| Jan 9, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Mark Gilbert, a prominent Democratic Party fundraiser from Palm Beach County, is the new U.S. ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa.
Gilbert's nomination by President Barack Obama was among many appointments delayed — in his case more than a year ...
| 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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Looking out at the members of the College Park Rotary Club, U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Orlando, said there’s a lot that Congress could learn from a group like this.
In fact, Congress would be wise to reach out to organizations like the College...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:38 PM
District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects
It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...
| 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.
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 10:25 PM
Voters go to the polls Tuesday to set the table for the November elections, but the menu's already pretty well set.
Barring a cataclysmic shock, Democrats are set to officially make Charlie Crist their candidate for governor despite the pitch from Nan...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 5:25 PM
For months, the White House has insisted that President Obama would do all he could to help his party in the midterm election. Now that he’s started, some Democrats wonder whether he could help a little bit less.
In a rocky return to the...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:15 PM
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| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Florida Democrats have been delivering impassioned defenses of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, whose position on the national stage was depicted as precarious in a lengthy article critiquing her performance as national party chairwoman.