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  • Reasons to be thankful, 2012 edition

     
    Before the blog takes a break for the long holiday weekend, my annual list of reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving. Feel free to contribute your own lists below. 1. A bright, beautiful, healthy daughter, who just turned 7. 2.......
  • Joe Kittinger talks to WFTV; Paula Dockery chats with News 13

     
    In local public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Aviation pioneer Joe Kittinger is a guest on “Central Florida Spotlight,” which airs at 12:30 p.m. Saturday on WFTV-Channel 9. Kittinger, a retired Air Force colonel, discusses his record...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Zimmerman, Allen West and Charlie Crist

    TALLAHASSEE -- God morning and happy Monday. Here's what we're reading this morning.   * Orlando Sentinel writes that more than 400,000 people have signed a petition asking DOJ to investigate the Trayvon Martin shooting.   * Sun Sentinel...
  • Sun Sentinel Election Results

    Sun Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
  • Allen West doesn't shed much light on New Hampshire trip

    Former U.S. Rep. Allen West, who travels the country as a public speaker and out of office political figure, isn’t shedding too much light on a forthcoming trip to New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary for the 2016 Republican...
  • Religious conservatives learn how to become better activists, run for office

    Religious conservatives learn how to become better activists, run for office
    South Florida religious conservatives and others on the political right, determined to transform the political landscape, have gone thorough their own boot camp. They call themselves "effectivists." Hosted by the nine-campus megachurch Calvary Chapel,...
  • No summer break for Palm's passionate political activists

    No summer break for Palm's passionate political activists
    For Palm Beach County's most passionate partisans — the ones who think, talk and practice politics 24/7 — a non-election year doesn't mean a summer of relaxation. The grassroots party activists are ramping up their social media presence,...
  • Wednesday Morning reads: Ed Commish Resigns and Insurance Commish Travels

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * Gerard Robinson steps down as Education Commissioner, the Orlando Sentinel reports. * The Sun-Sentinel examines the problem of Oxy Express babies....
  • Tea Party group gives Adams a hand, but she could use some cash

     
    Freshman U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams got a boost Monday in her bid to oust veteran Rep. John Mica from Congress, when the head of the national Tea Party Express group endorsed her at a rally in Winter Park. The organization joins a line of prominent figures...
  • In Mica-Adams, it’s Huckabee, Barbour and Jacobs vs. Palin, Rice and West

     
    With U.S. Rep. John Mica rushing out endorsements  on the eve of the primary – and rival U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams reminding voters about some of hers — here’s where some high profile Republicans are lining up in the closely watched race...
  • Mica lands support from Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs — and Haley Barbour, too

     
    Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs is supporting U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, in his congressional primary showdown with U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, Mica's campaign says. It's a coup for Mica. Jacobs is both the most influential and best-known Republican...
  • More Florida members of congress take sides in Adams-Mica race

     
    Two more members of Florida's congressional delegation — U.S. Reps. Dennis Ross, R-Lakeland, and Rich Nugent, R-Spring Hill — have endorsed Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, in her bitter primary contest with fellow delegation member Rep. John...