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  • Congress tries again to keep Schiavo alive

    WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders said yesterday that they had reached agreement on legislation that would force the Terri Schiavo case into federal court - a move aimed at reinserting the brain-damaged woman's feeding tube while her fate is considered....
  • Lawmakers send Schiavo case on to U.S. court

    WASHINGTON - After an extraordinary emergency session, the House voted early this morning to send the Terri Schiavo case to a federal court in Florida. The House began voting at 12:20 a.m., as members scrambled to return to Washington during what was a...
  • Wasserman Schultz is Florida's top Sunday talk show guest

    Wasserman Schultz is Florida's top Sunday talk show guest
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston is the No. 1 Florida guest on the Sunday TV talk shows, undoubtedly because of her role as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. She’s in 17th place on the list of 1,500 talk show guests on...
  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    Joe Kaufman knows the secret to firing up a crowd. At least this crowd. The magic words: "I'm running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman Schultz." Kaufman was talking to an all-Republican crowd of party activists, reminding them he wants to take on...
  • Law school grad takes on incumbent state rep.

    Law school grad takes on incumbent state rep.
    Joshua Izaak, who in May graduated law school at the University of Florida, plans to take the bar exam this February and start his career as a lawyer. If he has his way, though, whoever hires him will have to give him a few months leave in spring to go to...
  • After months testing waters, Charlie Crist upends governor's race

    After months testing waters, Charlie Crist upends governor's race
    Get ready for the second coming of Crist. When Charlie Crist stepped to the microphones Monday in St. Petersburg, he instantly changd the dynamics of Florida politics and set in motion a 52-week campaign that could end up making history: a former...
  • Former South Florida congressman reports on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

    Former South Florida congressman reports on Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
    Original post | 4:38 p.m. Updated with schedule change | 6 p.m. Former U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler is back in South Florida this week to discuss the current round of Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.   Wexler represented northern Broward and...
  • Jonathan Pollard -- the 'spy' still out in the cold

    With all the spying the United States has been doing on foreign leaders, possibly including the pope, why is Jonathan Pollard, a former American civilian intelligence analyst, still in prison nearly three decades after being sentenced to life in prison...
  • New members of Congress hire aides who used to lobby

    New members of Congress hire aides who used to lobby
    Two of freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel's top staffers have come through the "revolving door" to work for her. Her chief of staff and legislative director both did lobbying for public sector unions, according to a review of hiring decisions made by new...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Premium Rush' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 9 - 15, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES In the Flesh This three-part tale about...
  • South Florida Jewish vote a key for Obama

    South Florida Jewish vote a key for Obama
    The decades-long allegiance of Jewish voters to the Democratic Party is under unprecedented stress, threatened by a combination of changing demographics and the concerted Republican effort to depict President Barack Obama as unfriendly to Israel. Nowhere...
  • Republicans can't find challenger to Democratic congressman

    Republicans can't find challenger to Democratic congressman
    U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, may get a pass from the Republicans in this year's election. The only Republican who'd expressed an interest in challenging him said Tuesday she was dropping out, and Palm Beach County Republican Chairman Sid...