COLD SHOULDER

For decades, the Republican Party of Florida has typically refused to support its Black candidates running for various political offices. The neglect continues. BY THE...

WE WILL DECIDE

As absentee voting begins, the unexpectedly close race for the Democratic presidential nomination makes Florida’s Black vote critical for victory. by either Clinton or...

More than 2 million ballots sent for primary

More than 2 million ballots have been sent to voters for the Aug. 30 primaries, according to the state Division of Elections website. Most of...

Supreme Court schedules Ayala arguments

COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASEE – The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments June 28 in a battle about whether Gov. Rick Scott...

Fort Walton Beach legislator apologizes for tweet Joyner calls racist

State Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach, apologized on May 1 for a Twitter post that drew criticism about possible racial overtones. The controversy...

Scott’s political committee hauls in $250,000 in March

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA With chunks of cash coming from the business community, Gov. Rick Scott’s “Let’s Get to Work” political committee raised at...

In Barack Obama’s words

Highlights from the speeches that fueled the Illinois senator’s journey to the U.S. presidency July 27, 2004 Keynote at the Democratic National Convention, Boston Enters national consciousness...

Session starts on ‘exceptional’ note

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE – Calling on something he termed “Florida exceptionalism,” Gov. Rick Scott used the annual State of the State...

MAKING HIS LIST…

…and checking more than twice. President Obama is rushing through his ‘to-do’ list to Trump-proof the White House. BY ANITA KUMAR TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON –  Since...

Republicans demonize Obama, make historic political gains

BY DAVID LIGHTMAN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU / TNS ORLANDO – Republican governors have a surprising message for President Barack Obama: We’ll miss you. Their “Demonize Obama” strategy...

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