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Elections

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  • Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott

    Charlie Crist talks polls, Rick Scott
    The topics this weekend for local public-affairs programs range from  Charlie Crist and conservation to tourism and gay marriage. Mike Holfeld talks to former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Crist, now a...
  • Candidate alters campaign pitch after criticism

    A lawyer who's running in one of the most hotly contested judicial races in Broward has dramatically altered his campaign pitch during the course of his campaign. The campaign card Dennis Bailey is currently handing out shows a picture of the candidate,...
  • Neel Kashkari takes campaign to the streets, literally

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari, trying to claw his way into contention against Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, will announce Thursday that he recently spent a week living as a homeless person on the streets of Fresno to highlight poverty. The...
  • North Florida congressional fight heats up

    North Florida congressional fight heats up
    TALLAHASSEE — The race between Republican incumbent Steve Southerland and Democratic challenger Gwen Graham in a North Florida congressional district is tight. Money is pouring in, and the race is one of a handful nationally that Democrats are...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds state's domestic partner registry

    MADISON, Wisc. The Wisconsin Supreme Court Thursday unanimously upheld a 2009 law providing limited benefits to gay and lesbian couples. The law established a registry system for same-sex couples to report their domestic partnerships to county clerks and...
  • State Supreme Court upholds Wisconsin's voter ID law

    MADISON, Wisc. A divided state Supreme Court on Thursday tweaked a provision of Wisconsin's voter ID law to put it in keeping with the state constitution, making it easier for people to get identification cards without having to pay anything. Despite...
  • Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Booms of outgoing artillery shaking the ground, militia fighters from the remote Libyan mountain town of Zintan hunker down in the passenger terminal to defend Tripoli airport, the biggest prize in the capital. Across the city a few...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court backs GOP law on voter ID

    The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld state requirements that people show photo identification before being allowed to vote, the latest battle over how to regulate the polls. In a split ruling, the court backed the photo requirement, strongly...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Threats of impeachment all too common since Nixon left office

    Forty years after the Watergate scandal forced President Richard Nixon to resign or face certain impeachment and conviction, Washington's increasing partisanship too often leads to politicians threatening to go there. The consensus in 1974 was that the...
  • Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch

    Q&A: Interview with Emmanuel G. Morel, who's challenging Congressman Ted Deutch
    Emmanuel Morel is attempting to topple U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch. Though he’s low on money, and Deutch enjoys strong support from many Democrats, Morel said he can defeat the incumbent in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary.   The district includes...
  • California state lawmaker pleads not guilty to racketeering charges

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California State Senator Leland Yee pleaded not guilty to racketeering charges on Thursday after federal investigators expanded existing conspiracy charges against the Democratic lawmaker last week.  Yee, who made the plea...