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  • Environmentalists fighting more state limits for South Florida Water Management District

    Environmentalists fighting more state limits for South Florida Water Management District
    Environmental groups are trying to roll back budget handcuffs slapped on the South Florida agency that leads Everglades restoration. The Florida Legislature last year cut the South Florida Water Management District budget by more than 30 percent 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...
  • BP's Latest Effort Could Make Disaster Worse

    BP's Latest Effort Could Make Disaster Worse
    ANDREWS AIR FORCE BASE, Md. -- President Barack Obama planned to meet Tuesday with the co-chairmen of an independent commission investigating BP's catastrophic spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A senior administration official said Obama will meet at the...
  • Bank on it: Sink can't escape past

    It is time for Alex Sink to stand before the people of Florida, hold her head high and admit: "I was a b-b-ba-banker. "And I'd do it again." She wasn't just any banker. She was a bank president in charge of Bank of America's entire Florida operation....
  • Lou Frey joins Crist's list of Martinez replacement candidates

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Charlie Crist has added former Central Florida Congressman Lou Frey and two other former officeholders to his list of candidates to fill the term of retiring U.S. Sen Martinez. Crist's office announced Sunday that all three had...
  • We think: Incentives will allow state to become competitive in film game

    Look outside and you can see Florida's greatest resources. Sunshine. Clear skies. Palm trees. Bright blue waterways. It's all a perfect backdrop for a feature film, but you wouldn't know it if you're regularly munching on popcorn at the movie theaters....
  • Paula Hawkins dies at 82; Senator backed family issues but bucked women's caucus

    Paula Hawkins dies at 82; Senator backed family issues but bucked women's caucus
    Paula Hawkins, who in 1980 became the first woman elected to a full Senate term without a family political connection, has died. She was 82. Hawkins died Friday at a hospital in Orlando, Fla., surrounded by her family, said Rep. John Mica, a close...
  • Clinton and Obama swing the spotlight to Ohio

    With less than two days to go before Tuesday's crucial primary elections, Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama barnstormed across Ohio on Sunday, with Clinton seeking to shore up support in a state where she holds a...
  • Senator Crist? 'People's governor' pulls a fast one

    You can just imagine the campaign zingers coming soon from Charlie Crist's opponents: "When the going got tough, our governor got going." "In the middle of his first term and he wants to go to D.C.? This guy gives new meaning to the term 'federal...
  • Judicial Nomination process must be fairer

    By the early 1970s, patronage politics had severely undermined confidence in Florida's judiciary. After he became governor in 1971, Reubin Askew issued an executive order to limit political influence on judge selections and establish merit as the basis on...
  • Congress misses men like Clay Shaw and Bob Graham

    I covered Clay Shaw and Bob Graham as a journalist for 30 years, and it was pleasure seeing them develop from back benchers into two of the most respected political figures in the U.S. House and Senate respectively. Given the current troubled state of the...
  • Obama's countdown to the nomination

     
    By Naftali Bendavid The bulletins from the Obama campaign are coming fast and furious now. Throughout the day, the campaign has, seemingly with choreographed care, rolled out one superdelegate endorsement after another as the Illinois senator nears the...