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  • And they're off: Florida's election season gets underway 
    Updated: Jun-24-16 7:07 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Amid the fallout of retirements and a dramatically changed political landscape, the final ballot for the 2016 elections was set on Friday.

  • Todd Wilcox drops out of Florida Senate race, backs Rubio 
    Updated: Jun-24-16 12:22 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Businessman Todd Wilcox is dropping out of Florida's Senate race and will back Marco Rubio, who decided at the last minute to run for re-election.

  • Wilcox drops out of Florida Senate race, backs Rubio 
    Updated: Jun-24-16 10:07 am

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Businessman Todd Wilcox is dropping out of Florida's Senate race and will back Marco Rubio, who decided at the last minute to run for re-election.

  • Pro-immigrant groups in Florida outraged over court ruling 
    Updated: Jun-23-16 8:23 pm

    MIAMI - Several pro-immigrant groups in Florida expressed disappointment and outrage over the U.S. Supreme Court's deadlocked decision effectively blocking President Barack Obama's immigration policies.

  • Illinois insurance co-op sues feds over health law payments 
    Updated: Jun-23-16 5:53 pm

    CHICAGO - A struggling Illinois health insurance co-op is suing the federal government, claiming it is being shortchanged $72.8 million in promised payments under the Affordable Care Act.

  • With Rubio in, others step out of Florida's Senate race story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-16 12:23 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Republican Sen. Marco Rubio's decision to run for president set off a scramble to replace him. His last-minute decision to run for re-election set off another scramble.

  • Vulnerable GOP senators side with NRA on gun votes story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-21-16 10:58 am

    WASHINGTON - Among the Senate's most vulnerable Republicans, Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey stood firmly with the powerful National Rifle Association on the latest ill-fated attempts at gun control. So did Ohio Sen. Rob Portman and Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson.

  • Obama records radio ad for Murphy's Senate campaign 
    Updated: Jun-20-16 2:56 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is running radio ads across Florida recorded by President Barack Obama, who is encouraging Democrats to support Murphy in the U.S. Senate primary Aug. 30.

  • Murphy hits Rubio for playing politics with Orlando shooting 
    Updated: Jun-18-16 9:50 pm

    HOLLYWOOD, Florida - Florida Congressman Patrick Murphy on Saturday slammed Sen. Marco Rubio for using the mass shooting in Orlando to reconsider a re-election run instead of backing stricter gun control of suspected terrorists.

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for June 18 
    Updated: Jun-17-16 6:02 pm

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.

  • Jolly drops out of Senate race, will face Crist to keep seat 
    Updated: Jun-17-16 1:42 pm

    TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Republican U.S. Rep. David Jolly dropped out of the Senate race on Friday and will run for re-election, a decision that sets up a competitive contest between former Republican governor and current Democrat Charlie Crist.

  • Obama embraces Orlando families, appeals for gun controls story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-16-16 8:28 pm

    ORLANDO, Florida - Embracing grieving Orlando families and appealing anew for national action, President Barack Obama claimed a threat to all Americans' security Thursday as a strong reason to tighten U.S. gun laws. Counterterror campaigns overseas, he declared, can never prevent all "lone wolf" attacks like the one that killed 49 people in Orlando.

  • Haslam still not prepared to endorse Trump after meeting story has photos
    Updated: Jun-15-16 5:15 pm

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee - Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam still isn't ready to endorse Donald Trump after a New York meeting he helped organize with the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

  • New Mexico governor disagrees with Trump comments on judge 
    Updated: Jun-09-16 4:36 pm

    SANTA FE, New Mexico - New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has joined a chorus of Republican leaders in criticizing Donald Trump for his claim that a federal judge is not qualified to preside over a case because of his Mexican heritage.

  • SC Dems: Trump is a 'threat'; withdraw your endorsements 
    Updated: Jun-08-16 5:13 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina's top Democrat is calling on elected Republicans to rescind their endorsements of Donald Trump, saying Wednesday that the presumptive GOP nominee is a racist and xenophobe, in part due to his race-based attacks on a Hispanic judge.

  • News Guide: Montana voters decide full slate of races story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-16 10:16 am

    HELENA, Montana - Montana's primary election featured contested races for president, governor, state Supreme Court, Public Service Commission and a slate of legislative races. The election also confirmed the party nominations for candidates in unopposed races for U.S. House, attorney general, secretary of state, superintendent of education and state auditor.

  • Montana backs Sanders, Trump; top governor candidates cruise story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-16 2:24 am

    HELENA, Montana - Montana voters, undeterred by Hillary Clinton becoming the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, threw their support behind Bernie Sanders on Tuesday.

  • The Latest: Bernie Sanders wins Montana's Democratic primary story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-16 2:09 am

    HELENA, Montana - The Latest on Montana's primary elections (all times local):

  • Obama calls on Democrats to develop sense of urgency 
    Updated: Jun-03-16 8:38 pm

    MIAMI - Wooing Democratic donors Friday in South Florida, President Barack Obama said the coming election is taking place in a "fascinating media environment" in which "strange things can happen" because celebrity and fame drive so much of the news coverage.

  • Sen. Rubio pressures Congress to act on Zika money story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-03-16 5:01 pm

    MIAMI - If Congress does not act on Zika prevention funding, lawmakers may be forced to return to Washington during their fall election campaigns for an emergency vote, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio warned Friday.

  • Haley talks of Trump, Confederate flag ahead of anniversary 
    Updated: Jun-02-16 2:46 pm

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday she wishes Donald Trump communicated differently because bad things result from divisive rhetoric, as evidenced by last June's massacre in Charleston.

  • Congressman marries doctor running for his seat 
    Updated: May-31-16 4:01 pm

    MELBOURNE BEACH, Florida - U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson has married a biotechnology entrepreneur who is running for his congressional seat at the same time he is running for the U.S. Senate.

  • Trump's movement campaign needs adjustments at margins 
    Updated: May-30-16 3:30 am

    TAMPA, Florida - Donald Trump calls his presidential campaign a mass movement, but he must show he can coax enough support from voters who twice delivered the White House to Barack Obama.

  • Ohio treasurer alleges governor killed online spending bill story has photos
    Updated: May-29-16 1:19 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio's treasurer is accusing the governor of killing a signature bill in 2014 that would have assured the future of his online database of government spending.

  • Trump encourages Rubio to run again for Senate story has photos
    Updated: May-27-16 4:35 pm

    WASHINGTON - After months of trading vicious insults, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio are suddenly making nice.