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Minimum Wage Increase Bill Filed In The House

A House Democrat has filed a bill Friday that calls for increasing the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.

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

Rubio Says Strength Is Only Way To Maintain Peace With China

The United States must bolster its military, push for more free trade and hold China far more accountable on human rights, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio writes in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal.

08/27/2015

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a press conference which he held before his campaign event at the Grand River Center on August 25, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa. Trump leads most polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Donald Trump’s Campaign Team, Dwarfed By Rivals

Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he’s got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.

08/27/2015

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Board Of Ed Asks For Record Per Student Funding Increase

The State Board of Education has decided to once again ask lawmakers for record per-student funding for public schools — with the lion’s share of the increase coming from local taxpayers.

08/27/2015

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Rubio: Donald Trump Won’t Be Republican Nominee

Even though Donald Trump says he is leading in all the polls, GOP competitor Marco Rubio believes he will not be the Republican presidential nominee because his message is not an optimistic one.

08/26/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott attends a road expansion event at the Casa Maiz restaurant as he fields questions from reporters about climate change on March 9, 2015 in Hialeah, Florida. Recent reports indicate that the Florida governor allegedly issued orders for certain state agencies to not to use the term 'climate change' or 'global warming' in any official communications, emails, or reports. (Source: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Flooding Prompts Scott To Seek Disaster Declaration

Florida Governor Rick Scott is seeking a federal major disaster declaration for various counties hit by severe weather.

08/26/2015

The nephews of US President-elect George W. Bush, George P. Bush (L) and Jeb Bush Jr. (R), stand together 20 January, 2001, before the swearing in ceremony at the US Capitol n Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Don EMMERT        (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush’s Son Helps Open Dad’s S.C. Campaign Office

The son of presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is attending the grand opening of his father’s campaign office in Columbia, South Carolina.

08/26/2015

MOBILE, AL- AUGUST 21: U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump takes the stage at Ladd-Peebles Stadium on August 21, 2015 in Mobile, Alabama. The Donald Trump campaign moved tonight's rally to a larger stadium to accommodate demand. (Photo by Mark Wallheiser/Getty Images)

Trump Has Univision Anchor Removed From News Conference

In what felt like something that would have been seen on a reality TV show, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump​ engaged in a heated confrontation with Univision​ anchor Jorge Ramos​ before having him tossed at a news conference Tuesday.

08/25/2015

LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 13:  A croupier works at a blackjack table at The Hippodrome Casino near Leicester Square on July 13, 2012 in London, England. The new casino has five floors and 90,000 square feet of slot machines, blackjack and roulette tables.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

State, Seminoles Headed Into Mediation Over Blackjack

The Seminole Tribe and Florida officials are headed to mediation to resolve a possible standoff over the future of black jack at most of the tribe’s Florida Casinos.

08/25/2015

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State Senate Given Deadline For Redistricting Response

The Florida Supreme Court has given the state Senate until the end of the week to respond to move by the House that would allow a circuit judge to consider congressional redistricting plans from both legislative chambers and other parties in a long-running lawsuit.

08/25/2015

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