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Poll: Rick Scott's Approval Rating Trends Above Bill Nelson's with 2018 on Horizon

April 11, 2017 - 9:45am
Bill Nelson and Rick Scott

Bad news for Bill Nelson: more Floridians approve of the job Rick Scott is doing as governor as Nelson is doing as U.S. Senator, according to two new surveys released Tuesday.

For Example of School Choice Success, DeVos Says Look No Further Than Florida

April 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

For U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, the shining example for the country's education system is nestled in Florida. 

Bernie Sanders Heading to Florida to Turn State Blue in 2018

April 10, 2017 - 11:45am
Bernie Sanders

Florida is ready to Feel the Bern once more -- Vermont Sen. and former Democratic presidential primary candidate Bernie Sanders is heading to the Sunshine State later this month, according to a release from the Democratic National Committee. 

Sanders will be coming to Florida as part of the DNC's effort to turn historically red and "purple" states blue once more. 

Florida falls into the latter category, going red for President Donald Trump last year after voting for the Democratic Party in 2008 and 2012. 

Rubio, Nelson Split on Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch

April 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
Bill Nelson, Neil Gorsuch and Marco Rubio

Florida’s senators split in a vote to confirm Colorado Appellate Court Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday.

Senate Goes 'Nuclear' as Nelson Takes a Stand Against Gorsuch

April 6, 2017 - 8:45pm

Florida’s U.S. senators have split over the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court, setting the stage for an explosive showdown between national Democrats and Republicans.

Amended Stand Your Ground Bill Shoots Through Florida House

April 5, 2017 - 7:30pm

A slightly altered proposal to shift the burden of proof in Florida's Stand Your Ground cases fired through the Florida House of Representatives Wednesday evening.

George Soros Pumps Big Bucks to Wield Influence in Florida Governor's Race and Beyond

April 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
Andrew Gillum

Democratic megadonor George Soros is digging his hands deep into Florida politics, pumping millions of dollars into liberal causes and candidates' campaign accounts, all while setting the stage to go all in for gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum next year.

Trump Organizes 'Gather for Gorsuch' Rally at Florida Capitol

April 5, 2017 - 1:30pm
Neil Gorsuch

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are calling on their Florida supporters to head to Tallahassee Thursday to oppose a Democratic filibuster and to tell U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson vote in favor of U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

Drug Free America Pushes Back on 'Dangers' of Medical Marijuana

April 5, 2017 - 1:00pm

If Florida doesn’t crack down on regulations for medical marijuana, the results could be costly.

Mandatory Recess Bill Sails Through Senate

April 4, 2017 - 2:45pm

State lawmakers are game for a bill to require recess for Florida students, passing a bill Tuesday to mandate at least 20 minutes of recess each day in the Sunshine State.

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