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Expanding Job Opportunities for Non-Violent Offenders

January 20, 2016 - 12:15pm

 With more than‭ ‬100,000‭ ‬inmates‭ ‬behind bars,‭ ‬Florida’s correctional population is among the largest in the United States.‭ 

Good Riddance to 'Jihadi John'

January 20, 2016 - 9:30am

With the Islamic State (ISIS) confirming the death in November of their operative Mohammed Emwazi, the English born terrorist labeled “Jihadi John,” U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee and a Republican presidential candidate, weighed in on Tuesday. Rubio noted Emwazi had taken part in the murder of Steven Sotloff, a journalist who was born in and based out of Miami. 

Taiwan's First Female President Shows It's Commitment to Democracy

January 18, 2016 - 1:30pm

Tsai Ing-wen was elected last week to be Taiwan’s next president. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism Subcommittee, congratulated her on Saturday and pointed to Taiwan as a fledgling democracy with much potential :

Religious Liberty Is Fundamental to Our National Character

January 18, 2016 - 10:00am

Saturday marked Religious Freedom Day, honoring the  230th anniversary of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom which was written  by Thomas Jefferson and helped set the stage for the First Amendment. On Saturday, Republican presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, offered his take on religious freedom:

Five Things Hillary Clinton Wants You to Forget in 2016

January 13, 2016 - 11:30am

Last year Hillary Clinton made several stops across the Sunshine State in order to explain her goal of obtaining the Democratic presidential nomination. One thing was very clear during her political events in Florida and across the nation: she was avoiding several topics, scandals, and questions surrounding her campaign.

State of the Union: Obama’s Fairytale vs. America’s Reality

January 12, 2016 - 6:00am

President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union Address tonight. As he and his administration begin to cobble together a legacy worthy of the history books, he will attempt to sell the American people on a star-spangled list of Washington's accomplishments over the past seven years.

Jamal Bryant IS Going To Speak, Deal With It

January 9, 2016 - 9:45am

Pastor Jamal Bryant was invited to be the keynote speaker Jan. 18 at the annual MLK awards breakfast in St. Petersburg by the National Council of Negro Women.

If You Take the Life of a Law Enforcement Officer, Be Prepared to Lose Your Own

January 8, 2016 - 10:30am

On Friday, U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., highlighted the Thin Blue Line Act that he introduced last year. 

A Libertarian Vision for America

January 7, 2016 - 1:30pm

On Wednesday, former Gov. Gary Johnson, R-NM, launched his second bid for the White House:

Facebook Caves on Israel Hate Page

January 7, 2016 - 12:30pm

In an email sent Wednesday afternoon obtained exclusively by this reporter, Facebook rescinded its initial decision that a page that incited hatred and violence against Israelis met “community standards.” 

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