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President Trump is expected to make a visit to Florida this week due to Irma. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders made that announcement Tuesday.

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Florida State University President John Thrasher is weighing in on President Trump’s decision to end a program that protects undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as kids from deportation.

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The head of Volunteer Florida bid a final farewell to Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet Wednesday. Chester Spellman will be taking over a similar job in the Trump Administration.

North Florida Congressman Al Lawson is blasting President Donald Trump’s angry outburst in defense of alt-right protesters.

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Bill Nelson, Florida’s senior U.S. Senator, says he’s deeply concerned about North Korea’s ability to arm an ICBM with a nuclear warhead.

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A relative handful of Leon County voters are canceling their registration and joining a national backlash against a presidential commission on voter fraud. But Elections Supervisor Mark Earley says at least he's changed a few minds.

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The largest statewide organization for LGBTQ equality in Florida issued a response to President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service members.

Leon County Commissioner Bryan Desloge is wrapping up his tenure as president of the National Association of Counties with a plea for more federal help to fight the opioid crisis.

North Florida Democratic Congressman Al Lawson says he’s fighting for a bi-partisan agreement to rescue the Affordable Care Act, even as a Republican effort to repeal and replace continues to falter in the Senate.

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Florida’s Democratic lawmakers are joining the call to reject the president’s request for voter information. 

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President Donald Trump’s plan to slash billions of dollars from Medicaid would hit small town America hardest, especially in Florida, according to a new Georgetown study.

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Florida Republican members of Congress are calling for former FBI director James Comey to testify about alleged White House interference into its Russia investigation. But Sen. Marco Rubio said people shouldn’t rush to judgment on media reports.

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Attorney General Pam Bondi, Governor Rick Scott, and law enforcement agencies around the state are working to crack down on Florida’s opioid epidemic. The effort includes hosting a series of workshops and advocating for legislative fixes.

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President Trump has appointed Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to a commission to help fight opioid abuse on a national level.

Advocates for the homeless are planning to gather in Tallahassee next month to protest steep budget cuts proposed by President Donald Trump and Governor Rick Scott.

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President Donald Trump wants to streamline the U.S. Food and Drug Administration so people with rare diseases can get medication faster. But one Florida resident says the state's government needs to make improvements too.

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A North Florida Congressman is calling on his fellow Republicans across the U.S. to not cancel their town halls due to angry protestors.

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Top Florida Republican lawmakers are heading to Washington D.C. soon to discuss potential healthcare changes with their Congressional counterparts. They want President Donald Trump’s administration to blockgrant Medicaid funding. But some Floridians worry the sick and the poor will lose their health insurance.

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Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran recently told a Miami television show there’s a “tremendous potential likelihood” some refugees from the Middle East living in Florida are terrorists.

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Syrian refugees and others are rushing to enter the U.S. while a judge is temporarily blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban. But the uncertainty over whether the suspension will last is causing turmoil for people in Florida.

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Fear has only grown in the week since President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning entry into the U.S. for refugees and travelers from certain Muslim-majority countries. Despite the temporary stay by a federal judge in Seattle, Washington, other refugees and legal residents said they're worried they will be the next to lose their chance at the American Dream.

Florida civil rights groups and Democratic legislators are blasting Colorado federal appeals Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination. But  not all progressives are up in arms.

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Newly elected Congressional Republicans from the Panhandle are voicing support for a controversial executive action.  But it’s a different story in a neighboring district.