| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A new series of polls has confirmed the obvious when it comes to a presidential contest still more than two long years from its climax: Hillary Clinton is routing the field among Democrats, and Republican voters are all over the map when it comes to their...
| Jul 13, 2014
For die-hard opponents of comprehensive immigration reform, the flood of children from Central America that has swamped the U.S. southern border clinches the case for beefing up security and nothing more.
Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart of...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 7:05 AM
After failing to land a potential presidential candidate to juice up ticket sales, Broward Republicans are turning to a Fox News Channel personality to help them raise money.
The county party is depending on its Lincoln Day dinner to generate cash to...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 2:50 PM
WASHINGTON The Republican Party establishment once again won a big battle, this time in Mississippi. But it's still facing a prolonged, bitter war with tea party insurgents.
Tea party activists and rebellious conservative groups were fuming Wednesday...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 4:54 AM
Come December, as many as 80,000 Central American children will have walked, jumped freight trains, starved, and suffered rape and other abuse to throw themselves at the mercy of U.S. border agents, asking to be protected and, in many cases, reunited with...
| Jun 21, 2014
Ok, I'll admit it. I like talking about how govenment is supposed to work.
From Everglades restoration and judicial diversity to hospital funding and the schoolhouse to jailhouse pipeline — I'm the one accused of killing too many trees in...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:32 AM
Gov. Rick Scott today signed a controversial bill that expands Florida's Tax-Credit Scholarship Program, which provides tuition vouchers students in low-income families can use to attend private schools.
The program is popular among school choice...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:20 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- When Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Charlie Crist launches ads later this summer, he'll be getting a helping hand from Florida taxpayers.
Crist is opting into Florida's public campaign-finance system, a move that could net him...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:52 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Florida's gubernatorial race is already living up to predictions it will be the nation's most costly statehouse slugfest this year.
So far, Gov. Rick Scott and challenger Charlie Crist have amassed a combined $54 million, with Scott...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 7:14 PM
At this time in the last presidential election cycle, top donors for Mitt Romney were quietly building the invisible network that would vault him to the nomination and raise more than $1 billion for his 2012 effort. Nothing like that is happening this...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Chris Christie’s biggest hurdle in a 2016 presidential run is not just surviving the ongoing investigations into the politically fraught traffic jam caused by his administration, but convincing Republican donors that there will be no more surprises....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics.
Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...