| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:03 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Supreme Court ruled Friday that state lawmakers can be forced to testify and turn over documents related to whether they intentionally redrew political maps for partisan gain last year.
The fight between voting-rights groups...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Updated | 11:52 a.m. and 4:55 p.m.
Original post | 10:20 a.m.
By next spring, readers of political books will be able to bookend their collections, with offerings by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz on the left and former Congressman Allen...
| 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 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 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
South Florida’s Democratic members of Congress love the idea of President Hillary Clinton.
Almost all are already supporting her not-yet-existing campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination.
“I proudly supported Secretary Clinton’s...
| 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
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Original post | 5:43 p.m. Dec. 6
Updated | 11:45 a.m., 12:43 p.m. and 3:36 Dec. 7
Black political leaders from South Florida, along with many others, are speaking out about Thursday’s death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela.
Two of the...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:13 AM
Former Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti's right-hand man, Sgt. Donald Prichard, was accused of praising Nazi organizational skills and saying he wished BSO could use technology to follow U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, and to catch her in...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Mark Gilbert, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser from Boca Raton, may be on his way to New Zealand and Samoa.
His nomination to be the U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa is once again on its way to the U.S. Senate, which gives a thumbs up...
| 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 13, 2014
| 10:39 AM
JERUSALEM — Reaffirming the United States' "unflagging" commitment to Israel, Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute Monday to the country’s late prime minister, Ariel Sharon, as a “complex man” whose life “traced the...
| 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...