| May 2, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Each of the six Democrats who represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties will face a challenge for re-election, but the region's sole Republican was automatically returned to office Friday without having to face the voters.
No one qualified to...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Citing the need for highway infrastructure improvements, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, said Friday the federal gasoline tax should be increased.
He called for a “slight increase” in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
South Florida’s Democratic members of Congress love the idea of President Hillary Clinton.
Almost all are already supporting her not-yet-existing campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination.
“I proudly supported Secretary Clinton’s...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Republicans love listening to U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio.
It’s easy to see why. The speech he delivered Wednesday to the Palm Beach Republican Club – a variation on remarks he’s been honing for years – was at times inspirational and...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 7:44 AM
It often seems as if the Obamacare fight has been going on forever, but it's only now having its fourth birthday. To celebrate the milestone, both Democrats and Republicans cranked up more of the usual arguments for and against the Affordable Care Act....
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Gov. Rick Scott visits Broward on Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for a project that opened two days ago -- and that started under his predecessor former Gov. Charlie Crist.
He’s the headliner for what his office, and transportation...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:26 AM
Allen West is back, with a new mission.
And the newest venture for the soldier-turned-congressman-turned-full-time conservative provocateur is vintage West. He's out with a new book that doesn't pull any punches and most certainly doesn't soften the...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 8:37 AM
There’s a lot of local interest in the books penned by the polar opposites of South Florida congressional politics – U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, and former U.S. Rep. Allen...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:56 PM
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| Apr 22, 2014
| 3:46 PM
Chicago, the home of President Barack Obama and one of the nation’s top Democratic mayors, is among 15 cities that have been asked to submit proposals to host the 2016 Democratic presidential nominating convention, party officials said Tuesday....
| Apr 28, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Original post | 12:19 p.m.
Updated | 2:36 p.m., 3:21 p.m. and 3:33 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, pushed Monday for two key issues that could help decide how enthusiastic Hispanic...