| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:27 AM
It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy at the event, which took place on...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 1:50 AM
Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers.
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:41 PM
U.S. Rep. Allen West, the tea party freshman who narrowly lost his bid for a second term, was taking in money so fast during the last 20 days of the campaign that he couldn't spend it all.
New campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 8:54 AM
The Democratic women of the House, sworn in on Thursday, first gathered that morning for a photo. Except four didn’t make it by the appointed hour.
So House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office came up with a solution worthy of Stalinist...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:44 AM
Please join us for lunch in support of our friend,
Friday, December 7th
Becker & Poliakoff Building
Emerald Lake Corporate Park
3111 Stirling Road
Hollywood, FL 33312-6525
(1 mile west of I-95)...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Buried in 18 pages of containing close to 200 campaign expenditures from the weeks just before and after Adam Hasner lost his campaign for Congress is one notable purchase: On Nov. 26, almost three weeks after Republican Hasner lost to Democrat Lois...
| 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...
| Dec 29, 2012
Her bags are packed. She's found an apartment on craigslist and the utilities just got hooked up. And Lois Frankel, a Floridian for four decades, has a new and toasty winter coat, hat and boots.
On Tuesday, 20 years after she first hoped to move to...
| 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...