| Mar 19, 2015
| 9:21 AM
Congressman Ted Deutch said Thursday he plans to seek re-election to his Broward-Palm Beach county congressional seat next year and forgo a bid for the Democratic nomination to run for U.S. Senate.
Deutch's announcement is the third this week from a...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Poor, little frail Hillary Clinton. She and her myriad serfs shouldn't be expected to carry two phones. Therefore the American voters surely wouldn't want to burden her with the presidency.
Democrats are not spoiled. They care about the middle class and...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 3:09 PM
So Charlie Crist is now talking about running for the U.S. Senate.
This is about as good of an idea as running face-first into a buzz saw.
Both would result in bloody endings.
Of a human life. And of the viability of Florida's Democratic Party ......
| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:27 PM
Charlie Crist is considering another run for the U.S. Senate, in the 2016 race.
"Well, I have been encouraged to," Crist said Wednesday when asked by phone about reports that he might run again. Crist, who is in New York, declined to elaborate.
| Mar 6, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Marco Rubio has said he would not run for president and re-election to the U.S. Senate at the same time and that Florida law forbids it anyway, but as he approaches his decision, some legal scholars say he might be able to do both.
Rubio cites a state...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 2:39 PM
U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson is pushing a proposal that he says would prevent future government shutdowns over partisan disputes.
Grayson, D-Orlando, is seeking co-sponsors for a "Shut Down the Shutdowns Act" to ensure stop-gap funding would continue for...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 9:08 PM
On the last day to get health insurance through the Affordable Care Act before emergency room fees would kick in, Orange and Osceola residents had the opportunity to sign up at two events organized by Working America and Rep. Alan Grayson.
"We have made...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:15 PM
In modern politics, it's tough to get both parties to agree on much of anything.
Yet there is one issue in Washington — and now Tallahassee — with universal appeal: Laws that require American flags to be made in America.
It is a fine idea....
| Feb 12, 2015
| 12:12 PM
updated 2/13/15 8:15 a.m. with U.S. Rep. Bill Posey's comment and an additional comment from Grayson.
Most of Central Florida's U.S. Senate and Congress members are ready to fight the Islamic State, though they're taking different positions on President...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Think you know a lot about the news?
Maybe you know nothing about the news.
Either way, this column will work out well for you.
It's the news of the week, delivered trivia-style.
This past week, Orlando made headlines for being ranked as:
A) One of...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
SunRail appears to be back on track to get $126 million in federal funds it needs to nearly double the size of the commuter rail system.
At least that's the opinion of U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, who attended two meetings Wednesday between...