Members of the Democratic Party are turning on Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) after an IT staffer scandal that only added to her unpopularity.
The American Civil Liberties Union intends to spend at least $5 million on a ballot initiative in Florida aimed at ending felon disenfranchisement.
Democratic Rep. Alcee Hastings (Fla.) has paid a convicted money launderer nearly $75,000 for “part-time” work out of a district office, salary filings show.
Computer expert Imran Awan, who was formerly employed by several congressional Democrats, only had Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D., Fla.) paying him after he was accused of stealing computers and data systems in February.
The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday heard the controversial case surrounding Orlando-area State Attorney Aramis Ayala, a Democrat, whose refusal to seek the death penalty in two dozen murder cases has triggered a clash between her and Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
Florida Democratic Party chairman Stephen Bittel is considering resigning following backlash from racially charged comments he made toward members of the legislative black caucus.
On Friday, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed into law new legal protections for individuals who defend themselves with firearms.
An FBI agent testified against former Democratic Rep. Corrine Brown (Fla.) on Wednesday, stating that money from a charity intended for children’s education really went into the congresswoman and her daughter’s shared bank account.