SALEM, N.H. — We've heard Donald Trump swear, insult and offend. We've winced as Jeb Bush flailed during debates. We've wondered on occasion whether Ben Carson was fully awake.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Marco Rubio had just finished an event, impressing the room with his forward-looking message, and Steve Pena lingered among the crowd pressing the presidential candidate for a selfie.
NASHUA, N.H. — Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are slugging it out on the presidential campaign trail, trading insults about experience and readiness.
TALLAHASSEE — Tens of millions of dollars for libraries, museums, parks and theaters in the Tampa Bay area have survived the first cut and are in the initial state budget proposals.
TALLAHASSEE — Republican leaders of the Florida Senate want to drastically change how they dole out funding for after-school programs that provide homework help, mentoring and gang prevention services to thousands of children, often living in Florida's most impoverished and vulnerable neighborhoods.
TALLAHASSEE — Motorists outraged that rental car companies charge unexpected fees for unpaid highway tolls won't be getting much sympathy from the Florida Legislature.
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Legislature is going to consider a gambling proposal that would let the Seminole Tribe add craps and roulette to its casinos.
Write-in candidates rarely get more than a handful of votes and are often suspected of being part of political shenanigans.
TALLAHASSEE — They live on death row, convicted of some of the worst crimes in Florida.
TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers are advancing legislation to outlaw red-light cameras statewide, above objections from local police chiefs and city and county officials.