| 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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:43 PM
TALLAHASSEE – The Legislature could be cracking down on politicians who opt to run for office without ever moving into the cities, counties or even school districts they represent.
The Senate’s Ethics and Elections Committee on Monday passed...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 8:59 AM
June 6, 2011
Generations of Jewish loyalty to the Democratic Party is under stress – a transformation that may be accelerated by Jewish voters’ concerns about President Barack Obama’s policies toward Israel.
The stakes are huge. The...