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  • After electoral benching, Florida Democrats say their own is just fine

    After electoral benching, Florida Democrats say their own is just fine
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democrats held a conference call Tuesday to try to find the sunny side of an election drubbing that saw the defeat of many of the party’s rising stars. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson blamed the U.S. Supreme Court’s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • S. Florida sober homes spark attention of state, federal officials

    S. Florida sober homes spark attention of state, federal officials
    More than 50 people from all levels of government packed a conference room on a recent Friday and took turns addressing their mutual concern: the proliferation of "sober homes" in South Florida neighborhoods. "This is a problem that is plaguing all of...
  • Candidates to meet and greet Boca residents Tuesday

    Candidates to meet and greet Boca residents Tuesday
    A candidate for Congress, two candidates for state Senate and two candidates for the state House are expected at Tuesday's meeting of the Federation of Boca Raton Homeowner Associations. The public is invited to meet the candidates at 8:30 a.m....
  • Defying critics, Wasserman Schultz plans to stay as Democratic chairwoman

    Defying critics, Wasserman Schultz plans to stay as Democratic chairwoman
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston made clear Thursday she has no intention of abandoning her post as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. “I was elected to a four-year term, and I will serve as DNC chair till Jan. 21st 2017,...
  • Frankel and Spain clash in a swing district

     Frankel and Spain clash in a swing district
    Republican challenger Paul Spain tells voters he can "work across party lines to get things done in Washington." His Democratic opponent, U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, says she has spent nearly two years doing just that. Spain and Frankel are running in a...