For the past few presidential elections, Florida has been the grand prize of swing states. It's 29 electoral votes could have conceivably gone either way. President Obama was able to win Florida in the past two elections, but that was only after hard campaigning and a sophisticated "get out the v ... More >>
Apparently the key to being as homosexual as you can possibly be is standardized math tests. Who knew? That's what Florida state Rep. Charles Van Zant declared in a speech railing against the Common Core basic educational standards. As far as we know Common Core does not involve crazy things like ... More >>
Rick Scott didn't have much to say today when asked about the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act aside from correctly noting that nothing is really going to change all that much in Florida. See also: Defense of Marriage Act Is Unconstitutional, Supreme Court Rules
Earlier today Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen posed for the NOH8 gay rights campaign. Meanwhile, Sen. Marco Rubio, who as a young man got his political start as an intern in Ros-Lehtinen's congressional office, made two jaw-dropping statements in which he firmly opposed gay rights.
Plan B is not actually an "abortion pill." It's an emergency contraceptive intended to be taken within three days after intercourse to prevent pregnancy. However, many Republicans aren't deterred from referring to it as a form of abortion. Mitt Romney, in fact, has referred to medicines like Plan B ... More >>
Oh, how we long for the loss of former Congressman Alan Grayson. He was the best source in Florida politics for "Wait, did that really just come out of his crazy mouth?" stories.Luckily, Rep. Allen West has picked up the slack in that department. The loudmouthed Tea Party Republican from Palm Bea ... More >>
Rick Scott, now the official Republican nominee for Governor, has made Arizona-style immigration laws a main issue in the election. The controversial laws are none-too-popular amongst Hispanic voters (in fact, some are theorizing that Bill McCollum's hard right flip-flop in favor of them may have ... More >>
Today, amnesty is a dirty word. So what happened to the immigrants given a fresh start by Reagan in 1986?