| Dec 17, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The future of the United States' five-decade embargo blocking trade with Cuba is suddenly and unexpectedly murky.
Although President Barack Obama shifted long-standing American policy on Wednesday, the embargo and the lesser known but critically...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The good news is Congress didn't end its session by committing any obvious harm. No government shutdown, no dramatic changes to health care reform and no sudden roadblocks to President Obama's go-it-alone effort to improve immigration. Plus, some...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The White House declared Broward County one of 16 local “Climate Action Champions” on Wednesday because of its commitment to reduce air pollution and prepare for rising seas.
The designation means the county will get “facilitated...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:23 AM
Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the most-prominent Democrat in South Florida, is at a political crossroads.
She's just won her sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives with 63 percent of the vote. And she's been chairwoman of the Democratic National...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 6:37 PM
PHILADELPHIA — It took less than an hour, and Murat Guzel was persuaded to break out his checkbook.
With his signature, the Northampton County purveyor of organic foods put up $100,000 to try to bring the Democratic National Convention to...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 4:47 AM
Reactions from Florida's congressional delegation are trickling in about President Barack Obama's announcement of his immigration reform orders. Not surprisingly, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D, and U.S. Reps. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando, and Corrinie Brown, D-...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:03 PM
An arrest at a border crossing. A brutal Mexican jail. A roadside bombing in Afghanistan. A veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. How could a news story with all those elements be a good-news story?
With the release and repatriation of former...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Allen West, who rode the tea party wave to Congress and Fox News fame, is leaving liberal South Florida for the conservative promised land of Texas.
West, who represented Broward and Palm Beach counties for two years, was known more for his often...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Here we go again. Big election defeats inevitably are followed by major rounds of tooth-gnashing, shirt-rending, soul-searching, finger-pointing, self-flagellating and circular-firing-squad shooting.
Now it's the Democrats' turn. Again.
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:21 AM
The dust from 2014's general election has officially settled. Club For Growth, the conservative political action committee, announced today it is backing U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and five other senators for re-election in 2016.
The Club solicits and...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Here we go again. Big election defeats inevitably are followed by major rounds of teeth-gnashing, shirt-rending, soul-searching, finger pointing, self-flagellating and circular firing squad shooting. Now it's the Democrats' turn. Again.