President Barack Obama on Thursday offered strong words of condemnation against Gainesville Pastor Terry Jones' planned Quran-burning event to mark the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Former Rep. Dennis Ross, the Republican candidate looking to take the congressional seat U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam is vacating, called on his Democratic opponent Lori Edwards Wednesday to resign as Polk County supervisor of elections.
The gubernatorial campaign is starting to heat up as Republican nominee Rick Scott and Democratic nominee Alex Sink spar over debates, clash over tax returns and jump in on an event planned to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by burning Qurans.
Religious and political leaders from across the country and around the world continued Wednesday -- almost unanimously -- to condemn a planned Quran-burning event in Gainesville. "International Burn a Koran Day," to be led by Pastor Terry Jones from his evangelical World Outreach Center, is still scheduled for Saturday -- the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Lost in the shadows of the dramatic, competitive battles for governor and U.S. Senate, the two major party nominees in the attorney generals race nevertheless have begun to attack one another and stake out positions they hope will lead to victory in November.
Because one of them will be the 18th lieutenant governor of the great state of Florida, we offer our sincerest condolences to Rod Smith and Jennifer Carroll.
An unexpected figure has recently emerged as a possible candidate for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012.
Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running for the U.S. Senate without party affiliation, was in Quincy Thursday to highlight a change in the Florida Discount Drug Card program. There will now be greater access to the program through tear-off brochures with cards attached as well as a virtual card program
Lawton Bud Chiles III made it official Thursday, pulling the plug on his gubernatorial campaign and endorsing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink.
The two major party nominees in the race for governor threw some jabs at education Wednesday, setting the stage for what will be one of the hot issues in Novembers election.