| Apr 30, 2015
| 2:06 PM
Patrick Murphy announced on Thursday that 25 Democrats in the Florida Legislature have endorsed his U.S. Senate campaign.
“While they battle obstruction and extremism in Tallahassee, I, too, will continue that fight in Washington," said...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 3:38 PM
Federal security officers would continue checking travelers for weapons before they board planes at Orlando International Airport under a plan that likely will be adopted today by airport leaders.
But the Transportation Security Administration could be...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 10:27 AM
A team led by University of Central Florida has signed key private partners in the effort to build a new photonics technology hub near Kissimmee.
The new partners are Austin, Texas-based silicon wafer and semiconductor company Novati, and Sandia...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 3:06 PM
U.S. Reps. John Mica and Alan Grayson debated international trade treaties Monday, with Grayson contending that fellow Democrat President Barack Obama's fast-track procedures are unconstitutional, and Republican Mica giving his support to the deals.
| Apr 27, 2015
| 6:47 AM
Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: a legislative battle of wills; Winter Park program would make restaurants entirely smoke-free; local paper company is runaway success; Golden Girls Network launching Central Florida expansion; and new...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 1:51 PM
WASHINGTON — In the race to replace U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, Democrat Patrick Murphy stands alone as the only prominent candidate from either major party, a sign of his early dominance in the closely watched Senate campaign.
The former Fort...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:27 PM
Charlie Crist is considering another run for the U.S. Senate, in the 2016 race.
"Well, I have been encouraged to," Crist said Wednesday when asked by phone about reports that he might run again. Crist, who is in New York, declined to elaborate.
| Mar 18, 2015
| 10:23 AM
UPDATED: U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson and Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will be guests this weekend on local public-affairs programs.
Grayson, D-Orlando, talks to "Metro Center Outlook" at 9 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-Channel 24. The topics include fixing ...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Marco Rubio has said he would not run for president and re-election to the U.S. Senate at the same time and that Florida law forbids it anyway, but as he approaches his decision, some legal scholars say he might be able to do both.
Rubio cites a state...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 2:39 PM
U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is pushing a proposal that he says would prevent future government shutdowns over partisan disputes.
Grayson, D-Orlando, is seeking co-sponsors for a "Shut Down the Shutdowns Act" to ensure stop-gap funding would continue for...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 1:38 PM
Florida Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater surprised the state's political establishment Saturday, announcing he will not pursue a U.S. Senate seat expected to open up if Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president.
In a statement, Atwater said he had...