| 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,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Gov. Rick Scott visits Broward on Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for a project that opened two days ago -- and that started under his predecessor former Gov. Charlie Crist.
He’s the headliner for what his office, and transportation...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Original post | 11:31 a.m.
Updated 3:40 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Broward-Palm Beach county Democrat, is strongly criticizing Wednesday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on campaign finance contribution limits.
He was later joined by...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:21 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, a Broward-Palm Beach County Democrat, is headed to one of the world’s hot spots when Congress is off next week for its Easter-Passover recess.
Frankel, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will be part of a...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Although Madelyn Zelman has been retired for a decade, her schedule resembles that of someone with a full-time job. The Plantation resident devotes her days, often including weekends and nights, to volunteer work for several causes.
Her main devotion...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:25 PM
South Florida's members of Congress were on hand at the White House on Tuesday, as President Barack Obama hosted the 2013 NBA championship team Miami Heat.
Spotted in the audience on the White House video stream were several members of Congress from...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The date is set and invites are circulating for the Palm Beach County Mayor’s Ball – a black tie event intended to raise money for the homeless.
New Palm Beach County Mayor Priscilla Taylor pushed for holding the gala, scheduled for March 8,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Citing the need for highway infrastructure improvements, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, said Friday the federal gasoline tax should be increased.
He called for a “slight increase” in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
South Florida’s Democratic members of Congress love the idea of President Hillary Clinton.
Almost all are already supporting her not-yet-existing campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination.
“I proudly supported Secretary Clinton’s...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, beware.
Recent polling shows Hillary Clinton would defeat any of the potential Republican presidential candidates, including former Gov. Bush and U.S. Sen. Rubio.
The latest Quinnipiac University Poll...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:11 PM
For years, the proliferation of sober houses has been a source of frustration for city leaders and neighbors.
Both groups groused about the lack of regulation in place to govern sober houses, which are group homes that shelter people recovering from...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Original post | 5:43 p.m. Dec. 6
Updated | 11:45 a.m., 12:43 p.m. and 3:36 Dec. 7
Black political leaders from South Florida, along with many others, are speaking out about Thursday’s death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela.
Two of the...