The 2016 presidential elections are still 21 months away, but a key first test for Republicans took place this week near Washington, DC. CPAC is the largest conservative gathering of the year, and Florida’s Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush were among the speakers. Jim analyzes what they and other conservative Republicans had to say with Miami Herald Political Writer Patricia Mazzei.
While he has not officially announced whether or not he’ll make a run for the White House in 2016, Florida Republican Marco Rubio has made moves that seem to indicate he’s leaning in a certain direction.
Further testing the waters for a possible presidential run, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is in New Hampshire to talk with voters.
A House Republican wants to bolster the authority of the Florida Department of Health in trying to prevent the spread of communicable diseases during public-health emergencies.
Former Governor Jeb Bush plans to release thousands of emails on a new website Tuesday along with the first chapter of an e-book which portrays what he calls a compassionate leadership style and deep conservative credentials.
The Democrats are already working on a plan to bash Jeb Bush. Their attack involves comparing him to the GOP’s 2012 White House nominee – Mitt Romney.
Governor Rick Scott touted Friday that he has achieved a promise from his 2010 campaign as Florida has added more than 700,000 jobs since he took office.
After the issue drew heavy debate during the 2014 legislative session, a House Republican is bringing back a proposal that could lead to some public-school employees or volunteers carrying guns on campus.
President Barack Obama is giving a speech Thursday night that should quell the fears of illegal immigrants in the U.S. Well, at least one Miami-Dade woman hopes that is the case.
Sen. Arthenia Joyner will now lead the Democratic Party on the floor of the state Senate, a little more than a half century after spending a couple of weeks in the Leon County Jail as part of local civil-rights struggles.