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Crist and Fried, top contenders in 2022 gubernatorial race, blast Gov. DeSantis over COVID...

Ahead of the 2022 gubernatorial race, Florida's top Democratic candidates are going after Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis over surges in COVID-19 cases. U.S. Rep. Charlie...

‘There was no concern for my life’: Families losing homes despite federal eviction moratorium

WASHINGTON — The national moratorium on evictions, as well as rental assistance programs, weren’t enough protection to keep Katrina Chism and her family in their...

FL Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy offers empathy to Capitol Police officer: ‘I listened to you...

U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy on Tuesday empathized with a U.S. Capitol Police officer who offered testimony on the deadly Jan. 6 attack by a...

Despite Gov. DeSantis’ concerns, some FL juveniles facing felonies have been helped by “diversion”...

On the juvenile justice front, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed legislation last month, concerned that minors would be able to expunge serious felonies from juvenile...

Lawsuit targets DeSantis administration for blocking extra federal unemployment benefits in FL

The DeSantis administration broke state law when it cut off enhanced federal unemployment benefits of $300 in June, according to a lawsuit filed in...

The feds earmarked $15 billion for FL schools to help kids in the pandemic,...

By the spring of 2020, reality was setting in that the COVID-19 pandemic would stick around for quite some time, and Florida's school districts...
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Black women’s felon-voter-restoration case in FL draws sympathetic hearing during 11th Circuit arguments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit has an opportunity to invoke the Nineteenth Amendment to extend voting rights to Black women...

Gov. DeSantis targets Ben & Jerry’s over its planned boycott of the Occupied Territories

Gov. Ron DeSantis has threatened to sanction the progressive ice cream company Ben & Jerry’s and its parent company Unilever over the company’s decision...

Experts? We don’t need no experts!

Thank God our governor doesn’t listen to these quote-unquote experts trying to impose their over-educated, evidence-based, warped world view on decent, horoscope-reading, lucky socks-wearing,...

Stone-Manning nomination set to advance to U.S. Senate after emotions run high at committee...

In a contentious meeting that distilled a weeks-long fight, the U.S. Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee deadlocked, 10-10, along party lines, Thursday on...

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