| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:41 PM
– There's nothing like an empty seat in Congress to get politicians dreaming of moving to Capitol Hill.
"An open seat is like throwing chum into the open ocean," said Ron Mills, a South Florida Democratic activist and political consultant. "The...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Democrats are wrestling over who gives them the best chance at picking up a South Florida congressional seat that's critical to their long-shot goal of taking over theU.S. Congress.
Is the best choice a liberal woman from Palm Beach County who's had...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:55 AM
This is the kind of story a cartoonist just can’t resist. There isn’t much more to say about the topic than that.
Therefore, I’ll digress. Florida’s Twenty-Second Congressional District, which I now call home since...
| Aug 10, 2012
For candidates in Tuesday's party primaries and nonpartisan elections, no one is more powerful than Jim Demarest of Fort Lauderdale, Susan Freeman of Dania Beach, Susan Goldberg of Boca Raton or Deborah Nix of Delray Beach.
Not the contributors with deep...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 5:32 AM
You have to wonder why former West Palm Beach mayor Lois Frankel and Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs don’t just flip a coin to decide who’s going to drop out of the Democratic primary race in Florida Congressional District 22. Their...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Kristin Jacobs, who lost the 22nd Congressional District primary on Tuesday, said she’s committed to helping victor Lois Frankel win the seat in November.
“I’m really proud of all the people that stood beside me. All of labor. All of...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 7:56 PM
South Florida's Democrats and Republicans in Congress are bracing for battles, and pulling in big money to fight them.
Each of the seven who represent Broward and Palm Beach counties ratcheted up their fundraising efforts, according to their most...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 5:54 PM
– Marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that registering to vote and participating in elections is a way to honor the service members who defend the nation's security....
| May 13, 2011
| 8:21 PM
IRVINE — A lineup of businesswomen, including industry leaders from South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island, on Friday led the Comerica Bank Women's Business Symposium to benefit Girls Inc.
The fifth-annual event, "Power!: Learn, Connect, Grow,"...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Nancy Pelosi, the once – and she hopes future – speaker of the House is giving a boost to Democratic congressional candidate Lois Frankel just eight days before the Aug. 14 Democratic primary.
Pelosi appears Monday with Frankel in Boca Raton,...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:41 PM
It's a critical campaign dominated by big bucks fundraising, talking points platitudes and scathing TV attack ads.
It gives South Florida voters a big voice in deciding if Democrats or Republicans will control Congress for the next two years.