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Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory
CAMPAIGN FINANCE

Political ad spending hikes prices, cuts inventory

MARKETPLACE | Chances are good, especially if you live in a swing state, that you’re being bombarded by political ads.

How Obama left his mark on the criminal justice system
CRIMINAL JUSTICE

How Obama left his mark on the criminal justice system

PBS NEWSHOUR | Obama’s legacy in crime reduction, law and order and curbing police violence.

Single-parent families could see higher taxes under Trump
ECONOMY

Single-parent families could see higher taxes under Trump

MARKETPLACE | NY University professor Lily Batchelder finds that tax cuts for the wealthy could end up being proportionally larger than those for low- and middle-class families.

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote
EDUCATION

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote

PBS NEWSHOUR | Education Secretary pick Betsy DeVos has finalized her financial and ethics disclosures, paving the way for senators to vote on her confirmation next week.


What crimes make immigrants eligible for deportation?
IMMIGRATION

What crimes make immigrants eligible for deportation?

PBS NEWSHOUR | A variety of crimes can get immigrants detained and deported — and even if they are in the country legally.

Do high-deductible plans make the health care system better?
SOCIAL ISSUES

Do high-deductible plans make the health care system better?

MARKETPLACE | Congressman Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head up the Department of Health and Human Services, faced his first Senate confirmation hearing.

Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law
VOTING ACCESS

Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

PBS NEWSHOUR | The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Texas in its effort to restore its strict voter identification law.

Florida NPR Stations Team Up on Sunshine State Coverage

Two Florida Gulf Coast University Students Join Marchers in D.C.

An estimated 500,000 people gathered at the National Mall for the Women’s March on Washington Saturday following President Donald Trump’s inauguration the day before....

Southwest Florida College Students Attend the Inauguration

A group of 14 Florida Gulf Coast University students attended the presidential inauguration today in Washington D.C. thanks to the Brunson Foundation and State...

New Activist Coalition Forms at Naples MLK Day Parade

Activist organizations rallied at the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade in downtown Naples Monday to protest president...

FL Secretary Of State: Automatic Voter Registration Requires A Serious Conversation

On the heels of the 2016 presidential election lawmakers are reviewing what went well while looking toward some changes.

Florida's 29 Electors Cast Votes For Trump

Florida's 29 electors cast their votes for Donald Trump inside the state Senate chambers as about 200 people...

Sen. Nelson Promises Russia Hacking Investigation

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson discussed the controversy over last month's election and the next administration.

Electoral College Delegates Implored Not To Vote For Trump

While most people believe the election of Donald Trump is a done deal, it's up to the Electoral College to actually...

Hundreds Protest Trump's Election In St. Petersburg

Hundreds of people marched through downtown St. Petersburg Sunday night, continuing a wave of nationwide protests to Tuesday's election of Donald Trump as president...

Tant Steps Down As Party Leader After Democratic Election Losses

Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman Allison Tant will leave the job when her term expires. Tant announced her...

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

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, an early supporter of newly elected President Donald Trump, was named Friday to...

Tampa Protestors Rally Against President-Elect Trump

On Wednesday night, about 75 protestors marched in Tampa's Ybor City to protest President-elect Donald Trump.

SWFL General Election Winners

WGCU compiled a list of officials who Southwest Florida voters elected to represent their districts and counties on...

Florida Voters Approve Medical Marijuana In Landslide

Medical marijuana is coming to Florida. More than 70 percent of voters approved Amendment 2. At a watch party in...

Crist Revives Political Career With Win over Jolly

Click here to listen to Charlie Crists victory speech at the Don Cesar Hotel Charlie Crist completed his political...

Solar Amendment Defeated, Medical Marijuana Goes Into Florida Constitution

More than 70% of Florida voters gave their support to constitutional Amendment 2, allowing the use of medical...