Fla. Gov. Scott angers Fla. election supervisors

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's county election officials are sharply criticizing Gov. Rick Scott for pushing a plan to rank all 67 of them.    State election off..
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Officials want guns banned from GOP convention

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa City Council is asking Gov. Rick Scott to help them ban concealed weapons outside the Republican National Convention.    The council vot..
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Judge: Fla. worker drug testing unconstitutional

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - A federal judge declared Gov. Rick Scott's order requiring drug testing for some 85,000 state workers unconstitutional Thursday, saying the governor showed no evidence..
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Obama makes student loan appeal in Iowa

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - President Barack Obama is making his election-year appeal to college students - one by one.    A relaxed Obama picked up his college tour on W..
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Capitol Police investigating threat against Rubio

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

MIAMI (AP) - The U.S. Capitol Police force is investigating a reported threat against U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, who is often mentioned as a possible vice presidential pick ..
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Gingrich to end presidential campaign next week

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newt Gingrich began taking steps Wednesday to shut down his debt-laden White House bid, setting the stage to endorse one-time rival Mitt Romney next week and rall..
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Five states holding GOP primaries Tuesday

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

(AP) - The Republican primary race is effectively over but Mitt Romney keeps piling up delegates and endorsements. He was expected to tighten his lock on the GOP nomination by swee..
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Newt Gingrich to reassess his campaign

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WASHINGTON (AP) - Newt Gingrich's daughter says the former House speaker will "reassess" his campaign after the votes are tallied in Delaware, potentially setting the stage for his..
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Romney super PAC gift among mysterious donations

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: maggie delmore

WASHINGTON (AP) - A once-mysterious $400,000 check written to a "super" political action committee supporting Mitt Romney's presidential campaign rekindled a nagging question this ..
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President Obama taking on costs of college loans

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Alex Fruin

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is on a blitz to keep the cost of college loans from soaring for millions of students. He is wooing young voters and taking his message to ..
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Three high court justices nearly miss ballot

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott nearly got a chance to replace three veteran state Supreme Court justices. That's because Justices Fred Lewis, Barbara Pariente and..
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Bush would consider V.P. job

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Lois Thome

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - A prominent Republican says he'd consider being Mitt Romney's running mate, but he doubts he'll be asked. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush tells the conser..
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National Equal Pay Day highlights gender pay disparity

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The average working woman in the U.S. would have to work from the start of 2011 until April 17, 2012 to earn what a man earned last year. That's why President Oba..
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Fla. Gov. promises less budget vetoes this year

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. JOHNS, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is promising a much lower number of budget vetoes during his second year in office.    Scott will sign a new $70 billi..
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State CFO Atwater says he's weighing Senate bid

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - State Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater says he's considering entering the Republican primary for Senate.    Atwater tells The Palm B..
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No shocker in store: Romney veep search under way

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

BOSTON (AP) - Don't look for a vice presidential shocker from Mitt Romney. His choice of a running-mate - a search he announced Monday he has begun - will be guided by both his met..
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Penguin appears to be no fan of GOP's Gingrich

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

ST. LOUIS (AP) - At least one penguin at the St. Louis Zoo appears to be a feisty opponent of Newt Gingrich.    The Republican presidential candidate is sporting a s..
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Fla. Gov. Scott greets Obama during 'work' day

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott took time off from carrying luggage, working the ticket counter and other airport tasks to meet a familiar traveler who had just jetted in from W..
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In Colombia, Obama seeks to keep focus on economy

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) - Putting an election year spin on his international agenda, President Barack Obama on Friday cast Latin America's rapid rise as a business opportunity for..
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Edwards' mistress, daughter and staff may testify

Updated 2 yearss ago   
By: Chel Bell

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The witness list for the John Edwards criminal trial includes dozens of names close to the former presidential candidate. Among them are his eldest daughter, st..
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