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  • Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks

    Redistricting trial wraps up with no decision for weeks
    TALLAHASSEE – The two-week trial over Florida's new rules of the road for drawing political boundaries concluded Wednesday with the fate of the first-of-their-kind “non-political” congressional maps in the hands of a Tallahassee judge....
  • House should become bedfellow in 'SYG' fix: Editorial

    If politics makes strange bedfellows, then the state Senate's latest run at Florida's deplorable "stand your ground" law offers — in a good way — a textbook example. On Monday, the Senate Criminal Justice Committee debated a bipartisan...
  • Florida woman who got 20 years for warning shot released pending retrial

    A Florida woman who became a cause celebre for civil-rights activists after she received a 20-year prison sentence for firing a warning shot has been released on house arrest this week as she awaits another trial. Marissa Alexander's supporters said...
  • George Zimmerman not guilty in Trayvon Martin's death

    George Zimmerman not guilty in Trayvon Martin's death
    SANFORD – George Zimmerman is a free man. After nearly 16 hours of deliberations over two days, a six-member jury - all women, five of them white – acquitted Zimmerman, the Neighborhood Watch volunteer charged with murdering Trayvon Martin...
  • House narrowly passes farm bill, leaves out food stamps

    House narrowly passes farm bill, leaves out food stamps
    WASHINGTON -- House Republicans narrowly passed a beleaguered farm bill Thursday, but only after they eliminated the food stamp program for low-income families that conservatives have wanted to cut. Even with the massive reduction in food aid, though,...
  • Health care advocates make pitches as lawmakers hear bills on Medicaid alternatives

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As a House committee prepares to take its first look at a plan to offer health coverage to 115,700 low income Floridians, health care advocates are making their final pitches on why the state needs to accept $51 billion from the...
  • AFP/Florida releases Florida congressional ratings

     
    Americans for Prosperity/Florida has released its 2012 rankings of the Florida congressional delegation. Not a lot of surprises — Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross of Lakeland each get an A+, while locally former U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-...
  • Congress: Where members stand on guns, taxes, immigration and more?

     
    Sunday’s column – “The long, hard slog for straight answers” – attempted to get members of Congress to give straight answers to basic questions that readers and voters care about. You can see the chart – and the efforts...
  • Corrine Brown featured in Lifetime movie

     
    WASHINGTON — Add movie inspiration to the list of accolades held by U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, D-Jacksonville. Brown will be portrayed in a new Lifetime movie, dubbed Left to Die, that centers on Sandra Chase, an American woman who was imprisoned...
  • Which candidates are ducking editorial board interviews?

     
    The Orlando Sentinel's editorial board is doing candidate interviews a little differently this year. We used to bring in candidates one at a time. Now we're interviewing them together, live-streaming the meetings on our website and recording the...
  • Webster gets transportation seat; Brown’s fate likely railroads leader

     
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Dan Webster is hitting the road – at least when it comes to committee assignments. The Republican from Winter Garden learned this week that he will serve next session on the House transportation committee, a plum...