| 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....
| Jan 8, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Former state Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff isn’t ready to say whether she’ll be a candidate this year to return to the state Senate.
After seven years in the Florida House, she was elected to a Broward-Palm Beach County Senate district in 2010...
| Mar 14, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Normally, Republicans rule the roost when it comes to collecting campaign-coin in the Capitol. But an Orlando Sentinel analysis of the campaign-finance data reveals that the Florida Democratic Party, candidates for statewide office,...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Ethics restrictions prohibiting local elected officials from accepting anything of value – a cup of coffee, a glass of wine or a meal – from lobbyists, vendors or anyone else with business before them are much too restrictive for Hollywood...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 6:33 AM
Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win (after losing races for the Broward School Board and the state Senate in the 1990s) was incredibly close.
Here's the story I wrote with former Sun Sentinel staff writer Kathy Bushouse when Bogdanoff was finally...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Occasionally I give you an oldie but goodie from our archives. This time, while researching U.S. Senate candidate Connie Mack for tonight's debate, I ran across this gem about the start of...