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July 2, 2015 - 10:15am
Signing of the Declaration of Independence
Think Florida has no connection to the Declaration of Independence?
July 2, 2015 - 10:00am
President James Monroe
Florida has always been something of an afterthought in the American Revolution.
July 2, 2015 - 7:30am
I Beg to Differ
President Barack Obama is steaming ahead with his plan to normalize relations with Cuba after announcing Wednesday his plan for the United States and Cuba to open embassies in each other's capital. But hold on -- don't for a minute expect Florida Gov. Rick Scott to climb on board. 
July 2, 2015 - 7:00am
Back in 2003, the Associated Press gave serious aid and comfort to a vicious campaign against Sen. Rick Santorum over an interview he granted them dealing with the gay rights issue. 
June 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
I Beg to Differ
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational programs or activi
July 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about Obamacare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. That is certainly a legitimate concern, for both those who favor those policies and those who oppose them. 
June 29, 2015 - 8:15pm
For most people, words mean what they say. But not necessarily for a majority of Supreme Court justices in two important decisions handed down Thursday.
June 29, 2015 - 3:15pm
Welcome to The Dean's List -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days.
June 29, 2015 - 11:00am
“Third parties are like bees: once they have stung, they die,” wrote the celebrated historian Richard Hofstadter.
June 29, 2015 - 8:00am
Bob Graham and David Guest
Environmental groups looking for Amendment 1 redemption from the courts probably shouldn't get their hopes up.
June 29, 2015 - 7:00am
By all appearances Friday morning, as thousands lined the street waiting (and wilting) for hours in 90-degree heat to enter the funeral arena in Charleston where President Obama was to deliver a eu
June 26, 2015 - 11:30pm
As a conservative who has always supported gay marriage, it's difficult for me to understand why so many people of my generation -- the ones who grew up witnessing some of the worst discrimation of
June 26, 2015 - 11:30pm
This sad day in history will forever reflect that the highest court of our land ignored the rule of law and the will of 51 million people in over 38 states in an illegitimate act of raw judicial po
June 26, 2015 - 7:00am
Here's what the former president of the United States had to say when he eulogized his mentor, an Arkansas senator:
June 25, 2015 - 7:00am
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's reticence is drowning out her message, which is that she is the cure for the many ailments that afflict America during a second Democratic presidential term. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., has called her "the most opaque person you'll ever meet in your life," but when opacity yields to the necessity of answering questions, here are a few:


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