| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Florida's much-maligned elections are likely to run much better in 2014, but critics see problems for 2016 that could bring a repeat of the frustrating failures that marked the last two presidential elections.
"We might not see the same type of problems...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Original post | 4:42 p.m. April 19
Updated | 7:58 p.m. April 19 and 12:58 p.m. April 21
Hundreds of Broward Democrats – included many elected officials and local party leaders – turned out Saturday and turned up with major enthusiasm for...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Former Gov. Charlie Crist’s campaign – though not Crist himself – hit back hard Thursday against allegations that emanated this week from convicted Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein.
“There’s nothing even remotely credible...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Former state Sen. Dan Gelber went into prosecutor mode Friday to deliver a stinging indictment of the way the state manipulates election laws.
The way elections are run in Florida is so significant and contentious, Gelber said, because it’s a...
| Apr 7, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Florida could raise an extra $70 million a year in revenue by preventing multistate and multinational companies from using payments to themselves to avoid the state's corporate-income tax, according to a new study by state economists....
| Apr 3, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Former Dan Gelber campaign manager Christian Ulvert is the new political director for the Florida Democratic Party, We are excited to bring someone of Christian’s talent on board,” said Florida Democratic Party Chairwoman...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:33 AM
It began like a hailstorm and hasn't let up.
First, spirited sniping over Israel between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during their Boca Raton debate. Then came the Democratic and Republican surrogates, intensifying protracted efforts...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 4:16 PM
Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.
Broward’s Property Appraiser
is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.
Broward County Commissoner
| Jun 14, 2011
| 3:23 PM
Democrats convened in South Florida last weekend, downright giddy about their prospects for next year.
With Rick Scott less popular than a hangnail, they're convinced 2012 will be a banner year.
But here's the thing: You can't beat someone with no one....
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:07 AM
The group NoCasinos will host a news conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday with former State Sen. Dan Gelber, chairman of South Florida’s NoCasinos; Roberto “Bob” Martinez, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida; and...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 12:43 PM
The bill that would bring up to three destination casinos is in legislators’ hands in Tallahassee, but that doesn’t mean groups on both sides of the debate are sitting here being mum.
Just this week, there’s been word from casino...