| 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 1, 2015
| 5:04 AM
WASHINGTON — While Florida business leaders are rallying support for an emerging trade deal with Japan and 10 other nations, many of their representatives in Congress plan to vote against attempts to speed approval of the controversial Trans-Pacific...
| May 12, 2015
| 2:51 PM
WASHINGTON Facing a state budget crisis, Gov. Rick Scott persuaded Republican allies in Congress on Tuesday to try to force the Obama administration to help Florida cover low-income families without expanding Medicaid.
Republicans responded by lashing...
| May 11, 2015
| 4:51 PM
To try and prevent violence that has happened elsewhere in the U.S. after black men have died during police encounters, frank talk between residents and leaders of Broward County's criminal justice system must continue.
That was one of the conclusions...
| May 8, 2015
| 5:02 PM
TALLAHASSEE— Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a longtime opponent of Obamacare, made a startling announcement shortly after his mother's death, going on TV two years ago to explain that he had dropped his objections to President Barack Obama's health care...
| May 6, 2015
| 2:08 PM
Two of Florida's most conservative Republicans said Wednesday they're eyeing the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by presidential candidate Marco Rubio, setting the stage for a tough primary contest in which voters have to weigh ideological purity against...
| May 5, 2015
| 2:45 PM
Democrats will sanction six presidential primary debates, the party announced Tuesday in a move welcomed by Hillary Rodham Clinton, the front-runner for its 2016 nomination.
Clinton’s presence as the heavyweight with few challengers had led to...
| May 3, 2015
| 2:18 PM
Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said Sunday that he still has more work to do, and his job as the county's top prosecutor constantly presents new challenges, so he's running next year for an 11th term.
Satz, 72, was first elected in 1976.
"Yes, I am...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 11:54 AM
The newest Florida state government move to restrict abortion, a 24-hour waiting period, is an unneeded government intrusion into women's lives and, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston warned Monday, will increase suffering for women and their...
| Apr 12, 2015
| 8:48 PM
It's no surprise that Hillary Rodham Clinton's friends and foes were at the ready on Sunday to respond immediately to the news that she is officially a presidential candidate. For every warm welcome to the race, there was Republican vow to stop her. Here'...