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  • An executive order Obama should sign

    What a difference a year makes. It was only a year ago that Republicans were among the loudest voices for comprehensive immigration reform. Of course, they were speaking, not out of conviction, but out of desperation, after their party's disastrous...
  • Kingsley Guy: Demands for "purity" destroying politics

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's recent fundraising foray into Florida created its share of scathing rhetoric. U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz even followed Christie around the state, speaking to every media outlet that would listen about his...
  • "Mr. Shaw'' passes away at 74

    [Note to readers: This earlier version of Mr. Shaw's obituary ran online only.] Former U.S. Rep. and Fort Lauderdale Mayor E. Clay Shaw Jr., an institution in South Florida politics, has died at age 74. Mr. Shaw passed away on Tuesday at Holy Cross...
  • Keep talking, senators: Of filibusters and Chuck Hagel

    Not since the eminently forgettable and now justly forgotten Louis A. Johnson was chosen to dismantle the country's military budget after the Second World War -- just in time to leave this country woefully unprepared for the Korean one -- has a nominee...
  • Chronology of 2001 anthrax events

    Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
  • Jeff Ashton discusses Casey Anthony on WFTV; Bob Graham talks to News 13

     
    Jeff Ashton will be the guest on WFTV-Channel 9's “Central Florida Spotlight” days before he becomes Orange-Osceola state attorney.   Ashton talks about the job, his plans and his decision not to re-hire some former co-workers in the state...
  • Former Gov. Graham not a fan of House $10K contribution limit

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former Gov. Bob Graham is not a fan of a House proposal to raise individual campaign contributions from $500 to $10,000. “I think we ought to be looking for ways to reduce the influence of money in politics,” he told...
  • UF poll: 96 percent support texting ban

     
    The News Service of Florida A large number of Florida residents supports legislation that would ban texting while driving, according to a new University of Florida poll. The poll, conducted by the Bob Graham Center for Public Service and the UF Bureau...
  • U.S. Senate debate debate: CNN, Bob Graham others in talks

     
    It's looking more and more likely that there will be multiple debates held in the U.S. Senate race but there still is little agreement between Democratic incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and Republican U.S. Senate nominee U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV over...
  • Graham calls for environmental preservation fund in the constitution

     
    By Kathleen Haughney TALLAHASSEE — Former U.S. Sen. Bob Graham, along with a coalition of environmental groups, proposed a constitutional amendment that would mandate a portion of state tax dollars be used on land and water conservation and...
  • Siplin v Thompson Senate race could be a war

    Siplin v Thompson Senate race could be a war
    June 28, 2012 TALLAHASSEE – One of the closest watched political contests this summer is a fight over a newly drawn minority Florida Senate seat that encompasses much of the political turf of term-limited Orlando Sen. Gary Siplin. Democratic...
  • Bob Graham, former governor, Florida; former senator, U.S.

    Bob Graham, former governor, Florida; former senator, U.S.
    Looking ahead: The gap between the number of college graduates in Florida and what  is and will be required to meet the skill requirements of our current and emerging economy.   Last week’s headline: As Florida's major Latin American economic...