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World Feb 03Venezuela crisis resonates loudly in battleground Florida
As Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro clings to power, many of the loudest American voices urging on the Trump administration in its campaign to push Maduro out are concentrated in one place: Florida.
Politics Jan 25Florida’s ethics commission says Gillum may have broken the law
The state's ethics commission voted in a closed-door meeting Friday that there is enough evidence to show that Gillum accepted gifts from lobbyists during his time as Tallahassee's mayor.
Politics Nov 17As Florida recount wraps up, Democrat Gillum concedes
Democrat Andrew Gillum ended his hard-fought campaign for Florida governor on Saturday, just hours before counties must turn in their official results following days of recounting ballots.
Politics Nov 16Hand recount begins for tight Florida Senate race
A hand recount began Friday in Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest after an initial review by ballot-counting machines showed Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson separated by fewer than 13,000 votes out of more than 8 million…
Politics Nov 15Florida goes to hand recount in bitter U.S. Senate race
Florida's acrimonious battle for the U.S. Senate is headed to a legally required hand recount after an initial review showed Gov. Rick Scott and Sen. Bill Nelson separated by just a few thousand votes.
Politics Nov 15Federal judge: Florida is ‘laughing stock of the world’
A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000.
Politics Nov 14Overheating machines complicate Florida’s recount battle
A new problem complicated Florida's ongoing recount battle as lawyers headed back to court on Wednesday: Palm Beach County's tallying machines have overheated, causing mismatched results with the recount of 174,000 early voting ballots.
Politics Nov 07Florida Senate recount looming, despite Scott’s claim of victory
Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson has not conceded. Though Gov. Rick Scott is leading, under state law in Florida, a recount is mandatory if the winning candidate's margin is 0.5 percentage points or less.
Politics Nov 03In Florida, a bitter and personal clash for US Senate
Floridians could help determine control of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
Nation Nov 03Police: 3 dead, including shooter, at Florida yoga studio
A gunman killed two people and wounded five others at a yoga studio in Florida’s capital before killing himself Friday evening, officials said.