Topic: University of South Florida, Tampa
After three runs for the White House, US Rep. Ron Paul is retiring. Will his libertarian brand of Republican politics survive without him? A younger generation of elected officials and activists say it will.
Some Republican governors and state lawmakers are eager to opt out of the expansion of Medicaid under 'Obamacare,' now that the Supreme Court has removed the penalty. But millions could remain uninsured. Expect this to play big in some state elections.
Sen. Marco Rubio would likely be a top choice for vice president for any Republican presidential candidate. But he said Thursday he will not accept any offer – and he probably means it.
10/07/2011 09:49 am
By many measures, fishing off the Louisiana coast is worse this year – but that's part of a long-term trend. The Gulf oil spill might be a factor, but perhaps not the primary one.
08/31/2011 12:25 pm
The number of officers killed in the line of duty can fluctuate from year to year. But the group releasing the new police officer figures offers several reasons for the climb this year.
12/28/2010 03:25 pm
Halfway through a 10-day voyage, a government-sponsored expedition isn't finding any traces from the Gulf oil spill, directly contradicting findings by several independent research teams.
09/30/2010 08:51 pm
So much for endorsing your opponent and bowing out gracefully. Many Republican candidates in Election 2010 are not backing the primary winner. Some are looking for ways to stay in the race.
09/25/2010 10:08 am
In an election cycle tilted toward Republicans, Alex Sink, the Democratic nominee for governor in Florida, is holding on to a modest edge in the polls.
09/22/2010 09:43 am
Recent polls show Rep. Kendrick Meek with an increasingly comfortable lead in Florida’s Democratic Senate primary. In the GOP gubernatorial primary, state Attorney General Bill McCollum also appears to have an edge.
08/20/2010 08:06 pm
Gov. Charlie Crist suddenly appears competitive as a political independent in his Senate race. Was his departure from the GOP a sign of turmoil in the party, or are there other factors at play?
05/01/2010 09:16 am