Politics & Law

At ‘emergency’ summit, Congressional Black Caucus calls for Trump’s defeat

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) laid out their agenda for the year Tuesday at an “emergency summit” at the U.S. Capitol.Atop their...

Appeal court: Child’s death was grave enough to warrant trial by full, 12-member jury

A defendant on trial for the alleged first-degree felony murder of his five-month-old son was entitled to a 12-member jury instead of a six-member...
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FL’s Wasserman Schultz hears death knell for Iowa caucuses

The meltdown of the Iowa caucuses Monday night probably spells the end of that state’s status as the first in the nation to judge...

Parents urge lawmakers to reject bill aiming to punish doctors who treat transgender youth

Parents of transgender youth came to the Florida Capitol on Monday to urge lawmakers to reject legislation that would make it a crime for...

Sunscreen battle pits FL Republicans against Key West, Hawaii, FDA, and members of Congress

While Republican lawmakers in Florida rush to pass legislation shielding all sunscreens from local government restrictions, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, two Florida...

Dems’ final pitch for ousting Trump: ‘He will do it again’

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats on Monday made their closing arguments for removing President Trump from office, insisting that leaving him in the White...
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After witness vote, a Senate only Caligula could love

The next time someone tells you that the U.S. Senate is the world’s greatest deliberative body, your answer should be no longer than two words:...

A change in Florida’s rules of court just made work life easier for women

A rules change for the legal profession went little noticed outside the legal press, but could make life and work vastly better for women...

‘Is this a fair trial?’ Dems say Trump can’t be exonerated without witnesses

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats made an impassioned plea Friday afternoon for senators to allow for witness testimony in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial,...
gay, pride, LGBTQ

FL House panel to consider medical ban for procedures related to transgender youth

Doctors who perform certain medical procedures on transgender youth could be sent to prison under a bill that will be heard by a House...

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