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  • Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails

    Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails
    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...
  • Democratic National Committee asks Chicago to apply for 2016 convention

    Democratic National Committee asks Chicago to apply for 2016 convention
    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....
  • For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

    For Jewish American Heritage Month, food is the focus at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
    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...
  • Boehner names Benghazi panel's GOP members as Democrats debate boycott

    Boehner names Benghazi panel's GOP members as Democrats debate boycott
    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. The idea...
  • Effort to impose sanctions on Venezuela moves forward

    Effort to impose sanctions on Venezuela moves forward
    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...
  • South Florida Democrats slam Republicans over Benghazi probe

    South Florida Democrats slam Republicans over Benghazi probe
    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. Interesting...
  • Candidate hopes to deliver knockout blow to Alcee Hastings

    Candidate hopes to deliver knockout blow to Alcee Hastings
    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. Consider: • When the...
  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    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...
  • Politicos go in front of the cameras to cook — and dish

    Politicos go in front of the cameras to cook — and dish
    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....
  • Abortion could play role in Crist-Scott governor race

    Abortion could play role in Crist-Scott governor race
    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,...
  • South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions

    South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions
    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...
  • Wasserman Schultz demands Republicans act on immigration reform, in-state tuition for undocumented students

    Wasserman Schultz demands Republicans act on immigration reform, in-state tuition for undocumented students
    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...