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FT. LAUDERDALE - FEBRUARY 19: Nikolas Cruz appears in court with attorney Melissa McNeil (L) for a status hearing before Broward Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer on February 19, 2018 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Cruz is facing 17 charges of premeditated murder in the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

Mark Walters: Talking ‘Bout My Generation

It has been nearly four months since the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Within minutes of that attack the political left called for immediate action, including a ban on AR-15s, a ban on bump stocks, and raising the age to buy any long gun from 18 to 21 years old.

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GOP FL Gov Scott on Teachers Carrying: ‘I Want the Teachers to Teach’

While speaking with CNN Senior White House Correspondent Jeff Zeleny, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) stated he wants “teachers to teach” and will focus on law enforcement presence and “hardening” schools rather than having teachers carry firearms. Zeleny asked, “Governor,

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee hearing to consider the Graham-Cassidy healthcare proposal, on Capitol Hill, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Sen. Bill Cassidy: Congress Should Hold Hearings on How FBI Botched Cruz Case

Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) says he “absolutely” supports calls for Congress to investigate the FBI’s heavily criticized failure to stop a mass murderer’s attack on a Florida high school last week during an interview with Breitbart News’ Deputy Political Editor Amanda House on Breitbart News Saturday.

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Sarah Palin on Florida School Shooting: ‘We Need to Discuss the Failure of the FBI,’ Not Second Amendment

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin offered comments about Wednesday’s mass murder at a Florida high school when she spoke with Breitbart News’s Senior Editor-at-Large Rebecca Mansour on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight on Friday. “It’s not a Second Amendment gun issue at all,” Palin said, adding, “What needs to be discussed is the failure of the FBI.”

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Report: Irma Aid Could Help Illegal Immigrants

According to a report from Naples Daily News’ Maria Perez, illegal immigrants will not be excluded from receiving Hurricane Irma aid. Perez explained that as her interpretation of Scott’s answer to a question as to whether “assistance would be provided to

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Gov Rick Scott Urges Residents to Prepare as Hurricane Irma Threatens Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Florida — As Hurricane Irma continues its trek through the Caribbean, Floridians prepare for storm’s uncertain landfall. **UPDATES BELOW** UPDATE 12 p.m. ET: Another 700k asked to evacuate Florida per the Associated Press https://twitter.com/AP/status/906545002112847873 UPDATE 10:30 a.m. ET: Computer

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Rick Scott: Revoke Licenses from Companies Trading with Venezuela

Gov. Rick Scott (FL) has suggested that any business within the state of Florida dealing with the Venezuelan government should have their license revoked as the country’s leader, Nicolás Maduro, ramps up repression against his people.

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Gov Rick Scott: Florida ‘Will Not Tolerate Evil Acts’

Friday at a press conference addressing a shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale International Airport that resulted in at least five dead and six injured, Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) said his heart when out to the families and individuals impacted by

Locals scramble to fill sandbags with the last of a supply at the Road and Bridge Department in Kissimmee, Florida in preparation for the landfall of Hurricane Matthew, on October 6, 2016. Some three million people on the US southeast coast faced an urgent evacuation order Thursday as monstrous Hurricane …

Hurricane Matthew: Obama Declares State of Emergency in Florida

Leaving more than 100 dead in its wake across the Caribbean, Hurricane Matthew steamed toward heavily populated Florida with terrifying winds of 140 mph Thursday, and 2 million people across the Southeast were warned to flee inland.

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With Democrats Blocking Funding, CDC Warns Zika Money Is Running Out

U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, warned this week that his agency is running out of money to keep the Zika virus at bay and that a lack of funding could lead to growing numbers of mosquito nests and a high rate of infection.

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Experts: Conditions for Zika Outbreak Spread from Texas to Maryland

Medical experts tracking the spread of the Zika virus throughout the continental United States warn that the conditions for rapid mosquito reproduction necessary for an outbreak exist throughout the Gulf Coast states and stretch as far north as Maryland.