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Mitt Romney and Rick Scott (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.


File photo of a voting booth. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Elections Supervisors Advised To Stop Fla. Purge

A lawyer for Florida’s local elections officials is advising them to stop a state-directed effort to identify and purge ineligible voters after federal authorities demanded it be halted.


A voter arrives at a polling station on primary day on Jan. 31, 2012 in Tampa, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

DOJ Demands Florida Not To Remove Ineligible Voters From Voter Rolls

Federal authorities are demanding that Florida halt its push to remove ineligible voters from the voter rolls.

CBS Tampa–06/01/2012

Mug shot of Sami Osmakac. (credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office)

Feds: Alleged Islamic Extremist Plotted To Bomb Locations In Tampa

A 25-year-old man from the former Yugoslavia was charged with an alleged plot to attack crowded locations in the Tampa area, including night clubs, with a car bomb, assault rifle and other explosives, federal authorities said Monday.



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