Why Gerrymandering Keeps Me Up at Night

Why Gerrymandering Keeps Me Up at Night

Florida Senator Kelli Stargel looks through redistricting maps during a Senate Committee on Reapportionment hearing in a legislative session, Thursday, January 13, 2022, in Tallahassee, Fla. (Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP Photo) Subscribe to the nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing up for the nation‘s weekly newsletter. … Read more

Florida man connected to Gaetz probe formally enters guilty plea

Florida man connected to Gaetz probe formally enters guilty plea

Federal authorities have been looking into whether Gaetz obstructed justice and paid to have sex with a 17-year-old about five years ago, in 2017. Gaetz has not been charged with any crime and has consistently denied any wrongdoing. He didn’t immediately return a request for comment. Ellicott’s formal plea in federal court came just days … Read more

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis threatened to investigate GoFundMe after they said they’d work with Canadian trucker vaccine protest fundraiser organizers to redistribute funds

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis threatened to investigate GoFundMe after they said they’d work with Canadian trucker vaccine protest fundraiser organizers to redistribute funds

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisMike Ehrmann/Getty Images GoFundMe shut down a fundraiser for a Canadian protest over cross-border trucker vaccine mandates. GoFundMe on Friday said it would work with organizers to redistribute the funds to other charities. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis called that plan “fraud” saying he’d investigate “deceptive practices.” gov. Ron DeSantis said he would … Read more

Vito Corleone paralyzed in Florida police shooting after chase

Vito Corleone paralyzed in Florida police shooting after chase

A 15-year-old Florida boy who shares the name of the iconic, fictional crime boss portrayed by Marlon Brando in “The Godfather” is facing multiple charges after a wild chase that ended in the shooting of him by authorities, according to reports. Vito Corleone-Venisee was charged Friday with aggravated assault in connection with the pursuit by … Read more

Miami Herald Shreds Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Failure To Condemn Nazi Rally

Miami Herald Shreds Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Failure To Condemn Nazi Rally

The Miami Herald delivered a blistering rebuke from Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday, with the potential failure of the GOP 2024 hopeful to outright condemn neo-Nazi demonstrations in Orlando over the weekend. In a scathing essay, the editors of the newspaper DeSantis tore to pieces for downplaying the far-right group as “bastards” and for … Read more