TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida Senate panel has approved a contentious bill aimed at giving parents a stronger voice in charting a turnaround for failing public schools. &..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The annual legislative session would start in January instead of March every other year under a bill approved by the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee...
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House, busy with its annual Easter Egg Roll, also managed to pull off an April Fools' prank. The White House Twitter account announced..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Big business and big labor have settled on a political framework for an immigration overhaul. Now, the lawmakers writing bipartisan legislation need to resolve th..
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Obama has formed a committee to look into long lines at polling stations and other voter irregularities. He signed an executive order Thursday to estab..
WASHINGTON (AP) - It would seem a lobbyist's dream: rounding up votes for a proposal backed by more than 8 in 10 people in polls. Yet gun control supporters are struggling to win o..
MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott wants the federal government to reimburse the state for tens of millions of dollars of taxpayer dollars invested in Florida's ports. ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Another Senate panel has unanimously cleared a measure that would limit Florida's law enforcement agencies from using drones. The Senate ..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is stepping to the forefront of the immigration debate this week after ceding negotiations to Congress for much of the year. &n..
MIAMI (AP) - A House panel has passed a bill that would allow school principals to designate school employees to carry concealed weapons on campus. Several lawmak..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A state probe shows that a now-bankrupt company was able to win $20 million in Florida economic incentives through the help of former Gov. Charlie Crist an..
WASHINGTON (AP) - In the second of back-to-back gay marriage cases, the Supreme Court turned Wednesday to a constitutional challenge to the law that prevents legally married gay Am..
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday named veteran Secret Service agent Julia Pierson as the agency's first female director, signaling his desire to change the cultu..
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation's most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - With a key vote looming in the Florida House, rival groups ratcheted up their arguments Tuesday on a bill that would give parents a stronger voice in chart..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says police using a dog to sniff outside a Miami-area house being used to grow marijuana violated the homeowner's constitutional rights. &n..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court dove into a historic debate on gay rights Tuesday that could soon lead to resumption of same-sex marriage in California, but the justices signal..
Tallahassee, Fla. -- Florida is more than a year away from the 2014 race for governor, but incumbent Rick Scott released his first re-election campaign ad today. ..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is shutting down the lieutenant governor's office for now. Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigned earlier this..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Democrats are handing out checks to veteran groups as part of the fallout over a gambling ring scandal. Top Democrats in the Flor..