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Florida Bar Likes All Judges, Justices for Retention

September 13, 2016 - 12:30pm

The Florida Bar announced Tuesday the results of a poll of Florida Bar members on the merit retention of three state Supreme Court justices and 28 appellate court judges.

Your Call: Was 'Deplorables' Remark a Major Hurt for Hillary?

September 13, 2016 - 11:45am

Last Friday night Hillary Clinton wrote off half of Trump’s backers as a “basket of deplorables.”

The Democratic presidential nominee made the comments at an LGBT fundraising event in New York City, and by the next morning the Trump campaign was demanding an apology.

Here's what she said:

Medical Marijuana Backers Trumpet GOP Senator's Support of Amendment 2

September 12, 2016 - 5:30pm
Jeff Brandes

With Pinellas County state Sen. Jeff Brandes becoming the first Republican in the Florida Senate to back Amendment 2, supporters of medical marijuana are trumpeting the endorsement. 

Florida Leaders Remember 9/11 Victims

September 11, 2016 - 4:00pm

Florida politicians remembered the victims lost in the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, sharing their thoughts on the terrorist attacks which took thousands of lives 15 years ago. Memorials were also being held throughout the state, from South Florida to Orlando and beyond.

South Florida Congressmen Focus on Climate Change, National Security

September 8, 2016 - 6:15pm
Carlos Curbelo and Ted Deutch

On Wednesday, the two South Florida congressmen in charge of the Climate Solutions--Republican Carlos Curbelo and Democrat Ted Deutch--hosted an event focused on how climate change can pose a global security threat. 

Your Call: Did Obama Improve the American Economy?

September 8, 2016 - 5:45pm

President Obama wants to be remembered for being the savior of the American and global economies. "There are things I’m proud of," he said earlier this year, citing Obamacare, then added, "Saving the world economy from a Great Depression, that was pretty good."

But the Wall Street Journal isn't buying it.

Gators, Seminoles Most Popular College Football Teams in Florida

September 8, 2016 - 9:00am

College football has begun and fans across the Sunshine State are divided as they root for the Gators and the Seminoles. 

NFL Kicks Off with Miami Dolphins as the Most Popular Team in Florida

September 8, 2016 - 8:45am

With the National Football League (NFL) season kicking off on Thursday night, the Miami Dolphins, who haven’t been to the Super Bowl in more than three decades, remain the most popular pro football team in the Sunshine State. 

Public Policy Polling (PPP) unveiled a poll on Wednesday asking Floridians who their favorite NFL team was. The Dolphins led the pack with 20 percent of those surveyed saying Miami was their favorite NFL team. 

In second place in Florida was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa Bay is the favorite NFL team of 15 percent of those surveyed.

New York Yankees the Most Popular Baseball Team in Florida

September 7, 2016 - 6:45pm

Don’t look now but, according to a poll released on Wednesday, the most popular baseball team with Florida fans isn’t from the Sunshine State. It’s not even from this part of the United States. 

Florida Republicans Like the Idea of Mike Huckabee Running for Governor in 2018

September 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
Mike Huckabee

With buzz growing that he could run for governor of Florida in 2018, Mike Huckabee can at least count on the support of many Republicans across the Sunshine State. 


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