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Florida Five: What Rupert Murdoch thinks about Jeb for prez, Florida candidate has ‘Allen West’s back’

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Florida Five: DC Dems turn on Wasserman Schultz again, NRA goes big for Scott

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Florida Five: Obama in Tampa for ISIL talks, Border kids a boon for Fla. nonprofits

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Florida Five: Judge asked to recuse herself for being Catholic, State panel backs gun silencers

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Associated Industries of Florida poll: Scott maintains lead over Crist: Most recent numbers have shown Gov. Rick Scott opening up a lead over Democrat Charlie Crist, a trend continued in a poll conducted by Associated Industries of … Read More

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Florida Five: Crist teams up with Planned Parenthood, School choice faces ‘bumper crop of litigation’

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Charlie Crist teams up with Planned Parenthood to bash pro-life Gov. Rick Scott: Pro-abortion gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist is teaming up with the nation’s biggest abortion company to attack pro-life Governor Rick Scott … Read More

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‘Bumper crop of litigation’ threatens school choice in Florida

Students with special needs or from low-income families in Florida are seeing school options threatened by “a bumper crop of litigation,” says Joshua Dunn, associate director of the Center for the Study of Government and the Individual at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The latest … Read More

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Fla. business owner stands up to ‘shocking’ city demands: ‘Honestly, I feel like this is Russia’

A Florida small business owner has been threatened with daily fines if he doesn’t remove a flag flying from his building. The City of Ocala has threatened Gear Barrel owner Keith Greenberg with fines of up to $250-$500 per day if he doesn’t take down the Gadsden flag outside his store, according … Read More

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Wasserman Schultz condemned by own party, speaks out on crass domestic abuse-related remarks

Scorned even by her own party for her insulting remarks about Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., apologized on Thursday for her poor choice of words. “I shouldn’t have used the words I used,” the congresswoman said in a statement, referring … Read More

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Florida Five: Benjamin Netanyahu thanks Fla. cabinet, First lady Ann Scott shares her passion

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Florida's first lady shares her passion -- photo gallery: Passion for reading and literacy is one thing Florida’s first lady and Southport Elementary School have in common. First lady Ann Scott visited Southport Elementary on … Read More

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Fla. county’s unrecorded land restriction may put couple out of business

For Robert and Anita Breinig, the Flash Beach Grille is more than a building. The Hobe Sound seafood restaurant and catering business is the culmination of years of hard work, and represents their slice of the American Dream. “We started as a mobile caterer. We used garages as kitchens for home … Read More

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Wasserman Schultz crosses line in big way; compares Republican governor to wife beater

The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee trivialized the plight of domestic violence victims Wednesday by comparing Republican right-to-work policies with wife-beating. Speaking of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and his pro-growth economic agenda during a campaign stop in Wisconsin, … Read More

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Florida Five: Feds go deeper into shadow candidate scheme, Obamacare enrollment plummets in Fla

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Feds intensify investigation on Rep. Joe Garcia’s former campaign manager: Federal prosecutors are intensifying their criminal investigation of U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia’s former campaign manager and chief of staff who’s suspected … Read More

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Florida Five: Bill Clinton back to help Crist, Lee County reverses controversial pull-out of testing

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Florida deserves better than Charlie Crist: Florida is at a critical point in its history. The state has earned a reputation as an attractive place to live, a place where the fruit of your hard work won’t be swiped away by … Read More

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Florida deserves better than Charlie Crist

Florida is at a critical point in its history. The state has earned a reputation as an attractive place to live, a place where the fruit of your hard work won’t be swiped away by government’s hunger for your money. That repute has been achieved by fiscally responsible officials who have run state … Read More

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Parents tired of ‘perpetually offended’ atheists; ‘We live in a country where we’re free’

Now the Freedom From Religion Foundation has a problem with high school football players taking a moment to wish the best for an injured teammate. The "perpetually offended atheists from Wisconsin," as Fox News' Todd Starnes described the organization on Thursday, were outraged when high school … Read More

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Florida Five: Wasserman Schultz takes on Paul Ryan, Dems hold ‘unity’ rally

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Paul Ryan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz clash over 2016: U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the chairman of the U.S. House Budget Committee and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney’s running mate in 2012, is increasingly thinking about … Read More