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Sliming Maria Elvira Salazar: Laughable Desperation Move, Even for the Democrats

September 30, 2018 - 9:00am
Maria Elvira Salazar

You know Republican Maria Elvira Salazar is a pretty good candidate when the Florida Democratic Party resorts to treating voters in Congressional District 27 like idiots in order to discredit her.

Kavanaugh Nomination Advances to Senate Floor, but the FBI Gets Another Week to Probe

September 28, 2018 - 8:45pm

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 Friday to advance Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court to the full Senate for a vote. 

Sen. Dorothy Hukill Announces Aggressive Cancer Recurrence, Decision to Abandon Re-Election, Seek Hospice Care

September 28, 2018 - 5:00pm
Sen. Dorothy Hukill

Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, who missed the whole of the 2017 legislative session battling cervical cancer, has had a recurrence of the disease. She wrote in a Friday Facebook post that she will seek hospice care.

Gillum's Sandersesque Agenda: Where Will the Money Come from?

September 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Andrew Gillum

Democrats are giddy over Andrew Gillum's September lead, I get that. But the rest of us are hoping they might take a break from blowing raspberries at Gillum's Republican opponent long enough to answer some of the questions we have about this hard-left gubernatorial candidate.

Payback Time: Remembering Irma, Adam Putnam's Ag Department Helps Florida Give Back

September 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Unloading food in North Carolina

Some of Hurricane Florence's hardest-hit victims are getting a close-up look at Florida's heart after the state Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services delivered thousands of servings of food to storm orphaned people in North Carolina.

Ethics, Shmethics: Congressman Alcee Hastings Gives Convicted Money Launderer a Promotion to Full-Time

September 27, 2018 - 6:00am
U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings

Maybe his South Florida constituency long ago grew numb to U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings' serial unscrupulousness. Certainly nobody kicked up much of a fuss when it was discovered Wednesday the Democratic congressman, serving in the shadow of his own checkered past, promoted a convicted money launderer in his Palm Beach County office to full-time "staff assistant."

Florida Education Has Prospered Under Rick Scott

September 26, 2018 - 6:00am

To hear the Democrats tell it, you'd think Rick Scott drove Florida education off a cliff. Have you see their latest ad, "It's School Time"?

April Freeman, Democratic CD 17 Candidate, Dies Suddenly

September 25, 2018 - 6:00am
April and David Freeman

April Freeman, a Democratic candidate for the Congressional District 17 seat, died Sunday night of an apparent heart attack at home, her husband David announced. She was 54.

Media Brainwash: The Strategy to Take Out Rick Scott

September 22, 2018 - 6:00am
Rick Scott

The Democrats knew they had to do something. The news in Florida was way too good.

Labor-Challenged Farmers Need a Champion in Washington

September 19, 2018 - 6:00am
Field hands pick strawberries in Plant City

In the battle over immigration policy, it's easy to overlook how much Florida agriculture needs an uncomplicated guest farmworker program. We're talking about am industry in this state that contributes $8 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product. Yet, it's suffering critical labor shortages as Congress makes up its mind how much it can help.  




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