Obama to hold year-end news conference


President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks about the new health care law during a White House Youth Summit, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
 
President Barack Obama will hold an end-of-the year news conference at the White House Friday afternoon.
 
 
 

Crist visits Gulf Coast, talks education
On Monday, November 18, Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist spent some time on the Gulf Coast. The former...
 

Judge won't delay Fla. worker drug test case
A Miami federal judge has refused to delay proceedings in a lawsuit challenging Florida Gov. Rick Scott's...
 

Democrats target Scott with web ads, social media
The Florida Democratic Party is beginning an online and social media campaign targeting Republican Gov....
 

Democrats target Scott with web ads, social media
The Florida Democratic Party is beginning an online and social media campaign targeting Republican Gov....
 

Florida bill severs rapists' parental rights Video
The Florida House and Senate unanimously passed legislation they hope will enable alleged rape victims...
 

Fla. Gov. oks sales tax holiday for August
Florida shoppers this August will get to buy computers without having to pay sales taxes. This year's...
 

Last day for Fla. legislative session
The 60-day legislative session is coming to an end as lawmakers plan to vote on a budget and scramble...
 

Gov. announces funding of early coastal restoration projects
Governor Rick Scott announced that the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees...
 

Budget gives Florida state workers raises
Florida House and Senate budget negotiators on Saturday agreed to offer a $1,400 pay raise to all those...
 
 
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Supreme Court News


Supreme Court refuses to delay release…
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for the early release of nearly 10,000 California inmates…
 

NC challenges Alcoa's property rights for…
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials filed a lawsuit Friday in a long-running fight with Alcoa Inc. over who…
 

Fla. to resume voter purge after high court…
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal court is dismissing a lawsuit that a Hispanic civic group and two naturalized citizens…
 

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Blog: Campaign Curiosities


Fun with voting, part 2
Back on Election Day, I told you about the problem I had when I went to vote.. I’m just glad I didn’t need my…
 

“You say I already voted?”
I got a shock when I handed over my driver’s license to election officials this morning, only to find out I had already…
 

Former Ala. gubernatorial candidate donated…
A former Alabama gubernatorial candidate and staunch opponent of gay marriage has reportedly been donating sperm to women…
 

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U.S. Congressional News


House worker yells during vote, escorted…
A woman described by lawmakers and aides as a long-time House stenographer has been removed from the chamber during a vote…
 

GOP pushes rising stars amid calls for…
BOSTON (AP) — Republican officials are looking to promote a fresh group of diverse rising stars to help resolve their…
 

7 Democrats, 5 Republicans vying for US…
BOSTON (AP) — Seven Democrats and three Republicans have qualified for the primary ballot in the state's special election…
 

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Florida (change)

 
Nicknamed the “Sunshine State,” Florida has a population of over 18.5 million people. Major cities include the capital of Tallahassee, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami and Pensacola.
 
Offices & Officials

Governor: Rick Scott
Lieutenant Governor: Jennifer Carroll
Attorney General: Pam Bondi
State Treasurer: Jeff Atwater
Secretary of State: Kurt S. Browning

Contacting the White House and Congress

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