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  • Amendment 2 not about relief, it's about getting high

    Proponents have argued that Amendment 2 is about providing compassionate care for people who have debilitating symptoms, pain, or are dying. But if compassionate care were what the amendment is only about, then the authors would have specifically cited...
  • North Florida congressional fight heats up

    North Florida congressional fight heats up
    TALLAHASSEE — The race between Republican incumbent Steve Southerland and Democratic challenger Gwen Graham in a North Florida congressional district is tight. Money is pouring in, and the race is one of a handful nationally that Democrats are...
  • Senate GOP blocks $2.7 billion border security bill

    Senate GOP blocks $2.7 billion border security bill
    U.S. Senate legislation giving President Barack Obama $2.7 billion to deal with tens of thousands of Central American migrant children amassing at the southwestern U.S. border was blocked on Thursday by Republican opposition. By a vote of 50-44, 10 short...
  • Town vs. town, faction vs. faction as Libya descends into 'hurricane'

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Booms of outgoing artillery shaking the ground, militia fighters from the remote Libyan mountain town of Zintan hunker down in the passenger terminal to defend Tripoli airport, the biggest prize in the capital. Across the city a few...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds state's domestic partner registry

    MADISON, Wisc. The Wisconsin Supreme Court Thursday unanimously upheld a 2009 law providing limited benefits to gay and lesbian couples. The law established a registry system for same-sex couples to report their domestic partnerships to county clerks and...
  • U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill

    U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill
    The U.S. House of Representatives will try in coming days to pass legislation giving President Barack Obama additional funds to deal with a flood of Central American child immigrants, after Republicans who control the chamber on Thursday revolted...
  • Scott, Crist trade economic blame in governor's race

    Scott, Crist trade economic blame in governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE — Call it economic roulette: Despite the luck involved, governors get praised for economic recoveries and blasted for downturns. Florida's economy has been dominating debate in the governor's race this summer between Republican Gov....
  • Impeachment 'Scam?' Both Parties Can Play

    House Speaker John Boehner has debunked all of the talk about Republicans possibly impeaching President Obama. He called it “a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” That’s news. I thought it was a scam started by Sarah Palin....
  • Ukraine's parliament rejects prime minister's resignation

    A week after Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk said he wanted to resign, the government offered a reply: You can’t. The Ukrainian parliament voted Thursday to keep Yatsenyuk as prime minister. The tally was 109-16 against Yatsenyuk’s...
  • Readers dislike gators, jet-setting politicians and me

    Readers dislike gators, jet-setting politicians and me
    Scott, my husband thought I was nuts at 7 a.m. laughing my you-know-what off. But then he figured out I must be reading your column. ["Florida the scariest state in America? Only if you're a wimp."]  It was HILARIOUS!  Barbara. Thanks, Barbara, I try...