| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Although Democrats lost the majority in the U.S. Senate, there could be brighter days ahead. With the power of the presidential veto, a strong candidate in eventual nominee Hillary Clinton, and the perils for Republicans of controlling both chambers,...
| Mar 27, 2015
WASHINGTON — Florida is projected to become the first state in the nation to close the wage gap between men and women — but it will take more than two decades.
The long-sought goal of equal pay for equal work won't be achieved until at least...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 7:47 AM
Florida Democratic Rep. Patrick Murphy announced on Monday his candidacy for Senate in what's expected to be an open seat in next year's general election. The Florida contest will be one of several key Senate races in 2016 as Democrats look to regain ...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 5:21 AM
Patrick Murphy is in.
As widely expected, the Democratic congressman from Jupiter announced Monday morning that he will run for the U.S. Senate in 2016, going after the seat now held by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, who has not yet decided to seek...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 11:36 AM
WASHINGTON — Calling himself an "independent voice," Democrat Patrick Murphy of Jupiter, the youngest member of Congress, launched a campaign on Monday to win the U.S. Senate seat now held by conservative Republican Marco Rubio.
Murphy, 31, a...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 12:22 PM
— Chocolate and dulce de leche. Cotton candy and gummy bear. Cherry and grape.
Liquid nicotine comes in cool flavors that sound like candy, but it's a vaping cocktail that can kill if swallowed by a small child fascinated by the groovy packaging....
| Mar 17, 2015
| 11:35 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Tuesday she won't be a candidate for U.S. Senate in 2016.
Her moves leaves Democrats without their highest profile potential candidate for the seat...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 3:09 PM
So Charlie Crist is now talking about running for the U.S. Senate.
This is about as good of an idea as running face-first into a buzz saw.
Both would result in bloody endings.
Of a human life. And of the viability of Florida's Democratic Party ......
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:57 PM
Port Everglades promoters Friday crossed one of the last hurdles in their 18-year quest to acquire $190 million of federal dredging money to create jobs and compete for shipping business along the East Coast.
The dredging project is headed for final...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 12:27 PM
Charlie Crist is considering another run for the U.S. Senate, in the 2016 race.
"Well, I have been encouraged to," Crist said Wednesday when asked by phone about reports that he might run again. Crist, who is in New York, declined to elaborate.
| Mar 7, 2015
| 6:43 AM
Chris Christie, whose presidential hopes have been running into increasing turbulence, sold himself to influential Republicans as a straight-talking problem solver during weekend appearances in South Florida.
The New Jersey governor isn't —...