| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Marriage is best defined as “the union between one man and one woman,” U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio asserted on Wednesday, while accusing the Supreme Court of over-stepping its role by striking down the Defense of Marriage Act.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered historic rulings advancing same-sex marriage on Wednesday, but they won't send couples shopping for rings, cakes and flowers for weddings in the Sunshine State.
For gays and lesbians in Florida who hope to marry, the law...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:47 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage drew cheers from South Florida gay and lesbian couples, scorn from conservative Christians, and underscored fault lines on the issue within the Republican Party.
Here are reports from throughout the...
| Jun 16, 2013
The late U.S. Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota spent his political career as an advocate of liberal causes.
In 1988, with his political career over, McGovern invested his savings in a Connecticut hotel-restaurant-conference center called the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 8:12 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- The Florida Democratic Party is making a number of big staff changes, it announced today.
* Joshua Karp will be the new communications director, replacing Brannon Jordan. Karp worked as communications director at the Virginia Senate...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:01 AM
General contractor David Wagie is seeking the Republican nomination to run against freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach.
He faces a tough challenge. The Broward-Palm Beach county 22nd District leans Democratic and Frankel has been raising...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Broward Republicans and their new chairman are undergoing some critical self-analysis to avoid a 2014 repeat of last year's disaster when Republicans lost all the critical, contested races in the county.
One of their dreams: turning overwhelmingly...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:41 PM
A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital.
Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:09 PM
President Barack Obama dominated the TV news Wednesday night for his angry criticism of the U.S. Senate's votes not to impose any restrictions on guns in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.
Even though many political watchers thought all...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 4:37 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and a happy Friday to you all. Here are the stories we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports that pharmacists are now the target of law enforcement in the war on prescription drugs. * The Sun-Sentinel...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:26 AM
I'm going to repost the Tweets I've sent the last two hours, but here's the rundown headlines early on Election 2012 night: Obama-Romney deadlocked in Florida. West-Murphy deadlocked in Congressional battle. Scott Israel tries to hold onto huge early...