McCarthy Abruptly Withdraws Candidacy For House SpeakerConfronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before they were to vote and producing ever-deeper chaos for a divided Congress.
Bush, Trump Trade Barbs In Dueling Town HallsRepublican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and former Florida governor Jeb Bush traded barbs during dueling town hall meetings in New Hampshire.
Florida House Approves New Map For Congressional Districts The Florida House, controlled by Republicans, approved a new map of congressional districts in the state.
Lawmakers Return To Capitol To Try Again On Congressional DistrictsLawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday to once again draw a map for each of Florida’s 27 congressional seats.
Data: Nearly 5 Dozen Give A Third Of All '16 Campaign CashAn Associated Press analysis of fundraising reports filed with federal regulators through Friday found that nearly 60 donations of a million dollars or more accounted for about a third of the more than $380 million brought in so far for the 2016 presidential election.
Lottery Exploring Ticket Sales Online And At Bank MachinesPurchasing a lottery ticket online, or at ticket terminals, could soon be a thing.
Trump Continues To Climb In The PollsMuch to the Republican party's chagrin, Donald Trump's poll numbers are rising faster than any other announced GOP presidential contender.
GOP Presidential Candidates Urged To Temper Immigration StanceGOP presidential candidates may want to temper the hard-line stance toward immigration reform embraced by the far right if they want to make it to the top of the ticket next year, according to a recent poll touted by a variety of current and former Hispanic elected officials from Miami.
GOP Presidential Contenders Urged To Condemn TrumpThe Republican presidential candidates have been urged by Hispanic leaders to do more to condemn Donald Trump for the statements he's made concerning Mexican immigrants.
Bush: New Gun Limits Not Way To Prevent Shooting TragediesRepublican presidential candidate @JebBush said he doesn't think new gun control measures is the way to prevent mass killings.
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.
Groups Sue To Block 24-Hour Waiting Period For AbortionsA day after Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill requiring a 24-hour waiting period before Florida women can have abortions, abortion-rights advocates quickly challenged the constitutionality of the law.
Jeb Bush Sends Warning To PutinWhile he has not officially announced that he'll run for president next year, former state Governor Jeb Bush has warned Russia's Vladimir Putin that, if elected, his presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression.
Rubio To Speak At Georgia Republicans’ State ConventionPresidential candidate Marco Rubio is scheduled to address Republicans at the party’s Georgia convention next month.
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.