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  • After blind trust brouhaha, Scott, Crist disclose finances

    After blind trust brouhaha, Scott, Crist disclose finances
    TALLAHASSEE -- Following a lawsuit challenging a Florida law that lets politicians shield their investments from the public, Gov. Rick Scott and his main Democratic challenger both released financial records Monday detailing their investments and net...
  • Appeals court overturns itself in Data Targeting redistricting records fight

    Appeals court overturns itself in Data Targeting redistricting records fight
    TALLAHASSEE -- In an unusual move, a full panel of appeals judges has overruled a previous decision allowing a Republican political consultant to shield records related to a high-stakes redistricting lawsuit from public disclosure. The unusual 5-4...
  • Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]

    Supreme Court divide riles political parties [Commentary]
    "If the Supreme Court will not protect women's access to health care, then Democrats will. ... It's time that five men on the Supreme Court stop deciding what happens to women." — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid Such over-the-top rhetoric will...
  • Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race

    Things that don't change: Lawyers, businesses, giving big in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics. Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
  • Lawsuit moves primary election for Broward County seat to November

    The primary election for one Broward County Commission seat will likely be moved to November, so that voters from all parties can have a say in choosing their next commissioner. Elections supervisor Dr. Brenda Snipes revealed the plan Wednesday in court,...
  • Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards

    Judge rules Florida congressional map violates Fair Districts standards
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's re-drawn congressional map intentionally favors Republicans in violation of the anti-gerrymandering standards voters approved in 2010 and will have to be re-drawn, according to a ruling late Thursday from a Tallahassee judge....
  • Motions filed to consolidate gay marriage suits

    Motions filed to consolidate gay marriage suits
    Two same-sex marriage lawsuits currently winding their way through the Third District Court of Appeals may soon be combined into one. Circuit court judges in both Miami-Dade and Monroe counties have struck down Florida's same-sex marriage ban, but...
  • Lauderdale man receives 15 years in prison for pimping teen girl

    Lauderdale man receives 15 years in prison for pimping teen girl
    A Fort Lauderdale man who admitted that he had sex with a 15-year-old runaway girl and then pimped her at local motels after advertising her on his "escort service" website was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Friday. David Tier, 45, pleaded...
  • 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...
  • Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud

    Rothstein Ponzi 'feeder' charged with fraud
    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. Frank Preve,...