A key state senator floated a last-ditch effort Thursday to strike a compromise with the House on new congressional districts, while voting-rights groups that challenged the current congressional map called for the Florida Supreme Court to take over the process.
A looming vote on a nuclear deal with Iran, one of President Barack Obama’s top priorities, has Florida Democrats in a bind.
The Florida House is moving ahead with a substantial overhaul of the state’s 27 congressional districts even though U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown criticized the move, stating it would disenfranchise black voters.
The Florida Legislature released a new congressional map that could alter the futures of the state’s U.S. House delegation.
The state’s highest court has ordered that at least eight congressional districts be redrawn because they don’t meet the requirements that prohibits political lines from being drawn to favor incumbents or a political party.
Local leaders are reacting to the newly released video which purports to show the beheading of U.S. Journalist Steven Sotloff.
Local leaders met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu just days after three Israeli teens were found dead after being kidnapped while hitchhiking home from school in the West Bank.
Broward College in Davie is holding a conference Thursday to bring awareness to the magnitude of human trafficking in Florida and in the rest of the world.
With just hours to spare, Congress passed a plan to avoid a default and end a 16 day partial government shutdown. The votes came in late, but just in time to avoid the crisis. Just after midnight President Barack Obama signed the bill into law.
William ‘Bill’ Kling was a tireless advocate for veterans in South Florida. On Sunday, Kling was paid a special tribute in Sunrise.