| Dec 15, 2012
After 24 years in the U.S. Senate, Joe Lieberman of Connecticut, the first and only Jewish politician nominated to a national major party ticket, in 2000, had some advice to his colleagues in a farewell speech Wednesday on the Senate floor.
To break the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Looking ahead: The gap between the number of college graduates in Florida and what is and will be required to meet the skill requirements of our current and emerging economy.
Last week’s headline: As Florida's major Latin American economic...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Senator Bob Graham is the former two–term governor of Florida and served for 18 years in the United States Senate. This is combined with 12 years in the Florida legislature for a total of 38 years of public service. Bob Graham retired from public...
| May 28, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Three Broward political leaders are among the new group chosen for the Leaders in Excellence Program at the University of Miami’s Good Government Initiative.
Most of the class of 18 is from Miami-Dade County.
Those chosen from Broward are...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, who’s been mulling a bid for governor, confirmed it’s unlikely it will happen in 2014. Though he left the door open a crack, he came close to shutting it on the notion of seeking the state’s top job....
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
A 19-year-old naturalized American citizen is accused of committing a crime of violence in the United States, and a gaggle of elected officials are urging for him to be treated as an enemy combatant and placed in the hands of the military. Not just the...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:19 AM
One of Barack Obama's earliest supporters, Robert Wexler, had that prime seat next to First Lady Michelle Obama at Monday's debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton.
Wexler, who was a South Florida member of Congress whose district included Lynn, was...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Ashley Walker, the Fort Lauderdale political strategist who ran President Barack Obama’s re-election effort in Florida, is joining and will help lead a new public affairs consulting form.
Walker’s had wins and losses in recent years, but...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 10:18 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Former Gov. Bob Graham is not a fan of a House proposal to raise individual campaign contributions from $500 to $10,000.
"I think we ought to be looking for ways to reduce the influence of money in politics," he told reporters Tuesday....
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Travel to Sanford and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area.
January 1, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
3rd Annual Peas & Plenty New Year's Day Meal
Bring in the new year by enjoying food with friends and even bring your own dish to...
| Jan 22, 2012
The British couple — she in a long black dress, he in a traditional tux — leaned against the elevator's polished wood paneling as they headed back to their cabin after an evening performance in the main showroom. Embarrassed at my casual...