| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:00 AM
There seems to be only one year that is not an election year, and that is the first year of a new president's first term. Note to future presidents: Get your governing done in those initial 12 months; after that, it's all politics, all the time.
| Jan 1, 2015
| 6:57 PM
U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y.: "From the hard streets of Queens, Mario Cuomo rose to the very pinnacle of political power in New York because he believed in his bones in the greatness of this state, the greatness of America and the unique...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 12:52 PM
TALLAHASSEE – When Gov. Rick Scott is sworn in for a second term Tuesday, he'll stick to his campaign-themed goals to continue cutting taxes and regulations and to compete for new companies for Florida.
There will be no controversial pledges to...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 6:32 PM
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled the plug on his Fox News Channel talk show on Saturday in order to “gauge support” for a second presidential run.
In an email to supporters and in comments at the close of his weekly show, Huckabee...
| Dec 22, 2014
From the January lawsuit seeking to end the state ban on same-sex marriage to the December move by President Barack Obama to normalize relations with Cuba, 2014 was marked by momentous events in South Florida.
In between, Floridians re-elected...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Promotions, hiring and recognition at South Florida employers.
Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, Broward chapter installed its officers and board of directors for 2015. The officers are 2015 president,Eduardo Fernandez, Sonesta...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:47 PM
In 1947, U.S. historian Wilfred E. Binkley took stock of the 13 men who had been president since the end of the Civil War and reached a stark conclusion: Governorship was “a training school for successful presidents.” The seven ex-governors on...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 4:14 PM
In "Back to the Future Part II," the popular science fiction comedy of 1989, Doc Brown, the verbose inventor played by Christopher Lloyd, and Marty McFly, played by Michael J. Fox, travel forward in time to try to keep Marty's future son from going to...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The New Year brings a great many revered traditions: fitness resolutions, "Auld Lang Syne," the descent of the crystal ball in Times Square.
That list does not include, at least for most people, the onrush of the next presidential campaign. Even so,...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:55 AM
As 2014 winds to an end, it's time to test your memory and see if you were paying attention to the passing parade of pop culture.
See how you do.
Challenge your friends.
And always pay attention to pop culture. (To take the quiz interactively, click...
| Dec 29, 2014
Reading all these year-in-review recaps has left me a little groggy, so forgive me if my own look at 2014's top stories veers in and out of reality.
Phillies announce that Chris Wheeler and Sarge Matthews will be leaving the broadcast booth...