Trump Classified Documents Case Falling Apart at the Seams

Trump Classified Documents Case Falling Apart at the Seams

Jim McCool
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June 24, 2024
Although former President Donald Trump (R) was found guilty in his New York criminal trial, his pending case in Florida is falling apart as the process slows down and controversy continues to build. In Florida, President Trump is being prosecuted for allegedly having illegal possession of classified documents in his private residence.  The documents are […]
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DeSantis Cuts $100 Million in Funding for the Arts

DeSantis Cuts $100 Million in Funding for the Arts

Jim McCool
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June 18, 2024
Tourism and culture has been a huge cash grab for the state of Florida.  Now some worry that this might take a big hit after Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) vetoed additional funding for the arts. The denied funding would have given $100 million towards arts and cultural programs.  Arts Garage, a non-profit group, is claiming […]
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Senate Conservatives Concerned Over Controversial Abortion Drug’s Environmental Impact

Senate Conservatives Concerned Over Controversial Abortion Drug’s Environmental Impact

Mateo Guillamont
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May 30, 2024
Senate conservatives have expressed concern over potential adverse environmental impacts of increased abortion pill usage. The legislators are responding to rising rates of mifepristone use after President Joe Biden directed the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) deregulation of the medicine. Mifepristone, which is used with Misoprostol, accounts for half of the abortions that occur in […]
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Sen. Rene Garcia Calls for Action Against Pro-Hamas Protests

Sen. Rene Garcia Calls for Action Against Pro-Hamas Protests

Jim McCool
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May 21, 2024
Pro-Palestinian protests on college campuses have only increased as war is rages on between Israel and Hamas.  Now State Senator Rene Garcia (R-13) is claiming the pro-Hamas protests have transgressed the Freedom of Speech. Almost every politician at this point has offered their two cents on the issue, but Senator Garcia has possibly used the […]
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Florida Sees Record Breaking Tourism Year

Florida Sees Record Breaking Tourism Year

Jim McCool
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May 19, 2024
Florida has a deep history of attracting tourism from around the United States.  Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) this week announced record breaking tourism numbers for the state of Florida. The data pertaining to visitors in 2023 shows that Florida saw a whopping 140.6 million visitors, an all time record.  So far in 2024, Florida saw […]
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DeSantis Sends Florida Troopers to Palestinian Protests

DeSantis Sends Florida Troopers to Palestinian Protests

Jim McCool
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May 11, 2024
All eyes have been on college campuses as young people along with outside agitators across America have protested the Israeli-Hamas conflict.  However, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) has sent Florida state troopers to control pro-Palestinian protestors. Top officials have confirmed that the Florida governor has directed the Florida Highway Patrol to respond to these protests.  "On […]
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The Amendment Nobody is Talking About: Partisan School Board Elections

The Amendment Nobody is Talking About: Partisan School Board Elections

Jim McCool
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April 28, 2024
The media has been buzzing about the pot and abortion amendments that are currently on the ballot in Florida's election this year.  While many activists have been battling over the abortion amendment or marijuana legalization, partisan school board elections under Amendment 1 have slipped under the radar of many Floridians. President Joe Biden (D) has […]
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'Democrats Have a Jewish Problem': Florida Jewish Democrats Accuse Party Leaders of Religious Insensitivity

'Democrats Have a Jewish Problem': Florida Jewish Democrats Accuse Party Leaders of Religious Insensitivity

Liv Caputo
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April 22, 2024
MIAMI, FL—Miami Democrats are refusing to reschedule a special election for their county chairman on one of the last nights of Passover, prompting some Jewish members to accuse the party of insensitivity to their religion. Miami-Dade's special election will be held on the same day as Shabbat, a Jewish day of rest and celebration beginning […]
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What is Driving the Surge in American Crime Rates?

What is Driving the Surge in American Crime Rates?

Grayson Bakich
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April 15, 2024
The crime rate across the country, particularly in certain American cities has skyrocketed. Whether it be due to a lack of opportunity in poorer areas, the end of cashless bail, and police reform in some cities enabling crime, or the arrival of criminals from foreign countries thanks to the ongoing border crisis, crime is up. […]
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Despite Abortion Referendum, Democrats Still Struggle in Florida

Despite Abortion Referendum, Democrats Still Struggle in Florida

Jim McCool
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April 14, 2024
Although the Biden campaign has gained immense ground on the Trump campaign in fundraising, Florida is projected to still be an uphill climb for President Biden's (D) re-election efforts. Abortion access will be on the ballot in Florida, seemingly showing a positive sign for Democrats.  Along with fundraising numbers, Biden looks ready for the upcoming […]
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2024 Hurricane Season Projected to be Worst Ever

2024 Hurricane Season Projected to be Worst Ever

Jim McCool
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April 7, 2024
Although Florida is inarguably the most active landing place for hurricanes in the United States, weather experts are projecting that the 2024 hurricane season will be the most active on record. Colorado State University (CSU) hurricane researchers have called that there will be 23 named storms this year in the Atlantic Ocean.  Eleven of these […]
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New Proposal Could Lower Florida Power & Light Customer Bills

New Proposal Could Lower Florida Power & Light Customer Bills

Jim McCool
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March 25, 2024
A new proposal to the state Public Service Commission would reduce Florida Power & Light customer bills because of lower-than-expected fuel costs. Florida Power & Light (FPL) filed the proposal that they claimed would save consumers roughly $662 million.  FPL argues that if passed, savings would be reflected in customer bills as early as May […]
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DeSantis Signs New Bill to Clean up Florida's Homelessness Problem

DeSantis Signs New Bill to Clean up Florida's Homelessness Problem

Jim McCool
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March 21, 2024
This week, Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) signed HB 1365, a bill aimed to address homelessness and to clean up Florida's streets. This legislation will mandate that homeless individuals receive the mental health and drug addiction services they need while residing in a designated location off our public streets, prioritizing public safety. "Florida will not allow homeless […]
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FIU Hosts Climate Change Conference

FIU Hosts Climate Change Conference

Jim McCool
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March 19, 2024
Climate change has become a paramount concern for voters in recent years.  Recently, Florida International University hosted a conference with leading experts on climate change to discover if governments are really tackling the issue. FIU put together the conference that lasted two days.  Speakers included representatives from institutions and organizations such as Stanford, MIT, University […]
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Did Democrats Lose Florida's Hispanic Vote?

Did Democrats Lose Florida's Hispanic Vote?

Jim McCool
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March 18, 2024
Minority groups have long been consistent voting blocks for the Democratic Party in virtually every part of the country.  However, Florida's Hispanic population has shown an unprecedented switch to the Republican Party in recent years and may have a new status quo. Florida has always been a diverse state culturally, racially, and politically.  Former President […]
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DeSantis Gears Up South Florida for Haitian Migration

DeSantis Gears Up South Florida for Haitian Migration

Jim McCool
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March 15, 2024
The border crisis along the southern border has continued to be center stage in American politics, Florida may face its own illegal immigration problems very soon.  Governor DeSantis (R-FL) is currently getting Florida ready for a mass influx of Haitian migrants. A humanitarian crisis in Haiti has caused speculation that Florida may be the next […]
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Congressional Republicans Lobby Biden to Protect Florida's Ecosystem

Congressional Republicans Lobby Biden to Protect Florida's Ecosystem

Jim McCool
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March 9, 2024
Congressional Republicans are coming together to protect South Florida's Ecosystem Restoration efforts by requesting $725 million in funding from President Joe Biden (D). US Rep. Brian Mast (R-FL) and US Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) have put together a bipartisan letter to the White House to include funding for places like the Everglades in the president's […]
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Rubio Demands Biden Protect US Catholic Churches Amid Violence, Vandalism

Rubio Demands Biden Protect US Catholic Churches Amid Violence, Vandalism

Grayson Bakich
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March 7, 2024
The Catholic Church in America has been a victim of attacks and vandalism since May 2020. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) recently wrote a letter to President Biden demanding he step up efforts to protect churches and prosecute the perpetrators, saying he has " a responsibility to protect Americans from harm." Sen. Rubio highlighted several of the most […]
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