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Joe Biden endorses Sean Shaw for Attorney General in Florida

Former Vice-President Joe Biden is backing Tampa state Rep. Sean Shaw in the race for Florida Attorney General.Biden called Shaw “a fighter, with a...
Second Chances ad

Groups pouring some $5 million into ads to restore voting rights for Florida felons

Voting rights restoration group Floridians for a Fair Democracy and the Second Chances campaign are spending nearly $5 million ahead of the midterm election...
pro choice advocates

The governor candidates aren’t mentioning it much, but a woman’s right to choose is...

The race to succeed Rick Scott as governor in Florida has at times veered into issues that are more likely to be addressed in...
mexico beach

Andrew Gillum says in the wake of the storm, it may be time to...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum said Monday that in the wake of Hurricane Michael’s devastation, it might be time to review the building codes...

New report says many needy people skip routine medical care in states (like Florida)...

Low-income people in states that opted not to expand Medicaid are more likely to go without even routine medical examinations because of the cost,...

Southern Poverty Law Center launches $1.3 million get-out-the-vote effort in Florida

The Southern Poverty Law Center announced Monday that it is spending $1.3 million on get-out the-vote efforts leading up to the November 6 election.“This...
Andrew Gillum & Ron DeSantis

Political debates postponed due to hurricane recovery

Curious voters who want to see gubernatorial candidates Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum finally debate during this election cycle are going to have to...
Ron DeSantis

What is and isn’t known about Ron DeSantis’s Navy career? Records provide a glimpse

Parts of Ron DeSantis’s Navy career remain unknown to the public as the Republican nominee for Florida governor heads into the final weeks of...

Will Hillsborough voters approve a new 1-cent sales tax for transportation this time around?

Since the end of the Great Recession, the Tampa Bay area has been among the leaders in Florida when it comes to job growth...

There’s still a chance to extend voter registration deadline, advocates say.

After a Tallahassee judge rejected extending voter registration for another week because of Hurricane Michael, advocates are still hoping to get an extension.A lawsuit filed...

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