House leaders toil to advance Ukraine and Israel aid. But threats to oust Mike Johnson grow

In a narrowly divided House, leadership is working closely with the minority of rules.
0 11min

Jared Moskowitz taps local donors, national groups to add $474K in Q1 toward CD 23 defense

Ex-Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert Weinroth, a former supporter of Moskowitz’s, led a crowded Republican Primary field with $223K raised.
0 12min

Legislative, Influence & Policy


Transcript from Christian Ziegler sex video details decision not to pursue rape charge

Other records released by police show conversations about the threesome years before the investigated encounter.
2 8min

Gov. DeSantis grants patriotic organizations and chaplains access to public schools

‘Satanists’ won’t make the cut, but other preachers and groups will be in schools next year.
8 7min

Capitol makeover moves Gov. DeSantis administration to temporary digs

Executive Office of the Governor employees are expected to return to the Capitol offices before the next Regular Session in March 2025.
2 3min

Communism history classes are coming to Florida K-12 schools

Mao Tse-Tung and Joseph Stalin will be introduced to Sunshine State students in the coming years.
30 5min

2024 – Presidential


12 jurors have been picked for Donald Trump’s hush money trial. Selection of alternates ongoing

The Judge also scheduled a hearing on the prosecution’s request for contempt sanctions for Trump.
5 11min

New Florida college survey asks students: Does a vote for Donald Trump or Joe Biden end a friendship?

The survey also contains several new questions this year related to protests and freedom of speech on campus.
9 13min

Donald Trump’s history-making hush-money trial begins with challenge of picking a jury

Prosecutors asked for Trump to be sanctioned over social media posts that they said violated the Judge’s gag order.
27 12min

Tax Day reveals a major split in how Joe Biden and Donald Trump would govern

The men have different thoughts what should happen on America’s tax rates— and their own.
37 11min

Alaska, Wyoming Primaries should pad Joe Biden delegate count

There’s not much drama in either state with a cleared field and no other options.
0 3min

2024 – Initiatives


Ron DeSantis urges reporters to ask Donald Trump where he stands on Florida abortion rights initiative

The Governor once hammered Trump on reproductive rights. Now both abortion and the former President are on the November ballot.
7 6min

Like Florida, Arizona voters could decide abortion rights in November

‘This is an issue that people are eager to see on the ballot,’ said an Arizona abortion rights advocate.
0 4min

Rick Scott softens his abortion position after Florida Supreme Court ruling

Scott is softening his messaging amid roiling politics on abortion across the country.
14 6min

2024 – Down Ballot


Laurel Lee has drawn plenty of challengers. But do any of them have money?

Only 1 challenger at the end of March has enough cash to even qualify for the ballot.
0 4min

Vern Buchanan outraises Eddie Speir 17-to-1

The longtime incumbent saw interest from around the country. The Primary challenger continues to self-fund.
0 3min

Gus Bilirakis announces kickoff tour for re-election effort

Conservative radio host Leo Terrell will appear with the Congressman at April 20 events.
0 5min

Debbie Mucarsel-Powell continues to hammer Rick Scott on abortion restrictions

The Democrat continues to press the GOP incumbent on his reproductive rights statements and record. Will voters respond in November?
7 6min

Poll: Rick Scott above 50%, 16-point lead over potential Democratic challenger

In good news for Scott. 19% of Democratic respondents and 17% of those who voted for Joe Biden in 2020 say they’d back the Republican’s re-election.
18 3min

Culture Wars


Six-week abortion ban set to take effect after Florida Supreme Court ruling

House Speaker Paul Renner called the six-week ban a “compromise that addresses where many Floridians are and is a good place for us.”
11 5min

Gov. DeSantis rips Joe Biden for not owning up to ‘transgender visibility’ declaration

‘Who’s running the presidency? Is it a bunch of woke 20-something-year-old White House staffers?’
21 4min

South Florida


Jared Moskowitz taps local donors, national groups to add $474K in Q1 toward CD 23 defense

Ex-Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert Weinroth, a former supporter of Moskowitz’s, led a crowded Republican Primary field with $223K raised.
0 12min

Take a bow: Show biz union backs Daniella Levine Cava for re-election as Miami-Dade Mayor

‘Having a Mayor who stands with us in our fight for fair pay and increased opportunity is critical for local entertainment workers.’
0 5min

Dan Franzese adds $330K to mostly self-funded CD 22 bid with help from deep-pocket donors

He’s poured $1.6M into his campaign since April, including $231K last quarter.
2 11min

Alexcia Cox campaign for State Attorney nets Fraternal Order of Police endorsement

‘We need leaders that are dedicated to serving their constituents and protecting the citizens in their community.’
1 3min

‘Up to the task’: AFSCME Florida endorses James Reyes for Miami-Dade Sheriff

‘We need a leader with a demonstrated commitment to the hardworking men and women working in public safety.’
0 5min

Sam Stern outraises crowded field for State Attorney in Q1, is looking for a red boost in blue Palm Beach County

Democrats have a voter registration advantage in the county, but it went red for Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2022.
0 7min

Federal


House leaders toil to advance Ukraine and Israel aid. But threats to oust Mike Johnson grow

In a narrowly divided House, leadership is working closely with the minority of rules.
0 11min

Senate dismisses 2 articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary, ends trial

Angry Republicans called for several votes to delay the inevitable final outcome.
11 12min

Supreme Court questions obstruction charges brought against Jan. 6 rioters and Donald Trump

Some of the conservative Justices said the law was so broad that it could be used against even peaceful protests.
2 11min

Gov. DeSantis blasts Joe Biden after closure of so-called ‘gun show loophole’

‘And what they’re trying to do is really crimp the ability to exercise Second Amendment rights.’
29 4min


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