With Bush out, Florida Republicans turning to Rubio

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Former Gov. Jeb Bush’s decision this weekend to suspend his presidential campaign appears to have brought...

Legislators weigh in on terrorism fight

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Hawks in the Florida Legislature want Congress to fully declare the nation is at war with...

Breaking barriers

Barack Obama is the first African-American president of the United States. Click here for a look at other firsts for American Blacks in politics and...

Detzner appeals congresswoman’s redistricting case

U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown says a new configuration of her district could violate the Voting Rights Act because it would diminish the opportunity for...

Legislators leave gay marriage ban on the books

BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – It’s been more than a year since same-sex marriages became legal in Florida, but a state...

Research: Voter ID laws suppress Democrats and minorities

BY DANIEL WHEATON SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE (TNS) SAN DIEGO — Researchers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) have created a new statistical model indicating...

#BLACK VOTES MATTER

As the unexpectedly close 2016 Democratic presidential campaign comes south, Black supporters of both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are making the case for...

B-CU hosts GOP bigwigs

Party recognizes Black ‘trailblazer’ BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF DAYTONA BEACH – The Republican National Committee (RNC) hosted its 4th Annual Black Republican Trailblazer Awards luncheon...

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...

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