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Biden Runs Far Better in Florida than Clinton, Sanders

June 3, 2016 - 9:45am
Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders

If Democrats want to nail down Florida in November, Joe Biden might offer them their best chance. 

Planned Parenthood Sues Florida over New Abortion Law

June 2, 2016 - 9:15pm

“We have a message for politicians in Florida, and across the country," says Planned Parenthood. "You cannot strip health care from thousands of people and expect to get away with it.”
 
Planned Parenthood, the nation’s leading and probably most controversial "provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people," filed its 16th lawsuit since July to protect or expand access to care at its health centers. 

Florida to Host Two License-Free Saltwater Fishing Weekends in June

June 2, 2016 - 2:45pm

Florida will hold two license-free saltwater fishing weekends during the month of June, according to a press release from Gov. Rick Scott’s office released Thursday.

George LeMieux to Host Senate Debate in August

June 1, 2016 - 8:45am
George LeMieux

Even as the pressure builds on Marco Rubio to run for a second term in the U.S. Senate, the Florida Republican who briefly held that seat announced a debate in the final days of the GOP primary. 

Rubio Goes to Bat for NRSC as Reelection Buzz Builds

May 31, 2016 - 12:45pm
Marco Rubio

Even as Donald Trump and the GOP Senate leadership urge him to run for a second term, Florida Republican Marco Rubio went to bat for the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) on Tuesday. 

During his campaign for Republican presidential nomination, Rubio insisted he would not run for another term in the Senate. But Republicans are increasingly nervous about losing control of the Senate in November as GOP senators in blue states--Mark Kirk of Illinois, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania--look vulnerable.

Jerry Brown Rides In to Rescue Old Foe Hillary Clinton

May 31, 2016 - 12:30pm
Bernie Sanders, Jerry Brown and Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton might have sealed the deal for the Democratic nomination on Tuesday thanks in part to an old foe. 

Florida Voices: State Leaders Remember Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

May 30, 2016 - 3:00pm

Florida politicians joined the rest of the country in remembering those who have served in the armed forces or lost their lives on Memorial Day. 

Memorial Day has a lengthy history in the United States, where it has been celebrated since 1868. The holiday honors Americans who have died while serving in the military. 

Here are some Memorial Day reactions from around the state:

 

Gov. Rick Scott:
Gov. Scott ordered the flags statewide be flown at half-staff on Memorial Day to remember the fallen soldiers. 

Trump Wants Rubio to Stay in the Senate

May 27, 2016 - 10:30am
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump

Despite their animosity in the Republican presidential primaries, Donald Trump wants Marco Rubio to run for a second term in the Senate. 

Rubio Ready to Help Out Trump

May 27, 2016 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Donald Trump

Despite the bad blood between them during the presidential primaries, Marco Rubio said he is more than willing to help Donald Trump’s campaign and will go to the GOP convention in Cleveland this summer. 

GOP Leadership Urges Rubio Run Again for Senate

May 26, 2016 - 5:00pm
Marco Rubio

With a month left to change his mind, Marco Rubio is facing more pressure to run for a second term in the Senate.

Rubio had been pretty clear during his failed bid for the Republican presidential nomination that he did not plan to run for another term in the Senate. But Republicans are increasingly nervous about losing control of the Senate in November as GOP senators in blue states--Mark Kirk of Illinois, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania--look vulnerable. 

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