Tag: Haiti
Cutouts are seated at Oakland Coliseum as Chicago White Sox's Dallas Keuchel, center, pitches to Oakland Athletics' Tommy La Stella during Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series in Oakland, California.

Scott PowersMarch 24, 2017

Democratic U.S. Rep Alcee Hastings, joined by both Florida U.S. senators and seven South Florida members of Congress, is calling on the President Donald Trump administration to extend temporary protected status for Haitian nationals. Hastings, from Fort Lauderdale, sent a letter Friday to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly urging the extended protection for […]

Associated PressOctober 4, 2016

The U.S. Coast Guard on Monday warned boaters to start preparing for Hurricane Matthew, and Gov. Rick Scott announced plans to visit the state’s emergency operations centers along Florida’s east coast. Scott canceled Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting to make the trip. He wants to make sure counties are prepared if the storm moves toward Florida, spokeswoman […]

Jim RosicaOctober 2, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott continued to warn state residents that Hurricane Matthew, though not currently targeting Florida, is “a very dangerous storm and life threatening.” The storm, which has been fluctuating between a Category 4 and Category 5 hurricane, on Sunday morning was tracking westerly at 5 mph with sustained winds of 140 mph. The National […]

Mitch PerryFebruary 29, 2016

Although last year’s redistricting has made incumbent Dennis Ross‘ Congressional District 15 seat slightly less Republican leaning than it was when he crushed Democrat Alan Cohn in the 2014 midterms, he remains a strong favorite to be re-elected this fall. Jim Lange says that doesn’t intimidate him. “There are people more qualified, better connected, (and who) […]

Associated PressAugust 24, 2015

Even while fighting blindness in the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere this week, Republican presidential contender Rand Paul intensified political attacks against rivals in both parties, vowing to continue pressing billionaire businessman Donald Trump in particular as the Kentucky senator embraces the role as the GOP’s leading pit bull. An ophthalmologist by training, Paul […]

Mitch PerryMay 15, 2015

St. Lucie County Commissioner Tod Mowery on Friday announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination for Florida’s 18th Congressional District. The seat is being vacated by Jupiter Democrat Patrick Murphy. “Public service is a privilege and one that I don’t take lightly,” Mowery said in a prepared statement. “I love serving the residents of St. […]


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