Kerry: Syria's chemical arms use 'moral obscenity'

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry says chemical weapons were used in Syria and is accusing President Bashar Assad of destroying evidence.    Ratcheting..
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Kentucky Gov. blasts Scott over recruitment tactic

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Kentucky Gov. Steven Beshear is ripping into Florida Gov. Rick Scott over what he calls a "crude" effort to lure businesses to the Sunshine State. &nb..
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Scott raises privacy concerns in navigator program

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott is joining other Republicans lawmakers around the country in questioning privacy issues surrounding the navigators hired to walk people through their h..
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Fla. spent more than $2.6 million on security

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida taxpayers are spending more to provide security for Gov. Rick Scott, as well as for visitors including President Barack Obama and Vice President Jo..
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Fla. legislators vote down special session

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's Republican-controlled Legislature is coming out solidly against a special session to repeal the state's "stand your ground law."   &nbs..
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Booker, Lonegan win NJ special US Senate primaries

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Megan Wood

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Democratic Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan will face off in an October special U.S. Senate election after winning their parties' p..
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Scott says state will sue Georgia over water

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

APALACHICOLA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott, saying it's time to fight for the economic future of the Apalachicola Bay region, announced Tuesday that Florida will file a lawsuit agai..
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Rubio warns Obama could act to legalize immigrants

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio is warning that if Congress doesn't pass immigration overhaul legislation, President Barack Obama may act on his own to legali..
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Fla. Legislature to be polled on special session

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - House Speaker Will Weatherford says that the Republican-controlled Legislature will vote no when it comes to holding a special session to deal with the sta..
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Calif. governor signs transgender-student bill

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California on Monday became the first state to enshrine certain rights for transgender K-12 students in state law, requiring public schools to allow those..
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Jeb Bush backs new school standards, choices

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

CHICAGO (AP) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush defended new uniform achievement standards for students around the nation Friday while calling for states to expand school-choice initia..
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Fla. Gov. releases details on his personal assets

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is disclosing more details on his finances in order to make sure he is complying with a new state law.    The multi-..
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Obama laments 'backward' Russian thinking

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama said Friday he was reassessing the relationship with Russia because of a growing number of issues on which the two countries differ, and he..
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US orders diplomats out of Lahore, Pakistan

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

ISLAMABAD (AP) - The U.S. has warned Americans not to travel to Pakistan and evacuated most government personnel from the country's second largest city because of a threat to the c..
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Former Lee Co. manager runs for seat on commission

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- A disgraced former Lee County manager is now running for a seat on the commission. Don Stilwell filed papers this afternoon to run in District 4. Stilwell was for..
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In rebuke, Obama cancels Moscow summit with Putin

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

LOS ANGELES (AP) - In a rare diplomatic rebuke, President Barack Obama on Wednesday canceled his Moscow summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.    The decision..
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President George W. Bush has stent procedure

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

Former President George W. Bush successfully underwent a heart procedure in Dallas on Tuesday after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery during his annual physical, Bush spok..
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Fla. Gov. appoints maverick legislator to post

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is appointing maverick legislator Mike Fasano to the position of Pasco County tax collector.    The governor's offic..
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Democrats target Scott with web ads, social media

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Democratic Party announced Thursday it is beginning an online and social media campaign targeting Republican Gov. Rick Scott even though the pa..
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Obama: House GOP budget is 'bad bargain'

Updated 1 years ago   
By: Chel Bell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama says the House Republican budget is a "bad bargain" for the middle class.    Obama says the House GOP wants to cut s..
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