Silence Lifts in Statehouses as Harassment Scandals Bring Swift Penalties

The cascade of allegations has prompted broad disavowals and public calls for resignations in male-dominated legislatures.

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Rep. Frederica Wilson on Trump: ‘That Is Not What You Say to a Grieving Widow’

“That is not what you say to a grieving widow,” congresswoman says of president’s comment that soldier “knew what he was signing up for.”

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An Exodus From Puerto Rico Could Remake Florida Politics

Devastation from Hurricane Maria set off a wave of migrants to Florida, in numbers so great that it could reshape the swing state’s politics.

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After a Dozen Hurricanes and 40 Years, Familiar Dangers With Higher Stakes

Some things have changed about hurricanes — technology, forecasting, preparedness. Some have not — danger, power, human indecision in dealing with the storm.

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Hurricane Irma Live Updates: Storm’s Winds Begin Battering Tampa Bay Area

Downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane but still carrying fierce winds, the storm crawled up the state’s west coast after thrashing the Florida Keys.

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