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How Artiles went from defiance to resignation: Four extraordinary days at the Florida Capitol

The drama over Miami Republican Sen. Frank Artiles’ racial slur and insults at other lawmakers overtook the Florida Senate. Here’s how it unfolded.

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Trying to avoid politics, FBI Director Comey instead shaped an election

The FBI director, fearing the backlash that would come if it were revealed after the election that the agency had been investigating Hillary Clinton and had kept it a secret, sent a letter informing Congress that the case was reopened. What he did not say was that the FBI was also investigating the Trump campaign. While partisanship was not a factor in Comey’s approach to the two investigations, he handled them in starkly different ways.

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Black lawmakers call for Frank Artiles' expulsion

Calling Sen. Frank Artiles a "bully," members of the Florida Legislative Black Caucus are seeking the expulsion of the Miami Republican from the Florida Senate after he insulted a black female senator using curse words and a racial slur.
Kristen Clark Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau kclark@miamiherald.com
Black lawmakers call for Frank Artiles' expulsion 2:47

Black lawmakers call for Frank Artiles' expulsion

How the Florida Senate president learned of a Miami lawmaker's racial slur 7:09

How the Florida Senate president learned of a Miami lawmaker's racial slur

Florida Senate president answers questions about a Miami senator's racial slur, insults 12:12

Florida Senate president answers questions about a Miami senator's racial slur, insults

Sen. Frank Artiles apologizes for using racial slurs 4:32

Sen. Frank Artiles apologizes for using racial slurs

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