Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Thousands qualify during registration extension

FROM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida’s voter rolls may jump by more than 60,000 people due to a federal judge ordering an extra week...

Will state’s millennials vote or sit it out?

The youth vote could make a difference in outcome of presidential election BY MARK Z. BARABAK LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS ORLANDO – Walter Velasquez stood outside the Student...

THEY’LL BE BACK

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump attack each other in separate campaign swings around the state. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS MIAMI – Hillary Clinton brought Al Gore...

GOP scheme to control Congress now tearing party apart

BY LISA MASCARO TRIBUNE WASHINGTON BUREAU /TNS WASHINGTON – Across the country, Republicans in contested races face a terrible bind: They have to run from Donald...

Report: Blacks have longer wait time to vote

In Miami-Dade, 85 percent of voters had voting wait times that averaged 73 minutes after the polls closed. TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Black voters wait longer...

Muslims and Arab-Americans push voter registration

BY MICHAEL MATZA PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PHILADELPHIA – Ez-Zohra Baidouri, 73, left Morocco in 1986, settled with her family in Northeast Philadelphia, and became a...

Orlando shooting spurs get-out-the-vote activism

BY KATE SANTICH ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO – The Pulse gunman’s attack on a gay nightclub may have inspired a level of political activism that even the...

BLOWING MONEY FAST

Very little of the $12 billion spent in political advertising this year will find its way into Black hands. COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON...

SHIFTING RIGHT (PART 1)

Gov. Rick Scott is quietly reshaping Florida’s courts COMPILED FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS TALLAHASSEE – As speculation turns to Gov. Rick Scott’s first Florida Supreme...

Laws on EBT cards, trafficking, spiny lobsters go into effect

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – County elections supervisors are up for pay raises, while penalties increase for trafficking in the modern...