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  • DWS to bring Hialeah shooting victim to SOTU

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Megan Hobson of Hialeah, the victim of a drive-by shooting, will be attending Tuesday night’s State of the Union address as a guest of South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz....
  • Chan Lowe: Proposed Mount Sunrise ski area

    Chan Lowe: Proposed Mount Sunrise ski area
    This is the kind of story a cartoonist just can’t resist. There isn’t much more to say about the topic than that.   Therefore, I’ll digress. Florida’s Twenty-Second Congressional District, which I now call home since...
  • Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)

    Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)
    Democrats are wrestling over who gives them the best chance at picking up a South Florida congressional seat that's critical to their long-shot goal of taking over theU.S. Congress. Is the best choice a liberal woman from Palm Beach County who's had...
  • Nancy Pelosi gets involved in South Florida primary contest

    Nancy Pelosi, the once – and she hopes future – speaker of the House is giving a boost to Democratic congressional candidate Lois Frankel just eight days before the Aug. 14 Democratic primary. Pelosi appears Monday with Frankel in Boca Raton,...
  • For candidates, supervoters deliver super results

    For candidates, supervoters deliver super results
    For candidates in Tuesday's party primaries and nonpartisan elections, no one is more powerful than Jim Demarest of Fort Lauderdale, Susan Freeman of Dania Beach, Susan Goldberg of Boca Raton or Deborah Nix of Delray Beach. Not the contributors with deep...
  • Kristin Jacobs loses Congress primary, says she's supporting Lois Frankel

    Kristin Jacobs loses Congress primary, says she's supporting Lois Frankel
    Kristin Jacobs, who lost the 22nd Congressional District primary on Tuesday, said she’s committed to helping victor Lois Frankel win the seat in November. “I’m really proud of all the people that stood beside me. All of labor. All of...
  • Marco Rubio: Supreme Court mistaken on same-sex marriage

    Marco Rubio: Supreme Court mistaken on same-sex marriage
    Marriage is best defined as “the union between one man and one woman,” U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio asserted on Wednesday, while accusing the Supreme Court of over-stepping its role by striking down the Defense of Marriage Act. “The...
  • S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object

    S. Fla. gays cheer Supreme Court rulings, conservatives object
    The U.S. Supreme Court delivered historic rulings advancing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but they won't send couples shopping for rings, cakes and flowers for weddings in the Sunshine State. For gays and lesbians in Florida who hope to marry, the law...
  • Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings

    Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings
    The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage drew cheers from South Florida gay and lesbian couples, scorn from conservative Christians, and underscored fault lines on the issue within the Republican Party. Here are reports from throughout the...
  • Florida Dems make staff changes

    TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Democratic Party is making a number of big staff changes,  it announced today.   * Joshua Karp will be the new communications director, replacing Brannon Jordan. Karp worked as  communications director at the Virginia Senate...
  • Newtown, Other Gun Violence Victims To Have Strong Presence At State Of The Union Speech

    jlender@courant.com Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...
  • Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?

    Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?
    Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...