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May 24, 2016 - 1:15pm
On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., testified before the House Judiciary Committee calling on it to support the impeachment of  Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen. His opening statement follows:
May 24, 2016 - 7:00am
This is the season of college Commencement speeches -- an art form that has seldom been memorable, but has increasingly become toxic in recent times.
May 23, 2016 - 11:15pm
Now it's all coming out. After years of allowing virtually all the blame for Indian River Lagoon degradation to go to Lake Okeechobee discharges, suddenly state authorities acknowledge that millions of gallons of waste is pumped directly from municipal sewage plants into the lagoon system.
May 23, 2016 - 2:45pm
Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy had himself another rough week last week.  Even he admits he’s “in a really bad place.”  
May 23, 2016 - 6:00am
You could say that it all depends on how you define "lie." Or, perhaps, that it's hell to have a public record.
May 23, 2016 - 6:00am
It got little attention last week, but one U.S. House vote passed Thursday is some kind of major victory for veterans fighting pain. 
May 21, 2016 - 7:00am
Because advertising is a barometer that often accurately measures America's psychological atmosphere, attention must be paid to this: From May 23 through the presidential election, Budweiser beer will bear a different name. Eager to do its bit to make America great again, the brewer will replace the name "Budweiser" with "America" on its 12-ounce bottles and cans.
May 20, 2016 - 5:00pm
Ken Pruitt
After six years as St. Lucie County property appraiser, Ken Pruitt -- longtime Treasure Coast legislator and former president of the Florida Senate -- has ended his re-election campaign and will not seek the Property Appraiser's Office in 2016.
May 20, 2016 - 7:00am
In his coquettish refusal to accept the Donald, Paul Ryan says he cannot betray the conservative "principles" of the party of Abraham Lincoln, high among which is a devotion to free trade.
May 19, 2016 - 1:00pm
Every week another job-killing, economy-stifling, Constitution-trampling regulation seems to come out from on high.
May 19, 2016 - 7:00am
"It's a suicide mission," said the Republican Party Chairman. 
May 19, 2016 - 6:00am
Sanders rally Tuesday night in Carson, Calif.
When the shoe's on the other foot, notice how badly Bernie Sanders wears it.
May 18, 2016 - 5:00pm
Democrats across Florida are probably wishing they’d never heard the name Ibrahim Al-Rashid.
May 18, 2016 - 7:30am
George P. Bush
Don't tell Texas the Bush dynasty is over. Polished, good-looking George P. Bush is mighty popular in the Lone Star State. Mighty popular, at least among Republicans.



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