Nelson Concedes To Republican Scott In Florida Senate Race As Recount EndsSen. Bill Nelson conceded defeat to Republican Gov. Rick Scott in Florida's bitterly contested Senate race after final official results posted showed Scott ahead by more than 10,000 votes.
'Powerful And Deadly:' Hurricane Warning In Effect For Parts Of Florida As People Evacuate Ahead Of IrmaResidents in parts of the Miami metro area are under mandatory orders to leave their homes Thursday as Hurricane Irma barrels toward the region with potentially catastrophic winds.
Hurricane Matthew Aims At Georgia, South Carolina; Leaves Disaster In FloridaMatthew's howling wind and driving rain slammed Florida early Friday, starting what's expected to be a ruinous, dayslong battering of the Southeast coast.
Officials Say Zika Transmission Identified In Miami's South BeachFlorida Gov. Rick Scott told reporters Friday that five Zika infections have been linked to an area that encompasses most of tourist-friendly neighborhood of South Beach.
Florida Governor: 4 Zika Cases Likely Came From Local MosquitoesGov. Rick Scott said Friday that one woman and three men in Miami-Dade and Broward counties likely contracted the virus through mosquito bites.
Gov. Christie Heads To Florida To Raise Money For Fellow RepublicansNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is leaving behind a political scandal back home and raising money for fellow Republicans in Florida this weekend.
Opinion: On Election Eve Major Concerns About DisenfranchisementFrom Florida and Ohio early vote disasters with long lines to power outages in Connecticut, New Jersey and New York there are doubts that some people will have the opportunity to participate in this election.
North Shore Animal League Headed To Miss. To Help Evacuate Pets Ahead Of Tropical Storm IsaacThe potential for a landfall as a Category 1 hurricane as soon as Tuesday has prompted evacuations along a wide area of the Gulf Coast.
Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real CrimeFelony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.
Opinion: Florida's Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and MinoritiesElected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.