| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2011
| 10:23 AM
On Wednesday, the Land of Lincoln became the 16th state to abolish capital punishment.
The abolition of the state's death penalty has been 11 years in the making. Gov. Pat Quinn made his decision, he said, after reading several books, including the...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 3:23 AM
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is suffering so-called "third term-itis," with only 40 percent of voters approving of his job as good or excellent, a poll found on Thursday, down nearly 30 percent from 2008.
The NY1-Marist Poll also showed that...
| Apr 19, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Today, one year after the offshore rig explosion and record oil spill that blotted our beaches and stained tourists' image of a perfect vacation spot, Florida appears just as welcoming as ever to drilling closer to its shoreline.
Tar balls are still...