Big legislative issues remain at ‘halftime’

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida’s 60-day legislative session is halfway done. Most of the major issues remain unresolved after weeks...

Legislators pushing earlier start to session

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida lawmakers are starting to consider if an early start to the regular session should be repeated in...

Big donors having little impact on election

So far, super pac money has had less impact than some people expected on the presidential campaign. BY NOAH BIERMAN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Money may...

They May Not Be Celebrities, But They Support Bernie Sanders And They Matter Just...

BY LESLIE WIMES / GUEST COMMENTARY Recently, Hillary Clinton released the names of 170 African-American women who endorsed her presidential campaign. This list included sitting...

Who’s who of Blacks working on presidential campaigns

About 50 Black campaign staffers are in key positions for the 2016 race to the White House. BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE THE ROOT If you want the...

Lawmakers considering ‘pastor protection’ law

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA In the wake of last year’s landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage, a bill dubbed the “Pastor...

VICTORY LAP

In Detroit, Obama hails the auto industry’s comeback. Meanwhile, a report indicates illegal immigration is at a 10-year low – contrary to Republican talking...

Report: Latino vote is bigger and better educated than ever before

BY KATE LINTHICUM LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) The Latino electorate is bigger and better educated than ever before, according to a new report by Pew Research...

LAST WORD

In his last State of the Union speech, President Obama cites his administration’s accomplishments, decries political partisanship – then chastises GOP presidential candidates. BY CHRISTI...

10 issues to watch

Legislatures heading to Tallahassee BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Florida lawmakers will return to the Capitol next week for an election-year legislative...

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