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Robert Wexler

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  • Openly gay candidates making inroads in Palm Beach County, elsewhere

     
    As a young woman, Betty James never imagined gays and lesbians exercising political clout. Seeing openly gay men and women elected to office seemed even more far-fetched. Now, at age 82, James is living proof of a dramatic change in......
  • Irv Slosberg's back, hopes for return to Florida House

     
    It???s a remarkable transformation that may turn a shunned politician into a comeback success story. Just four years ago, Irv Slosberg was anathema to political leaders in southern Palm Beach County and the northern edge of Broward, alienating elected...
  • Florida getting love

    It seems like just yesterday that Florida was being shunned by the national Democratic Party like someone with real bad hygiene problems. No candidates. No political advertising. No delegates. Definitely no love. Now, just months later, we have received...
  • Republican leaders attempt to drive a wedge between Barack Obama and Jewish voters

     
    State Rep. Adam Hasner, R-Boca Raton, today led a Republican Party attack on Barack Obama???s scheduled visit Thursday to a synagogue in south Palm Beach County. Hasner, the Florida House majority leader, told reporters in a telephone conference call........
  • White House counterattacks McClellan

     
    by Mark Silva The Bush White House, long accused by outside critics of misrepresenting the facts to make the case for war in Iraq and other matters, has launched a personal counterattack against harsh accusations of "deception" from a longtime......
  • RBC Saturday: Florida presentations

     
    The Democratic party's Rules & Bylaws Committee hearing on Florida and Michigan is running long -- it started with presentations on Florida, and is now moving through Michigan presentations. The overall impression on Florida was that Clinton has an......
  • Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator

    Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator
    TALLAHASSEE -- Broward County native George LeMieux will be the newest United States senator, Gov. Charlie Crist announced today. In naming Lemieux, 40, for the rare Senate appointment, Crist chose his closest and most loyal adviser and political guru....
  • U.S. Rep. Wexler seeks federal aid for Florida drywall cures

    Congress is getting involved in the Chinese drywall issue, which has possibly impacted thousands of houses in South Florida and as many as 100,000 nationwide. U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Boca Raton, this afternoon sent a letter to Gov. Charlie Crist...
  • Consumer official vows swift inquiry

    Under fire for the pace of her agency's investigation, the nation's top consumer safety official is promising to move swiftly to look into a flood of complaints about suspect drywall imported from China. Homeowners, mostly in the Southeast, say the...
  • State Sen. Ted Deutch says he will seek Wexler's seat in Congress

    State Sen. Ted Deutch says he will seek Wexler's seat in Congress
    Barely 48 hours after the blogosphere started buzzing with the news that U.S. Rep. Robert Wexler was resigning, Democratic state Sen. Ted Deutch said he's going after the seat, hoping to win a promotion to Congress. By acting fast, Deutch gained the...
  • Miami-Dade cleans up on FEMA aid

    Government aid for Hurricane Frances bought Miami-Dade County residents rooms full of furniture, new wardrobes and thousands of appliances, including microwaves, refrigerators and sewing machines, even though the brunt of the storm missed the county....
  • Legislators call for investigation into 'hurricane aid' in Miami-Dade

    Four Florida members of Congress called Wednesday for an investigation into federal hurricane aid distribution, while state legislators are considering legislation to increase penalties for falsifying disaster applications. The actions were spurred by...