Republican Party

FEBRUARY 27: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland. Conservative activists attended the annual political conference to discuss their agenda. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll, Bush 5th & Rubio 7th

For the third straight year, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference’s annual presidential preference straw poll.

02/28/2015

Mitt Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Mitt Romney Says He Will Not Run For President

Mitt Romney will not run for the White House.

01/30/2015

Gov. Rick Scott sworn in for second term.  (Source: The Florida Channel)

Seminole Tribe Atop Latest List Of Inauguration Donors

Overall contributions to Gov. Rick Scott’s inauguration festivities reached nearly a million dollars, and on Friday the Republican Party released names of four additional donors that helped make it happen.

01/09/2015

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

One-On-One With Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

When Carlos Gimenez became Miami-Dade’s mayor, he had a monumental task ahead of him

12/01/2014

Congressman Joe Garcia

US Rep.Garcia In Fight To Hold Miami-Dade Seat

A Miami-Dade County school board member is giving Democratic Congressman Joe Garcia a run for his money.

10/23/2014

Florida Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Crist. (Source: CBS4)

Ex-Republican Crist Is Florida Democrats Big Hope

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.

09/01/2014

Florida Money

State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of Elections

The Republican Party of Florida raised about $14.9 million in little less than five months, while the Florida Democratic Party collected $13.1 million, according to newly filed finance reports.

08/22/2014

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

Plans For Special Session Take Shape

Legislative leaders Monday laid out the fullest blueprint yet for a special session aimed at crafting new congressional districts, even as they continued a push for a Leon County judge to limit the impact of his ruling on this year’s elections.

08/04/2014

(Source: Thinkstock)

Florida Judge Orders Special Session For New Map

A Florida judge has ordered legislators to draw up a new congressional map after the state’s current districts were ruled to be illegal.

08/01/2014

Redistricting Map 2012 (Source: CBS4)

Florida’s Political Landscape Upended With Ruling

One day after a landmark legal ruling, some people are question whether the change to Florida’s political landscape will have an impact on other states’ drawing their congressional districts.

07/11/2014

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