| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital.
Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A packed house -- close to 100 people -- was on hand Monday morning in Miami for the opening of a state Democratic Party office in Little Havana.
U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Democrat who represents part of South Broward, was supposed to be one...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Perhaps County Commissioner Stacy Ritter never heard of Dale Carnegie, the famous self-help author, whose books included the huge best seller “How to Win Friends and Influence People.”
U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Making a closing pitch to Florida voters, President Barack Obama bragged about the results he's achieved in the past four years, acknowledged much more work is ahead, and sought to portray challenger Mitt Romney as someone who's hiding the truth about...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:50 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 12:28 PM
Thousands of people are on hand at McArthur High School for President Barack Obama.
They've been waiting for hours.
And the event is just getting underway.
U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Democrat who represents part of South Broward, delivered the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Rep. Corrine Brown, and Sanford city leaders, who met in Washington today withU.S. Department of Justicerepresentatives, said they were committed to finding answers surrounding the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
"I am not satisfied with...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 7:56 PM
South Florida's Democrats and Republicans in Congress are bracing for battles, and pulling in big money to fight them.
Each of the seven who represent Broward and Palm Beach counties ratcheted up their fundraising efforts, according to their most...
| Dec 14, 2010
| 4:33 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Congresswoman-elect Frederica Wilson wants to ban the use of hand-held cellphones in cars when young children are aboard. Wilson, a former school principal who will represent parts of Miami-Dade...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:33 PM
WASHINGTON — Call it a rookie mistake, but newly-minted U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, missed a vote on his first day in office: a procedural vote en route to the House adopting the chamber's rules for the upcoming session. Webster...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Democrat Obama likens his spending plans to his favorite Republican, Abraham Lincoln, remains vague on acceptable spending cuts....
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:33 PM
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida members were divided – and for once not entirely along party lines – when the U.S. House approved the U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement on Wednesday. Two Florida Democrats...