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Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH), left, and Representative-elect David Jolly (R-FL) participate in a ceremonial swearing-in photo opportunity on March 13, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

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Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH), left, and Representative-elect David Jolly (R-FL) participate in a ceremonial swearing-in photo opportunity on March 13, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

Just When You Thought It Was Safe: Florida 13

It has been an absolute comedy of errors for Democrats in Florida’s 13th congressional district, which as of mid-May stands atop an unthreatened throne as the most bizarre House election this year. Oct. 9, 2013: Rep. Bill Young, who has...

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Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan greets fans at Tampa International Airport ahead of the 15th Indian Film Academy Awards on, April 24, 2014.

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Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan greets fans at Tampa International Airport ahead of the 15th Indian Film Academy Awards on, April 24, 2014.

Bollywood vs. RNC: ‘Glitz’ vs. ‘Stuffy Old White Guys’

Bob Buckhorn, mayor of Tampa, Florida, played host to the Republican National Convention in 2012. Now he is playing host to the globe-trotting event that is the Indian Film Academy Awards — aka, Bollywood on the road. The wandering international...

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Gen. Davis Petraeus with biographer Paula Broadwell, co-author of 'All In: The Education of General David Petraeus' on July 13, 2011.

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Gen. Davis Petraeus with biographer Paula Broadwell, co-author of 'All In: The Education of General David Petraeus' on July 13, 2011.

Broadwell: No Cyber-Stalking Charge

Paula Broadwell, the biographer and mistress of former CIA Director David Petraeus, will not face charges for cyber-stalking, according to federal prosecutors. In a Dec. 14 letter to Broadwell’s lawyer, U.S. Attorney Robert O’Neill advised the West Point graduate that...

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Voters stand in line at a Fort Myers, Fla. church late Nov. 6, 2012.

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Voters stand in line at a Fort Myers, Fla. church late Nov. 6, 2012.

Election Over, Florida Still Counting

Updated at 2:55 pm EST (Still waiting) It’s you know what all over again — with the elections supervisor in Miami-Dade County still counting presidential election ballots. Except this time, unlike in 2000, the White House does not hang in...

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President Barack Obama gets a hug from a firefighter at Station 14 during a stop in Tampa, Fla. on Oct. 25, 2012.

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President Barack Obama gets a hug from a firefighter at Station 14 during a stop in Tampa, Fla. on Oct. 25, 2012.

Obama’s All-Nighter: Tampa Deja Vu

All-nighters, early morning campaigning in Tampa. It’s like deja vu all over again. President Barack Obama, making a 48-hour, nonstop tour of swing states and stopping at home-town Chicago today to vote early,  opened a campaign rally at Centennial Park...

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President Barack Obama picks up an order of donuts at a Krispy Kreme donut store in Tampa, Florida, on Oct. 25, 2012.

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President Barack Obama picks up an order of donuts at a Krispy Kreme donut store in Tampa, Florida, on Oct. 25, 2012.

Obama’s Krispy Kreme Stop — Firehouse Delivery, too: Florida

First lady Michelle Obama is on a health kick. So one might expect President Barack Obama to tip-toe through a Krispy Kreme donut shop. Not in a swing state, 12 days from Election Day. After promising Ohioans and other swing-state...

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