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  • Eric Brody -- A human being, not just a cause

     
    The name Eric Brody has come up a lot in news coverage over the last few years, as his family fights to get a multimillion claims bill passed by the Florida Legislature. The problem is that we've come to know...
  • Trayvon Martin death: How did Stand Your Ground pass Senate 39-0?

     
    Thirty-nine yeas, zero nays. Hard to believe that such a bad bill could have been approved unanimously, but it was. When the so-called Stand Your Ground bill went to a vote in the Florida Senate on March 25, 2005, the...

    Senate 2010, in a strange and volatile moment

     
    Early scrambling in the 2010 race for the junior U.S. Senate seat - now occupied by Kirsten Gillibrand - offers the best glimpse of the clashing ambitions at work in the state Democratic Party's nervous ruling circles. For her...

    Obamas' tax return: $2.66 million

     
    by John McCormick Has the Obama brand peaked? While running for president wasn't putting a pinch on Barack Obama's pocketbook, his total household income dropped to $2.7 million in 2008, down from $4.2 million the previous year. While many Americans...

    Making tracks: Crossing paths of Senate rivals?

     
    Over the weekend, Rep. Steve Israel, a potential 2010 primary challenger for U.S. Senate, attended the same public event -- the Democratic rural conference -- as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand -- for the fourth time in just a couple of weeks....