Donald Trump

Incoming president Donald Trump’s vilification of those who speak critically of him is alarming some progressive groups. Activists have planned a week of local poetry readings, marches and other protests related to Friday’s D.C. inauguration.

Sarah Mueller

Many people considered the rhetoric during 2016 campaign cycle brutal. After voters elected Donald Trump as president, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported more than a thousand hate incidents of white nationalism and harassment of minority groups.

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A Florida Senator filed a bill Wednesday to get rid of the Electoral College, which was the deciding factor in electing Donald Trump as the next President.

Florida is leading the country in signing up for federal health insurance coverage for 2017 according to federal figures. With still about a month left in the open enrollment period, the numbers are expected to grow even as the Republican-controlled Congress plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act as early as this week.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton make their final pitch to voters and

The vitriol surrounding November’s election didn’t dissipate after the votes came in. If anything, it grew stronger. But then some of the focus turned from the presidential candidates to the members of the Electoral College.

Environmental groups appear to be reaping a bitter harvest from the November election and Donald Trump’s surprise victory.

As a presidential recount continues in Wisconsin there’s an independent push for an election review in Florida. Donald Trump won Florida by more than 100,00 votes.

Voters are sending President Barack Obama into retirement with strong approval ratings, even though they chose his political nemesis to succeed him.

Catherine Buckler / WFSU News

A Donald Trump presidency  is raising concerns about  First Amendment protections. Trump has accused the media of bias, limited access during his transition and spoken out against protesters.  Meanwhile, the social media site Twitter purged hundreds of users associated with white supremacy. But what does  the U.S. Constitution actually say about the right to free speech, expression and assembly?

While the fortunes of his Democratic Party couldn’t be worse, the timing for former U.S. Senator Bob Graham’s new book, “America: The Owner’s Manual,” couldn’t be better.

Democrats are doing a lot of soul searching after the Nov. 8 general election, and former U.S. Senator Bob Graham is no exception.

Tom Flanigan

Rallies both opposing and supporting President-elect Donald Trump happened in Tallahassee Wednesday (11/16) evening.

Florida AG Pam Bondi Tapped For President-Elect Trump's Transition Team

Nov 11, 2016
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi says Medicaid and the Low Income Pool funds should be separated.
The Florida Channel

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, an early supporter of newly elected President Donald Trump, was named Friday to a position on Trump's transition team.

Protesters assembled on the Old Capitol steps.
Nick Evans

Wednesday night demonstrators gathered at the state capitol to protest the positions of incoming Republican president Donald Trump. 

Gov. Rick Scott is suing the federal government over Low-Income Pool funding.
Governor Rick Scott

Florida Governor Rick Scott says he will not be joining the administration of president-elect Donald Trump. Instead, Scott plans to finish out his term in the state capitol.

President-elect Donald Trump is on record as a climate change denier, and that’s bad news for the Sunshine State, experts say.

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, the capstone of a tumultuous and divisive campaign that won over white voters with the promise to "Make America Great Again."

Trump crossed the 270 electoral vote threshold at 2:31 a.m. ET with a victory in Wisconsin, according to Associated Press projections.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is blasting double-digit increases in Obamacare premiums just as the administration gears up for the Nov. 1st start of open enrollment.

Outgoing Tallahassee state Representative Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda is explaining why she’s against Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Rehwinkel Vasilinda was elected as a Democrat, but switched to No Party Affiliation in September.

James Clarke Ash

Donald Trump is sinking in the polls as Election Day nears, but he says a “silent majority” will propel him to the White House. 

James Clarke Ash

A combative and upbeat Donald Trump promised thousands of supporters at a Tallahassee rally that he would repeal the Affordable Care Act, and continued to take aim at what he calls a corrupt media and rigged system.

Presidential nominee Donald Trump brought some surprise guests to his rally in Tampa Monday night – including legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden and the return of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam says he still intends to vote for Donald Trump, even after a handful of women complained the billionaire presidential nominee kissed and groped them against their will.

Democrats are expected to dominate early voting as polls open in Leon and 49 other Florida counties. But the latest figures show Republicans are holding on to their traditional lead in absentee ballots.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is refusing to say he’ll honor the results of the November 8th election. Politicos and historians alike say the statement undermines integral American institutions like credible democracy and peaceful transitions of power. Here's a look at what Trump’s remarks mean for elections officials in the Sunshine State.