| Sep 10, 2014
| 9:00 PM
A recent national Gallup poll pegged public approval for Congress at just 14 percent — one of the lowest ratings ever measured by the venerable polling company in the fall of a midterm election year. Congress is about as popular with Americans...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 8:17 AM
A bit of unfinished business from last month’s primaries: Richard DeNapoli lost his attempt to go to the state Legislature.
DeNapoli, the former Broward Republican chairman who moved to Sarasota, ran in the 74th district and was resoundingly...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 1:34 PM
Yet another poll, this one from PPP, finds the governor's race close, showing Democrat Charlie Crist holding a 3 point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott, and the medical marijuana initiative floating just above the 60 percent level needed for...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:35 PM
WASHINGTON — Congress is moving to crack down on tax-return fraud, a form of identity theft that has exploded across Florida in recent years.
The House passed a bill this week introduced by U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz that would toughen...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:31 AM
Wisconsin Republicans on Thursday accused a national Democratic leader of using an inappropriate analogy to domestic violence when she criticized Governor Scott Walker's record on women's issues at a roundtable in Milwaukee a day earlier.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 2:06 AM
The reported beheading of a South Florida journalist Tuesday rocked his family in Pinecrest and sparked calls for more action against the Islamic State militants taking responsibility for the deed.
A video purportedly showing the decapitation of...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Charlie Crist and Florida Democrats kicked off their 2014 general election campaign with a declaration of unity highlighted by the woman he defeated in Tuesday's primary.
"I am truly happy to be here," said Nan Rich, a former state senator from Weston...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:14 AM
Getting young people engaged in politics is never easy, but voter-registration volunteers say the medical-marijuana amendment on November's ballot is attracting new voters who otherwise might not bother with a midterm election.
Both political parties for...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:09 PM
WASHINGTON — Philanthropists and glitterati will roll out the pink carpet for Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the Kennedy Center Thursday night to honor her personal struggle and legislative work to overcome breast cancer.
The South Florida...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Dinner on Friday will be yellowtail made by the clean-cooking congresswoman, the alter ego of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
When she’s not in the nation’s capital, not on the road as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, and...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Original post | 4:30 p.m.
Updated | 5:06 p.m.
With signups for the Affordable Care Act falling last month, Democrats are pulling out all the stops to increase interest in Obamacare by the March 31 deadline.
On Monday, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman...