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Florida's Early Primary Could Bring Big Consequences

Updated: 09/28/2011 - Florida is one step closer to playing a pivotal role in the race for the republican presidential nomination. Wednesday, the speaker of the house signaled the state's primary election will be January 31, early enough to give the winner a commanding lead. But an earlier primary would lead to a falling out between the state and national republicans.

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Are Red Light Cameras Worth It?

Updated: 09/27/2011 - Red light cameras are quickly becoming an around the clock presence at intersections in Florida. With every snapshot, those cameras should be generating revenue in fines, but it turns out they aren't.

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Sessions Addresses Debate Over Disaster Funding In CR

Posted: 09/27/2011 - WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee, issued the following statement today regarding spending offsets for disaster funding in the continuing resolution now under consideration in the Senate

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Republican Caucus Cowed By Scott Beason

Posted: 09/27/2011 - MONTGOMERY — Despite repeatedly dragging Alabama into the national spotlight for his embarrassing and racially inflammatory remarks, Scott Beason (R — Gardendale) has been allowed to retain his position as Chairman of the powerful Senate Rules Committee by his fellow Republicans in the Senate caucus.

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President Obama Gets LinkedIn

Posted: 09/26/2011 - President Obama is taking a high-tech approach to selling his jobs plan. He headed to Silicon Valley to enlist the help of one of the biggest names in social networking.

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Florida Lawmaker Pushes to Repeal Death Penalty

Updated: 09/26/2011 - Florida's death penalty was reinstated nearly 40 years ago, nut now legislation has been filed to put an end to capital punishment. Critics say repeal could free up enough money to make Florida safer.

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President Obama Addresses the United Nations

Posted: 09/21/2011 - President Obama used his speech to the United Nations general assembly Wednesday to try to convince Palestinians to put off plans for statehood.

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Fla. Clemency Board Slow to Pardon

Posted: 09/21/2011 - If you're convicted of a crime in Florida, the judge doesn't necessarily have the final say. Four times a year, Governor Rick Scott and the state clemency board get to weigh in. Convicted felons can go free and ex-cons can have their civil rights restored, but mercy is becoming a rarity.

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Fla. Teacher Merit Pay Law Expanding to College Professors?

Updated: 09/20/2011 - Last spring, Florida lawmakers passed a law tying teacher pay to student test scores. Now there's talk of taking that system to college campuses with the goal of improving graduation rates. Opposition to *this* plan could be even more intense.

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Republicans Criticize President Obama's Deficit Plan

Updated: 09/19/2011 - President Obama's debt reduction plan is drawing sharp criticism from republicans. The president wants to raise taxes on the rich, but republicans say that's a non-starter.

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Florida Redistricting Begins

Updated: 09/19/2011 - Florida lawmakers are getting down to business on redistricting. Over the next six months, they'll be carving out the sunshine state's new legislative and congressional district boundaries, and the stakes have rarely been higher.

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Bachmann: Solyndra Shows Obama's Abuse of Power

Posted: 09/17/2011 - Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says a half-billion dollar government loan to a solar energy manufacturer is an example of an "abuse of authority and power."

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Roby Speaks on Floor of congress

Posted: 09/15/2011 - (WASHINGON, D.C.) – U.S. Rep. Martha Roby delivered a speech today on the House floor recognizing the important role of military families. Representing several military installations in her district, and as a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Rep. Roby is an advocate for America’s service men and women, and their families.

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Florida Teacher Merit Pay Law Under Fire

Posted: 09/14/2011 - Last spring, the Florida legislature passed a controversial law making it easier to fire teachers. Supporters say it's a way of weeding out ineffective educators, but now the state teacher's union is filing suit, calling the law unconstitutional.

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Sessions: NASA Announcement is Good News for Alabama

Posted: 09/14/2011 - WASHINGTON— U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, made the following comments today after NASA announced it had selected the design of the new Space Launch System:

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Rep. Roby Meets with Maj. Gen. Crutchfield

Posted: 09/14/2011 - Rep. Martha Roby met with Major General Anthony Crutchfield, Commanding General for U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence at Ft. Rucker, in her Washington, D.C., office on Wednesday, September 14, 2011.

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President Talks Jobs in Detroit

Posted: 09/05/2011 - President Obama told thousands of union members and supporters Monday there's a lot of work to do to repair the damage from the recession.

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