| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:37 AM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Florida Democrats have been delivering impassioned defenses of U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, whose position on the national stage was depicted as precarious in a lengthy article critiquing her performance as national party chairwoman.
| Aug 28, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Nan Rich, defeated this week in the Democratic primary for governor, got lots of praise Thursday from the man who defeated her, Charlie Crist, as well as the Democratic Party leaders she fumed against for more than a year for helping Crist win the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:39 AM
More than a dozen Broward Democratic Clubs are joining together for a Labor Day picnic.
The clubs are providing hamburgers and hot dogs, and people are asked to bring a dish to share and drinks.
They’re also supposed to bring their own chairs...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:23 PM
– History is against them. But Democrats were undeterred Saturday night, insisting that 2014 is going to be the year their party will finally prevail and elect one of their own as Florida governor for the first time in 20 years.
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:41 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Monday that people need to realize all the implications of the U.S. move to train and equip Syrian rebels as part of the strategy to combat the Islamic State known as ISIL.
“Nobody should be fooled. We are now in a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Democratic voters in northwest Broward County will choose between Kristin Jacobs and Steve Perman.
Both candidates may be familiar names to voters. Jacobs is term-limited out of her long-time home on the Broward County Commission. Perman, a one-time...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 7:10 AM
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...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:21 PM
South Florida cities have tried. So have state lawmakers. Unfortunately, both have come up short in trying to create needed oversight of "sober-living homes," neighborhood group homes for addicts in recovery.
Federal laws that protect the disabled...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:38 PM
District 20: Alcee Hastings has seniority, brought funding for projects
It has become a familiar theme for a congressional race, particularly in a campaign that features a longtime incumbent and two political newcomers who believe they will be more...