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Herald picks for Florida House

Jose Javier Rodriguez pursues a seat in the state Senate, Mike Davey and Rosa Palomino are vying for the one he's leaving behind. Mr. Davey,...

No sweat for Ryan; ex-Marine Gallagher advances in 8th

Ken Staszak, voting in Green Bay, called Gallagher "the more conservative of the candidates" and said he "seems like he wouldn't take any crap." No...

Write-in candidates deny more than a million votes in Florida ...

Write-in candidates are blocking full voter participation in six state Senate districts and 14 House districts on the Aug. 30 primary ballot, disenfranchising 1.6 ...and more »...

AP News in Brief at 6:04 am EDT

Kerry to visit Brussels, London for talks on UK's EU exit. ROME (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will rush to Brussels and...

'Warrior' in Senate race is former CIA, Special Forces

“You're responsible for the agency mission and the lives of everyone that's assigned to you,” said John Maguire, who trained Wilcox when he joined the...

News Guide: Montana voters decide full slate of races

STLtoday.comTwo other justices are running unopposed for re-election: Chief Justice Mike McGrath and Justice Jim Shea. --- ... The winner of the race between Gail...

The Latest: Man Christie told to 'sit down, shut up' loses

The New YorkerChris Christie once told to sit down and shut up in the 3rd District Democratic primary. Frederick John "Fred" LaVergne (la-VERN) beat Jim...

Muhammad Ali may have been the first truly free black man in America

(blog) (blog)And if many white people (and conservative, image-conscious black ones) were appalled by this, some African Americans recognized in him an authentic kind...

Golf tournament leaving Trump's Doral course for Mexico

“We are a conservative organization. We value dollars .... “For almost three generations, it's been an anchor on Miami's sports scene,” said Jeff Bartel, who...

That June when thong bikinis and a raunchy rap album were banned

"It sends a signal to a lot of state and local prosecutors that this can be done, " said former federal appeals court Judge Robert...

The Latest: Banks wins crowded GOP race in 3rd District

The San Diego Union-TribuneMichelle Fajman, director of the county's Board of Elections and Voter Registration, says Lake County voters appear on pace to beat the...

AP News in Brief at 12:04 am EDT

(AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its...

AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDT

(AP) — The Republican Party in California has been riven for decades between those who want to tack to the ideological center to expand its...

Sanders' supporters are content to lose both the battle and the war

(blog) (blog)But worse than churlish and childish, they sound Cruz-ish, as in Ted, who is hugely unpopular not just for his harshly conservative ideology,...

Latest national punch line: North Carolina

Over at NBC, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” did a lengthy piece that concluded with the host comparing McCrory to former segregationist governors George Wallace,...

After 148 years, shacking up is legal again in Florida

Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda, of Tallahassee, and Richard Stark, of Weston, led the charge this year. During the 2016 session, they were finally successful ... Five...

North Carolina's LGBT law may have impact on women, minorities

The law that made North Carolina the recent talk of the nation about bathroom rules for transgender people also could disproportionately affect women, the black...

The rise and stall of Marco Rubio | Miami Herald

Marco Rubio was on the phone with a proposal: I'd like to drive up from Miami to talk about my future.and more »...

The Latest: Lawmakers survive challenges over Medicaid plan

Circuit Court Judge Dan Kemp will be Arkansas' next chief justice, winning a race in which conservative groups spent a record amount of money targeting...

AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EST

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the top diplomats of Iran and the European Union hailed the accord, reached after years of setbacks and...

AP News in Brief at 10:09 pm EST

NBCNews.comLamar Alexander of Tennessee, who leads the Senate Education Committee, called the legislation a "Christmas present" for 50 million children across the country. Alexander was...

NASCAR Truck Series driver Erik Jones, 19, has his career on the fast track

Most kids look forward with extreme anticipation to receiving their driver's license, somewhere around age 16 or so. That sacred event is a rite of...

From the Herald archive: Marco Rubio spent big with little scrutiny

"Every single thing Marco Rubio did was in accordance with both the letter and spirit, not only of Florida law, but of the policies and...

Political insider takes the reins at South Florida water district

Guillory, an engineering executive who focused on water projects, took over the 16-county district in 2013 after running the Southwest Florida Water Management District for...

Secret videos in abortion wars are nothing new

The undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials matter-of-factly discussing the sale of fetal tissue and organs may feel like a new political scandal, but the...

Ten GOP candidates, including Donald Trump, star in combative presidential debate

“2016 is going to be a fight between conservatism and a Democrat Party that is undermining the very character of this nation,” she said. “We...

Coral Gables billionaire leads pack of donors to Jeb Bush super PAC

Coral Gables healthcare mogul Mike Fernandez topped the list of major donors with a $3 million contribution. Four big donors made up the ... George...

Jeb Bush: 'I'm a joyful tortoise' in long, acrimonious race

We shouldn't be saying outrageous things that turns people off to the conservative message.” “I'm not a grievance candidate,” he told more than 150 fans...

Running on Florida's record, Carlos Lopez-Cantera launches campaign for Marco ...

Now that he's a candidate, he can no longer coordinate with the super PAC, which will be run by former Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon.

Court orders Florida's congressional districts redrawn

Jacksonville Daily RecordIn the historic 5-2 ruling, with conservative Justices Charles Canady and Ricky Polston dissenting, the court not only ruled the maps were the...

AP News in Brief at 9:58 pm EDT

After gay marriage ruling, conservative churches confront their new 'moral minority' status ... iconic rainbow colors that bathed the White House Friday night after the...

Florida House rejects Senate health insurance expansion plan

The Florida House rejected a Senate bill to expand health insurance coverage to thousands of Floridians on Friday, putting a temporary end to a bitter...

ABC sets 10 new series for next season; Muppets on board

Orlando Sentinel"The Real O'Neals," a comedy that drew criticism from religious and conservative groups even before ABC announced it would be airing, is described as...

Today in History

In 1985, Amy Eilberg was ordained in New York as the first woman rabbi in the Conservative Jewish movement. In 1994, British Labor Party leader...

Seven-decade tradition ends in Gables; commissioner Bill Kerdyk terms out

“I have a bit of a sweet tooth.” On Tuesday, Election Day in Coral Gables, the longtime commissioner will term out after 20 years of...

Marco Rubio's presidential bid gets a super PAC

(blog)Noted conservative strategist Jon Lerner will serve as media consultant and pollster for Conservative Solutions PAC. Lerner is ... Trey Gowdy (SC), Mick Mulvaney...