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GOP unmoved as Dems cite ‘overwhelming’ evidence for impeachment

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for U.S. House Democrats laid out their best case for impeaching President Donald Trump on Monday, warning that his behavior continues to pose an “imminent threat” to national security.Democrats are pushing...

President Trump should “no longer be in the business of protecting the Saudis,’’ says former FL Gov, U.S. Senator Bob Graham

Former Florida governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham wants the United States to reopen investigations into some of the past activity by Saudi Arabia in the wake of a shooting that killed three and...

A long family tradition continues with the ‘Medicare for All’ fight

WASHINGTON — Toward the end of his life, the late U.S. Rep. John Dingell Jr. reportedly asked his wife to carry the torch on his family’s signature cause: progressive health care reform.U.S. Rep. Debbie...

FL is $20.6 billion in debt — lower than last year and sort of like reducing your credit card balance

The unpaid balance on Florida’s credit card dropped by $400 million in the last year.The state doesn’t really have a credit card. But the government borrows money to build roads, construct schools and buy...

Tens of thousands rally around the world for climate action

Many thousands of people around the world held rallies and marches Friday to demand climate action, as world leaders and non-government parties from 200 countries convened in Madrid for the United Nations conference on...

U.S. House passes legislation to crack down on voter suppression

The U.S. House passed legislation Friday that would give the federal government broader authority to police voting rights violations across the country.The bill, a top priority for House Democrats, passed by a vote of...
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Trying to flip from Red to Blue: Andrew Gillum endorses 21 Democratic candidates

A day after Andrew Gillum announced efforts to reengage voters and upend a GOP-controlled Legislature, the former Tallahassee mayor and 2018 gubernatorial candidate endorsed 21 state legislative candidates across Florida.The candidates, all Democrats, either...

FL Congresswoman, back from climate conference, says ‘American ingenuity’ is urgently required to save the planet

Florida’s congressional representative at the international climate conference in Madrid said Friday the planet's climate is in imminent danger and that the United States must retake the lead in fighting to protect it.“We’re running...

Gov. DeSantis, other state leaders rush support to shooting site at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Gov. Ron DeSantis said Friday that he will look to the Saudi government to compensate victims of a mass shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola by a member of the Saudi air force who...

Trump rule to end food stamp access for some 700,000 nationwide; in FL, ‘a lot of damage has already been done’

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration this week finalized a regulation that’s expected to knock about 700,000 people off food stamp benefits nationwide. It’s one of three controversial policies the administration is pursuing that aim to...

Toll-road opponents launch ‘No Roads to Ruin’ campaign

A coalition fighting fast-tracked plans to build three major, tolled highways through rural parts of Florida calls the plans a “sham” to accommodate new development under the pretense of helping rural Floridians.Meanwhile, a few...

Each year lawmakers forgo Medicaid expansion, state residents pay the price

Thirty-seven states have recognized the numerous benefits of increasing access to health care through Medicaid expansion.In expansion states, all adults with income up to 138 percent of the poverty level have access to things...

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