By Robert Judin on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 29, 2013 at 1:31 pm
Senate begins spending bill debate after Cruz’s 21-hour talkathon – On Wednesday, the Senate moved closer to approving legislation to keep the government open without destroying the health care law following a 21-hour speech from Sen. Ted Cruz. “A vote […]
By Sam Burroughs on September 26th, 2013 | Last updated: September 29, 2013 at 1:30 pm
Rick Scott’s prison promise falls short: Scott’s prison privatization promise falls short – Gov. Rick Scott’s $1 billion promise to cut spending on prisons by privatizing them has faced opposition in the state legislature leaving taxpayers still footing the bill for […]
Florida’s Gov. Rick Scott spoke with Miami Herald/WLRN reporter Phil Latzman while he was in Miami this week about a wide variety of issues including the his hopes for this legislative session, his political turn to the left, his support of Medicaid expansion and teacher raises, the issue of internet cafes; plus how to choose a new lieutenant, guns, jobs, the texting-while-driving ban and more.
By Mina Radman on November 19th, 2012 | Last updated: November 19, 2012 at 10:10 am
Obamacare in Florida: Florida officials re-thinking opposition to ‘Obamacare’ – “Just a week after the re-election of Barack Obama ended all Republican hopes of overturning the new health care law known as “Obamacare,” Gov. Rick Scott and other Florida leaders […]
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By Kelsey Meany on November 15th, 2012 | Last updated: November 15, 2012 at 3:12 pm
Obama defends Susan Rice against GOP attacks – Barack Obama defended United Nations envoy Susan Rice after the Republican Party had made remarks that he should not choose her as his Secretary of State to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton. USA […]
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Petitions to secede filed for Florida, Georgia; 19 other states also have petitions – Americans from across the country have filed petitions requesting to secede from the union. Petitions have been sent from Alabama, Florida, Michigan, New York, Texas and […]
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By Sara Drumm on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 9, 2012 at 10:55 am
Victor Yengle, once an “undocumented immigrant” himself, devotes his spare time to helping others who feel the alienation of being labeled “illegal” in the country they know as home.
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By Sanika Dange on March 26th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 11:25 pm
The Supreme Court stands ready to determine the fate of Obama’s Affordable Care Act. And as Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Sanika Dange reports, the debate is only just getting started.