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Voting-rights and civil-rights advocates call for veto of GOP-driven election reforms

Twenty voting-rights and civil-rights organizations told Gov. Ron DeSantis Wednesday that he should veto elections-reform legislation sent for his signature by the Republican-led Florida...

U.S. House Democrats say they have enough votes to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON — At least 214 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have signed on to a measure to impeach President Donald Trump that...

Capitol incursion didn’t deter these FL Republicans from voting against certification...

A dozen Republican lawmakers representing Florida in the U.S. House of Representatives voted against certifying Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, notwithstanding the...

Florida universities get millions they can’t share with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Florida colleges and universities will receive nearly $740 million in emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the state’s most vulnerable...

Florida Dems fume as Bernie Sanders gains steam

WASHINGTON — South Florida Rep. Donna Shalala was quick to lash out against Bernie Sanders on Twitter. It was Sunday night, and Sanders — fresh...

Florida lawmakers in D.C. aim to stamp out hair-based discrimination

WASHINGTON — About a year ago, a New Jersey teen was forced to cut his dreadlocks in order to participate in a high school...

Florida Democratic activists want Trump impeached, but the state’s Congressional delegation...

At a town-hall meeting in June, Boca Raton-based Congressman Ted Deutch was ready to talk about impeaching President Donald Trump -- but he wasn’t...

Bob Graham & Bill Nelson lead list of Florida Dems endorsing...

Early polls show Joe Biden to be the favorite in Florida’s Democratic presidential primary next year, and the former vice-president is continuing to lock...

Some college kids need food stamps. FL U.S. Rep. Al Lawson...

Tallahassee-area Democratic U.S. Rep. Al Lawson and Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation Wednesday that would make low-income college students eligible for food...

Eight Florida U.S. House Democrats push for reproductive rights measure

South Florida U.S. Rep Lois Frankel is the most recent member of the Florida House Democratic delegation to sign on as a co-sponsor to...

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