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Gov. DeSantis names another Federalist Society-linked attorney to Supreme Court search panel

The panel conducting the search for two new justices of the Florida Supreme Court has picked up a new, and conservative, member: Harout Samra,...

Gov. DeSantis’ political allies at home and abroad are beset by scandals, with Israel’s...

Even before he became the governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis aspired to become this country’s most-pro-Israel governor.He aligned himself with both President Donald Trump...

Senate OKs FL Justice Barbara Lagoa for 11th Circuit, flipping it Republican

The U.S. Senate agreed Wednesday to confirm Barbara Lagoa, who served for less than a year on the Florida Supreme Court, for a seat...

The Florida Phoenix welcomes reporter Issac Morgan

The Florida Phoenix welcomes Issac Morgan to our growing news operation in the state capital.A 2009 graduate of FAMU's School of Journalism, Morgan is...

Orlando congresswoman Demings on Trump’s Ukraine scandal: “Every American should be critically concerned”

U.S. Rep. Val Demings, an Orlando Democrat, called out President Donald Trump for his “reckless actions” and expressed that “every American should be critically...

FL’s Justice Luck wins Senate vote on nomination to 11th Circuit; Lagoa clears key...

Robert Luck will move into a seat on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and his Florida Supreme Court colleague Barbara Lagoa moved...

Report attributes nearly 2,800 premature deaths of low-income seniors to FL decision not to...

More low-income seniors may be dying in Florida because of the state’s refusal to expand Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act, a new...
Miami-Dade Democratic state Rep. Dotie Joseph is co-sponsoring the ERA resolution in the Florida House

Congress renews push for Equal Rights Amendment; could FL help?

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House advanced a resolution on Wednesday that aims to ease the ratification of a Constitutional amendment that would ensure equality...

Are immigrant kids doomed? U.S. Supreme Court may side with Trump on crucial legal...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court appears unlikely to salvage an Obama-era program that has allowed hundreds of thousands of young, unauthorized immigrants known...

With immigrant kids fearing deportation, a crucial legal case heads to U.S. Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON — Can President Donald Trump put an end to legal protections for a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United...

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