Many expected that liberal young Hispanic voters would propel a Democratic wave. But Miami, a city where Hispanics hold the levers of power, confounded expectations.
In the past, Latinos have reliably voted Democratic in the Rio Grande Valley and Miami-Dade County. So what happened this year?
Ms. Shalala, who served as the secretary of health and human services under President Bill Clinton, lost her rematch against a Republican, Maria Elvira Salazar, in Miami-Dade County.
Despite a recent influx of cash, Democrats worry that his outreach efforts are too little, too late among a critical segment of the electorate.
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Newer Cuban immigrants who previously had little engagement in American politics have started to identify as Trump Republicans. It could give the president a boost in a critical swing state.
Home sales in areas most vulnerable to sea-level rise began falling around 2013, researchers found. Now, prices are following a similar downward path.
The C.D.C. director wanted a “no sail” order extended until February, a policy that would have upset the tourism industry in the crucial swing state of Florida.
Organizers, concerned at the state of the pandemic in South Florida, put off the event until next year.
Education leaders spent months preparing to reopen classrooms. But with online learning set to continue for millions of students this fall, schools must catch up with reality.
All but two of the nation’s 10 largest districts exceed a key public health threshold, according to a New York Times analysis.
A comprehensive shutdown may be required in much of the country.
A third of states have strict measures in place for visitors, from mandatory testing to quarantine requirements.
A surge in coronavirus cases has prompted state officials to prohibit alcohol sales in bars and close Miami beaches for the coming holiday. But will it be enough?
Schools thrust into turmoil by the coronavirus are slowly finding ways to cope.