Edward Brooke, 1st Black Elected US Senator, DiesThe first black U.S. Senator to win popular election to the Senate died Saturday at the age of 95 at his home in Coral Gables.
Scott, Crist Weigh In On Medicaid Expansion If former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist gets his old job back, he promises to expand Medicaid to roughly 1 million low-income residents by calling a special session of the Legislature or through an executive order.
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.
Sen. Bill Nelson Headed To Ukraine U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson will hold a series of meetings on defense issues this week in conflict-battered Ukraine.
Scott & Crist Make Stops In South Florida Florida Governor Rick Scott and his presumed opponent former Governor Charlie Crist both made stops in South Florida on Tuesday.
Rothstein Partner Pleads Guilty To Charges Connected To Ponzi SchemeThe former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein pleaded guilty, Friday, to charges of violating federal campaign finance laws.
Ex-Partner Of Fla. Ponzi Schemer To Plead Guilty The former law partner of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein is scheduled to plead guilty next month to charges he violated federal campaign contribution laws.
Scott Rothstein's Former Law Partner ChargedAnother acquaintance of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein has been charged. This time, it’s a former law partner.
Sen. Rubio Compares Crisis In Venezuela To CubaAmid anti-government protests in Venezuela and local rallies to show solidarity with protesters, Senator Marco Rubio spoke on the crisis in the country on Monday.
President Obama Nominates 4 To Fla. Federal Bench President Barack Obama nominated four people to serve as federal judges in Florida's middle and southern districts.
Broader Lessons In Obama Immigration Reform The Obama Administration's temporary reprieve for youth living in the country illegally has shown in its first year that anymore immigration reform efforts would require the government to streamline application procedures and provide more information on what documents are needed apply to stay in the United States, according to experts.
Senate Majority Preps Nuclear OptionThe U.S. Senate may be preparing to enter uncharted territory as obstructionism may finally force the so-called “nuclear option.”
Immigration Reform Overwhelmingly Passes SenateThe Democratic-controlled United States Senate overwhelmingly passed an immigration reform bill Thursday that could impact more than 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. But, the massive reform may never get to President Barack Obama’s desk.
Rubio Threatens To Derail Immigration BillFlorida Senator Marco Rubio may be looking for an escape hatch from the bipartisan immigration reform he helped put together as a member of the Gang of Eight in the U.S. Senate.
McCain Takes On Rubio Over Senate StandstillFlorida Senator Marco Rubio has found himself on the wrong side of a debate with U.S. Senator John McCain over the GOP desire to conduct regular business in Congress.