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Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market Economy
Foreign Purchases of U.S. Homes Drop Sharply As Chinese Bolt From Market
2019-07-17 17:54:33
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - International investment in residential real estate in the United States plunged 36% in the past year as Chinese buyers fled the market, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday. The sobering analysis comes via the Realtors' annual survey... Read More

Democratic National Committee Unveils Lineup for First Campaign 2020 Debate Political News
Democratic National Committee Unveils Lineup for First Campaign 2020 Debate
2019-06-14 14:54:12
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee Thursday evening announced the 20 presidential candidates who will take part in the party's first debate later this month. The debate will take place over two days -- June 26 and June 27 --... Read More

Florida Push to Ban Assault Weapons Hits Milestone Ahead of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida
Florida Push to Ban Assault Weapons Hits Milestone Ahead of Pulse Shooting Anniversary

A group pushing to ban assault weapons in Florida has hit a significant milestone in its effort to place a proposed constitutional amendment on the 2020 ballot. Ban Assault Weapons Now!, a bipartisan organization led in part by survivors of... Read More

Further Investigation Into Rep. Matt Gaetz Is Needed for Tweet at Michael Cohen, Florida Bar Determines Florida
Further Investigation Into Rep. Matt Gaetz Is Needed for Tweet at Michael Cohen, Florida Bar Determines

TAMPA, Fla. — An investigation into U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz will proceed, the Florida Bar said Wednesday, meaning the Republican congressman could face discipline for allegedly intimidating President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen. A grand jurylike panel called the... Read More

Florida Senate Passes Bill That Allows Classroom Teachers To Be Armed Florida
Florida Senate Passes Bill That Allows Classroom Teachers To Be Armed

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — More than a year after last year’s Valentine’s Day shooting in Parkland that shocked the state and blurred party lines in the state Capitol, the Florida Senate passed a follow-up bill that has become increasingly partisan because... Read More

Miami to Host First Democratic Presidential Primary Debate Elections
Miami to Host First Democratic Presidential Primary Debate
2019-03-28 18:10:31
by Dan McCue

The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that Miami, Florida with be the host city for the first Democratic presidential primary debate. The debate, which is being broadcast by NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo on back-to-back nights, is being held on June... Read More

Organized Chaos: How Florida’s Clear-Cut 2018 Midterms Devolved Into a Recount Sequel Florida
Organized Chaos: How Florida’s Clear-Cut 2018 Midterms Devolved Into a Recount Sequel

Pete Mitchell muted CNN at the Embassy Suites in downtown Orlando and trudged onto the stage overlooking a hushed ballroom, where the dour remnants of an audience gathered to celebrate Bill Nelson’s re-election to... Read More

Florida Recount: 9 Things We Learned in 10 Days of Counting Florida
Florida Recount: 9 Things We Learned in 10 Days of Counting

So what have we all learned so far in this traumatic, topsy-turvy election? Well, Broward and Palm Beach counties learned why they’re called “deadlines.” We learned that any voters who actually did get into a disguise and vote again — ... Read More

Miami-Dade Launches Hand Recount of 10,000 Uncounted Ballots in Scott vs. Nelson Florida
Miami-Dade Launches Hand Recount of 10,000 Uncounted Ballots in Scott vs. Nelson

A room full of Miami-Dade election workers began a hand recount Thursday night of more than 10,000 problematic ballots cast in the U.S. Senate race, joined by a room full of lawyers and volunteers from both campaigns eager to contest ... Read More

Trump Calls to End Recounts in Florida’s Senate and Governor Elections, And Alleges Fraud Without Evidence Florida
Trump Calls to End Recounts in Florida’s Senate and Governor Elections, And Alleges Fraud Without Evidence

As vote counts in several states increased Democrats’ midterm election gains, and further undercut President Donald Trump’s claims to victory, the president on Monday led some Republicans in alleging vote fraud, especially in Florida, without evidence. In a morning ... Read More

FL-27: Donna Shalala (D) Florida
FL-27: Donna Shalala (D)
2018-11-05 23:46:05
by FL-27: Donna Shalala (D)

Donna E. Shalala has spent her entire life fighting to improve the lives of others. A lifelong Democrat, she has advocated tirelessly for women’s rights, civil rights, increased access to health care, better education and schools and a clean, ... Read More

FL-26: Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D) Florida
FL-26: Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D)

To help her family make ends meet, Debbie started working the early-morning shift at a doughnut shop starting when she was 15 years old. But even while Debbie worked her way through high school, her mom never let a job get ... Read More

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