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  • New Boynton Beach Mayor could be appointed later this month

     
    Boynton Beach city attorney Jim Cherof sent commissioners a recommended timeline in proceeding with filling the mayoral seat during Jose Rodriguez???s suspension. On Thursday, Rodriguez was charged with unlawful compensation or reward for official...
  • Biden in Iraq: Withdrawal on track

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Vice President Joe Biden made an unannounced landing in Iraq today for a two-day series of meetings with Iraqi leaders and U.S. troops. The traveling pool report from the ground says that Biden "will try......
  • White House 'seeding' the press?

     
    by Mark Silva When hunters seed a field, they are guaranteed of getting some birds to shoot. It's considered bad form. When the White House seeds questions from the public, or from the press, that raises another question of form.......
  • Immigration votes lacking: White House

     
    by Peter Nicholas and Peter Wallsten White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today that there is not enough support in Congress now to pass a comprehensive immigration bill providing a path to citizenship for the nation's illegal immigrants,......
  • Michelle Obama's hula dance - 'try again'

     
    by Michael Muskal The era of mixing politics and matrimony continues today, but don't worry, this won't be about a wandering politician and his peccadilloes. President Obama, First Lady Michelle and their daughters went to Fort McNair this morning to........
  • Senate split: Dueling gavels in a surreal script

     
    And there were even dueling gavels in the room. Here's the latest dispatch from Mr. Madore: ALBANY ??? Chaos reigned in the State Senate today as rival leaders interrupted each other and recognized dueling presiding officers. Republican leader Dean...
  • Senate split: New move to force court intervention?

     
    Here's the surreal situation as best we understand it: First, Senate Democrats occupied the podium. They may have caught the GOP off guard the way the Republicans caught them unawares on June 8. Regardless, Republicans filed in and began......
  • Senate split: Who needs a Lt. Gov? NY, this once?

     
    The day's best quip about the state's lack of a lieutenant governor came from Alfred DelBello, who quit the job in 1984 citing sheer boredom. "I never knew that was such an important post!" the Democrat joked when reached......
  • Quack! Cellphone ruffles White House

     
    by Mark Silva It's summer, and the quacking of cellphones is in the air. President Barack Obama was getting into a serious discussion about his administration's commitment to equal rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Americans when someone's...
  • Obama's healthcare lacks votes: Senator

     
    by Mark Silva Storm warnings on the healthcare reform front: Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California said today that President Barack Obama may lack the votes in the Senate necessary to push the healthcare reform he wants this summer. "Well to......
  • Ethics Rules limit holiday gifts for Palm Beach County government

     
    Christmas doesn???t bring a holiday from Palm Beach County???s gift rules for local government officials and employees. That???s the message this week from the county???s Ethics Commission, which is spreading the word that rules limiting gifts from...