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Best-selling Books Week Ending 8/20/17. HARDCOVER FICTION. 1. "The Store" by Patterson/DiLallo (Little, Brown). 2. "Seeing Red" by Sandra Brown (Grand ...and more »...

Charlie Crist plays the boogeyman in Florida GOP primaries

Three hundred miles east, near Jacksonville, in another Republican congressional primary, John Rutherford and Hans Tanzler have both pointed to donations the other made to...

California Editorial Roundup

The bill has passed the Assembly and is currently winding its way through the Senate. The Senate should pass the bill and ... The bill...

Excerpts from recent Minnesota editorials

We hope that this awareness persists through the general election, in which she will be opposed by second-place primary finisher Michelle MacDonald. .?Republican voters in...

Blunt, Kander win nominations in Missouri US Senate races

The expected became official Tuesday when Republican incumbent Sen. Roy Blunt and Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander easily won their parties' nomination in the...

Recent Kansas Editorials

The executive director of the Kansas Association of Area Agencies on Aging and Disabilities, Janis DeBoer, calls this the "largest cut in the history of...

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

Garrett defeated Michael Cino and Peter Vallorosi on Tuesday. He will face former ... MacDonald did not file paperwork with the Federal Election Commission. ---.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 pm EDT

Joseph Votel, the new head of U.S. Central Command, spent the day consulting with U.S. and Iraqi military officials and visiting a base north of...

OR-Winners

State Senate - District 29. Barbara Dickerson, Ind. State Senate - District 30. Mark Stringer, Dem. State Senate - District 30. Ted Ferrioli (i), GOP.

Bogeyman at the ballot box

Don Palmer of the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington, D.C. think tank, said Florida is the perfect state to join ERIC, with more new residents...

IN-Winners

State Senate - District 8. Mike Bohacek, GOP. State Senate - District 9. Ryan D. Mishler (i), GOP. State Senate - District 10. David L.

Customers to foot $50 million bill for FPL cooling canal clean-up

At a rare state Senate field hearing, Florida Power & Light defended its operation of the troubled cooling canal system at Turkey Point and its...

PA-Uncontested

James Brewster (i), Dem. State Senate - District 47. Elder Vogel (i), GOP. State Senate - District 49. Sean Wiley (i), Dem. State Senate -...

Man on parole for attempted murder, votes for the first time in 20 years

Smith is one of nearly 44,000 felons in Maryland whose voting rights were restored earlier this year by the legislature over the objections of Republican...

NC's GOP lawmakers blame Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts for PayPal loss

Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore called it “a radical bathroom policy” by the Democratic mayor and City Council. “The...

Politicians seek to score points after NC nondiscrimination bill

A day after a special legislative session in an election year, candidates for North Carolina governor and other statewide offices sought to score points with...

Bill would let businesses refuse to serve gay customers for reasons of faith

WSAZ-TVA Senate committee approved two “religious liberty” bills Thursday, one to legally protect businesses that don't want to serve gay, lesbian or transgender customers because...

AP News in Brief at 12:04 am EST

Nicole Alston says her husband, 44-year-old Officer Vernon Alston, collapsed Saturday afternoon outside their home in Magnolia after he'd been shoveling snow for about an...

Editorials from around New England

Of course, that's not enough to stop Rubio and others from repeatedly trying to tap into Reagan nostalgia, and the Florida senator returned to the...

Florida Senate braces for big changes as session begins

Solidly Republican yet politically moderate and less partisan than the House, the smaller and clubbier Senate wears its independence like a badge of honor, relishing...

NC Rep. Richard Hudson: Paris changed 'everything' for refugee bill

Even if the McCaul-Hudson bill is discussed on Day One, there's a good chance “the momentum has been lost,” said political scientist David McLennan, a...

Florida lawmakers consider appeal of judge's ruling on state Senate redistricting

The Florida Legislature has not ruled out appealing Wednesday's state court decision to set new Senate districts that could bolster Democratic chances at the ballot...

Top staff departs Alan Grayson's U.S. Senate campaign

Deputy campaign manager David Keith has already left the campaign's day-to-day operations but will remain as an informal adviser. The source said ... is also...

Former Vice President Dick Cheney headlines Florida GOP dinner, attacks Barack ...

David Jolly, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry, Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, former...

Four things to watch in tonight's GOP debate

Los Angeles TimesBen Carson and Marco Rubio, trying mightily to survive and thrive in the unrelenting spotlight surging presidential candidates must endure, face a huge...

Stuart Sen. Joe Negron prevails in fight for Florida Senate presidency

Pinellas County will not have its first Senate President in nearly a century after Sen. Jack Latvala announced Thursday that he is giving up his...

Crime Watch: Nominees and winners of Citizens' Crime Watch of Miami-Dade awards

We also want to thank Commissioners Diaz, Javier Souto, Dennis Moss, Audrey Edmonson, Daniella Levine Cava, Sally Heyman, Rebeca Sosa, Jean Monestime, Esteban Bovo and...

How many votes does it take to elect a Florida legislator?

TALLAHASSEE When Florida lawmakers return to Tallahassee for another redistricting special session on Oct. 19, they will talk a lot about how to comply with...

How sleuths decoded redistricting conspiracy

The legal team that uncovered the shadow redistricting process that invalidated Florida's congressional and Senate districts didn't rely just on maps and cloak-and-dagger emails to...

Haiti to redo legislative elections in 25 constituencies

CEP member Nehemy Joseph also warned that the council wasn't done taking sanctions against candidates — or political parties for the election day violence. ...

WPBT2, at 60, is poised for its new era

In 2000, the station conducted its first live-stream, of a Senate debate. In 2006, with financial backing from the ... 1959: Powered by a new...

2016 campaign books range from funny to self-absorbing

I personally prefer the explanation of the University of Virginia political scientist Larry Sabato, who infelicitously draws a parallel to China's Great Cultural Revolution: “True...

Democrats see hope in Florida Supreme Court ruling for new districts, but much ...

Much will depend on the Republican-controlled Florida House and Senate, which are responsible for creating the new boundaries. ... John Mica of Orlando or Rep.

No Confederates this time make cut for Florida hall of fame

(blog)Besides Chiles and Bennett, the nominating committee recommended Curtis Ebitz, Earl G. Peck, Warren "Rocky" McPherson, Richard Capps, Larry Campbell, and Gerald Virgil Myers.

Gov. Rick Scott has spent nearly $300000 on political consultants since April

For someone who cannot seek re-election, Gov. Rick Scott is spending a whole lot of money on political consultants, adding fuel to speculation that he...

From the Herald archives: Jeb Bush: The son rises away from dad's shadow

John Ellis Bush, the witty and charming son of a retiree named George, always wanted to make it on his own. He wanted out of...

Former Haiti PM Lamothe's presidential bid rejected

The much-anticipated announcement came on the same day that Haiti's largest human rights group reprimanded the council for overlooking criminal allegations involving some of the...

Wanted: Democrat to seek NC Senate seat; faint of heart need not apply

Democrats say that former Sen. Kay Hagan, who lost narrowly to Republican Thom Tillis in 2014 in one of the nation's most expensive and closest...

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

"We had to use the church garden and an unfinished mall," recalled Father Douglas Bazi, an ebullient Iraqi cleric with a brush cut and a...

Editorials from around New England

In an April interview with Jon Stewart, Mr. Stephanopoulos suggested that people donate to the Clinton Foundation because "there's a hope that that's going to...

Recent editorials from Texas newspapers

Texas TribuneDan Patrick and Senate Education Committee Chairman Larry Taylor, R-Friendswood, have spoken with passion about trying to save inner city children "trapped" in failing...

Senate committee doesn't vote on whether private agencies can deny gay ...

David Richardson, Florida's first openly gay lawmaker. “However, this committee does not have any more meetings scheduled this Legislative session. It would have to be...

Marco Rubio wants to become household name in New Hampshire

Marco Rubio's first day campaigning directly to voters since announcing his candidacy Monday in Miami was a far more dignified affair than his now-distant 2008...