| 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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Former Broward Republican Chairman Richard DeNapoli had a somewhat stormy tenure leading the local party in 2011 and 2012.
He left for the Sarasota area early in 2013, and within eight months started running as a candidate for the Republican...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:23 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- House and Senate leaders said Wednesday they want to further tighten ethics laws on lawmakers and lobbyists, including rules to make certain legislators were living in their districts.
Last year, the Legislature passed a major ethics...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Rico Petrocelli enters the race Monday afternoon:
Fellow Broward Republicans:
As your Executive Director for the last two years, Richard and I have spoken about the many opportunities we've had in our lives. I know how Richard struggled with...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 11:16 AM
A rematch could be coming, treating Broward and Palm Beach county voters to a replay of one of the most expensive, hard-fought and nasty campaigns of 2012.
It all depends on former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale. She's considering whether...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It's a lightning rod for criticism and doesn't pay anything, but four people — and maybe more now in the wings — are seeking the chairmanship of the Broward Republican Party.
The second Republican leadership election in four months comes...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:55 PM
Chicken, potatoes and asparagus – plus politics – were on the menu Monday night for the Broward Republican Party’s “Lincoln Day” fundraiser.
Most of the speeches, including Gov. Rick Scott’s keynote, were devoted to...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Former Broward Republican Chairman Richard DeNapoli is heading back to the East Coast to raise money for his campaign for a Sarasota County seat in the Florida House of Representatives.
But that’s not the high-profile, big-money event for...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, downplayed the notion that she might be the replacement for Florida’s newly departed lieutenant governor, but she didn't completely dismiss the idea.
“Right now it’s just blog...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:47 PM
On the day Florida’s new law banning texting while driving went into effect, a new effort began to toughen it.
State Sen. Maria Sachs, a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, launched the push Tuesday to toughen the new law....
| Nov 15, 2012
| 7:08 AM
State Sens. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, and Maria Sachs, D-Boca Raton, engaged in a bitter fight over one Senate seat that included ads like the one above.
State Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff, R-Fort Lauderdale, leaves public office Tuesday after...