| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Four area boys basketball standouts and UCF signee Steven Haney of Fort Lauderdale Aquinas are on the state roster for the Friday, March 29, Florida vs. USA Hardwood Classic at the Amway Center.
The Central Florida seniors are RaShawn Powell (Memphis)...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Welcome to "Westonzuela," where the arepas are fresh and plentiful, flags of yellow, red and blue fly high, and Spanish-language periodicals like "El Venezolano" can be found at the corner gas station.
In this western suburb on the edge of the...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:42 PM
With a four candidate field for the chairmanship of the Broward Republican Party, the voters who will make the decision about the party’s leader for the next two years will get two chances to examine the contenders this week.
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:44 AM
There’s nothing like a surging Miami Heat to unite South Florida’s politicians.
Judging from the volume and passion of their tweets, U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Democrat who represents Broward and...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:09 PM
President Barack Obama dominated the TV news Wednesday night for his angry criticism of the U.S. Senate's votes not to impose any restrictions on guns in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.
Even though many political watchers thought all...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 5:12 PM
For more than 20 years, Debbie Wasserman Schultz has dedicated her public life to working on behalf of the people of South Florida. On January 4, 2005, she was sworn in as a member of the United States House of Representatives. Rep. Wasserman Schultz...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:39 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- With a growing economy and legislative wins in the bank, Gov. Rick Scott's political fortunes appear to be improving.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday found the Republican governor's job approval rating had climbed...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 7:47 AM
Three Central Florida children are among Legoland Florida's Buddy Brick Bunch, the theme park's new ambassadors, and they helped christen a vehicle for the Quest of Chi ride with water cannons this weekend.
From left, Jack Hammond, 11, of Lakeland;...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, says she won’t get involved in the flap over gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich’s desire to get a five-minute speaking slot at the state party’s...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 7:34 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston is chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, which brought in President Barack Obama to raise money Wednesday night in Miami Beach.
Florida Democrats have their big fundraising dinner Saturday night in...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The center of the political world, at least for Florida’s Democrats, on Saturday was the two-story atrium at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, an oasis of cool air and sweet smells – the hotel’s signature white tea scent –...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 1:15 PM
A million Floridians will be left without health care coverage because of Florida’s decision to put its Medicaid patients on managed-care plans run by private insurance companies, South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz warned on...