| May 23, 2014
| 8:29 PM
President Obama elevated a rising star in the Democratic Party to a national job Friday, nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
In the East Room of the White House, Obama named Castro to...
| May 6, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Why is Benghazi important to Americans?
You'll hear a lot about Benghazi in coming days and you'll hear the familiar screeching of partisan politics, now that House Speaker John Boehner has decided to convene a select committee to investigate the 2012...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
HGTV has decided not to move forward with its recently greenlit reality show "Flip it Forward," starring David and Jason Benham, after reports surfaced about the twin brothers' ties to anti-gay, anti-choice extremists - including their father, evangelical...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:40 AM
HGTV has decided to scrap plans for a new reality series, "Flip It Forward," after an online outcry over the views of one of its stars on gay marriage, abortion and Islam.
In the planned program, announced last month and originally slated to premiere in...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Ann Richards is best remembered for her skewering of George H.W. Bush at the 1988 Democratic National Convention ("Poor George. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth"), and later -- somewhat poetically -- for losing the Texas governorship to Bush'...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 3:24 PM
Even before President Barack Obama took the oath of office to begin his second term, much of the political world was already jumping ahead. And for legions of South Florida voters, there's only one person they'd like to see raise her right hand four years...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party.
Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The center of the political world, at least for Florida’s Democrats, on Saturday was the two-story atrium at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, an oasis of cool air and sweet smells – the hotel’s signature white tea scent –...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
It’ll be hard for a South Florida Democrat – at least those with a checkbook or credit card – to miss Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker this weekend. He’ll be everywhere.
The Democratic wunderkind begins his whirlwind of South...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 8:12 PM
The Ravens and the NFL will open up their 2013 regular season on the road after failing to find compromise in a scheduling conflict with the Orioles and Major League Baseball.
Both the Ravens and Orioles released statements Friday saying that...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...