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Senators Raise Objections As Special Session StartsSenators scolded the Florida Supreme Court for trampling on their First Amendment rights as lawmakers began a special session Monday aimed at redrawing congressional districts the court said were gerrymandered to help the Republican Party.
Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow RepublicansJust six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.
McCain: Trump Owes Apology To Veterans, Not To HimSen. John McCain said Monday he doesn't need an apology from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, but that Trump should tell veterans and their families that he's sorry.
Gov. Scott Wealth Grows Despite Campaign SpendingYou know what they say about the rich just keep getting richer. Gov. Rick Scott, a multi-millionaire who dipped into his own fortune to help his re-election campaign, continues to get wealthier.
Scott Slashes $461M From Budget, Draws Senate IREFlorida Governor Rick Scott slashed $461 million worth of projects from the budget passed by Florida lawmakers last week during a special session.
Dems Hope To Win Rubio's Senate Seat By Sidelining LiberalDemocrats see a chance to pick up the Florida Senate seat being vacated by Republican Marco Rubio — but only if U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson stays out of the race.
Lee Blasts 'Hypocritical' House As Talks ContinueEven as a flare-up in negotiations on economic-development spending demonstrated simmering tensions between the House and Senate, lawmakers continued Monday to try to come to agreement in two areas that helped spark an ongoing special session: funding for health care and environmental projects.
Rubio's Real Estate Dealings Often A Drag On His FinancesIn his first year in the Florida Legislature, Marco Rubio penciled in “0” for his net worth when filling out the required forms detailing his personal finances.
Jeb Bush Says Rand Paul 'Wrong' On Ending Surveillance LawsRand Paul wants to see post-Sept. 11 surveillance laws expire, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says the Republican presidential candidate is “wrong” in doing so.
Republicans Bush, Santorum Making Tennessee StopsFormer Florida Governor Jeb Bush, a possible presidential candidate, is set to make appearances in Tennessee along with an already declared Republican presidential candidate.
Rick Santorum Announces Second White House RunFormer Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum announced his bid for the White House in 2016 on Wednesday.
Florida Republicans Exploring Run For Rubio's SeatFour possible candidates to fill Senator Marco Rubio's seat say their decision on whether to run will be made in the next few weeks.