| Mar 16, 2013
| 9:37 PM
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...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 4:34 PM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:33 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:35 PM
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...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 12:43 PM
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...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 5:12 PM
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...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2012
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...
| Nov 25, 2010
| 8:11 PM
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...
| 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...