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  • > Photos, Video: Sink, Scott crisscross state for early votes

     
    With early voting kicking off across Florida, Monday, gubernatorial nominees Alex Sink and Rick Scott both held get-out-the-vote rallies here. Sink's event was first, rallying supporters to early vote at the downtown Orlando Public Library.  Sink...
  • Partisan endorsements

     
    So, I return from vacation to find some e-mails featuring endorsements by two interest groups – Associated Industries of Florida and the Florida Consumer Action Network. AIF is a business group, and all of its endorsements were for Republicans. FCAN...
  • Brown opponent to ’sandbag’ her house Thursday

     
    WASHINGTON — A Republican opponent to Democrat U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, vowed to deliver hundreds of sandbags to her Jacksonville home on Thursday as a way to remind voters that Brown asked city workers to help save her home with sandbags during...
  • Of Maggie Thatcher and Corrine Brown (and others)

     
    A packed house  at the Orange County League of Women Voters ate lunch and listened to the four major candidates for county mayor answer questions for more than an hour today in downtown Orlando. Matt Falconer, Teresa Jacobs, Bill Segal and Li...
  • McCollum, Rubio, Jacobs win east side straw poll

     
    By Victor Manuel Ramos   Orlando Sentinel More than 200 voters cast their straw-poll ballots Tuesday at a gathering of business owners, entrepreneurs and community residents on the east side of Orange County, giving the more than 40 candidates who...
  • Congressional Dems urge new TSA administrator to overhaul work rules

     
    Contending that Transportation Security Administration officers face too many injuries, job uncertainty, low morale and high turnover, 80 Congressional Democrats including Alan Grayson of Orlando, and Corrine Brown  of Jacksonville, have sign...
  • Florida Democrats go after the pork

     
    By Mark K. Matthews, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — For years, U.S. Rep. John Mica has taken pride in snagging federal dollars for hometown projects, once even vowing that there was “no way in hell” that he would support a ban on the so-...
  • Ginny Brown-Waite leaves sorry legacy

    In the past few days, Republican U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite has been called everything from dirty and disloyal to underhanded and dishonest. And that's just by members of her own party. They're right. But in looking at the big picture, Brown-Waite's...
  • Orange County mayoral candidates stake out issues during forum

    Four mayoral candidates squared off Wednesday at an Orange County League of Women Voters forum, staking out positions on issues such as bus-system funding, redistricting and ethics. The four — businessman Matthew Falconer, former Commissioner...
  • Brown calls for federal probe in barbering operations

    Brown calls for federal probe in barbering operations
    In a letter distributed by a civil-rights group, U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has asked the U.S. Justice department to investigate a series of unorthodox licensing inspections of Orange County barbershops carried out by deputies and state licensing...
  • SunRail back on track after Amtrak backs down

    SunRail back on track after Amtrak backs down
    Amtrak backed off its demands Wednesday for an ironclad insurance deal with SunRail, clearing the tracks for the Central Florida commuter train to roll again toward a startup in 2013. The national carrier dropped its opposition to the $1.2 billion...