| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
WASHINGTON – Two Boston bombing survivors and Jason Collins, a 12-year NBA player who came out as gay last year, will sit among the White House’s guests at Tuesday’s State of the Union speech. Accompanying First Lady Michelle Obama, they...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Broward business leaders intensified their push for federal government support for Port Everglades expansion with a full-page ad in The Hill, the Washington, D.C., publication for political insiders.
The ad, headlined “South Florida’s...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:18 AM
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is visiting South Florida to help the Republican Party raise money — and at the same time audition for donors and activists who could prove valuable if he runs for president.
More coverage over in the righthand column...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Original post | 4:30 p.m.
Updated | 5:06 p.m.
With signups for the Affordable Care Act falling last month, Democrats are pulling out all the stops to increase interest in Obamacare by the March 31 deadline.
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:25 PM
South Florida's members of Congress were on hand at the White House on Tuesday, as President Barack Obama hosted the 2013 NBA championship team Miami Heat.
Spotted in the audience on the White House video stream were several members of Congress from...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The U.S. could impose limited, targeted sanctions as a way to make things difficult for the Venezuelan government led by President Nicolas Maduro, U.S. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston said Monday. But she warned such an action would have to be taken...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Original post | 2:05 p.m.
Updated with Democratic National Committee missive, above | 4:43 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, isn’t bothered by the Florida campaign swing by U.S....
| Oct 22, 2013
| 11:28 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, is doing lots of interviews these days as she promotes her new book, “For the Next Generation: A Wake-Up Call to solving our Nation’s Problems.”
During one of those interviews, she told...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Republicans love listening to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.
It’s easy to see why. The speech he delivered Wednesday to the Palm Beach Republican Club – a variation on remarks he’s been honing for years – was at times inspirational and...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:28 AM
Joshua Benson, 27, is a Delray Beach supermarket cashier. Martin West, 46, of Davie, owns a human resources and staffing company with his wife. Stacy Sylvain, 19, is a community college student living in North Miami. One's a Democrat, one's a Republican,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Citing the need for highway infrastructure improvements, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, said Friday the federal gasoline tax should be increased.
He called for a “slight increase” in...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.
The President and Mrs. Obama
His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA