| Jul 14, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Federal prosecutors filed a wire fraud conspiracy charge Monday against a Broward County man who they say fed more than $20 million from investors and lenders to Scott Rothstein's massive Ponzi scheme in the four months before it collapsed.
| Sep 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A couple of months ago, you would have laughed at the thought of Rick Scott being elected governor again.
You can stop laughing.
While some polls have Scott and Charlie Crist running neck-and-neck, the Tampa Bay Times/Bay News 9/UF Bob...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 2:28 PM
I am undecided about the upcoming election for Florida governor. All I see on TV are hate ads from Gov. Rick Scott toward ex-Gov. Charlie Crist.
As a voter in this state, I want to see a candidate talk about his accomplishments while he has been the...
| Sep 14, 2014
It's going to be a long two months with the same TV ads running every 15 minutes. The Rick Scott campaign is running one that says Charlie Crist was for sale since he was the Republican governor during the Scott Rothstein era. Since he was a Republican at...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Every election cycle, we lament the assault of political attack ads as though it’s the worst we’ve ever seen. The experts tell us there are so many of these slimy, demoralizing ads because they work. For example, you may have thought of...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 1:14 PM
On his best days as a Broward Sheriff's deputy, Jeff Poole performed so superbly that he was once named Deputy of the Year, and he won two lifesaver awards — one for saving a jogger's life after her legs were severed by a train and the other for...
| May 20, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Elections officials took the first step Tuesday toward removing convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein from the rolls of Florida registered voters.
It may take 90 days.
The Broward Supervisor of Elections Office is sending a certified letter to the...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Gov. Rick Scott’s administration turned to Bill Scherer, the prominent Fort Lauderdale lawyer and Republican fundraiser, to represent the state in a campaign-season case widely seen as something aimed at making Democratic governor candidate...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Original post | 9:30 a.m.
Updated | 2:17 p.m. and 5:12 p.m.
One of South Florida’s most notorious felons, Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein, is still a registered voter in Florida.
His presence on the voter rolls was discovered by Broward civic...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:57 PM
If money is the lubricant of democracy, then Gov. Rick Scott is the political equivalent of the Gulf Oil Spill.
On the campaign trail, Scott likes to make a virtue out of his stiffness, and successfully contrasts it with the polished demeanor of...
| Aug 9, 2014
Charlie Crist would be "honored" to have President Obama campaign with him. That declaration may demonstrate Crist's desperation, given Obama's 42-percent approval rating, but it reminds us of how Chain Gang Charlie came to be Chastened Charlie.