Monday, May 25, 2020

Online voter registration moves forward

NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Work that will allow Floridians to register to vote online – after this year’s presidential election – remains on schedule, according...

The winding road to the White House

An overview of key dates leading up to November’s presidential election BY DAVID LIGHTMAN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE No sense being confident predicting how the presidential race will...

Brown files new challenge to district changes

BY BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Arguing that an east-west configuration for her district “combines far-flung communities worlds apart culturally and geographically,”...

Report: U.S. Senate’s top staff not very diverse

Whites possess 276  of 297 positions that help shape issues BY FREDERICK H. LOWE TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE The U.S. Senate has been called the world’s greatest...

DRAWING THE LINES

Florida’s updated congressional map may make the re-election campaigns of incumbent U.S. Representatives Corrine Brown and Frederica Wilson – and others – more challenging. BY...

‘THE FRIEND OF MY ENEMY’

‘… is my enemy.’ The shootdown of a Russian jet by Turkey complicates the fight against ISIS in Syria. COMPILED FROM WIRE REPORTS WASHINGTON – Under...

Kentucky governor restores ex-felons’ right to vote

BY ELI YOKLEY CQ-ROLL CALL / TNS As Kentucky Gov. Steven L. Beshear prepares to leave office, he is attempting to leave his mark on an...

GOP legislators want to crack down on state’s ‘sanctuary cities’

BY JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A group of Republican state lawmakers want Florida to crackdown on cities and counties that provide...

Duval County House races attract candidates

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Two open House seats in Duval County have drawn additional candidates, including a former state lawmaker looking to return to...

MAKING IT RAIN

With a year left before the 2016 presidential election, don’t expect President Obama to tackle ‘big’ issues while he focuses on raising millions of...