| Oct 21, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Polling released Monday suggests that U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Republican who represents part of South Broward, may have to deal with some political fallout from the partial shutdown of the federal government.
| Oct 10, 2013
| 3:16 PM
A petition is urging Orlando PBS station WUCF-Channel 24 to show the documentary "Citizen Koch," about the Koch brothers and their political influence.
Polly Anderson, executive director at WUCF, said she had not seen the petition. So I've forwarded it...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 8:25 AM
U.S. Rep. Dan Webster’s stance on the federal government shutdown is putting the Winter Garden Republican's district in political play next year, according to a new Democratic-leaning poll.
The MoveOn.org-commissioned poll surveyed 24 swing...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Big Al was known to the locals who frequent Boyd Hill Nature Preserve in St. Petersburg as being a "lover" that never bothered anyone, according to the Tampa Bay Times.
At 13 feet long and 770 pounds, Big Al was the largest gator in the area, but his...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Opponents of a Montana judge who handed down a 30-day sentence to a former teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student asked state regulators Tuesday to remove the jurist from the bench.
Representatives from groups including the Montana National...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:31 PM
President Obama addressed the nation Tuesday evening about the escalating crisis in Syria and whether the U.S. will take military action to punish President Bashar Assad for allegedly using chemical weapons on his own people.
| Jul 14, 2013
| 6:03 PM
As news of George Zimmerman's acquittal spread through the media and cyberspace Sunday, it became clear that the trial may be over, but the hurt feelings — and the debate — linger on both sides.
In parks, church pews and diners across the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:21 AM
Should the faculty and administrators at a Florida school have reprimanded a boy for wearing makeup to school?
Jamie Himes, the boy's mom, thinks the faculty and administrators at Meadowlawn Middle School in St. Petersburg are insensitive for...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:30 AM
In Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, he ran to the left of Hillary Clinton as a moral reformer. Obama promised to transcend the old politics and bring a new era of hope-and-change transparency to Washington. Five years later, those vows are in...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 6:03 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberals' loud objections to White House proposals for slowing the growth of huge social programs make it clear that neither political party puts a high priority on reducing the deficit, despite much talk to the contrary.
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, red in the face, took off his jacket and rolled up a shirt sleeve -- but there was no relief from the discomfort of his affliction.
The poor guy is suffering from triangulation.
The man triangulating him,...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Politics aside, NASCAR has a problem. Whether it's a big problem or a small problem it up for debate as is whether or not you agree with the National Riffle Association. This is not really about that. The problem is, politics and sports should be...