'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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The U.S. Supreme Court should take the unusual step of bypassing various federal courts of appeal to consider whether the "individual mandate" in Obamacare is unconstitutional. It's important that this action be taken soon because implementation deadlines are looming for major parts of the law. Some provisions, once in place, would be difficult to reverse.
The Doors' Jim Morrison will get a posthumous pardon Thursday for an indecent exposure conviction in Florida that resulted when the late singer pulled what a bandmate called "a mind trip on the audience, and they totally fell for it."
Note to candidates: What plays in Spanish no longer stays in Spanish.
A federal court judge in Florida ruled Thursday that key portions of a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration's health care reform law can go forward, and accused the Justice Department of taking an 'Alice-in-Wonderland' approach to its defense of the controversial "penalty" for people who don't buy insurance.
Republicans this fall are hoping that what doesn't tear them apart will only make them stronger.
Despite being waylaid by the courts, Arizona's immigration law is still growing as a powerful political force, shaping elections across the country and creating a new generation of campaign stars in and out of the state.
Across the country, political ad spending is up, and attack ads lead the way. Those who take the high road do so at their peril.
The road to reconciliation commenced even before the balloons and confetti were swept away at Rick Scott's victory party.
Billionaire Rick Scott rocked Florida's political establishment, overcoming state Attorney General Bill McCollum in the Republican primary for governor, as another GOP insider was ousted by an insurgent challenger for a spot on the November ballot.
"One tough nerd." "One chance" to fix things. An invitation to "reinvent" Michigan — a state straining mightily against its manufacturing past and still firmly caught in the recession's coils.
Tuesday marks the final major test of "tea party" power in the primaries, as challengers try to capitalize on anti-incumbent sentiment in Alaska, Arizona and Florida, and incumbents hope to avoid becoming the latest victims in what's been a rough year for officeholders.
Money isn't buying much love on the campaign trail these days in Florida.
Florida's gubernatorial race continues to surprise, as a new poll shows state Attorney General Bill McCollum - whose campaign had slumped for months - with a slim lead for the Republican nomination over former front-runner and millionaire Rick Scott.
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum claims he favors free speech. Apparently, he means scot-free.
A new poll shows Californians are split between the Democratic and Republican candidates in the contests for governor and U.S. Senate.
"This ruling confirms the significance of this lawsuit in protecting against the federal health care act's intrusions on individual liberty and limited government," said Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, a former congressman who filed the constitutional challenge.
Trying to stave off a challenge from "tea-party"-backed candidate Rick Scott, Attorney General Bill McCollum said he would pursue his own version of Arizona's law if he won the governorship.