Politics

4:04pm

Fri August 21, 2015
The Two-Way

Creator Of The 'Rent Is Too Damn High' Party Endorses Candidate Deez Nuts

Originally published on Fri August 21, 2015 5:27 pm

Jimmy McMillan shown in this Oct. 28, 2010 photo, founded The Rent Is Too Damn High Party.
Richard Drew AP

The endorsements are already rolling in for 2016 presidential candidates like Jeb Bush, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Rand Paul (Paul was endorsed by his father, Ron, earlier this week) — but now, candidate Deez Nuts has secured his first public endorsement.

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3:39pm

Fri August 21, 2015
Politics

Trump Still Leads In Race For Republican Presidential Nomination

Originally published on Fri August 21, 2015 8:10 pm

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3:23pm

Fri August 21, 2015
It's All Politics

Judge To Redraw Florida's Congressional Maps After Legislature Fails To Reach Deal

Originally published on Fri August 21, 2015 3:48 pm

Florida Republican state Sen. Rene Garcia looks at a map for proposed changes in congressional districts during a Senate committee meeting on reapportionment in 2012.
Chris O'Meara AP

A Florida judge will draw up new maps for the state's 27 congressional districts. After meeting in a two-week special session, Florida's House and Senate adjourned without agreeing on what the maps, ordered by the State Supreme Court, should look like.

This was the Florida Legislature's third attempt to draw congressional maps that comply with the state Constitution. Under an amendment adopted by voters in 2010, Florida's Legislature must compile maps for congressional and legislative districts that don't protect incumbents or political parties.

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3:15pm

Fri August 21, 2015
Politics

Week In Politics: Campaigns Grapple With Immigration, #BlackLivesMatter

Originally published on Fri August 21, 2015 4:19 pm

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3:15pm

Fri August 21, 2015
Politics

Letter From Obama Wins Congressman's Support For Iran Deal

Originally published on Fri August 21, 2015 9:05 pm

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