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Las Vegas and Florida tourism leaders push for help from feds...

WASHINGTON—Witnesses on a Senate panel Tuesday stressed the need for a continued vaccine rollout effort by the federal government as a vital part of...

U.S. Sens. Rubio and Scott join battle to reopen shuttered cruise...

Anxious to get one of Florida's biggest industries afloat, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott have introduced legislation to bypass sailing restrictions set...

U.S. Senate confirms Cardona as education secretary

The Senate on Monday confirmed Miguel Cardona to lead the U.S. Department of Education in a 64-33 vote. Cardona, a longtime educator from Connecticut, will...

U.S. Senate confirms Vilsack for a second stint as Agriculture Secretary;...

WASHINGTON—The Senate on Tuesday in a 92-7 vote confirmed former Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack to run the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a second...

New Gulf of Mexico whale species has same old problem: Us

Nearly two years ago, I stood on the edge of an enormous hole in the sand at Fort DeSoto in St. Pete Beach, trying...

What U.S. Senate Republicans are saying about Trump’s impeachment trial

WASHINGTON — The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump is set to begin Tuesday, when the Senate will start hearing arguments over...

Biden pledges massive vaccine uptick as states struggle with confusion over...

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden on Friday sketched out his proposal for overhauling the country’s slow and uneven effort to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19, pledging...

A polarizing start to the U.S. Judiciary hearing on Amy Coney...

Democrats and Republicans spoke passionately and provided far different views Monday morning as the U.S. Committee on the Judiciary launched its hearing on Amy...

This Crisis Won’t Wait, So Neither Should Congress

There are now nearly 370,000 COVID-19 cases in Florida. These are uncertain times, particularly for families with low income and few resources, as the...

Our Gov is hiding in the Mansion trying to figure out...

The American Empire is disintegrating before our very eyes, but what the hell? This is Florida: The beaches are open, baby! Still, a little guidance, some...

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