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  • Crist's 'fairness' pledge could draw fight from GOP lawmakers

    Crist's 'fairness' pledge could draw fight from GOP lawmakers
    TALLAHASSEE — On his first day back as governor, Charlie Crist says he wants to raise the minimum wage and stop job discrimination against women and gays. But there's a catch: The Legislature might say no. Last week, the Democrat pledged a...
  • Fort Lauderdale Mayor Seiler leaves door open a crack, but governor bid unlikely

    Fort Lauderdale Mayor Seiler leaves door open a crack, but governor bid unlikely
    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....
  • Three from Broward chosen for next good government class

    Three from Broward chosen for next good government class
    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...
  • "Mr. Shaw'' passes away at 74

    [Note to readers: This earlier version of Mr. Shaw's obituary ran online only.] Former U.S. Rep. and Fort Lauderdale Mayor E. Clay Shaw Jr., an institution in South Florida politics, has died at age 74. Mr. Shaw passed away on Tuesday at Holy Cross...
  • Bob Graham, former governor, Florida; former senator, U.S.

    Bob Graham, former governor, Florida; former senator, U.S.
    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...
  • About Bob Graham

    About Bob Graham
    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...
  • Boston bombing suspect belongs in civilian court

    Boston bombing suspect belongs in civilian court
    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...
  • Senate obstructionists run wild [Editorial]

    Senate obstructionists run wild  [Editorial]
    After "60 Minutes" ran a devastating piece on the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey O. Graham pledged to block President Barack Obama's nominees for Federal Reserve chairman and for the next secretary of...
  • The Feinstein rule: Spying is fine until it happens to you

    The Feinstein rule: Spying is fine until it happens to you
    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein's accusation that the Central Intelligence Agency has illegally spied on Congress has caused everyone from South Carolina's hawkish Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to on-the-run whistleblower Edward Snowden to weigh in.  ...
  • No Casinos lists 'statesmen'; AIF supports expansion

    No Casinos lists 'statesmen'; AIF supports expansion
    OK, this gambling stuff is heating up. NoCasinos.org sent out a press release announcing its "statesmen's council" of supporters. Best for Florida, sponsored by Associated Industries of Florida, spelled out its thoughts supporting gambling expansion in...
  • Why 9/11 can happen again

     Why 9/11 can happen again
    In February 2001, a bipartisan federal commission on which we served warned that terrorists would acquire weapons of mass destruction and mass disruption. "Attacks against American citizens on American soil, possibly causing heavy casualties, are likely...