Fresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
DAVENPORT CITY COMMISSION
TIME: 7 p.m.
LOCATION: 1 S. Allapaha Ave.
AGENDA: Regular meeting
WINTER HAVEN CITY COMMISSION
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: 451 Third St. NW
AGENDA: City clerk hiring process
On a postcard-perfect Friday, Gov. Rick Scott joined other officials for a boat tour of a $220 million dredging operation that will enable Miami's cargo port to accommodate much bigger ships that soon will pass through a widened Panama Canal.
Rep. Dennis Ross is giving up his federal health insurance and going to the open market. No, he's not running over to the White House to sign up under the Affordable Care Act, a law he still opposes.
Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order.
It doesn't rival Amazon and Travelocity, but President Barack Obama's much-maligned health insurance website finally seems to be working reasonably well most of the time.
Three restaurants with three wildly different agendas make for three generally compelling stories in "Spinning Plates," a documentary that plays like a very good pilot for a Food Network series that never was.
In a bad sign for Charlie Crist’s fledgling gubernatorial bid, his hotshot new campaign manager has left the team.
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In a last-minute surprise late Monday, U.S. Rep. Steve Stockman filed paperwork to challenge fellow Texas Republican and powerful incumbent John Cornyn for the U.S. Senate next year.
Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi will seek a seventh term in 2014, setting up a Republican primary that pits an established incumbent who has brought billions of dollars to his home state against a tea party-backed challenger who says federal spending is out of control.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching ads backing eight-term Republican Rep. Mike Simpson, who faces a primary challenge in Idaho, and two GOP candidates in West Virginia as the business organization ramps up its political activity for next year's congressional elections.
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