| 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...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:07 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Gov. Rick Scott and the Cabinet are taking umbrage with President Barack Obama's “navigators” program intended to guide people through the requirements of the new Affordable Care Act, saying it lacks privacy protections....
| 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 8, 2013
| 10:35 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, who is chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, says the tea party – which she sees as synonymous with the Republican Party – is the reason Congress can’t get anything done.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:15 AM
She’s sitting on a pile of campaign cash. She’s formed a political action committee. The $100,000-plus debt from her first unsuccessful campaign for Congress is paid off. But Republican Karen Harrington isn’t sure what she’ll do...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 11:54 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz touted the benefits of the Affordable Care Act on Thursday as Republicans who control the House plan another vote to repeal what’s widely known as Obamacare.
The Weston Democrat appeared in Fort Lauderdale at...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Jean Enright hopes to make the leap from an obscure job as a Port of Palm Beach commissioner to the U.S. House of Representatives. She faces a big obstacle: The longtime incumbent, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, doesn't have any intention of getting out of the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Friday that the embattled mayor of San Diego should resign.
Bob Filner, the Democratic major of the nation’s eighth largest city, is an...
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:29 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Democrat whose district includes part of South Broward, collected Tuesday on Wasserman Schultz’s bet on the Miami Heat.
She wagered with U.S. Rep. Joaquin...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:29 PM
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, the nation's first black person to hold that post, urged NAACP members convening in Orlando on Tuesday to help overturn stand-your-ground laws that "senselessly expand the concept of self-defense."
The law was expected...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 9:26 AM
Mitchell Berger, the big-time Democratic money man and Fort Lauderdale lawyer, was married over the weekend in New Hampshire.
The announcement, via Twitter, from U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National...