Brenda Snipes, Rick Scott

Rick Scott Ousts Broward’s Brenda Snipes Over ‘Inexcusable Actions’

Citing “misfeasance, incompetence and neglect of duty,” outgoing Florida Gov. Rick Scott issued an executive order on Friday that immediately suspends Broward County election chief Brenda Snipes, who faced widespread criticism over her handling of the midterm elections.

Heidi Heitcamp, Claire McCaskill, Bill Nelson

Poll: Incumbent Red State Democrat Senators in Trouble

A poll released by Axios-Survey Monkey on Tuesday shows that several incumbent Democrat senators in states Donald Trump won in 2016 up for re-election in 2018 are in danger of losing in November.

Nursing home evacuation. AP File Photo: Gerald Hebert

Nursing Home Hurricane Evacuation Delays Led to Deaths, Says Attorney

Decisions to delay evacuation or shelter in place large numbers of nursing home residents during Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have led to several deaths, an attorney says. However, other seniors who were evacuated died during or shortly after evacuation. This leaves managers of nursing homes in a quandary over what to do about residents in their care during natural disasters.