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Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...
Jesse Jackson Jr.'s final act as a public official was to send a Thanksgiving eve resignation letter to the speaker of the House in which he declared that "for 17 years I have given 100 percent of my time, energy and life to public service." But...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) has introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United, the landmark Supreme Court decision that lifted the ban on direct corporate and union political spending, giving rise to the so-called “super PACs.&...
Tags: Political Fundraising, Finance, Laws, U.S. Congress, Adam Schiff
Clout StreetNew York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s super political action committee has ramped up its attacks on 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidate Debbie Halvorson’s gun control views by spending hundreds of thousands of dollars more on a new TV...
Clout StreetCongressional investigators have recommended a full House Ethics Committee probe of Rep. Aaron Schock for allegedly soliciting contributions of more than $5,000 for a political action committee to help an Illinois colleague engaged in a bitter primary...
Call Washington BureauIf U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, who is widely known to be eyeing a run for statewide office, does wait and take on incumbent GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey in 2016, both politicians' recent campaign finance filings foreshadow a high-priced race between two...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Sun Sentinel reports that outdoor smoking bans could be coming to South Florida beaches and parks. * AP notes that the people who will decide...
Channel 2 NewsU.S. Rep. Don Young ended 2012 with more than $500,000 on hand. The Alaska Republican indicated he would run again in 2014 before even winning re-election last year. He handily defeated former state Rep. Sharon Cissna in November. He has served as...
Tags: Don Young, Washington, DC, Sharon Cissna
Sun SentinelFormer U.S. Rep. Allen West is launching the “Allen West Foundation.” But who’s involved, the organization’s mission, and where it plans to get its money remain mysteries. His former campaign spokeswoman sent a cryptic...
WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney raised more than $85.9 million in the last two weeks of the presidential race, his campaign announced Thursday, detailing the GOP hopeful’s final money push in his ultimately unsuccessful bid against President Obama. ...
For most Americans, interest in the results of the 2012 presidential campaign ended somewhere around the first election night projections for President Obama and the brief, stunned concession speech delivered by a gobsmacked Mitt Romney. But for a small...
Tags: Republican Party, Barack Obama, Elections
WASHINGTON — The poet Carl Sandburg supposedly was asked by a young playwright to attend a rehearsal. Sandburg did, but fell asleep. The playwright exclaimed, "How could you sleep when you knew I wanted your opinion?" Sandburg replied, "Sleep is an...
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