| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2013
As the year comes to an end, a lot of columnists write retrospectives on the previous 12 months. I, however, am more inclined to follow the advice of the legendary baseball player Satchel Paige, who pitched in the Major Leagues at an age just shy of...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
During an interview Friday with the Sun Sentinel editorial board, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman was asked about a top local economic issue, Port Everglades, and the top state political issue, the 2014 race for Florida governor....
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:28 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Sure, Florida Democrats are struggling to raise much coin. Yes, they are touting a ticket drawing former Republicans who are running as Democrats.
But surely, the party that just picked off a GOP-held Florida House seat and rallying...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Last week, I gave a lecture to a group of people — mostly seniors — and I could tell from their responses to my work that they were of the unabashedly liberal persuasion.
During the question and answer period, one of the first queries...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 9:37 AM
When Charlie Crist makes it official on Monday, formally announcing the campaign for governor that he’s been not-so-quietly running for months, the 12-month fight leading up to the 2014 election really begins.
Many Democrats see the Republican-...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Nan Rich of Weston, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, said Friday she supports a proposed ballot initiative that would legalize the use of medical marijuana in Florida.
“I’ve seen the research, I’ve studied the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:41 AM
Who knew? Charlie Crist is running for governor as a Democrat.
Perhaps the least-surprising announcement in Florida politics in years opens a primary run against Nan Rich and then a potential show down between the former Republican Gov. Crist and the...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:32 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- No one expected anything less.
His entrance into Florida's gubernatorial contest was as certain a prediction as one can make in politics. And equally foreseeable is the double-barrel response today from his former GOP brethren.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Several figures in Broward’s gay and lesbian community are helping Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich raise campaign money.
Among them: Wilton Manors City Commissioner Julie Carson; Tim Ross, president of the Dolphin Democrats gay and...