| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:38 PM
District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects
It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman.
Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Some of the temporary foreign workers who are brought to Florida to harvest crops are being exploited by human traffickers and abusive employers who treat them as sex slaves or thrust them into other degrading roles, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted...
| May 25, 2014
Remember the fallen. That's what we should all do at some time on Memorial Day.
And after we do that, it's time to push for help for those who made it through back home, only to be fighting a bureaucratic and political nightmare waiting for them.
| May 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
New Florida legislation making abortions more difficult to obtain could become a lynchpin issue in the Charlie Crist-Rick Scott race for governor.
Already, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee,...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
In the wee hours of the morning Friday, the U.S. House voted to stop the Drug Enforcement Administration from interfering with state medical marijuana laws.
South Florida’s members of Congress split on the amendment, which prohibits the Department...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:20 AM
A pro-marijuana group is going after U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.
It’s labeling her as “out of touch” because she was one of only 18 Democrats in the House who voted...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Debbie Wasserman Schultz are slamming the House Republican majority’s decision to form a new committee to investigate the 2012 embassy attacks in Benghazi as a phony excercise with only politics in mind.
| May 10, 2014
A blazing hot campaign will play out on Palm Beach County television screens as Republicans and Democrats fight over a congressional seat that either party could win in November.
Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is seeking a second term...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:24 PM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Wednesday that legislation designed to restrict access to abortions should be vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott.
“Every woman has the constitutional right to make her own decisions about her health, her family, and her life&...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:49 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel has been tapped to help Democratic candidates win congressional elections.
Frankel will serve as a vice chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign committee’s Red To Blue program for the 2014 election. There’s...
| May 2, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Each of the six Democrats who represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties will face a challenge for re-election, but the region's sole Republican was automatically returned to office Friday without having to face the voters.
No one qualified to...