Florida’s Formidable Speaker of the House

In an institution that has long been recognized as leadership driven, The Florida House of Representative’s newest Speaker of the House is poised to take that approach to an unprecedented level. Richard Corcoran (R–Land O’ Lakes), has gone to great…
The Dark Side of Adam Putnam’s Fundraising Success

February was a roller coaster month for Florida Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam. His political committee, Florida Grown PC, announced that they raised more than $2.25M in the month of February. In the email announcement, Justin Hollis, Chairman of Florida Grown…
Scott Picks Political Allies For Constitution Panel

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA©2017 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved. Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. You can view the Terms of Use on our website. THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, March 3,…
Trump Taps National Security Advisor

By Jeff Mason and Patricia Zengerle WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday named Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster as his new national security adviser, again turning to the U.S. military to play a central…
Snap bets on hardware as Facebook threat looms

By Heather Somerville SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Snap Inc takes to the road in London on Monday to promote its initial public offering with a daring proposition: that it can build hot-selling hardware gadgets and ad-friendly software features fast enough…
Senate confirms Sessions for attorney general

By ANDREW TAYLOR and ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition to the Alabama Republican over his record on civil rights and…
Trump slams the courts, his court nominee hits back

By VIVIAN SALAMA WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday slammed the court that is deliberating his immigration and refugee executive order as being “so political,” part of a relentless pounding of the judiciary branch that prompted a rebuke…