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  • Dems come out against card check

    There is a growing roster of Democrats coming out against the White House-backed card check legislation, and now Orlando has its own political A-listers following suit. Roger Chapin and Joe Kefauver recently formed an advocacy group called Floridians for...
  • Report: Scott Rothstein’s chief operating officer to face charges

    Report: Scott Rothstein’s chief operating officer to face charges
    Scott Rothstein's right-hand woman at his Fort Lauderdale law firm -- chief operating officer Debra Villegas -- is expected to be charged with money-laundering conspiracy within the next week. That would make her the first alleged co-conspirator named...
  • Junior's mature stance

    Junior's mature stance
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. is NASCAR's most popular driver. Has been since his father died on the last lap of the 2001 Daytona 500. The most eloquent driver? Not so much. Need a racing, or even worldly, issue addressed in the garage? Try Jeff Burton, Mark...
  • Is 'Moderate Republican' Oxymoronic?

    In a startlingly honest e-mail to supporters this week, Rob Simmons described U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter's jump to the Democrats as "devastating news" that "deeply injures our ability to be an effective minority." It's that and more. Benedict Specter's...
  • Senate Resolution Honors Phils

    Senate Resolution Honors Phils For Immediate Release Contact: (202) 224-9020 - Arlen Specter (202) 228-6367 - Bob Casey November 20, 2008 Specter, Casey Congratulate 2008 World Series Champions Philadelphia Phillies Senate Resolution Honors Winning...
  • BCS is least of Senate's problems

    Some of our elected officials, apparently dissatisfied with the current level of public aggravation about the economic crisis, have decided to dump a can of paint onto the carpet as well. Both houses of Congress are nibbling around the edges of the much-...
  • Libel over there -- and over here

    Before the American Revolution, a plaintiff could successfully sue a writer for libel even when the offensive statement was demonstrably true. Then, starting with the famous Zenger case in 1735 and culminating with the New York Times vs. Sullivan ruling...
  • U.S. Senate committee to hold hearing on rape investigations

    Concerned that police departments nationwide fail to fully investigate rapes, a congressional committee will examine the issue next week at a hearing spurred partly by a Baltimore Sun examination of the systemic underreporting of sex crimes. The Senate...
  • Testimony before Senate panel calls for more oversight of crime stats, broader definition of rape

    — In Cleveland, women's claims that a sex offender had assaulted them were ignored, until police found the bodies of 11 women at the man's home. In Milwaukee, a woman tried to report being raped but was told at three different police stations to...
  • Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats

    Dems Keep Senate Majority, GOP Grabs 5 Seats
    Democrats retained their Senate majority Tuesday, losing five seats but winning key races in West Virginia and California. Republicans scored big gains, taking Senate seats from Democrats in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Arkansas, North Dakota and Indiana....
  • President Obama Arrives In San Francisco For Boxer Fundraiser

    President Obama Arrives In San Francisco For Boxer Fundraiser
    President Barack Obama is helping raise money for Sen. Barbara Boxer's re-election campaign, making his second trip to California in as many months to assist the imperiled incumbent. Obama arrived in San Francisco for two fundraisers Tuesday night for...