| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I added a new line to my job description this year: Monitor Roger Stone's influence at the Broward Sheriff's Office.
For those to whom Stone is a stranger, let Google be your guide.
In shorthand, he's a national political operative, a riddle wrapped...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Scott Rothstein wrapped up more than 8 1/2 hours on the witness stand Thursday by telling jurors that he is paying for his crimes and that everyone who helped him should own up and do the same.
"You see these?" Rothstein said, rattling his handcuffed...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Rico Petrocelli enters the race Monday afternoon:
Fellow Broward Republicans:
As your Executive Director for the last two years, Richard and I have spoken about the many opportunities we've had in our lives. I know how Richard struggled with...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It's a lightning rod for criticism and doesn't pay anything, but four people — and maybe more now in the wings — are seeking the chairmanship of the Broward Republican Party.
The second Republican leadership election in four months comes...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Orignal post at 1:57 p.m.
Updated below with examples of vintage Crist.
The 320 or so people on hand for the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce’s annual luncheon to install a new slate of board members is a slightly bigger crowd than usual....
| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:35 AM
It looks like a Broward Sheriff's Office patrol car, and one might wonder: What's it doing hanging from a construction crane off I-95, advertising Sheriff Al Lamberti's re-election campaign?
Lamberti says it's a political ad -- albeit an unusual one --...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 12:33 PM
See updates, below
A mailer that hit homes in Wilton Manors, the unofficial capital of South Florida’s gay community, attempts to portray Sheriff Al Lamberti as anti-gay. Like many other attacks (from both sides) that come in the final weeks...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 8:40 AM
The ads in the race for sheriff have gone from discourse of crime and leadership to bedroom talk, and candidate Scott Israel is fuming.
In the video above, Israel's wife, Susan, denounces the attack campaign. An enemy of the Israel candidacy posted...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Add more names to the list of Broward Sheriff's Office employees resigning in the wake of the election. Sheriff Al Lamberti lost, and some of those who were loyal to him, campaigned for him or held arguably political jobs for him have resigned....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 7:16 AM
A sheriff's office employee whose relationship with Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein dogged Sheriff Al Lamberti has resigned.
Undersheriff Tom Wheeler "announced that he will be retiring,'' spokesman Jim Leljedal told us, right before he, too, announced...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 1:51 PM
Equality Florida, the statewide gay rights group, has its big Broward fundraiser this weekend, and dozens of local elected officials are lending their names to the effort.
They’re mostly Democrats, with a smattering of Republicans. The list is...