In New Hampshire, Donald Trump says he’s ‘way ahead’ in polls

Meanwhile, DeSantis is up double digits in the most recent public poll in the Granite State.
1 5min

Mike Pence says ‘mistakes were made’ in classified records flap

Pence’s accountability contrasts with Biden’s and Trump’s on this issue.
1 3min

Joe Gruters loses bid for RNC Treasurer to K.C. Crosbie

The Florida GOP Chair announced last month he would run for the national position.
5 5min

GOP Chair Ronna McDaniel defeats rival in leadership vote

She defeated challenges from Harmeet Dhillon and Mike Lindell.
3 7min

Joe Gruters makes final push in bid for RNC Treasurer

He also feels confident Ronna McDaniel will win another term as RNC Chair.
3 5min

Ron DeSantis calls for ‘new blood’ in RNC leadership, moving party HQ out of Washington

‘It’s going to be very difficult to energize people to want to give money, to want to volunteer their time at the RNC, if they don’t see a change in direction.’
8 6min

Donald Trump endorses Joe Gruters for RNC Treasurer

The Republican Party of Florida Chair has been a longtime supporter of the former President.
4 4min

Ryan Chamberlin announces medical coalition leadership for HD 24 bid

‘Together, we will keep our state the Free State of Florida.’
1 4min

Ron DeSantis talks three things Republicans must do to win big in 2024

Did the Governor just read us a page from the DeSantis 2024 Playbook?
15 8min

Another poll shows Ron DeSantis as GOP front-runner in pivotal New Hampshire primary

Florida’s Governor leads GOP field in ‘First in the Nation’ Primary state.
2 4min

Donald Trump’s return to Facebook could be major fundraising boost

Trump has so far insisted he is sticking with Truth Social.
3 14min

Rick Scott brings back familiar names for re-election bid

‘I’ve never lost an election and I don’t intend to now.’
4 5min

Melbourne lawyer floats Primary challenge to Rick Scott

A long shot candidate is mulling a run against the first-term Senator.
1 5min

DeSantis


In New Hampshire, Donald Trump says he’s ‘way ahead’ in polls

Meanwhile, DeSantis is up double digits in the most recent public poll in the Granite State.
1 5min

Donald Trump cherrypicks favorable poll, claims only he can beat Joe Biden

“One of the most accurate pollsters just released a poll that you need to see.”
2 4min

Pro-Ron DeSantis super PAC begins New Hampshire push

DeSantis isn’t aligned with the group, but they’re moving forward anyway.
1 4min

Ron DeSantis romps over Donald Trump in poll of South Carolina Republicans’ 2024 preference

Palmetto State Republicans prefer ‘America’s Governor’ to the former President.
2 3min

Legislative, Influence & Policy


Parental rights gives parents new tool to nix school library entirely

House committee hears how new legislation has given parents new ways to control library materials.
10 5min

Senate President Kathleen Passidomo unveils affordable housing package

‘Our housing crisis was a real crisis (before Hurricane Ian). It has now reached epic proportions.’
0 8min

Culture Wars


Pandemic, culture wars revive ‘school choice’ policy push

Education savings accounts could transform the nature of state government’s relationship with K-12 schools.
2 12min

Supreme Court rules 15-week abortion ban will remain — at least temporarily

Oral arguments are expected on whether the new law violates the state’s right to privacy.
11 8min

South Florida


Nikki Fried endorses Sabina Covo for Miami City Commission

Covo worked for Fried at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
4 6min

Officials, stakeholders celebrate completion of Herbert Hoover dike renovations

‘This was a massive project and success would not have been achieved without the partnerships of so many in this area.’
0 10min

Daniella Levine Cava unveils new Miami-Dade innovation fund, construction apprenticeship program in State of the County address

‘We must seize this moment to deliver an economy that works for everyone and where everyone has the freedom to thrive.’
1 10min

Miami-Dade real estate vacancies reach new low as South Florida rent rockets to record highs

‘It’s estimated that landlords will have the upper hand moving into 2023.’
1 12min

A historic number of women now chair committees on the Miami-Dade Commission

All five women on the Miami-Dade County Commission have committee Chair posts.
0 9min

Vickie Cartwright to leave job leading Broward County schools

The Broward County Superintendent became the third school leader to be ousted from her position since November.
2 6min

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Federal


Mike Pence says ‘mistakes were made’ in classified records flap

Pence’s accountability contrasts with Biden’s and Trump’s on this issue.
1 3min

President picks Jeff Zients as his next White House chief of staff

The new chief will be shepherding Joe Biden’s administration through newly empowered Republican efforts to defang Democrats strides in the last two years.
0 11min

RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel fights for reelection in leadership feud

Donald Trump avoided making a public endorsement only at McDaniel’s request.
0 8min

Marco Rubio files nine bills focused on Florida-specific issues

The legislation covers issues from citrus standards to shoreline protection.
0 9min

How classified documents became a schoolgirl’s show-and-tell

Her dad had found them in his Cleveland hotel room several years earlier.
1 8min

Foreign Affairs


Antony Blinken will travel to Mideast amid U.S. concern over violence

Blinken will leave Washington on Saturday for stops in Cairo, Jerusalem and Ramallah.
0 3min

Pope Francis: Homosexuality not a crime

“Let’s distinguish between a sin and a crime.”
2 9min

Rick Scott sounds alarm about Chinese cops on U.S. soil

Scott wrote the FBI Director about “rogue operations by CCP-affiliated groups in our country.”
10 4min

Epilogue: Trump


Donald Trump heads to early voting states

The former President makes his play in New Hampshire, South Carolina.
0 3min

Two Florida men among Oath Keepers convicted in Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

The charge is a serious felony punishable by up to 20 years in federal prison.
3 7min

Florida judge fines Donald Trump, lawyer for ‘frivolous’ lawsuit

The lawsuit alleged Hillary Clinton and others wrongly accused him of ties to Russia.
2 4min


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Universities


Florida universities promise to enforce civil discourse on campuses

Higher education officials are committing to fostering civil discourse even around controversial ideas.
2 5min

UCF, UF win recognition for online degrees

‘UCF has a long history of leveraging innovation to increase the accessibility of high-quality degree programs.’
0 5min

UF repeats as No. 1 in U.S. News online bachelor’s rankings

UF is also the No. 1 online university for veterans and active-duty service members.
0 4min


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