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  • Ashley Walker joins, helps lead new public affairs consultancy

    Ashley Walker joins, helps lead new public affairs consultancy
    Ashley Walker, the Fort Lauderdale political strategist who ran President Barack Obama’s re-election effort in Florida, is joining and will help lead a new public affairs consulting form. Walker’s had wins and losses in recent years, but...
  • Who was that man with Michelle Obama?

    Who was that man with Michelle Obama?
    One of Barack Obama's earliest supporters, Robert Wexler, had that prime seat next to First Lady Michelle Obama at Monday's debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton. Wexler, who was a South Florida member of Congress whose district included Lynn, was...
  • Fort Lauderdale Mayor Seiler leaves door open a crack, but governor bid unlikely

    Fort Lauderdale Mayor Seiler leaves door open a crack, but governor bid unlikely
    Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, who’s been mulling a bid for governor, confirmed it’s unlikely it will happen in 2014. Though he left the door open a crack, he came close to shutting it on the notion of seeking the state’s top job....
  • Three from Broward chosen for next good government class

    Three from Broward chosen for next good government class
    Three Broward political leaders are among the new group chosen for the Leaders in Excellence Program at the University of Miami’s Good Government Initiative. Most of the class of 18 is from Miami-Dade County. Those chosen from Broward are...
  • "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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • About Bob Graham

    About Bob Graham
    Senator Bob Graham is the former two–term governor of Florida and served for 18 years in the United States Senate. This is combined with 12 years in the Florida legislature for a total of 38 years of public service. Bob Graham retired from public...