| 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 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....
| 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...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Democrats are facing a rebellion among party activists over the state party chairwoman’s decision to deny gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich of Weston a speaking spot at the big Democratic fundraising gala next month in Hollywood.
| 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 27, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered historic rulings advancing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but they won't send couples shopping for rings, cakes and flowers for weddings in the Sunshine State.
For gays and lesbians in Florida who hope to marry, the law...
| 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 –...