| Dec 19, 2014
| 2:15 AM
Now comes the backlash to President Barack Obama's outreach to Cuba.
Florida Republicans are leading the charge against Obama's new policy to end the isolation of Cuba, setting up a clash in Congress next year and a point of debate along the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:16 AM
One big question is whether Bush's pro-embargo position will alienate some voters, including thousands of Cuban-Americans who are streaming to the island and sending money to family members.
Former Gov. Jeb Bush's call for strengthening the U.S. embargo...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Political scientists at the University of Virginia and Vanderbilt University have devised a math-based ratings system to measure the effectiveness of Congressmen and U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, rated #2 in all of Congress for the most recently-...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Americans are pleading for leadership — right now. And the pleas are aimed directly at the White House.
It is time for President Obama to step forward with a specific strategy for how to deal with the Islamic State militants who have horrified the...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Although Madelyn Zelman has been retired for a decade, her schedule resembles that of someone with a full-time job. The Plantation resident devotes her days, often including weekends and nights, to volunteer work for several causes.
Her main devotion...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:57 PM
A recent Wall Street Journal story that claimed the Obama Administration has "tightened" its control on ammunition that the Pentagon is sending to Israel without its approval alarmed South Florida's Jewish community.
But three members of South Florida'...
| May 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
In the wee hours of the morning Friday, the U.S. House voted to stop the Drug Enforcement Administration from interfering with state medical marijuana laws.
South Florida’s members of Congress split on the amendment, which prohibits the Department...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:20 AM
A pro-marijuana group is going after U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.
It’s labeling her as “out of touch” because she was one of only 18 Democrats in the House who voted...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
First elected to a partial term in 2010, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch is seeking a third full term representing northwest Broward and southwest Palm Beach counties.
He’ll be on the Aug. 26 primary ballot, facing fellow Democrat Emmanuel Morel, a retired...
| May 9, 2014
| 10:23 AM
A South Florida sponsored effort to condemn human rights violations in Venezuela and sanction officials of the country’s regime advanced on Friday.
The legislation, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Miami-Dade County Republican, passed...