| May 5, 2014
| 10:24 AM
In 21 states and the District of Columbia, private doctors can recommend medical marijuana, and Florida voters will be asked to consider having the Sunshine State join that group in a November ballot initiative, Amendment 2. But it would not apply to...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Chicago, the home of President Barack Obama and one of the nation’s top Democratic mayors, is among 15 cities that have been asked to submit proposals to host the 2016 Democratic presidential nominating convention, party officials said Tuesday....
| May 1, 2014
| 9:03 AM
While the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU knew that food would be the subject of its current exhibition, director Jo Ann Arnowitz wanted to be sure the show concerned more than recipes and restaurants.
"It starts with the growers, the grocers, the cattle...
| May 9, 2014
| 1:00 PM
As House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) named six Republicans to sit on a new select committee to investigate the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Democrats continued to wrestle Friday with the question of whether to participate at all.
| May 9, 2014
| 10:23 AM
A South Florida sponsored effort to condemn human rights violations in Venezuela and sanction officials of the country’s regime advanced on Friday.
The legislation, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Miami-Dade County Republican, passed...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Debbie Wasserman Schultz are slamming the House Republican majority’s decision to form a new committee to investigate the 2012 embassy attacks in Benghazi as a phony excercise with only politics in mind.
| May 19, 2014
| 12:00 PM
He's got political consultants. He's conversant on a range of current issues. He offers a compelling personal story of triumphing over adversity.
But Jameel McCline isn't anything like an ordinary congressional candidate.
• When the...
| May 10, 2014
A blazing hot campaign will play out on Palm Beach County television screens as Republicans and Democrats fight over a congressional seat that either party could win in November.
Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is seeking a second term...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:55 PM
For fans of politics, there's a pinch of CNN. For foodies, there's a dash of Cooking Channel. For devotees of both, there's a Florida-grown blend that outfits some of the state's most prominent politicians in aprons and arms them with knives or whisks....
| May 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
New Florida legislation making abortions more difficult to obtain could become a lynchpin issue in the Charlie Crist-Rick Scott race for governor.
Already, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee,...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
In the wee hours of the morning Friday, the U.S. House voted to stop the Drug Enforcement Administration from interfering with state medical marijuana laws.
South Florida’s members of Congress split on the amendment, which prohibits the Department...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Original post | 12:19 p.m.
Updated | 2:36 p.m., 3:21 p.m. and 3:33 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, pushed Monday for two key issues that could help decide how enthusiastic Hispanic...