| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:34 PM
TALLAHASSEE — House Speaker Dean Cannon had his official portrait mounted on the chamber's inner ring of former leaders Tuesday, and used the occasion to take yet another shot at former Gov. Charlie Crist. Cannon, a Winter Park Republican who is...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 4:01 PM
In today's Friday Files, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi strikes back against the former investigators who say Bondi's office ousted them for too aggressively going after fraudulent — and deep-pocketed — foreclosure firms in this state....
| Mar 5, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Mike: Legislative sessions usually get as much attention as PBS documentaries. But that was before Rick Scott became the skinniest 800-pound gorilla ever to hit Tallahassee. We've never seen anything like this. No allegiances. No loyalties. No friends....
| Jan 1, 2011
| 3:00 PM
Collectively, they control tens of thousands of jobs, billions of dollars in tax money, a sports franchise — and one very famous mouse.
They are the region's power players. And today we unveil the Top 10 in our rundown of "The 25 Most Powerful...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 12:40 PM
TALLAHASSEE – One of the highest-profile Florida House races this year pits a two-term Republican with the advantages of incumbency against a Democrat school teacher with a prime political pedigree.
For the newly drawn House District 30, Rep. Scott...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 3:14 PM
TALLAHASSEE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was being facetious when she described her meandering congressional district stretching from Jacksonville to Gainesville, Sanford and the outskirts of Orlando as the "most popular" in America.
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:35 PM
Citizen activism and public interest, that is.
When Florida legislators swung through town this week, hundreds of Central Floridians poured into the Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre to demand that politicians treat them, their money and...
| Jan 6, 2010
| 9:28 PM
Embattled Republican Party Chairman Jim Greer may be on the way out, but that doesn't mean the folks who wanted him gone are entirely happy.
A day after Greer announced his resignation — and blistered his GOP critics in the process — grass-...
| Jul 5, 2010
| 1:49 PM
A criminal defense attorney for former Florida GOP chairman Jim Greer on Monday promised to make defense witnesses of some of the most powerful people in Florida politics - Gov. Charlie Crist, Attorney General Bill McCollum and state Republican chief John...
| Dec 24, 2009
There's a new No. 1 this year. But before we get to him, let's first reveal the others who topped this year's list of "The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida." The top 10 includes three business executives, two mayors, two members of Congress, one...
| Apr 27, 2009
| 10:20 PM
Reversing a 19-year-old ban on drilling in state waters, the Republican-controlled House voted largely along party lines today to open Florida's coastline to oil and natural gas exploration.
Under the proposal, approved on a 70-43 vote, Gov. Charlie...