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  • Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress

    Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress
    Last week: A vote in Congress on military intervention in Syria got delayed because of a possible diplomatic resolution proposed by Russia. I have spent much of the week focused on the crisis in Syria. I had nearly 7,500 constituents on a listening...
  • About Lois Frankel

    About Lois Frankel
    Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
  • South Florida Dems go after tea party, Republican leaders

    South Florida Dems go after tea party, Republican leaders
    “Reckless” was the talking point word of the day Monday as South Florida Democrats sought to turn up the heat on Republicans, blaming the party’s tea party faction for the partial government shutdown and attempting to show how people are...
  • E. Clay Shaw, 'a great statesman' dies at 74

    E. Clay Shaw, 'a great statesman' dies at 74
    When former Fort Lauderdale mayor and Republican congressman E. Clay Shaw spoke of “My-am-uh,” he recalled a more genteel time in South Florida politics. His ability to work across party lines defined it. Shaw, a 26-year congressman who...
  • Politics of the continuing Obamacare fight

    Politics of the continuing Obamacare fight
    It’s August, so that means arguing over Obamacare. And, as described in the article posted below this one, South Floridians are getting an earful from a massive marketing campaign and political pitches attempting to sell the virtues or sound the...
  • Lois Frankel benefits from government shutdown fight

    Lois Frankel benefits from government shutdown fight
    Freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel is a political winner, in the short-term at least, from this month’s partial shutdown of the federal government. Her political position heading toward her first re-election next year has improved, thanks to...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Prisons, drugs and Medicaid

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday to you. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel has a piece on expected top legislative issues in 2013. * The Sun-Sentinel looks at Lois Frankel's first day in Congress. * The...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Elex supervisors, gun control and

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here are the top stories that we're reading this morning. * Orlando Sentinel writes that election supervisors blamed lawmakers for long lines on Election Day. * The Sun-Sentinel writes that new Florida...
  • Frankel jumps into gun-control debate

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — From the big gun-toting state of Florida, Congresswoman Lois Frankel joined a legislative push on Monday to ban large rapid-fire magazines and require criminal-background checks for gun-show sales....
  • Freshmen Dems chide Congress for leaving town

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — It’s time for Congress to stay on the job and resolve this darn sequester, three South Florida newcomers declared on Thursday. Rather than run out of town for a long weekend, Congress should...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Drug tests, Trayvon Martin and gambling dollars

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Wednesday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that more than 200 people held vigil yesterday in memory of Trayvon Martin. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that revenues at Indian...