| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:21 AM
Chris Sloan was devastated after his 7-year-old son, Calder, was electrocuted in the family pool last April when a faulty pool light connection electrified the water.
So he made pool safety his mission, convincing county officials in Miami-Dade and...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:40 AM
What's happening: Maccabi Madness
Mark your calendar: March 7 at 8 p.m.
Where: David Posnack Jewish Community Center, 5850 S. Pine Island Road, Davie
The details: The gala will include an open bar as well as dinner and desserts presented by Sterling...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:08 AM
Democrats will be heading to Philadelphia next year for their national convention to nominate the party's presidential candidate.
The decision announced Thursday will put Pennsylvania in the national spotlight as Democrats attempt to hold on...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 11:22 AM
The Democratic National Committee on Thursday selected Philadelphia as the site of the party's 2016 national convention, citing the city's experience in hosting large-scale events.
Philadelphia, renowned for attractions such as Independence Hall and...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 9:25 AM
The City of Brotherly Love is becoming the City of Big Events.
Philadelphia's selection Thursday as host of next year's Democratic National Convention comes as it prepares for Pope Francis' visit in September.
U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, who led...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 4:50 PM
Think you know a lot about the news?
Maybe you know nothing about the news.
Either way, this column will work out well for you.
It's the news of the week, delivered trivia-style.
This past week, Orlando made headlines for being ranked as:
A) One of...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 12:22 PM
Two South Florida members of Congress conducted research into issues involving the music industry this weekend — by attending Grammy Awards events in Los Angeles.
U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:53 PM
U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a South Florida Democrat, said Tuesday she wants a federal law mandating vaccinations for all public school students.
Wilson, a former elementary school principal who represents parts of Miami-Dade and Broward counties, said...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:54 AM
South Florida Democrats are ready for – and say the country needs – a strong, liberal, female president. But it's not the woman you think.
While Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite of Florida Democrats for their party's 2016...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class.
The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 9:00 PM
If Florida Sen. Marco Rubio runs for president – you know he will – his Senate seat will be up for grabs in 2016.
And one of the names mentioned as a possible candidate?
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston.