| Mar 20, 2013
The ever-helpful folks at Associated Industries of Florida, the state's big-business lobby, are out with a poll today that may provide some comfort to Gov. Rick Scott, whose favorability ratings have been deemed badly upside-down by two recent polls...
| Mar 20, 2013
TALLAHASSEE – If the question is re-election, it isn't working. The latest Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday shows Gov. Rick Scott upside-down in his favorability — and losing to either Charlie Crist or Alex Sink on the...
| Feb 27, 2013
Here's guessing that when the state's top Democrats gather these days, they're superstitiously avoiding mention of the coup attempt brewing in the Illinois GOP. Goodness knows they don't want to jinx it. The Illinois Republican State Central Committee has...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:34 PM
Gov. Tom Corbett stopped, took a breath, folded his hands and stared hard at the top of the podium in front of him, as if it were going to yield the answer to a question a reporter has just asked him about the sexual abuse scandal that has engulfed Penn...
| May 3, 2012
| 5:53 AM
El gobernador Rick Scott dijo esta semana haber quedado desconcertado por la investigación del Sun Sentinel, según la cual los bancos han establecido prácticas de liquidación hipotecaria (foreclosure) que dejan miles de casas del sur de Florida...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:07 PM
With public opinion polling showing Florida too close to call the post-Superstorm Sandy presidential campaigns are showing up in full force to compete for the Sunshine State’s 29 electoral votes.
Republican candidate Mitt Romney is in Coral...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:56 PM
With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House.
Since 1960, only one...
| May 27, 2011
| 2:50 AM
Here's a real news flash — Gov. Rick Scott is unpopular.
You probably already knew that, but a new Quinnipiac University poll puts it into numbers. Not only do 57 percent of voters dislike Scott's job performance, the results are the worst rating...
| May 1, 2012
| 7:59 PM
Gov. Rick Scott said Tuesday he was caught aback by the Sun Sentinel's investigation of how banks have established foreclosure practices that have left thousands of South Florida homes to decay, devastating neighborhoods.
"Maybe I don't ask enough...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 2:40 PM
The traditional, hidebound and highly profitable world of Connecticut lawyering looks like it's being dragged — kicking and spewing objections — into the 21st century.
More and more people in these recession-ravaged times are taking the do-...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 12:36 PM
For Rep. Chris Van Hollen, brokering a bipartisan deal to trim the federal deficit is about more than dodging draconian across-the-board cuts or protecting a fragile economic recovery.
It's also about proving that a bitterly divided Congress can still...