Sunday, March 29, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Mitt Romney Meets… Mitt Romeny

Mitt Romney appeared with Jimmy Fallon, to talk about his upcoming charity boxing match with Evander Holyfield. But first, he had a chat with “himself” in the mirror.

March 26, 2015
Welcome to Florida

The Republican List Of Things You Cannot Say

From abortion to guns to climate change, the list of topics that Republicans would rather avoid is growing.

March 18, 2015
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Florida Senate Panel Approves Campus Guns Bill

The NRA has won a frightening victory in Florida.

March 17, 2015
Photo: A UH60 Black Hawk helicopter operated by the 82nd Airborne Division Combat Aviation Brgiade takes off from the 82nd Airborne Division parade ground on May 5, 2013 (Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod/Wikimedia Commons)

Black Hawk Helicopter With 11 Aboard Crashes Off Florida Coast

Get the latest on the search along the Florida coastline.

March 11, 2015
Lake Okeechobee looking west from Port Mayaca where the St. Lucie Canal meets the lake. (Visit Florida/Peter W. Cross via Flickr)

Big Sugar Weasels Out Of Land Deal

How big sugar is buying Florida politics.

March 10, 2015
Recently re-elected Governor Rick Scott visits with FWC staff and Commissioners Yablonski and Roberts on November 17, 2014 at the Bryant Building in Tallahassee. (Tim Donovan, Florida Fish & Wildlife/Flickr)

Don’t Say ‘Climate Change’ Or ‘Global Warming,’ Florida Officials Were Told

Florida’s government has a new strategy to beat climate change: ignore it.

March 9, 2015
Florida became 'hotbed' for sovereign citizens, called domestic terrorists by FBI

Florida Became ‘Hotbed’ For Sovereign Citizens, Called Domestic Terrorists By FBI

Inside the group that police officers consider to be their greatest threat.

February 17, 2015
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As Cuba Policy Moves Forward, Chief Critic Rubio Faces Stiff Odds Reversing It

Senator Rubio appears to be fighting a losing battle on Cuba.

February 16, 2015

How Republicans Could Risk A Senate Seat To Win The White House

The GOP’s next vice-presidential pick could swing control of the U.S. Senate.

February 9, 2015

Late Night Roundup: The Florida-Texas War!

Jon Stewart highlighted the big confrontation this week in Congress — when Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-FL) proudly messed with Texas.

February 5, 2015
Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida

Florida Among Nation’s Toughest States To Have Voting Rights Restored

Are Florida’s harsh voting laws unfair?

February 2, 2015
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Marissa Alexander’s Out Of Jail, But Not Yet Free

Inside the case that proves the folly of “stand your ground” laws.

February 2, 2015
Jeb Bush

At InnoVida, The CEO Hired Jeb Bush And Went To Prison

Inside a white collar crime that could haunt Jeb Bush in 2016.

January 27, 2015
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Lawmakers Cooking Up Recipe For A Bloodbath

Introducing one of the NRA’s most horrible ideas ever.

January 27, 2015
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2014 (AFP Photo/Jim Watson)

Jeb Could Ruin Hillary’s Political Run

Why Democrats should not underestimate the former Florida governor.

January 20, 2015
Stand your ground Protesting

Another Stand Your Ground Case In Florida Continues The Controversy

“Stand Your Ground” is still causing controversy in Florida.

January 19, 2015

Late Night Round-Up: Florida!

Marco Rubio went on The Daily Show to explain his ideas for the working class — with a joke about fast-food workers.

January 14, 2015
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush looks on prior to speaking at the 2014 National Summit on Education Reform in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014 (AFP Photo/Saul Loeb)

Jeb Bush Chooses Expedience On Gay Marriage Issue

Bush’s attempt to straddle the fence on gay marriage speaks volumes about his “leadership” style.

January 14, 2015
Republican Governor Rick Scott of Florida

Hey, America… All Of You, C’mon Down

For low taxes and terrible government services, move to Rick Scott’s Florida.

January 13, 2015
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Audit: FEMA Mishandled Florida Hurricane Payments

A decade later, federal officials are still cleaning up after the hurricanes that hit Florida in 2004 and 2005.

January 9, 2015
Same-sex couples celebrate Circuit Court Judge Sarah Zabel's lifting of the legal stay she had placed on her July decision declaring the wedding ban discriminatory on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015 in Miami, Fla. (Walter Michot/Miami Herald/TNS)

Florida Rings In New Era As Same-Sex Marriage Begins

Marriage equality has finally triumphed in Florida.

January 6, 2015
Ruling allows same-sex marriages to begin in Florida

Ruling Allows Same-Sex Marriages To Begin In Florida

Marriage equality has finally come to the Sunshine State.

January 5, 2015
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Florida Clerks Must Issue Gay Couples Marriage Licenses, Judge Rules

Federal judge: County clerks in Florida are all required to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

January 1, 2015
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Lawyers, Activists: Florida Law Firm Wrong In Advising Clerks Not To Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Same-sex marriage is set to begin in Florida on January 6.

December 22, 2014
Machine Gun America attraction opening in Florida

Machine Gun America Attraction Opening In Florida

By David Breen and Steven Lemongello, Orlando Sentinel (TNS) On a visit to Kissimmee, Fla., you can skim the surface of Lake Toho in an airboat, taking in the area’s natural beauty. At Osceola Pioneer Village, you can check out what life was like for settlers in the late 1800s. And if those aren’t really […]

December 22, 2014