Category 1 hurricane Florence gained strength on Sunday in the central Atlantic and is expected to turn into a major storm by Monday night as it churns over the open ocean and heads towards the U.S. East Coast, the U.S. hurricane agency said. | Video
TAMPA Republican U.S. Congressman Ron DeSantis came under fire on Wednesday when the President Trump-backed Florida gubernatorial candidate said his state should not "monkey this up" by electing Democratic Mayor Andrew Gillum, who is African-American. | Video
TAMPA, Fla. Liberal Democrats and conservative Republicans loyal to Donald Trump scored victories in nominating contests for Florida and Arizona, giving momentum to the insurgent wings of America's two main parties ahead of November elections.
Liberal mayor Andrew Gillum pulled off a stunning upset in the Democratic primary for Florida governor on Tuesday, beating several better-funded rivals to set up a November showdown against a Republican aligned with President Donald Trump. | Video
MIAMI In another year, Donna Shalala might have had an easy ride to Washington. | Video
SARASOTA, Fla. Andrew Gillum, the son of a bus driver who became the mayor of Florida's capital, is struggling to gain traction with voters in his bid to become the state's first black governor. | Video
TAMPA, Fla./NEW YORK Democrats are making an all-out push to retake control of state legislatures across the United States this fall. But in the states most crucial to the party's future, they face grim odds, a Reuters analysis of election data has found. | Video
Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States.
Voters in several states are casting ballots on Tuesday for candidates who could make U.S. political history.
Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott on Monday kicked off his campaign for the U.S. Senate, challenging Democrat Bill Nelson in a race expected to be among the most competitive contests to decide which party controls Congress. | Video