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Katherine Harris' husband commits suicide

Katherine Harris' husband commits suicide

Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The husband of former Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris was found dead Tuesday by apparent suicide.
Gabrielle Levy

Anders Ebberson, husband of former U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, dies

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Police in Sarasota said Tuesday they are investigating the suicide of Anders Ebberson, husband of former U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla.
O'Connor regrets Bush vs. Gore. So what?

O'Connor regrets Bush vs. Gore. So what?

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- As the entire legal affairs world knows by now, retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor last month expressed a frisson of regret for the U.S. Supreme Court 5-4 decision in Gore vs. Bush, a decision that appeared to decide the 2000 presidential election.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Affairs Writer
What if Gore vs. Bush becomes Obama vs. Romney?

What if Gore vs. Bush becomes Obama vs. Romney?

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Will the reputation and persuasive power of the U.S. Supreme Court survive in the unlikely event the court appears to decide the 2012 presidential election, as it seemingly did in 2000's Bush vs. Gore?
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, UPI Senior Legal Correspondent

Florida judge keeps Dem primary closed

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- A Florida judge ruled that only Democrats will be allowed to vote in this month's primary election for a county commission seat.

Rison ordered to pay $322K child support

PHOENIX, July 11 (UPI) -- Former NFL wide receiver Andre Rison has been ordered to pay more than $322,000 in restitution for missed child-support payments.

Voting machines cleared in Fla. election

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A congressional task force recommended Friday that a challenge to the election results in a Florida congressional district be dismissed.

FEC: Government contractor fined $1M

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- A government contractor has agreed to pay $1 million in civil penalties for an illegal contribution reimbursement scheme, the U.S. elections watchdog said.

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Voters want their paper ballots back

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A Florida county is dumping its touch-screen voting machines in favor of paper ballots.

Nelson projected winner in Florida

MIAMI, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., has easily defeated Republican challenger Katherine Harris, projections from news outlets said Tuesday.

Opponent attacks Sen. Nelson's religion

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Katherine Harris, the underdog Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from Florida, said Friday that Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson does not vote like a Christian.

Florida's embattled Harris wins primary

TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Despite political controversies, U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla., has won the Republican primary to challenge Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in November.

Katherine Harris has healthy lead in Fla.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris appeared to have won an easy victory Tuesday in Florida's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate nomination, a report says.

Bush: Jeb should run for president

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 10 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush said his brother, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, is presidential material but hasn't heard whether he would run.

10 people fight for popular Ga. job

ATLANTA, May 7 (UPI) -- The race for Georgia secretary of state is shaping up to be the state's most competitive, with 10 candidates vying for the once-obscure post.

Staffers say Harris asked funding approval

WASHINGTON, May 4 (UPI) -- A rejected defense contractor's $10 million funding bid was later approved on instruction from U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla., former staffer members claim.

Harris to lose more key campaign staffers

WASHINGTON, April 2 (UPI) -- Top aides to Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla., were said ready to quit her Senate campaign, the latest in a growing list of troubles for the campaign.

Harris promises 'widow's mite' to campaign

TAMPA, Fla., March 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla., says she's willing to sell off her possessions in her campaign to win a U.S. Senate seat.

Harris, Goode surface in Cunningham case

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A defense contractor at the center of the case involving former Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham, R-Calif., has pleaded guilty to corruption charges.

Joe Scarborough to leave MSNBC for D.C.?

PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- The host of MSNBC's "Scarborough Country," Joe Scarborough, is considering a run against U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla.

Jockstrip: The world as we know it

Pensioner burns life savings ... Long-distance swimmer conquers Great Lakes ... Man spins murder yarn so wife will leave ... Harris lashes out at 2000 make-up jokes ... The world as we know it from UPI.
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Harris lashes out at 2000 make-up jokes

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Florida's former Secretary of State Katherine Harris lashed out at jokes made about her makeup during the presidential election recount of 2000.

Pence wants dot-porn designation

WASHINGTON, May 24 (UPI) -- Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., believes one way to keep pornography on the Internet away from children is to segregate it, and he is proposing such sites get a dot-porn designation.
ELLIOT SMILOWITZ

Katherine Harris wins second term in House

SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Rep. Katherine Harris, R-Fla., a major figure in the Florida vote-counting fiasco in 2004, easily won a second term in Congress.
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