WASHINGTON (AP) - White House chief of staff Denis McDonough and other senior presidential advisers knew in late April that an upcoming report was likely to find that IRS employees..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who had a tough time winning cooperation this past year from the Republican-led Legislature, struck back on Monday by vetoing near..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst says President Barack Obama's budget would trim projected federal deficits by $1.1 trillion over the coming decade. &nbs..
WASHINGTON (AP) - The ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service apologized to Congress on Friday for his agency's tougher treatment of tea party and other conservative groups see..
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - One of Gov. Rick Scott's top priorities this year is now law. Scott on Friday signed a bill that creates a tax break for the state's manufactur..
CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Our partners at the News-Press confirm Cape Coral City Councilman Marty McClain will not seek re-election. He also plans to consider resigning over residency issu..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam is running for re-election. Putnam, a former member of Congress, last month quietly opened a..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A former Republican National Committee Florida Hispanic outreach director is now a Democrat. Pablo Pantoja said Tuesday he switched parti..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Gov. Rick Scott has signed a death warrant for a man convicted of killing two women and leaving a third woman for dead. The governor's of..
NEW YORK (AP) - The Obama administration on Monday filed a last-minute appeal to delay the sale of the morning-after contraceptive pill to girls of any age without a prescription.&..
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Hispanics in Florida voted at a much higher rate than those nationwide during last year's presidential election. They also voted at a rate that far exceeded ot..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senators backing gun control are discussing ways to revise the defeated Senate background check bill to help win the votes they need to resuscitate the measure.&n..
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Former Republican South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford revived a scandal-scarred political career by winning back his old congressional seat Tuesday in a distri..
DOVER, Del. (AP) - A divided Delaware state Senate voted Tuesday to make their state the 11th in the nation to allow same-sex marriage, after hearing hours of passionate testimony ..
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who has both joked about his weight and said that it's a real concern, secretly underwent a weight-loss surgery in February that experts say could h..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Legislature passed a bill Friday that would expand early voting days and sites, a reversal from two years when Gov. Rick Scott and the Republic..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The House amended an elections bill that will expand early voting days and sites and sent it back to the Senate for final approval. The House voted 115-1 t..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida House has given final approval to a bill touted as a way to lower workers' compensation insurance costs. The measure (SB 662)..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida lawmakers have wrapped up legislation authorizing the state's Department of Environmental Protection to start enforcing rules to reduce water pollu..
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - A bill being sent to Gov. Rick Scott seeks to make sure that Floridians have the right to be heard - and not just seen - at local government and state agen..