Senate Democrats Elect Leader 'Who Has Made History'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.
Ex-Republican Crist Is Florida Democrats Big HopeRepublicans 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.
State Parties Rake In Millions Ahead Of ElectionsThe 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.
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.
Immigration Comments Highlight Republican Party ChallengesFormer Florida Gov. Jeb Bush set off a fury this week that served as a reminder of how difficult immigration issues remain for his possible presidential ambitions and the Republican Party.
State Dems Say Gov. Scott Campaign Broke Fundraising Law The head of the state’s Democratic Party is contending that Florida’s Republican Governor’s campaign broke the state’s finance laws.
2014 Campaigns Could Be Heated Over Health CareThe nationwide campaign for Congress this fall could be a competitive one because of Omabacare according to political experts.
Joe Kennedy Talks About His Great-Uncle, JFKOn a recent visit to South Florida, Joe Kennedy – grandson of the late Bobby Kennedy – talked about his family’s legacy and the 50th anniversary of his great-uncle’s assassination
Poll: 62% Have Unfavorable View Of GOP After ShutdownAs the GOP-led government shutdown continues in its second week, new poll numbers from Gallup showed that the shutdown taking a big toll on the Republican Party in the eyes of voters.
Why Republicans & Democrats Are At Odds Over The Affordable Care ActChristmas Eve 2009 was they day when the U.S. Senate passed the Affordable Care Act along party lines; Democrats for it and Republicans against it. Four years later—and a lot of political fighting—the same is still true.
Poll: Majority Of Hispanics Lean To Democratic PartyThe Republican Party put together a post-election report that looked to identify problems that cost them the presidency. Chief among the problems was a lack of minority outreach and that’s being found in polling from other groups as well.
Fmr. Gov. Crist To Slam GOP In New BookCharlie Crist, the former Florida governor who switched from the Republican Party to Democrat, is working on a book that strongly criticizes the GOP's conservative policies.
Sen. Bill Nelson Remains Against Same-Sex MarriageThere has been a growing chorus of U.S. senators who have recently come out in support of marriage equality, Florida’s senior senator is not one of them.
Wasserman Schultz Says Cuban Embargo Should RemainFlorida Congresswoman, and Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz told a South Florida crowd on Friday the economic embargo on Cuba should remain in place.
Former Governor Charlie Crist Switches To DemocratAfter months of speculation, former Florida Gov. Charlie Christ ended it all Friday night by tweeting, "Proud and honored to join the Democratic Party in the home of President @BarackObama!"