Today’s Top Florida Politics and News –

The Hill: GOP lawmaker calls for ‘purge’ of FBI

Politico: Rooney calls for ‘purge’ of ‘deep state’ workers at DOJ, FBI

Daily News: Rep. Rooney: ‘Purge’ anti-Trump staffers from FBI

Bradenton Herald($): U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan honored for fighting cruel experiments on animals

Wash. Post: From Berkeley to Gainesville, applications surge to flagship universities

Herald: She helped the University of Miami raise more than $3 billion. Susan Jones dies at 72.

Democrat: Rick Scott mum on Senate run while Bill Nelson prepares for a challenge

NSF: Legislators eye costs from Irma, ideas for dealing with next hurricane

Bay News 9: New bill bans universities from barring controversial speakers

Times: Philanthropist and entrepreneur Kiran Patel is Floridian of the Year

Star-Banner: Education foundation has record-breaking year