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Florida Senate committee advances a bill to crack down on left-lane cruising

A bill in the Florida Legislature will prevent motorists from staying in the left lane. It advanced through a Senate committee today.

Mitch McConnell publicly disavows proposal by Rick Scott to raise taxes

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in a public dispute with Florida Senator Rick Scott. The two disagree about raising taxes.

Candidates for state senate seat all want to tackle poverty; just differently

Four Democrats are running for a State Senate seat that includes parts of Hillsborough and South Pinellas Counties. They faced-off at a forum in the Enoch Davis Center in St. Petersburg. But the pre-screened questions...
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Carlos Beruff responds to Marco Rubio entering Senate race

Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has re-entered the race for Senate. For months he insisted he would not seek re-election to the Senate and ran an unsuccessful campaign for president instead. So far three of his...
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Could this be the year Congress picks the President?

Two-hundred seventy Electoral College votes – that’s the magic number that the presidential candidates will be shooting for in November’s general election; but could this be the year that no candidate reaches that mark and...
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Crist running for Congress; Jolly calls him huckster

Charlie Crist is running for Congress; the former Republican governor of Florida announced Tuesday morning in St. Petersburg he will run in the Pinellas County district that is likely to be redrawn to include Clearwater and...

Democratic firebrand Alan Grayson dispatches good news to minimum wage workers

Congressman Alan Grayson urges for Florida low wage earners to unionize. In a roundtable discussion, the congressman spoke with 10 or so minimum-wage workers, last Saturday at Tampa Letter Carriers Hall. Alan Grayson ramps up...
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Ron DeSantis delivers conservative Tea Party rhetoric at town hall meeting

Tea Party endorsed and 2016 US senate candidate, Representative Ron DeSantis of Florida, showcases his political platform. Last Saturday afternoon at a Brandon bakery, DeSantis stumped for about 30 minutes to his his backers, tea...

Interview with Lateresa Jones, candidate for U.S. Senate in Florida

Interview with Lateresa Jones, candidate for U.S. Senate in Florida

U.S. Senate releases summary of CIA torture report

U.S. Senate releases summary of CIA torture report

Senate Health Bill ready for a final vote tomorrow

Late this afternoon the U.S. Senate voted 60-39 to end the debate on the health care reform bill. The final vote on the senate bill will be tomorrow at 7AM. Some of the concessions won...

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