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  • Campbell to challenge Powers for mayoral seat

    The battle for the Coral Springs mayor's seat will be between a former senator and a sitting commissioner. Taking Commissioner Tom Powers on is former senator Walter "Skip" Campbell. Campbell filed his papers on July 16, two days before the deadline....
  • Brevard lawmaker doesn't live in district, opponent contends

    Brevard lawmaker doesn't live in district, opponent contends
    Space Coast Rep. Tom Goodson is being accused by his Republican primary challenger of not living in the district he represents, a claim his campaign has labeled as "desperate political attacks." And as lawmakers have moved to tighten residency...
  • Why `compassionate conservatism' is still dead

    Compassionate conservatism is back. That's how Peter Beinart, a contributing editor at the Atlantic, reads a number of recent developments in Republican politics, the most recent being Representative Paul Ryan's announcement of new anti-poverty proposals....
  • Former Rep. Joe Baca takes steps to run for Fontana mayor this fall

    Former Rep. Joe Baca takes steps to run for Fontana mayor this fall
    Former Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Baca, who earlier this year lost a bid to return to the House, has found another office to try for -- mayor of Fontana. Baca has taken steps to become a candidate in the November election, the Fontana city clerk's...
  • Conservatives compete to run against Wasserman Schultz

    Two fiscal conservatives with prior congressional campaigns are competing in a Republican primary to run against U.S. Rep Debbie Wasserman Schultz in November, a daunting task in a mostly Democratic district. Joseph Kaufman, backed by conservative...
  • Earlier Hearing Sought For $21M Berlin Police HQ Project

    BERLIN — Setting an earlier public hearing date for a proposed $21 million police station will be discussed by the town council at a special meeting Tuesday. The meeting comes a week after a divided council voted to set the hearing date for Sept....
  • 4th circuit ruling brings joy to some, upset to others

    Court ruling overturning Va. gay-marriage ban brings joy and ire
    One side was smiling, the other subdued as the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage, the second federal appeals court to reject state efforts to say marriage was just for couples of one man and one woman....
  • Federal decision in Virginia clears way for gay marriage in NC, official says

    RALEIGH, N.C. North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper believes that Monday's federal appeals court decision on Virginia's gay marriage ban eventually will allow gay marriage in his state and Cooper has no plans to intervene. A three-judge panel on the...
  • No: Efficiency cuts carbon pollution and consumers' costs

    The Florida Energy Office, led by Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam, weighed in on conservation goals for big utilities at the Florida Public Service Commission. Utilities are regulated by the PSC, which takes its marching orders from state leaders....
  • Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful

    Absentee-ballot race is on as Dems, GOP court faithful
    Absentee ballots are becoming increasingly popular, as tens of thousands of them were sent to Central Florida voters last week for the upcoming primary race. While Republicans still run strong in this arena, Democrats are gaining ground. In Orange...
  • Democrats' impeachment fixation

    Democrats' impeachment fixation
    "Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me. The House minority leader went on to explain that, "for the first time in history, Congress voted to sue a sitting president." And "Today: the White House...