| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:51 AM
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Republican who represents part of South Broward, says he's "outraged by the vague response" from President Barack Obama's Treasury Department to the concerns he raised over "the apparent tourist activities" of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 2:39 PM
Rapper and entertainment industry mogul Jay-Z responded Thursday with a forceful rejection of the criticism he’s received from South Florida politicians over his visit to Cuba last week with his wife Beyoncé.
And the couple received support from a...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 6:33 AM
It began like a hailstorm and hasn't let up.
First, spirited sniping over Israel between President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney during their Boca Raton debate. Then came the Democratic and Republican surrogates, intensifying protracted efforts...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 8:02 AM
The Capitol Hill news organization Roll Call has the inside story about how U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, out-maneuvered a more senior Democrat for the party's top spot on a key subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee.
On Tuesday, he was...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:14 PM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, was named to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday.
Frankel, who was sworn in Thursday to represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the Foreign Affairs panel would "allow me to work on...
| Apr 29, 2011
Orlando Bosch, a prominent Cuban militant who was acquitted in Venezuela of the 1976 bombing of a Cuban jetliner, died Wednesday at a suburban Miami hospital. He was 84.
Bosch's wife, Adriana, said the exiled opponent of communist Cuba's Fidel Castro had...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 8:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- Betsy Blades has been curious about Cuba ever since 1959 when she was 15 years old and watched news clips of Fidel Castro’s revolution.
The retired social worker from Baltimore, now 68, will seize a chance to visit the forbidden...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:34 PM
WASHINGTON — When the Republican leaders in the U.S. House passed an extension of the Violence Against Women Act on Wednesday, they did so without support from three GOP lawmakers from South Florida: U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, David Rivera and...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 4:34 PM
U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, has been endorsed by Maggie's List, a relatively new federal PAC that's “dedicated to electing conservative women to federal office.” The Tallahassee-based group, headed by former Florida Secretary of State...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:54 AM
So, earlier today former U.S. Sen. George LeMieux announced that five Florida legislators had endorsed him. It didn't take his Republican U.S. Senate rival, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV, long to respond. Mack's campaign announced he'd be appearing at 10 a.m....
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has released the names of a 28-member National Hispanic Steering Committee that includes prominent Latinos from all over the country and Puerto Rico. Central Floridians on the list are former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez,...