| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Former Gov. Charlie Crist won't be at the Broward Democratic Party's annual fundraising dinner Saturday night.
It would have been an chance for the party faithful in Broward to do a side-by-side comparison of Crist and Nan Rich, the former Florida...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:40 AM
Comments from South Florida political leaders on the death Thursday of former Gov. Reubin Askew.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee (full statement below).
Via Twitter: "My thoughts are with...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A week after their keynoter canceled and 12 days before their big, annual fundraising dinner, Broward Democrats have a speaker.
They’ll hear from House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland at the March 15 Unity Dinner.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Original post | 12:45 p.m.
Updated | 1:58 p.m.
Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston called Tuesday for changes in Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.
“The sad reality is that laws...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Original post | 10 a.m.
Updated with pictures (above) | 10:45 a.m. (With thanks for many of the pictures to Fort Lauderdale photographer Art Seitz.)
A little unfinished business from Charlie Crist’s book tour stop in Fort Lauderdale.
| Feb 20, 2014
Earlier this month I wrote about Charlie Crist's political transformation. But I failed to mention the Broward county woman he is steamrolling to make that transformation. Unlike Crist, Nan Rich has stuck to her principles. And all she's gotten is the...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Florida Democrats are tripping over themselves to make the minimum wage an election year issue, and, really, who can blame them?
The notion of boosting wages for the lowest-paid workers — as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 6:35 PM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Democratic Florida gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist said he supports ending the U.S. trade embargo against Cuba, a complete reversal from his position as the state's former Republican governor and as an independent Senate...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:22 AM
After months of running a largely invisible campaign to regain his old job, former Gov. Charlie Crist has suddenly emerged from stealth mode.
• On Monday, his campaign issued a web video meant to counter a video attack from Gov. Rick Scott's...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Six South Florida couples who want to get married, but can't because they're gay, filed a lawsuit against the state on Tuesday seeking to overturn the Sunshine State's ban on same-sex marriage.
Their lawsuit argues that preventing same-sex couples...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Legalizing medical marijuana in Florida will be decided by voters in November, thanks to a favorable state Supreme Court decision delivered this week.
To make it from pipe dream to reality, however, proponents still must meet a steep requirement:...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:22 AM
Charlie Crist, who's seeking the Democratic nomination for governor, won't debate primary rival Nan Rich.
Speaking to reporters before a Tuesday fundraiser, Crist was direct when asked — twice — if he expected to debate Rich. "I don't," he...