| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:27 AM
Clay Shaw went to Congress when it wasn't seen, at best, as dysfunctional — or, at worst, as a joke.
His time in Washington, D.C., included a period when Congress actually got things done, with bipartisan civility and cooperation. A Republican...
| Aug 17, 2013
An elaborate pageant over Obamacare is playing in neighborhoods across South Florida this month, with many more performances between now and Labor Day.
Concerned citizens and well-funded conservative and liberal political organizations are blanketing...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 4:34 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON – After years of trying to leave Cuba to visit other lands, dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez is making the rounds on Capitol Hill and impressing Florida members of Congress of all stripes. On...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be everywhere Sunday morning. He is on five programs: “Meet the Press,” “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week.” The Florida...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:44 AM
There’s nothing like a surging Miami Heat to unite South Florida’s politicians.
Judging from the volume and passion of their tweets, U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat who represents Broward and...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage drew cheers from South Florida gay and lesbian couples, scorn from conservative Christians, and underscored fault lines on the issue within the Republican Party.
Here are reports from throughout the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Looking Ahead: In the week ahead, I think we can expect the Supreme Court to hand down some important rulings that effect same-sex marriage issues. One case is Windsor v. U.S., where the issue is whether the federal Defense of Marriage Act violates...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:12 PM
For more than 20 years, Debbie Wasserman Schultz has dedicated her public life to working on behalf of the people of South Florida. On January 4, 2005, she was sworn in as a member of the United States House of Representatives. Rep. Wasserman Schultz...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, says she won’t get involved in the flap over gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich’s desire to get a five-minute speaking slot at the state party’s...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:34 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston is chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, which brought in President Barack Obama to raise money Wednesday night in Miami Beach.
Florida Democrats have their big fundraising dinner Saturday night in...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The center of the political world, at least for Florida’s Democrats, on Saturday was the two-story atrium at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, an oasis of cool air and sweet smells – the hotel’s signature white tea scent –...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Ginger Eisenrod is Republican through and through and has been for decades. She runs a residential and commercial real estate business in Boca Raton with her husband, just finished a term as president of a political club in Coral Springs, and describes...