President Barack Obama
Lois Pope could have done anything with her National Enquirer fortune. But the former Broadway singer vowed to use her money to help disabled veterans. On Sunday, the philanthropist will witness the opening of a Washington memorial she helped build.
Air Force One landed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
President Barack Obama will be in the Sunshine State Wednesday to visit Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base.
Florida Republicans contended Saturday they are ready for the November election.
The Republican Governors Association has chipped in $8.5 million this summer toward Gov. Rick Scott’s re-election effort.
President Barack Obama called the murder of Miami journalist Steven Sotloff “a horrific act of violence” and said the nation grieves with his loved ones.
Republicans have had control of the Florida Legislature and governor’s office since 1999 and have used their power to restrict abortions, loosen gun laws, strip state workers of benefits, allow private school vouchers and enact a slew of other policy changes that Democrats opposed but could do nothing to stop.
Normally, this would be the point where Gov. Rick Scott would turn his attention to former Gov. Charlie Crist, the newly approved Democratic nominee. After a primary season that was merely a formality for Scott, and only marginally less so for Crist, the incumbent Republican would unleash his financial advantage on his Democratic challenger.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Election Day rolls on as South Florida voters continue to file into their polls throughout the region.