Possible indictment of Donald Trump could be very consequential, UCF professor says
The possible indictment of the former president is bringing a lot of attention to Florida. It comes not only because Trump is a Florida resident, but also because Gov. Ron DeSantis is thought by many to be one of Trump’s biggest potential rivals in the 2024 presidential race, although DeSantis has not officially announced his candidacy.
Possible Trump indictment: Grand jury appears near end of its work
A New York grand jury investigating Donald Trump over a hush money payment to a porn star appears poised to complete its work soon as law enforcement officials make preparations for possible unrest in the event of an indictment.
DeSantis weighs in on potential Trump indictment
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said he hoped to stay out of what he called a “manufactured circus," surrounding a possible indictment of former president Donald Trump
2024 poll: Trump and DeSantis neck and neck among Republican voters
Former President Trump has a slim lead over Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a hypothetical Republican primary, according to a new poll that revealed where potential GOP candidates stand in the early days of the heated 2024 race.
Florida advances bills on gender identity
Florida Republicans on Tuesday advanced a proposal to ban classroom lessons on sexual orientation and gender identity through the eighth grade, expanding the controversial Parental Rights in Education law which critics call “Don’t Say Gay” legislation.
'Tyre Sampson Act': Florida lawmakers discuss ride safety bill
Florida lawmakers are set to consider proposed legislation for ride safety after 14-year-old Tyre Sampson fell to his death from a ride at ICON Park in Orlando. Legislation filed by Senators Geraldine Thompson and Randolph Bracy with the help of Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried would require the state to sign off on rides before they open.
DeSantis visits Iowa as interest in likely Trump rival rises
Ahead of a widely expected presidential campaign, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis introduced himself to eager audiences of Iowa Republicans on Friday with a message that leaned into the antagonism toward the left that has made him a popular figure among conservatives.
Florida school voucher expansion heads to full State House
A proposal that would make all Florida students eligible to receive taxpayer-backed school vouchers is headed to the full House, after getting some changes Friday.
DeSantis opens legislative session with State of the State address
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis positioned himself as the architect of a new conservative vision for the nation during a State of the State address on Tuesday that championed his aggressive stances through the pandemic and culture wars as a blueprint for Republican leadership.
Trump leads 2024 GOP presidential preference poll
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Is Ron DeSantis running for president in 2024?
Widely seen as a major conservative political leader and a possible 2024 Republican presidential contender, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made a number of stops outside the Sunshine State on Monday.
Florida lawmakers propose 'constitutional carry' bill
Calling the proposal an effort to "remove the government permission slip," House Speaker Paul Renner on Monday announced legislation that would allow people to carry concealed weapons without licenses.
Chaos in Congress: House adjourns on second day without a speaker
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'Stop WOKE Act' lawsuit about First Amendment debate, attorney says
The Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, or FIRE, challenged the "Stop Wrongs To Our Kids and Employees Act," or "Stop WOKE Act," says it muzzles free debate in society.
Former President Donald Trump launches 3rd campaign for White House
Former President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will mount a third campaign for the White House, launching an early start to the 2024 contest.
Trump expected to announce presidential bid Tuesday
Former President Donald Trump is preparing to launch his third campaign for the White House on Tuesday, looking to move on from disappointing midterm defeats and defy history amid signs that his grip on the Republican Party is waning.
One-on-one with Congressman-elect Maxwell Frost
Democrat Maxwell Alejandro Frost defeated Republican Calvin Wimbish for a Central Florida U.S. House seat, making him the first member of Generation Z to win a seat in Congress. FOX 35's John Brown spoke with him about lessons learned on the campaign trail and how he will handle his transition to Washington, D.C.
Gov. DeSantis kicks off 13-county tour in final stretch to Election Day
Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday made a stop at the American Muscle Car Museum in Melbourne to greet hundreds. The stop is part of a tour that will cover 13 counties in roughly four days.
The Issue is: Latest political poll between Gov. DeSantis and Charlie Crist
Inside look at the latest poll conducted on political opponents Gov. DeSantis and Charlie Crist
The Issue Is: Where did Florida's democratic voters go?
Florida has lost over 300,000 registered Democratic voters. Now, many pundits and prognosticators are predicting a "red wave" in the 2022 midterm election, as Republicans take over federal, state, and local offices.