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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

MIAMI, FL - JANUARY 14:  Florida Governor Rick Scott as he introduces Carlos Lopez-Cantera as his new lieutenant governor on January 14, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Scott took 10-months to replace Jennifer Carroll, who resigned last March. Lopez-Cantera will be the states first Hispanic lieutenant governor.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: Gov. Scott Approval Rating Climbs

Florida Governor Rick Scott’s approval rating among Florida voters has gone up substantially from earlier this summer.

08/25/2015

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Senator Wants To Put Brakes On Red Light Cameras

Senate Transportation Chairman Jeff Brandes is again trying to shut off all red-light cameras in Florida.

08/25/2015

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House Takes Redistricting Fight To Court

The House headed to court Monday as the next step in a heated battle with the Senate over how to redraw Florida’s 27 congressional districts.

08/25/2015

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Special Session Cost Taxpayers More Than Half A Million Dollars

The bitter budget battle between the state’s House and Senate ended costing Florida taxpayers more than half a million dollars.

08/24/2015

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Q Poll: Floridians Don’t Like Proposed Iran Nuke Deal

A majority of Florida voters don’t like the way President Barack Obama is handling his job and even even more oppose a proposed nuclear deal with Iran, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

08/24/2015

DES MOINES, IA - AUGUST 21:  Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks to supporters at his Religious Liberty Rally on August 21, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. Earlier in the day Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) visited and spoke to guests at the Iowa State Fair.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cruz Outshines Bush At Americans For Prosperity Summit

exas Sen. Ted Cruz was the hands-down favorite of the Americans for Prosperity annual summit in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend, if the number and volume of ovations during the speeches of five presidential candidates who addressed the annual convention of tea party activists was the measure.

08/22/2015

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

GOP Candidates Court Voters In Alabama

Six GOP presidential candidates are visiting Alabama over a 10-day period, as the crowded Republican field jockeys for support ahead of the next year’s regional southern primary.

08/22/2015

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Biden Ponders Details Of 2016 Run With Decision Nearing

Tucked away at his family home in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden has been huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take to launch a viable presidential campaign against well-funded Democratic opponents with a huge head start.

08/22/2015

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD - MAY 06: Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks during the National Council for Behavioral Health's Annual Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on May 6, 2014 in National Harbor, Maryland.  Clinton discussed various topics including mental health and social issues. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Democrats Urge Clinton To Offer Better Explanation Of Emails

Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among elected Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of state, as new polls signal that the inquiry is taking a toll on her presidential campaign.

08/21/2015

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