| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:59 PM
Democrat Nan Rich is discounting the conventional wisdom that her campaign for governor will end Aug. 26 with a primary victory by her opponent, Charlie Crist.
She spoke Friday afternoon to Sun Sentinel editorial writers and reporters.
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Gov. Rick Scott and his surrogates love to stir up trouble among Democrats with calls for Charlie Crist, frontrunner for the Democratic nomination for governor, to debate primary opponent Nan Rich.
But that doesn’t mean Scott has an intention of...
| Aug 17, 2014
If Charlie Crist thinks he can return to the Governor's Mansion as a Democrat, look his former Republicans "in the eye" and make high-toned talk to get what he wants, he's wrong. But if Nan Rich thinks she has a chance to beat Gov. Rick Scott, she's...
| Aug 10, 2014
Our texts today are not Biblical, but they are definitely topical.
A wise man changes his mind often, a fool never -Spanish proverb.
A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines –...
| Aug 6, 2014
THE VILLAGES — Annette Taddeo, chairwoman of the Miami-Dade Democratic Party and gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist's choice as a running mate, will make an appearance before the Democratic faithful Saturday.
Taddeo will speak at a meeting of...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:20 AM
It was an event tailor made for those who savor politics, and as it turns out, more than 350 of them showed up.
But it was also the ideal event for political candidates, who also took advantage of the event to meet and greet prospective voters, and also...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Here's reprint of my Sunday print column, about Charlie Crist's refusal to debate (or mostly acknowledge) his primary opponent, Nan Rich of Weston, a lifelong Democrat who spent a long time in the Florida Legislature:
She's a 72-year-old Jewish...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:47 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Maybe Nan Rich should engineer her own political metamorphosis. She could hold a news conference, tear up her Democratic voter-registration card, go independent and demand to be let into the gubernatorial general-election debates....
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:20 PM
My first question to Nan Rich was, "How did this happen?"
How did Charlie Crist, just 18 short months after checking the "D" on his voter-registration form, become the best thing going for the party?
This is a guy who once enjoyed being known as...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:39 PM
This weekend's public-affairs programs include a hospital visit, an adoption discussion, a look at Florida's obesity problem and candidate interviews. The lineup:
"Central Florida Spotlight" goes on location to Nemours Children's Hospital at 12:30 p.m....
| Aug 10, 2014
She's a 72-year-old Jewish grandmother from Weston, and she wants to be Florida's next governor. She doesn't have money for TV ads, just mailers and robo-calls. Last week, in front of a small Delray Beach crowd that looked a lot like her – mostly...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:53 AM
In case you haven't been paying attention, an election is almost upon us.
It's called the August primary, but that's something of a misnomer. This will be the final say for voters in many nonpartisan local races, notably ones to elect local judges and...