Monday, May 25, 2020

2016 PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM

‘Inspiring millions around the world’ President Obama presents Michael Jordan with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor, during a White House...

Democrats vow to ‘fight’

Outnumbered as usual in the legislature BY LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Continuing to be dramatically outnumbered by Republicans, Democratic lawmakers on Monday...

Obama shortens the sentences of 79 felons

BY JOHN T. BENNETT CQ-ROLL CALL / TNS WASHINGTON – On Tuesday, President Obama commuted the sentences of 79 more individuals he determined were serving “harsh”...

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...

FLORIDA COURIER / 10TH STATEWIDE ANNIVERSARY

Democratic losses, tribute to our founder Two years ago, the Florida Courier reported on results of the 2014 statewide general elections, and why Democrats continue...

Scott gets his chance

New justice will move court rightward BY DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission will interview all...

‘WHITELASH’

A broad coalition of White voters, led by non-college educated men and rural voters, elect Donald J. Trump as America’s 45th president in one...

ELECTION 2016

A legacy at risk President Obama spoke in Kissimmee at a rally last week for Hillary Clinton in a futile effort to win Florida’s 29 electoral...

Lights out

Voters kill anti-solar amendment BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A controversial solar-energy ballot initiative fell short of the 60 percent voter approval...

Crist, Demings, Lawson going to Congress

COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS Here’s a roundup of political races of interest around the state. U.S. Congress Florida voters on Tuesday sent a former governor to Congress...