Presidential Hopefuls Prep For 2nd Democratic Debate Presidential hopefuls are in preparation mode just a day before the second Democratic debate.
Rubio Ramping Up Campaign With More Time In Early StatesAfter a summer largely spent raising money for his Republican campaign for president, Marco Rubio says he's about to start spending a whole lot more time in Iowa and the other early voting states.
Boehner's Resignation Prompts Cheers Among GOP's Right WingThe news of House Speaker John Boehner's resignation brought hundreds of religious conservatives to their feet to cheer — and one after another, much of the Republican Party's presidential class joined in their rejoicing.
Clinton: GOP Failed To Mention '1 Word' About College CostsDemoratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton said GOP presidential candidates did not mention "one word" on making college affordable in last week's Republican debate.
Freshman GOP Rep. Curbelo Diagnosed With Whooping CoughFlorida Rep. Carlos Curbelo has been diagnosed with whooping cough.
Two Democrats Run For Open Broward SeatsTwo more Democrats have filed paperwork to run next year for Broward County House seats that will be vacated by term-limited lawmakers.
Dems Hope To Win Rubio's Senate Seat By Sidelining LiberalDemocrats 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.
House Passes Abortion Waiting Period BillWith the Senate also poised to take up the issue, the Florida House on Wednesday approved a bill that would require 24-hour waiting periods before women can have abortions.
House Seeks 'More Eyes' On Prison SystemSaying that reform must happen, a Florida House panel on Tuesday pushed forward a plan aimed at increasing oversight of the state's troubled prison system but stopped short of endorsing an independent commission included in the Senate's corrections overhaul.
Florida Democrats Look For A Way To End Election WoesDemocrats are looking to big city mayors and their congressional delegation to help pull them out of their slump at the polls.
Florida Senate Passes Bill To Allow Guns During EvacuationsThe Florida Senate passed a bill which would allow gun owners without a concealed weapon permit to take their guns during emergency evacuations.
Senate Ready To Pass Evacuation Gun MeasureThe Senate, despite continued opposition from some Democrats, is one step closer to passing a National Rifle Association-supported measure that would allow more people to carry concealed weapons during emergency evacuations.
House, Senate Leaders Show Signs Of Agreement, DifferencesHouse Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate President Andy Gardiner entered the legislative session Tuesday with a set of shared priorities --- dubbed "Work Plan 2015" --- that includes cutting taxes, crafting a water policy and boosting education spending.
Democratic Effort To Define Jeb Bush Starts With Mitt RomneyThe 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.
Republicans Look For Big Gains In State House, SenateWhile Republican Rick Scott and Democrat Charlie Crist duke it out for the governor's position, there is no question that the GOP will maintain large majorities in both the state's House and Senate.