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  • 5774 Year in review

    5774 Year in review
    September 2013: The United States and Russia reach a deal to rid Syria of its arsenal of chemical weapons, promoting Jewish groups to suspend their efforts lobbying for U.S. strikes against Damascus. Rabbi Philip Berg, founder of the Kabbalah Centre...
  • Five Myths About Billionaires

    Billionaires can be fascinating, and not just because of the fortunes they amass. They buy islands and media organizations, experiment with space travel, and have larger-than-life personalities. They also become proxies in national political debates about...
  • Pennsylvania donors among those upping contributions after Supreme Court ruling

    Pennsylvania donors among those upping contributions after Supreme Court ruling
    — Thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling last spring, a handful of Pennsylvania's top political donors have lighter wallets than they otherwise would have by this point in the election year. Eight state residents are among 310 mega-donors who...
  • Scott Walker solicited money for conservative group: records

    Scott Walker solicited money for conservative group: records
    Gov. Scott Walker personally solicited millions of dollars in contributions for a conservative group during the 2011 and 2012 recalls, which prosecutors cited as evidence the governor and his campaign violated state campaign finance laws, records made...
  • Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana

    Poll: Floridians ready to legalize medical marijuana
    TALLAHASSEE -- Floridians appear ready in a big way to legalize medical marijuana. A Quinnipiac University survey released Monday found 88 percent of voters were in favor of the Amendment 2 question of legalizing medical marijuana on the Nov. 4 ballot....
  • 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...
  • John Morgan: I've rounded up $6 million for medical marijuana amendment

    John Morgan: I've rounded up $6 million for medical marijuana amendment
    TALLAHASSEE -- Orlando trial lawyer John Morgan has seen casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson, and he's raising him. The primary booster for Florida's medical marijuana constitutional amendment says he has rustled up roughly $6 million in donations to pay...
  • Rick Scott avoids question about Sheldon Adelson's involvement in Florida

    Rick Scott avoids question about Sheldon Adelson's involvement in Florida
    Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday he doesn’t know why one of his biggest supporters is also pumping money into the campaign to defeat the medical marijuana effort on the November election ballot. New campaign reports show the billionaire casino...
  • Medical pot supporters low on funds

    Medical pot supporters low on funds
    With the primaries over, Florida voters will be focusing on the November ballot and political action committees will be spending millions of dollars on advertising to help sway them. But on one of the major issues — the medical marijuana...
  • Chan Lowe: Jeb Bush, illegal immigration, and "act of love"

    Chan Lowe: Jeb Bush, illegal immigration, and "act of love"
    Those unfamiliar with the three-dimensional chess of presidential politics could say that Jeb stepped in it with his “Illegal immigration is an act of love” comment. But Jeb — the smarter brother — is crazy like a fox. Rush...
  • Chan Lowe: Marco, Jeb and the Latino vote

    Chan Lowe: Marco, Jeb and the Latino vote
    Marco Rubio’s star was once so much on the ascendant that a mere two years ago, he had GOP big shots swooning over him as a possible Latino JFK. Unfortunately, the young and inexperienced senator from Little Havana made several blunders, the most...