| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:44 PM
It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy as participants marked the one-...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:27 AM
It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy at the event, which took place on...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Capitol Hill news organization Roll Call has the inside story about how U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, out-maneuvered a more senior Democrat for the party's top spot on a key subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
On Tuesday, he was...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:14 PM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, was named to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday.
Frankel, who was sworn in Thursday to represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the Foreign Affairs panel would "allow me to work on...
| Dec 29, 2012
Her bags are packed. She's found an apartment on craigslist and the utilities just got hooked up. And Lois Frankel, a Floridian for four decades, has a new and toasty winter coat, hat and boots.
On Tuesday, 20 years after she first hoped to move to...
| May 10, 2013
| 9:12 AM
U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., said Friday in Fort Lauderdale he has “no plans” to run for governor next year, but declined to give a Shermanesque statement flatly declaring it’s something he wouldn’t do.
Speaking to about 175...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital.
Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:09 PM
President Barack Obama dominated the TV news Wednesday night for his angry criticism of the U.S. Senate's votes not to impose any restrictions on guns in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.
Even though many political watchers thought all...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.
Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:34 PM
By William Gibson, Washington Bureau House Republicans, including seven from Florida, voted late Thursday to end the ban on drilling along Florida’s west coast. But the bill has almost no chance of becoming law. It would open parts of the eastern...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 7:44 AM
The federal Department of Justice ordered a halt to Florida's systematic purge of suspected non-citizens from voter rolls, saying the effort breaks two federal laws.
And concerns about the accuracy of the state's list of suspected non-citizens led all...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:08 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...