Emanuel formally announces run for Chicago mayor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

CHICAGO (AP) - Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel is telling Chicago voters that taxpayers who are struggling to stay afloat can't be asked to give more.He officially l..
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500 uncounted ballots found in Palm Beach County

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The Palm Beach County elections office says 500 uncounted absentee ballots have been located, possibly affecting several close local races. The ballots w..
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Bennett named Fla. Senate president pro tempore

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming Florida Senate President Mike Haridopolos has named his two top lieutenants. Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island, on Tuesday selected Sen. Mike Bennett,..
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Gov. Crist to meet successor in transition meeting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Governor-elect Rick Scott is sticking to his campaign theme of creating jobs while making his first postelection visit to the Florida Capitol. Scott, a Rep..
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Fla. recount participants hold 10-year reunion

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Memories of hanging, dimpled and pregnant chads are being revived 10 years after helping make George W. Bush president. Chads, those little fragments voter..
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Fla.'s new governor may face culture shock

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's new governor may be headed for a case of culture shock when he tries to deal with the state's Legislature. As a corporate chief executive officer..
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Pawlenty says health care law a target if he runs, Pence to decide after new year

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty of Minnesota says repealing President Barack Obama's health care law would be a big part of his platform if he runs for president in ..
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Clyburn: Pelosi has a role in House leadership

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Congressman Jim Clyburn of South Carolina say House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a place in the Democratic leadership after Republicans take control next year. &..
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Besides seats, GOP wins sway in 2010 redistricting

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Republicans don't just control much of the electoral map. In some cases, they now have the power to redraw it.      Overwhelming victo..
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Obama pledges 'midcourse corrections; GOP leaders promise a fight

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he'll have to make some "midcourse corrections" to work with Republicans when the new Congress convenes.On the second day of his visit..
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Rubio: Republicans share blame for big spending

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida's new senator-elect says both parties have been to blame for out-of-control government spending and that lawmakers owe it to the voters to make a course c..
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After election loss, Sink calls White House 'tone deaf'

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Jeremiah Jacobsen

MIAMI (AP) - Fresh off a narrow loss in Florida's gubernatorial race, Democrat Alex Sink is expressing some frustration with the White House.      Sink cal..
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Scott appoints gubernatorial transition team

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Governor-elect Rick Scott won his campaign marketing himself as an outsider. But he's named to his transition team some decidedly inside names. Scott a..
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FL candidate skipped election to care for with dog

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - While many people anxiously waited for the results on Election Day, a city council candidate in the Florida Panhandle decided to spend some time with her ail..
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Scott holds 1st news conference as governor-elect

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Rick Scott is giving his first press conference as governor-elect. The Republican plans to announce his transition team and take questions from the med..
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Alex Sink concedes, Rick Scott is Florida's next Governor

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Around 10:30 am on Wednesday, Alex Sink conceded. Alex Sink said while it was the closest in Florida's history, Rick Scott will be the next Governor. She called ..
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Fla. legislative leaders talking special session

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Incoming legislative leaders are considering a special session later this month or in December to override some of Gov. Charlie Crist's vetoes. Senate Pres..
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US Reps. challenge Fla.'s redistricting law

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Two members of Congress are challenging a new amendment that sets rules for drawing congressional districts in Florida, less than 24 hours after it was approve..
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Obama takes responsibility for voter frustration

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Wednesday that voters frustrated by the pace of economic recovery dictated a Republican takeover of the House in midterm elections, ad..
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2 Florida congressional incumbents lose; others trail

Updated 3 yearss ago   
By: Christina Hernandez

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Two Florida Democratic incumbents are already on the way out and Republicans are leading early in two more U.S. House races. Reps. Alan Grayson and Suzanne..
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