| Jun 15, 2015
| 1:50 PM
MIAMI Jeb Bush took the stage Monday at the nation's largest and most diverse university, the embodiment of working-class Miami's aspirations, and declared himself the best presidential candidate to help all Americans build a better life for themselves...
| Jun 13, 2015
| 5:23 PM
More than 1,200 miles from the action, Florida's most active Democrats were buzzing Saturday about Hillary Clinton's re-launch of her presidential campaign.
"Everybody is very excited about Hillary," said Ken Evans, the state Democratic committeeman...
| Jun 14, 2015
For now, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is the only prominent Democrat in the race to replace Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, and he took advantage of that Saturday at a Florida Democratic Party fundraising event in which he portrayed himself as a moderate who...
| Jun 9, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Jamba Juice, Dunkin' Donuts and fresh sushi are coming to the House of Representatives.
The House is changing contractors for its several cafeterias and other food vendors. The new provider, Sodexo, promises to retain qualified workers amid widespread...
| May 27, 2015
| 3:05 AM
U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel are visiting some of the most troubled parts of Africa.
Wasserman Schultz, who represents parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties, posted pictures on Facebook and a photo on Twitter of activities...
| May 31, 2015
| 1:48 PM
He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversity.
When he was only 3, just weeks after his father, Joe Biden, had been elected to the Senate, the...
| May 28, 2015
| 4:53 AM
WASHINGTON — Florida leaders are struggling to fend off mounting pressure to drill for oil off the east and west coasts, just five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.
Republican senators from Louisiana and other oil-rich states...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 11:04 AM
With Hillary Clinton widely expected to announce her candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination over the weekend, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz emphasized her neutrality on Friday – and went on to praise Clinton and the history making...
| May 3, 2015
| 2:05 PM
DEERFIELD BEACH — Appearing before political activists in Broward, the most liberal Democratic territory in Florida, U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy pitched himself as a pragmatist who is willing to cross the political aisle to talk to and work...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 1:57 PM
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent and avowed socialist, formally launched his campaign for the presidency Thursday, promising to make the economic unease of America’s middle class the driving force of his long-shot bid.
In an era in...
| May 21, 2015
| 2:03 PM
— Prospects for a new federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale took a giant step forward this week when Congress told federal officials to find a way to replace the current moldy, dilapidated and insecure building on Broward Boulevard.