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  • Red-light cameras kaput? We should really hope so

    Red-light cameras kaput?  We should really hope so
    Fortunately, many of the plagues the Great Recession brought to Florida are ending. Soon, we may be rid of yet another: red-light camera programs. Last week, the 4th District Court of Appeal in West Palm Beach delivered an even harder legal punch than...
  • Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans

    Frankel proposes legislation to help student veterans
    Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel is on a mission to help veterans move more easily from combat to college. On the eve of Veterans Day, Frankel visited Florida Atlantic University Monday to seek input on legislation she's sponsoring that could help...
  • 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...
  • South Florida Democrats slam Republicans over Benghazi probe

    South Florida Democrats slam Republicans over Benghazi probe
    U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Debbie Wasserman Schultz are slamming the House Republican majority’s decision to form a new committee to investigate the 2012 embassy attacks in Benghazi as a phony excercise with only politics in mind. Interesting...
  • Frankel and Deutch seek info to quell `human trafficking'

    Frankel and Deutch seek info to quell `human trafficking'
     Some of the temporary foreign workers who are brought to Florida to harvest crops are being exploited by human traffickers and abusive employers who treat them as sex slaves or thrust them into other degrading roles, U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Ted...
  • 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,...
  • For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat

    For Florida House, incumbent candidates are hard to beat
    The governor's race has top billing, but pay attention to the legislative contests as well. The Legislature, even more than the governor, has the power to shape the future of Florida. Much of that power will remain with incumbents, who are hard to beat....
  • Early voting urged as candidates speak up

    Early voting for the Nov. 4 midterm election started Monday and ends Nov. 2. Hours are from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. The only early voting site in the city of Boca Raton is the old library building at 200 NW Boca Raton Blvd. The building sits on the...
  • Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power? South Florida's the place

    Jac Wilder VerSteeg: Want women in power?  South Florida's the place
    I write in praise of Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, even though I will vote against her. I write in praise of Florida Senate candidate Ellyn Bogdanoff, even though I hope incumbent Sen. Maria Sachs defeats her. A brave Muslim girl whose full name I...
  • Re-elect U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, District 22

    Re-elect U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, District 22
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel understands the maxim made famous by the late House speaker Tip O'Neill: "All politics is local." Since her election in 2012, she has used her position in Washington to focus attention on issues that directly affect her South...
  • Don't expect quick end in terror fight

     Don't expect quick end in terror fight
    Expect to be in it for the long haul. More than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan has left Americans war-weary, but the reality is we are not even close to being finished. The U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria against Islamic State fighters started...