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The Democratic Party’s New Litmus Test: Gun Control

Democrats running for Congress in 2018 are pushing a muscular gun-control agenda that represents a wholesale repositioning on the hot-button issue. In this year’s midterm election, gun control has become a party litmus test from which few dissent, alongside abortion rights and support for same-sex marriage. Ann Kirkpatrick, at left with former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords […]

Florida Realtors® PAC announces additional candidate endorsements for Florida House of Representatives

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Florida Realtors® PAC announced additional candidate endorsements for the 2018 election cycle. Candidates were evaluated on numerous factors, including their voting record on issues relevant to the real estate profession and property owners. District Candidate 57 Sean McCoy 59 Joe Wicker 61 Dianne Hart 62 Susan Valdes […]

Abortion Waiting Period in FL

"The 24-hour waiting period is critical because abortion is a life and death decision." insert picture TALLAHASSEE, FL – Liberty Counsel has filed an amicus brief in Gainesville Woman Carev. State of Florida, arguing in favor of a 24-hour waiting period on behalf of the American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG) and the […]

Florida State removes statue of founder, slave owner Eppes

TALLAHASSEE, FL (WTXL) – Florida State University removed the Francis Eppes statue from the school’s front gates early Thursday morning. The statue has been the target of intense debate for nearly a year. Eppes, the grandson of Thomas Jefferson, was once commemorated as the founder of FSU, and until early Thursday morning his statue was […]

California Democratic Officials Reject Dianne Feinstein

California Democratic officials rejected Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Saturday night with an overwhelming endorsement of her party challenger, liberal state senator Kevin de León, a rebuke that came just six weeks after Ms. Feinstein handily beat Mr. de León in a primary. The endorsement of the party’s executive board, with 65% of the vote, came […]

U.S. Probes Ties Between Glencore, Diamond Merchant Under Sanction

American authorities are probing ties between Glencore GLNCY 3.01% PLC and an Israeli diamond merchant, according to people familiar with the matter, embroiling the mining giant in foreign and U.S. investigators’ deepening scrutiny of the gem trader. On Tuesday, London-listed Glencore said it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice, demanding records related […]

Gov. Scott Highlights Resources for Housing and Other Needs Available to Families Displaced by Hurricane Maria

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, June 28 — Gov. Rick Scott, R-Florida, issued the following news release: Governor Rick Scott today provided additional information regarding resources available to individuals affected by Hurricane Maria’s devastating impact, especially those from Puerto Rico who were displaced and are now in Florida. The Transitional Sheltering Assistance program (TSA), a federal lodging assistance […]