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  • Gaetz defends Florida's congressional maps

    Gaetz defends Florida's congressional maps
    TALLAHASSEE – Senate President Don Gaetz testified Wednesday that Republican legislative leaders wanted to have the most “open, inclusive, fair” redistricting process in Florida history. And that meant allowing GOP political...
  • 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....
  • Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails

    Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails
    In 21 states and the District of Columbia, private doctors can recommend medical marijuana, and Florida voters will be asked to consider having the Sunshine State join that group in a November ballot initiative, Amendment 2. But it would not apply to...
  • 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...
  • Rep. Corrine Brown attends trial, blasts redistricting lawsuit

    Rep. Corrine Brown attends trial, blasts redistricting lawsuit
    TALLAHASSEE  -- With her district essentially on trial in a Tallahassee courtroom, Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown ripped into a lawsuit brought by a coalition of voting-rights groups challenging the state's congressional districts. Brown, whose...
  • Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports

    Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports
    A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital. Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Club for Growth loves Marco; Bill, Debbie, not so much

     
    Updated 1:05 p.m. 2/26/13 to reflect that Posey did not get an award. The staunchly-conservative Club for Growth, a big funder of political campaigns through its affiliated PAC and Super PAC, is out with its 2012 Congressional scoreboard, throwing special...