Alan Grayson comes unglued, curses at questions about off-shore accounts; ‘sh*tting robots’?

Florida Congressman Alan Grayson's much ballyhooed run for the U.S. Senate might have crashed and burned Wednesday before it ever got off the ground. Thanks in part to "sh*tting robots." In a bush league move that can be filed with other notorious "Florida Man" headlines, the bombastic … Read More

Rick Perry in Fla

Florida Five: Rick Perry slams Obama at Fla. event, Senate president race takes a turn

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Rick Perry uses Naples appearance to slam Obama, but no word on plans to run for president – Rick Perry hasn’t officially made a decision about 2016, but on Wednesday he used a stop in Southwest Florida to slam the current … Read More


Soldier’s flag-draped casket, hearse left deserted in parking lot — while workers took a coffee break!

ABC News Videos | ABC Entertainment News A Florida funeral director and hearse driver are now pounding the pavement for a new job after leaving a hearse containing the flag-draped coffin of 84-year-old Lt. Col. Jesse Coleman unattended outside a New Port Richey Dunkin’ Donuts. The pair were en … Read More


Florida Five: Congress to look into Fla. LIP fund showdown, Rubio just misses ‘most conservative’ title

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Congressional hearing planned on LIP showdown — A congressional hearing is planned to address the healthcare funding feud between Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Obama administration. But that meeting could come too late to … Read More


Megyn prods Jeb: Geller is no hero? Why not tell terrorists we’ll draw whatever we want?

Watch the latest video at Fox News' Megyn Kelly took the free speech argument to former Gov. Jeb Bush in an interview that aired Monday, demanding to know why the Republican presidential contender wasn't  more supportive of events like the "Draw Muhammad" contest in Texas that was … Read More

DeSantis and Murphy

Florida Five: DeSantis/Murphy Senate matchup makes history, Scott appoints 9 to new panel

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Patrick Murphy and Ron DeSantis could change Senate's old boys' club – U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy and his Republican challenger for Marco Rubio's seat could help change the U.S. Senate's image as an old boys' club. The Jupiter … Read More

George Zimmerman

George Zimmerman reportedly shot in the face; sick reaction from social media

George Zimmerman has been involved in another shooting incident -- and this time he's on the receiving end. Update: Authorities originally told CNN affiliate WESH that Zimmerman was shot in the face, causing an immediate social media storm. Updated reports from CNN say Zimmerman was injured with … Read More


Attempt to force Obamacare expansion on states backfires; ‘awakened a sleeping giant’

Trying to force Obamacare expansion onto Florida by cutting funding for an existing Medicaid program has backfired on President Obama. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, is suing Obama’s Department of Health and Human Services over plans to stop funding the state’s Low Income Pool program, … Read More

Obama on the phone

Florida Five: Obama panders to Fla. women, Country club cancels event in fear of Islam extremists

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Obama dials Florida woman with Mother's Day wishes – A Florida woman’s letter to the White House prompted a Mother’s Day greeting from President Barack Obama. Touched by Obama’s words in his State of the Union speech about his … Read More


Country club under fire for canceling GOP event over ‘safety concerns'; ‘shameful cowardice’

In the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Texas that left two jihadis dead, an event Gert Wilders keynoted, a South Florida country club is coming under fire on social media after canceling a GOP fundraiser event featuring the Dutch politician. Wilders, a harsh critic of Islam, had just … Read More


Florida Five: Where 2016 hopefuls stand on Common Core, Potential candidate John Bolton busy in Fla.

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Where 2016 candidates stand on Common Core – The names keep coming for the list of potential 2016 presidential nominees – and with a crowded pool, several issues will be hot talking points that will allow candidates to separate … Read More

Gov Scott in DC

Florida Five: Gov. Scott leaves DC empty-handed, Legislators set special session dates

Five of today’s top Florida political stories at your fingertips: Gov. Rick Scott leaves meeting with HHS Secretary Burwell empty-handed – Gov. Rick Scott's meeting Wednesday with the Obama Administration's top health care official failed to resolve a funding standoff, prompting him to say he … Read More

Pizza Police

Quick-thinking woman uses pizza order to escape knife-wielding boyfriend

A large pizza with a side order of police. That’s what one woman cleverly ordered when she sent an online message to her local Pizza Hut in Avon Park, Fla. Cheryl Treadway used the comments section of her online order form to let employees of the restaurant know she was being held hostage in … Read More