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Florida lawmakers OK new voting map for Congress

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Florida Legislature on Monday swiftly approved new maps that will alter several of the state’s……

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Fla. to hold special session to redrawn voting map

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida legislators will hold a nine-day special session to redraw the state’s 27 congressional districts.Legislative……

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Florida lawmakers ordered to draw new voting map

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge on Friday ordered legislators to draw up a new congressional map for the state after the old one was……

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Florida judge skeptical about voting map change

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge says he’s “extremely skeptical” about changing the state’s congressional districts before the 2014……

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Muslims in Miami Scream: ‘We Are Hamas’

For all the Baby Boomers out in media land, could there be a jingle more annoying than Wendy’s, octogenarian with her nails-scratching-on-the-chalkboard, “WHERE’S THE BEEF?” Well, lately if you have been anywhere near a street corner…

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Republican Congressman Sides With FL Judge On Gay Marriage

Nothing last forever in life, especially marriages. I am one of those that believes that gay’s should have the same right as heterosexuals to lose half of their life savings and future earnings in an…

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Florida town stunned by news of police KKK ties

FRUITLAND PARK, Fla. (AP) — Ann Hunnewell and her central Florida police officer husband knelt in the living room of a fellow officer’s home, with……

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Florida’s political landscape upended with ruling

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s political landscape is being upended by a landmark legal ruling that one legal expert says could influence the……

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Democrats’ Florida push calls for US shift on Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — When Charlie Crist went to Miami’s Little Havana recently, the Democratic candidate for governor stood before a crowd and said what……

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‘Not one single complaint,’ about VA hospitals, congresswoman says

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — As the VA fiasco continues to grab headlines, a Florida congresswoman wants to put the nation at ease about any potential problems in the Sunshine State.
“I did my reconnaissance in Florida,…

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Front-runner Emerges in GOP Special Election for Trey Radel Seat

Florida Republicans head to the polls for a special election Tuesday to pick a nominee to succeed former Rep. Trey Radel, who exited Congress earlier this year following his arrest for cocaine possession that culminated…

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Fla. insiders: Jeb will run in ’16, not Rubio

Florida political insiders say they think former Gov. Jeb Bush (R) will ultimately decide to run for president in 2016, a new poll suggests.
Nearly 75 percent say they believe Bush will launch a White…

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Florida lawmakers approve ‘warning shot’ bill revising self-defense laws

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Senate on Thursday approved the so-called warning shot bill, moving to significantly revise the state’s…

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