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  • Notable female Democratic names emerging in state Sen. 19 race

     
    Former Orange County Commissioner Linda Stewart this week joined a notable field of female Democrats vying for the elected state post being vacated by Sen. Gary Siplin, D-Orlando. She joins  state House Rep. Geraldine Thompson, D-Orlando, and Siplin's...
  • It’s official: Florida’s presidential primary is set for Jan. 31

     
    TALLAHASSEE — After a few weeks of national vitriol and chest-thumping, Florida made it official Friday and moved it's 2012 presidential primary to Jan. 31 — a move that could place it fifth in the country. The decision wasn't unanimous. Two...
  • Region will have several competitive state Senate races

     
    Besides the Dorothy Hukill-Frank Bruno Senate race in Senate District 7 in Volusia County, Central Florida voters can expect a few more competitive contests around the region. In District 20, in Lake and Volusia counties, first-term Sen. Alan Hayes, R-...
  • Siplin files bill that would let undocumented students pay lower college tuition

     
    State Sen. Gary Siplin of Orlando filed a bill recently that would allow Florida's undocumented students to pay lower college tuition. This bill — as did a similar bill that Siplin filed during the last legislative session — doesn't have a...
  • Siplin: Lawmakers can’t do away with my district

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As the politically cantankerous redistricting process cranks up, Senate lawmakers are starting to quarrel over the publicly drawn maps the chamber is reviewing — and they haven't even drawn any lawmaker-submitted maps yet. During...
  • Mr. Siplin seeking money for Mrs. Siplin

     
    State Sen. Gary Siplin is term-limited next year, and we keep hearing he's likely to run for Congress. But for the moment, the Orlando Democrat seems more focused on trying to help his wife, Victoria, win election to his Senate seat. He's taking advantage...
  • How Senate redistricting proposals would affect Seminole

     
    Mike Ertel, the ever-helpful elections supervisor in Seminole County, has looked at the proposed congressional and Senate redistricting maps put out today by the Senate Reapportionment Committee and produced a quick look at how his home county would be...
  • How are NBA, politics alike? Let us count the ways

    How are NBA, politics alike? Let us count the ways
    Today we've got all kinds of serious and infuriating items. But first, let's start with something fun — news that Magic coach Stan Van Gundy wants to be a politician. Yep, he told the Orlando Sentinel's Zach McCann as much this week. Now, Coach...
  • Pot, immigration and firings -- things that make you go 'Hmmm'

    Pot, immigration and firings -- things that make you go 'Hmmm'
    Today's Friday Files are psychedelic. •Newsweek recently cited a study that said, of all the state capitals in America, Tallahassee ranks No. 1 when it comes to pot-smoking. That explains a lot about what happened in this past legislative session....
  • What do port security, the Patriot Act and partisanship have in common?

     What do port security, the Patriot Act and partisanship have in common?
    In this edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from political lies to a contest for Florida's most unpopular politician. But first, I have a game for you to play: This year, while no one was looking, President Barack Obama made...
  • Gambling, prayer and the 'celebrate plate'

    Gambling, prayer and the 'celebrate plate'
    From casino gambling to mutant animals, we're covering a lot of ground in today's Friday Files — including an offer from the Maxwell family to share one of our more coveted possessions: our "Celebrate plate." •We start with Florida's troubling...