| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:36 PM
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....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:55 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:08 AM
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...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:34 PM
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,...
| Aug 10, 2012
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...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:29 AM
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.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:35 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
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...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:12 AM
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...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 6:59 PM
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-...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:50 AM
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...