Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush suffered long-distance electoral defeats in Indiana and Idaho on Tuesday.
In Indiana, the state's top education official -- a Bush ally and top lieutenant in his education foundation -- was defeated by a Democratic challenger. And, in Idaho, voters repealed three controversial education laws that bore the Bush seal of approval.
The Supreme Court says its going to review whether Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Section 5 requires that certain states and counties receive federal pre-clearance of laws that could potentially impact minority voting rights.
Tuesday's election in Florida lasted until Saturday when the state was finally called for President Barack Obama. That's how long it took to sort through the mountains of absentee and other non-standard ballots.
President Obama may have not technically won the Cuban vote -- but he did manage to score the biggest share of this historically Republican vote that any Democratic presidential candidate has ever gotten.
She's a doctor's wife, a Tampa socialite and the unofficial social liaison at MacDill Air Force Base. She has attended White House functions and has announced herself as "unofficial consul general to South Korea."
And according to the latest stories, Jill Kelley, 37, considered Gen. David Petraeus a family friend and a sort of grandfather to her own children. There are published photos of Petraeus and his wife attending Tampa's Gasparilla Pirate Fest with Kelley and her husband.
Just before Veterans Day, the results of November's election provided some relief for veterans and their spouses in Florida.
Among the many measures up for vote on this year's long and complicated ballot, were two tax exemptions aimed at helping out military families. Those two measures were among three that actually passed last week. There were 11 ballot measures in total.
An environmental assessment report has revealed more details about the proposed passenger rail service between Miami and Orlando, including the preferred locations and layout for the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach stations.
The Florida representative designated to become the next House Speaker in 2014 lost his bid for reelection. It's been more than 20 years since a designated House Speaker lost an election.
It was an incredibly close contest between Lake Mary Representative Chris Dorworth and Democratic challenger Mike Clelland, it required a re-count.
The latest book by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz, This Is How You Lose Her, is a collection of stories linked by recurring characters. Last month, it was nominated for a National Book Award. Less than two weeks later, Diaz won a coveted MacArthur "genius" grant (half-a-million dollars over five years). He also teaches writing at MIT.