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U.S. House passes deal on stopgap funding, avoids government shutdown

House and Senate leaders reached a bipartisan agreement Tuesday night to pass a three-month funding stopgap, averting a government shutdown in the midst of a pandemic...

Nikki Fried’s PAC launches fundraising appeal citing Gov. DeSantis’s refusal to consult with Cabinet...

Democrat Nikki Fried's PAC is attempting to raise campaign money over what she considers Gov. Ron DeSantis’ highhanded exclusion of Florida Cabinet members, including...

Barbara Lagoa’s fast-track career included one of the shortest stints on the FL Supreme...

Cuban-American judge Barbara Lagoa, who’s being considered for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, served on the Florida Supreme Court for...

Two more senators side with GOP leaders’ push for a Supreme Court vote

WASHINGTON — Two key Republican senators indicated Monday they won’t stand in the way of a furious effort by the Senate GOP to confirm...

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick by Friday or Saturday

President Donald Trump said Monday that he would announce a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by either Friday or Saturday.During a morning...

Gov. DeSantis moves to crack down on protesters considered unruly

Following protests around the country over racial unrest and police brutality, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said he will push legislation this coming spring...

Free speech rights: Lawyers ask U.S. Supreme Court to overturn judgment in environmentalist Hurchalla...

Lawyers for Martin County environmental activist Maggy Hurchalla have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a $4.4-million judgment in a South Florida lawsuit.Hurchalla,...

Women are simply up against systematic and intentional sex discrimination in collegiate sports

This is the second of a two-part series about equality in college athletics, sexual abuse in sports, campus sexual assaults, and the efforts of...

Sex abuse in college sports: The best way to help victims of serious trauma...

This is the first of a two-part series about equality in college athletics, sexual abuse in sports, campus sexual assaults and the efforts of...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered as the politics of choosing her successor get underway

Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered state and U.S. flags flown at half staff throughout Florida in “honor and remembrance” of the late Justice Ruth...

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