| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The National Women’s Political Caucus of Florida on Friday endorsed former Florida Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich of Weston for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Beth Lerner, Florida president said:
"The National Women’s Political...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:07 AM
State Rep. Jim Waldman has one pretty clear message regarding his 2016 candidacy for Florida Senate: Everyone’s behind me, so nobody else ought to bother running.
(Memo to former State Sen. Skip Campbell, who held the seat until he was forced from...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:21 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:31 AM
It would be a political junkie’s dream: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz versus former U.S. Rep. Allen West for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat in 2016.
Voters would have a clear contest since the longtime political foes don’t see eye-to-...
| 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 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...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:45 PM
First came U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson's fund-raising email comparing the tea party movement to the KKK this past week. Then today, in a speech at the Florida Democratic Party's convention at Walt Disney World, he suggested the Republican Party harbors...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:24 PM
The annual political prom that is the Mayors' Gala is Saturday night.
That means mayors and commissioners and councilmembers from Weston to Tamarac to Pompano will be wearing their best duds at the Broward County Convention Center.
And anyone who...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 2:02 PM
There’s more about William Rankin below, but here’s some of what we talked about during a phone interview.
He’s a relative newcomer to the Democratic Party, changing his registration, he said, in 2012. He’d been no party...
| 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 11, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston just finished the best three months of fundraising of her year-and-a-half old campaign, but she needs to raise lots more money to avoid questions about the long-term viability of her candidacy.
| Sep 28, 2013
| 6:22 PM
– Hundreds of South Florida Democrats gathered Saturday night, united by a burning desire: to get rid of Gov. Rick Scott.
They're divided, though, on the best way to do it.
Many said they are waiting for the man they view as the white-haired...