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Senators Raise Objections As Special Session Starts

Senators 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.

08/10/2015

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)

Florida Gov. Scott At Odds Again With Fellow Republicans

Just six months ago, Gov. Rick Scott stood onstage outside the state Capitol basking in his hard-fought victory as he began his second term.

07/26/2015

Senate Armed Service Committee Chairman Sen.John McCain, R-AZ, speaks during a Committee hearing on the military campaign against the Islamic State on July 7, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN        (Photo MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

McCain: Trump Owes Apology To Veterans, Not To Him

Sen. 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.

07/20/2015

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. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gov. Scott Wealth Grows Despite Campaign Spending

You 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.

07/01/2015

Florida Governor Rick Scott speaks to the media during a visit to SeaLand shipping lines new Intra-Americas headquarters on January 23, 2015 in Miramar, Florida. Scott announced that Florida businesses added 11,500 private-sector jobs in December 2014 and since December 2010, Florida has added 728,500 private-sector jobs. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Scott Slashes $461M From Budget, Draws Senate IRE

Florida Governor Rick Scott slashed $461 million worth of projects from the budget passed by Florida lawmakers last week during a special session.

06/23/2015

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

Dems Hope To Win Rubio’s Senate Seat By Sidelining Liberal

Democrats 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.

06/21/2015

Members of the Florida House bow their heads in pr

Lee Blasts ‘Hypocritical’ House As Talks Continue

Even 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.

06/08/2015

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

Rubio’s Real Estate Dealings Often A Drag On His Finances

In 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.

06/06/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 22:  Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks during the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference May 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. About a dozen possible presidential candidates will join the conference and lobby for supports from Republican voters.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Jeb Bush Says Rand Paul ‘Wrong’ On Ending Surveillance Laws

Rand 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.

05/30/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MAY 22:  Republican presidential hopeful and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks during the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference May 22, 2015 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. About a dozen possible presidential candidates will join the conference and lobby for supports from Republican voters.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republicans Bush, Santorum Making Tennessee Stops

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, a possible presidential candidate, is set to make appearances in Tennessee along with an already declared Republican presidential candidate.

05/29/2015

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