| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:53 AM
Be prepared for Election Day with poll locations, our candidate endorsements and a guide to the amendments!
FIND YOUR PRECINCT
Information about voting locations is available at these websites:
Lake County: http://elections.lakecountyfl.gov
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:10 PM
Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races.
5852 of 6088 precincts reporting
Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167
Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092
Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123
Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382
Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 6:27 PM
OK, so Ali vs. Foreman it was not.
In the much-ballyhooed debate between John Mica and Sandy Adams Tuesday, no one delivered a knockout.
Instead, the two incumbent Republican members delivered a constant barrage of jabs before the Tiger Bay political...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Chicago-area bus and train riders, along with highway construction workers, ought to feel better knowing that gridlock appears to be easing in the halls of the U.S. Congress.
That was the message Friday from three suburban representatives who,...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:27 AM
It's a busy time in the nation's capital, where the National Cherry Blossom Festival continues through April 14. If you venture to Washington this spring or any time, consider paying a visit to Florida House, now celebrating 40 years as our home away from...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
I'm standing on the top floor of a medical center that is supposed to be open.
It is not.
In fact, it's not even close.
Five months after the promised opening of the VA Medical Center, there are unfinished concrete floors, missing ceilings and scores...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 5:44 PM
I often hear from readers who are frustrated they can't get straight answers from the people who represent them in Washington.
Residents who can't get calls returned, positions explained — even one guy so desperate to speak with his congressman...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Chances are you haven't heard of Christina Bonarrigo or Johnny Castillo.
A couple decades ago I could have almost guaranteed you'd know at least one of them some day.
That's how certain the pathway was from student politics at the University of...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Did you see where the Florida Department of Transportation is sponsoring a NASCAR car this weekend at Daytona?
Actually, you're the one sponsoring it, since the $175,000 being spent on Joe Nemechek's car is public money.
It's all part of the state's...
| Feb 23, 2013
I owe my parents an apology for my behavior as a teenager. I now know how it feels be on the receiving end of sullen, snotty and otherwise disrespectful attitudes. My parents deserved better.
Something has to be done with Congress. When the elections...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 5:07 PM
If this Florida gig doesn't work out, Rick Scott certainly has a future in Egypt.
I've never quite seen anything like his rejection of high-speed rail.
He didn't form a study committee.
He didn't wait for a ridership study.
He didn't wait for...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 5:19 PM
The Republican-controlled House of Representatives on Monday by approved 269-161 an 11th-hour deal to raise the borrowing limit, clearing the biggest hurdle to averting a potentially catastrophic debt default.
Below is a list of how Florida's...