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John L. Mica

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  • Congress: Where members stand on guns, taxes, immigration and more?

     
    Sunday’s column – “The long, hard slog for straight answers” – attempted to get members of Congress to give straight answers to basic questions that readers and voters care about. You can see the chart – and the efforts...
  • Democratic candidate drops out in competitive state House race

     
    The Democratic candidate in a Volusia County-based state House district abruptly dropped out this week, throwing into flux one of the few potentially competitive legislative races in Central Florida. Dennis Mulder, a former mayor of Deltona, was forced to...
  • Sandy Adams is a ‘Public Safety Professional’ for Romney

     
    Outgoing U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, the former Orange County sheriff's deputy defeated in a bitter primary last month by U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, has been named an honorary co-chair of “Public Safety Professionals” for Mitt...
  • Constantine raises money – for himself

     
    Newly elected Seminole County Commissioner Lee Constantine recently held a fundraiser of the most troubling variety — one where the money goes directly into his own pocket. It happened last week at Cafe Murano. (The e-invitation is below.) And the...
  • Mica is bringing home the bacon again

     
    Want proof that U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, is no longer concerned about attacks from the tea party wing of his party? You'll remember that Mica prevailed in a hotly contested primary race against U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams of Orlando, who basically...
  • Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post

    Rendell talks U.S. Transportation Secretary post
    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell, who seems to have a million jobs these days, brushed aside - as only a politician could - a question about him serving in the Obama administration cabinet as the next U.S. Transportation Secretary. Asked about taking...
  • 'Wooo!' Amtrak train briefly hits 111 mph in test run

    'Wooo!' Amtrak train briefly hits 111 mph in test run
    ABOARD AMTRAK TEST TRAIN – The fierce, unresolved debate over whether the U.S. can afford to invest billions of dollars on high-speed passenger rail seemed to fall by the wayside, at least temporarily, in the heartland on Friday when an Amtrak train...
  • Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide

    Orlando Sentinel Voter Guide
    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 Orange...
  • Orlando Sentinel Election Results

    Orlando Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 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...
  • What the Sentinel's candidate endorsements are and are not

    What the Sentinel's candidate endorsements are and are not
    Have you ever thrown something away that's been around for a long time, then kicked yourself later because you needed it after all? Of course you have. We all have. Case in point: A few months ago, I tossed out a summary of the Sentinel's 2010 general...
  • On readers' minds: Barbers and boneheads

    On readers' minds: Barbers and boneheads
    Today, I give thanks to readers — the funny ones, the passionate ones and even the ones who think I'm a "biased bonehead." Among the topics that have worked up readers lately: revelations that your very own state legislators have been funding and...
  • Scott sends shock waves by rejecting high-speed-rail money

    Scott sends shock waves by rejecting high-speed-rail money
    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...