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Florida U.S. Senate race now goes to hand recount with Rick Scott still leading, while Bill Nelson fights on

With a machine recount complete in most counties, the U.S. Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson will now move into the next stage – a statewide hand recount that must be completed...
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Chasing the Saudi government’s connection to a Sarasota gated community and the 9/11 attacks: Bob Graham doggedly chases the truth

For many years, former Florida U.S. Sen. Bob Graham has been a lonely voice urging people to do something about Saudi Arabia.Now that a group of Saudi security agents are accused in Turkey of...
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Federal judge allows voters with bad signature ballots to correct by Saturday

A federal judge ruled that Floridians who had their vote-by-mail ballots rejected in last week’s election because the signature on their ballot doesn’t match the one on file now have until 5 p.m. on...
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Gov. Rick Scott bows out of sitting on commission that certifies election results

The latest development in the frenzied election season: Gov. Rick Scott will not sit on the Election Canvassing Commission that meets to certify official returns from the general election.Scott’s attorney, Daniel Nordby, revealed that...
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Should a voter’s ballot get thrown out because their signature doesn’t match the one on file? Courts in some states say no. A judge considers Florida’s law today

A federal judge will hear a key lawsuit today dealing with Florida’s increasingly complicated election recount – and previous cases in Florida and around the country offer a clue as to how it might...
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Will Florida’s vote counting deadline be extended? Attorneys for U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson file lawsuit Tuesday to give elections supervisors more time

Attorneys for Florida Democratic Senator Bill Nelson’s campaign filed a lawsuit in federal court on Tuesday calling on the Florida Secretary of State’s office to extend the deadlines for the machine and hand recounts...
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FL election is on a fast and furious train of lawsuits and stakes are high. When will it end? At the U.S. Supreme Court?

Florida’s general election is now on a split trajectory, with counties still tallying recount ballots while a mounting legal battle ensues, spanning cases in both federal and state courts that raise questions about conflicts...
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Broward County judge denies request to impound voting machines

(Updated )Saying that he saw no evidence to do so, Broward Circuit Chief Judge Jack Tuter today rejected a request for an injunction from Rick Scott’s U.S. Senate campaign to impound voting machines, ballots...

Rick Scott’s glaring conflict of interest

With alt-right conspiracy theorists flocking to the Broward County elections office in what they ominously call a “Patriot Surveillance Project” protest, Gov. Rick Scott summoned the media to the Governor’s Mansion last Thursday for...
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Governor Scott’s U.S. Senate campaign files for emergency injunction to sieze Broward voting machines

Gov. Rick Scott’s campaign now wants law enforcement to seize voting machines in Broward County and on Sunday he asked a judge to grant an emergency injunction to direct Broward Sherriff’s deputies and Florida...
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Recount Frenzy: Only in Florida

Amid lawsuits, controversy, protests, conspiracy theories, and aggressive tweeting from Europe by President Donald Trump, voting recounts began Saturday across Florida, with high-profile political races still hanging in the balance almost a week after...

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