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  • Planned Parenthood launches Florida political effort

    Planned Parenthood launches Florida political effort
    Hoping to energize voters concerned about access to abortion rights, Florida Planned Parenthood is launching a 2014 political effort. Called Women are Watching, it’s spearheaded by Florida Planned Parenthood’s political action committee. The...
  • Billionaire environmental activist visits Fort Lauderdale to raise super PAC cash

    Billionaire environmental activist visits Fort Lauderdale to raise super PAC cash
    Billionaire investor turned environmental activist Tom Steyer was in Fort Lauderdale last week raising money. Not for himself – he doesn't need it – but for his super political action committee designed to target key races in which one...
  • Florida Democrats in Hollywood: schmoozing, strategy -- and money

    Florida Democrats in Hollywood: schmoozing, strategy -- and money
    Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency – and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond. To make that a reality, he helped the state’s...
  • Video and interview with Nan Rich, Democratic candidate for governor

    Video and interview with Nan Rich, Democratic candidate for governor
    Above, Nan Rich, a candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor, speaks to supporters last month when opening her campaign office in Weston. Below, excerpts from an interview with Rich conducted in her campaign office last week. She'd just...
  • Lake Forest can get needed water filters - for now

     Lake Forest can get needed water filters - for now
    Following news that unique filters used in the city water plant would no longer be produced by AquaSource, the city learned from the French firm that it can provide a limited number of new filters. In May the city spent $719,000 with AquaSource, to...
  • Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups

    Democratic candidates roll out dueling endorsements from gay rights groups
    The candidates for the Democratic nomination for governor rolled out dueling endorsements Thursday from gay rights groups. Nan Rich of Weston, former Democratic leader of the Florida Senate, was endorsed by the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council....
  • It's official: Nan Rich vs. Charlie Crist in Democratic primary

    It's official: Nan Rich vs. Charlie Crist in Democratic primary
    Nan Rich made it official on Tuesday, guaranteeing a Democratic primary for governor. The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston qualified for the ballot on Tuesday in Tallahassee. She’ll face Charlie Crist in the Aug. 26 primary....
  • Redflex insider: I testified about secret meeting

    Redflex insider: I testified about secret meeting
    A former employee of the company that launched Chicago's red light cameras testified Wednesday before a federal grand jury investigating bribery allegations, and he said he recounted a secret meeting atop the John Hancock Center and even answered...
  • Discounting polls, money, pundits, Nan Rich says she can win

    Discounting polls, money, pundits, Nan Rich says she can win
      Democrat Nan Rich is discounting the conventional wisdom that her campaign for governor will end Aug. 26 with a primary victory by her opponent, Charlie Crist.   She spoke Friday afternoon to Sun Sentinel editorial writers and reporters.   Here...
  • The limits of corporate citizenship [Commentary]

    The limits of corporate citizenship [Commentary]
    Dozens of big U.S. corporations are considering leaving the United States in order to reduce their tax bills. But they'll be leaving the country only on paper. They'll still do as much business in the U.S. as they were doing before. The only...
  • Before fundraising event, Rick Scott makes not-so-quick Fort Lauderdale Starbucks run

    Before fundraising event, Rick Scott makes not-so-quick Fort Lauderdale Starbucks run
    Gov. Rick Scott ducked into a Starbucks on Tuesday afternoon for a pit stop and a drink – and was able to leave about 45 minutes later. At Starbucks he ordered a chai tea with soy milk – and rejected a reporter’s suggestion that it...