| Mar 12, 2013
| 8:32 AM
Undeterred by his election defeat last fall, former Congressman Allen West is still raising money while launching a political action committee “to expose and combat the Obama Administration and its progressive plans.”
“We love our...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
While vowing to help them hang on to their seats, Democrats tacitly acknowledged on Tuesday that South Florida Congressmen Patrick Murphy and Joe Garcia are among the most vulnerable Democrats in Congress.
They were listed along with 24 others in...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 8:23 AM
He's out of office, but former Congressman Allen West is still attracting controversy.
This time it's over a speech he's scheduled to give Saturday night to one of the Broward School Board's advisory committees. A civic activist who's tangled before...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:50 AM
Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers.
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 2:16 PM
LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA – To national Congress watchers, the Broward-Palm Beach County 22nd District race between Lois Frankel and Adam Hasner is one of the most important in the country.
It’s not necessarily that high a priority for voters...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- Republicans held on to their House majority in Tuesday's election, leaving Democrats well short of the net gain of 25 seats they needed to take control.
"The American people have once again given the House of Representatives to Republicans,...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 1:15 AM
Democrats were popping open the champagne on Wednesday, celebrating what looked like the narrow defeat of U.S. Rep. Allen West, whose penchant for incendiary rhetoric propelled him to prominence as South Florida's most outspoken and controversial...
| Apr 19, 2012
A quick review of the long and illustrious career of Facts reveals some of the world's most cherished absolutes: Gravity makes things fall down; 2 + 2 = 4; the sky is blue.
But for many, Facts' most memorable moments came in simple day-to-day realities,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 8:55 AM
In an effort to attract Republican votes, House GOP leaders are considering tacking on legislation advancing the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to a package that would extend a payroll tax holiday. American workers would be hit with an average $1,...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 7:56 PM
South Florida's Democrats and Republicans in Congress are bracing for battles, and pulling in big money to fight them.
Each of the seven who represent Broward and Palm Beach counties ratcheted up their fundraising efforts, according to their most...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 4:33 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The 2012 elections are 21 months away, but Democrats already are attacking newly installed South Florida Republican congressmen Allen West and David Rivera. The Democratic Congressional Campaign...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 4:33 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Several religious leaders told South Florida Congressman Allen West on Wednesday they have âdeep concernâ over his recent comments about a Muslim colleague in Congress and about ây...