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  • Embarrassments keep coming at election time

     Embarrassments keep coming at election time
    At least the citizens of Dania Beach won't have to worry about electing a felon to their city commission. But it's fair to wonder if another city might face a similar problem in the future. The name of James Ridgely III, whose felony record makes...
  • Charlie Crist unveils jobs plan aimed at appealing to middle class

    Charlie Crist unveils jobs plan aimed at appealing to middle class
    Democratic candidate for governor Charlie Crist rolled out his "Fair Shot Florida" plan for "middle class jobs and opportunity" on Tuesday, the key elements of which have long part of his issues repertoire. Crist repackaged and emphasized expanding...
  • Crist and Scott should be talking about climate change

    Crist and Scott should be talking  about climate change
        Our two gubernatorial candidates have spent most of their time and countless millions slinging mud at each other the past months. We hear a lot about how Charlie Crist supposedly was taking his marching orders from Ponzi schemer Scott...
  • Ex-Rothstein partner cites addict son in plea for leniency

    Disbarred, publicly shamed and with a suicide attempt behind him, the last in the triad of convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein’s law partners is making a plea for mercy. He wants a federal judge to consider his troubled teenage son’s well-...
  • Ponzi 'feeder' admits $20M role in Rothstein fraud

    Ponzi 'feeder' admits $20M role in Rothstein fraud
    A Broward County man pleaded guilty to his role in Scott Rothstein's $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme Tuesday in federal court. After some last-minute hesitation, Frank Preve, 70, of Coral Springs, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud....
  • Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein

    Charlie Crist says Rick Scott 'incompetent,' casts doubt  on All Aboard Florida, defends himself on Rothstein
     Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor seeking the Democratic nomination to run for his old job, visited the Sun Sentinel on Tuesday, where he was interviewed by editorial writers and reporters.   As he has all through the campaign, Crist...
  • [UPDATED] Is BSO a Stone zone?

    [UPDATED] Is BSO a Stone zone?
    UPDATED with comment from sheriff In keeping with my previous commitment, I have another installment in my Roger Stone series, tracking the renowned political operative's influence at the Broward Sheriff's Office. This time we find that a third person...
  • Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?

    Tuesday: Is it time for Rick Scott to acknowledge the danger of climate change?
          Gov. Rick Scott isn’t big on climate change. He says he’s no scientist.   That’s interesting, because countless scientists say climate change is a big problem, with South Florida being ground zero for rising sea level. I...
  • Broward sheriff, 'dirty trickster' forge unlikely tie

    A campaign operative who built his career on smearing political enemies, publicly calls women the C-word and consulted for attorney-turned-Ponzi-schemer Scott Rothstein has become one of Sheriff Scott Israel's trusted political guides. The sheriff's...
  • Ex-BSO deputies' pensions suspended after guilty pleas in Rothstein case

     Ex-BSO deputies' pensions suspended after guilty pleas in Rothstein case
    Fired Broward Sheriff's Office Lt. David Benjamin pleaded guilty to his role in the Scott Rothstein case on Tuesday, admitting that he abused his official power and accepted cash payments and other perks in return. Benjamin, 48, of Boca Raton, pleaded...
  • Republicans use location of fundraiser to jab Charlie Crist

    Republicans use location of fundraiser to jab Charlie Crist
    Charlie Crist is holding a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Wednesday evening headlined by key players in the legal community who support Democrats. And the Republican Party  of Florida is using the downtown Fort Lauderdale location to remind people about one...