| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:54 AM
Support for medical marijuana continues to grow in Florida and two other swing states and now appears overwhelming, a new poll from Quinnipiac University finds.
In the poll taken last month and released this morning, 84 percent of surveyed registered...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:11 AM
As the first Democrat to announce for the 2016 U.S. Senate race in Florida, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has raised some quick money, landed some quick big endorsements and now he's putting together his campaign team.
Murphy, a two-term Congressman from...
| 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...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 12:12 PM
The dominoes lining up for the 2016 election could include state Sen. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, running for Congress.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is expected to announce his candidacy for president next week, and he has said that if he runs nationally he...
| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:34 PM
If you're like most people, waiting in line for airport security ranks right up there with hemorrhoid surgery.
It's a mix of irritation and anxiety that's generally a pain in the ... well, you know.
Still, truth be told, my trips through Orlando...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 2:01 AM
He's not yet a declared candidate, but Jeff Atwater, the Republican state chief financial officer, enjoys slight early leads against the top Democratic contenders in next year's race for U.S. Senate.
A Quinnipiac poll released Monday provides an early...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 11:40 AM
Democrats from the party's liberal wing said Monday that Patrick Murphy, their party's only announced candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016, is too much like a Republican to energize the Democratic base if he wins the nomination.
In a telephone news...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 5:21 PM
WASHINGTON — Cuba's role in enabling a criminal pipeline to Florida must be examined as the United States moves to restore relations with the Communist-led island, the leader of a key congressional panel said Thursday.
Jeff Duncan, chairman of the...
| 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 ...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:13 AM
Two congressmen and a hacking expert lead the guest lineup on this weekend's local public-affairs programs:
Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, talks to Greg Warmoth on "Central Florida Spotlight" at 12:30 p.m. Sunday on WFTV-Channel 9. The topics include gay...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 12:49 PM
Here's the guest list for local public-affairs programs this weekend:
Orange-Osecola State Attorney Jeff Ashton joins host Lisa Bell on "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday on WKMG-Channel 6. Ashton discusses his new policies on domestic violence, his position...