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  • Battleground set for South Florida Congress races

    Battleground set for South Florida Congress races
    A blazing hot campaign will play out on Palm Beach County television screens as Republicans and Democrats fight over a congressional seat that either party could win in November. Freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy is seeking a second term...
  • Gary Stein: Florida should lead yelling for VA change

    Remember the fallen. That's what we should all do at some time on Memorial Day. And after we do that, it's time to push for help for those who made it through back home, only to be fighting a bureaucratic and political nightmare waiting for them. The...
  • Abortion could play role in Crist-Scott governor race

    Abortion could play role in Crist-Scott governor race
    New Florida legislation making abortions more difficult to obtain could become a lynchpin issue in the Charlie Crist-Rick Scott race for governor. Already, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee,...
  • South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions

    South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions
    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...
  • Lois Frankel denounces Florida abortion legislation, demands Rick Scott veto

    Lois Frankel denounces Florida abortion legislation, demands Rick Scott veto
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Wednesday that legislation designed to restrict access to abortions should be vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott. “Every woman has the constitutional right to make her own decisions about her health, her family, and her life&...
  • Lois Frankel picked to help other Democrats win congressional elections

    Lois Frankel picked to help other Democrats win congressional elections
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel has been tapped to help Democratic candidates win congressional elections. Frankel will serve as a vice chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign committee’s Red To Blue program for the 2014 election. There’s...
  • Democrats in Congress all draw challengers

    Democrats in Congress all draw challengers
    Each of the six Democrats who represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties will face a challenge for re-election, but the region's sole Republican was automatically returned to office Friday without having to face the voters. No one qualified to...
  • Sober homes face new government scrutiny

    Sober homes face new government scrutiny
    For years, the proliferation of sober houses has been a source of frustration for city leaders and neighbors. Both groups groused about the lack of regulation in place to govern sober houses, which are group homes that shelter people recovering from...
  • Rick Scott seeks publicity on Broward project that started under Charlie Crist

    Rick Scott seeks publicity on Broward project that started under Charlie Crist
    Gov. Rick Scott visits Broward on Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for a project that opened two days ago -- and that started under his predecessor former Gov. Charlie Crist. He’s the headliner for what his office, and transportation...
  • Ted Deutch condemns Supreme Court decision lifting campaign contribution limits

    Ted Deutch condemns Supreme Court decision lifting campaign contribution limits
    Original post | 11:31 a.m. Updated 3:40 p.m. U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Broward-Palm Beach county Democrat, is strongly criticizing Wednesday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on campaign finance contribution limits. He was later joined by...
  • Lois Frankel is heading to Ukraine on fact-finding trip

    Lois Frankel is heading to Ukraine on fact-finding trip
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, a Broward-Palm Beach County Democrat, is headed to one of the world’s hot spots when Congress is off next week for its Easter-Passover recess. Frankel, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will be part of a...