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Bill Nelson told reporters that Russians meddled in Florida’s elections systems this year. Gov....

Florida Democratic Senator Bill Nelson’s comments earlier this week that Russia has “penetrated” into Florida’s election systems this year is now a hot issue...

AG candidate Sean Shaw says he’ll convene a gun violence prevention task force if...

Democratic attorney general candidate Sean Shaw says he’ll create a statewide gun violence task force if he’s elected in November, aiming to reduce gun...

Attitudes on race could be a key factor in midterm elections, poll shows

The nation’s most competitive midterm races may hinge on President Donald Trump’s attitudes about race, according to a recent poll co-sponsored by the NAACP...
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Momentum growing for free college tuition in Florida — but will it happen?

Last year, Florida state Rep. Shevrin Jones pushed for a free college tuition program statewide – an ambitious plan to cover tuition for low-income...

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Gwen Graham, Jeff Greene clash over who’s better for the environment

Democratic gubernatorial candidates Gwen Graham and Jeff Greene engaged in a heated public exchange Wednesday afternoon over the candidates’ environmental policies.Graham currently leads the...

Stand Your Ground Law critics rally in Tallahassee, briefly hold sit-down protest at Gov....

Angry that a white man who shot and killed a black man in Clearwater has not been arrested, civil rights leaders came to the...

Florida Republican candidates for governor hold last debate tonight

 The two major candidates for the Republican nomination for Governor – Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam and U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis – will engage in...
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Florida locals taxing themselves to cover shortfalls from state cuts in education and transportation...

For years, Republican lawmakers in Tallahassee have boasted about Florida's charms as a low-tax state, and according to a recent report, Sunshine State residents do...
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Florida has one of the worst health care systems in the nation, report finds

The Sunshine State has one of the gloomiest health care systems in the nation, according to a recent WalletHub report. Florida ranked No. 42...

Democrats slam citizenship question on U.S. census

Two Florida congressional Democrats are criticizing the Trump administration’s decision to include a question about citizenship status in the 2020 census, warning that Florida...

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