| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Florida had the worst voter lines in the country in 2012, and a lack of resources at some precincts contributed to those long waits to vote, studies from the U.S. General Accounting Office and a New York think tank revealed.
The GAO report, Observations...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 7:36 PM
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 Democrat in Congress, expects his party will avoid electoral disaster in November.
During a brief interview on the sidelines of a Fort Lauderdale fundraiser Sunday, Hoyer acknowledged that the climate doesn&...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 8:20 AM
George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are so civil toward one another — publicly, at least — that they embraced after pitching themselves in back-to-back appearances before a group of Democratic activists in Plantation.
The two Democrats are...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:35 AM
The spinning was faster than a carnival Tilt-A-Whirl on Wednesday, as political operatives attempted to depict the results of voting in primary elections in a way that would benefit their candidates.
To Democrats, Charlie Crist won a huge victory that...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:30 PM
About 1:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Broward Supervisor of Elections Office finished counting ballots from all of the county's 577 precincts.
Less than 600 absentee ballots were still being counted, but Supervisor Brenda Snipes said they would finish this...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:29 PM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, and U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson, a Miami Democrat whose district includes part of South Broward, collected Tuesday on Wasserman Schultz’s bet on the Miami Heat.
She wagered with U.S. Rep. Joaquin...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
South Florida’s Democratic members of Congress love the idea of President Hillary Clinton.
Almost all are already supporting her not-yet-existing campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination.
“I proudly supported Secretary Clinton’s...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Original post | 5:43 p.m. Dec. 6
Updated | 11:45 a.m., 12:43 p.m. and 3:36 Dec. 7
Black political leaders from South Florida, along with many others, are speaking out about Thursday’s death of South African statesman Nelson Mandela.
Two of the...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 7:24 PM
When an unpopular president comes to town, politicians have a choice: get the good suit pressed and polish the dress shoes — or slip on a pair of sneakers and run as far away as possible.
That's the dilemma presented by President Barack Obama's...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Coverage of President Barack Obama's visit to Coral Reef High School in southwest Miami-Dade County. He'll be talking about education. People from the Venezuelan community are outside asking him to talk about what's going on in that South American nation....