navigators” by people seeking insurance under the federal health overhaul.
The acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of 17-year old Trayvon Marting sparked nationwide protests calling for “justice for Trayvon.”
Governor Rick Scott declared Sunday as “Day of Prayer for Unity” in the death of Trayvon Martin. The proclamation said, in part, “the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin is a tragedy; and the Martin family, the family of George Zimmerman, and all those affected by Trayvon’s death remain in our thoughts and prayers.”
Police in central Florida say the U.S. Department of Justice has placed a hold on all evidence related to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Miami teen Trayvon Martin by former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman.
United States Attorney General Eric Holder will speak at the NAACP’s annual convention in Orlando Tuesday and could address the Trayvon Martin shooting along with gun violence in general.
Revelations surrounding David Petraeus’ affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.
In Texas Republicans have taken efforts to restrict access to voting a step farther. Texas Republicans are calling for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act.