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  • House oversight panel considers subpoena in Solyndra loan guarantee investigation

     
    Solyndra Inc., the Fremont, Calif., solar company known for its cylindrical panels, is causing a tussle in the nation's capital. A House panel is investigating why the Obama administration handed a $535-million loan guarantee to the company, a...
  • Solyndra: House committee grills officials over failed solar firm

     
    A congressional investigative committee on Wednesday grilled officials from two agencies that backed a $535-million loan package to failed Northern California solar panel manufacturer Solyndra....
  • Lawmakers want to question Solyndra investors about its collapse

     
    Solyndra: Two Democratic lawmakers want to question Solyndra investors about the solar company's collapse....
  • Rep. Cliff Stearns’ attacks against Planned Parenthood

     
    This may seem like a surprise to many of our readers, but here in the United States, abortions are legal. In fact, abortions have been legal for almost four decades. Just check your history books for the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court case of Roe v. Wade. The...
  • Komen's reversal on Planned Parenthood funding praised

     
    Komen reversal on Planned Parenthood hailed by California Gov. Jerry Brown, others. California Democrats hail Komen's about-face on Planned Parenthood funding....
  • Komen backlash: Public turns fury on vice president Karen Handel

     
    Susan G. Komen for the Cure: Susan G. Komen for the Cure has been embroiled in controversy this week over its decision to yank Planned Parenthood's funding, and then its subsequent decision to reverse course. Many blame the original move on Karen Handel,...
  • ‘Run the pigs out of the trough’ ran Cliff Stearns out of Washington

     
    By far the biggest primary night upset in Florida was the loss of 12-term U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Ocala, to a large-animal veterinarian named Ted Yoho. As of July 25, he had just $129,000 in cash — compared to Stearns' $2 million. But what the...
  • Stearns’ defeat will shake up Florida congressional delegation

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Congressman Cliff Stearns conceded defeat on Wednesday after a very close primary election — a big surprise sure to shake up the state’s congressional delegation. His departure...
  • Crist names LeMieux to U.S. Senate

    Crist names LeMieux to U.S. Senate
    Turning away more seasoned candidates, Gov. Charlie Crist took a political gamble Friday and named his closest confidant and self-described campaign "maestro" to the U.S. Senate: Fort Lauderdale native George LeMieux. The decision trigged charges of...
  • Fair districts? Parties unite in opposition

    Like cats and dogs, Florida politicians from opposing parties rarely play nicely. They scratch, claw and hiss at each other, simply because it's in their DNA. That's why it's strange to see so many ideological opponents embracing each other nowadays. We...
  • Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator

    Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator
    TALLAHASSEE -- Broward County native George LeMieux will be the newest United States senator, Gov. Charlie Crist announced today. In naming Lemieux, 40, for the rare Senate appointment, Crist chose his closest and most loyal adviser and political guru....