hurricane michael

Trump knocks Democrats while visiting disaster-affected Florida

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blamed Democrats for why he wasn't able to herald millions of dollars in new disaster relief funding during his rally in the Florida Panhandle, as he returned to the region nearly seven months after he first toured the damage wrought by a Category 5 hurricane.

CNN Poll: Democrats up in Florida with two weeks to go

As the final two weeks of campaigning begin, Democrats hold an edge in both the gubernatorial and Senate contests in the key state of Florida, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum holds a wide 12-point edge over his Republican opponent Rep. Ron DeSantis in the race for governor, while the Senate contest is a closer matchup wi

Georgia suffers huge crops losses after Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael's destructive path through Georgia left many farmers with ruined crops or dead animals. The Georgia Department of Agriculture said Wednesday that early estimates put losses at between $2.3 billion and $2.8 billion.

Michael's death toll rises to 17, including 8 in Florida

The devastation left by Hurricane Michael in several states is still coming into focus, with coastal Florida cities destroyed beyond recognition, and homes, businesses and agriculture torn or swamped from Georgia to Virginia.