| Feb 12, 2015
| 3:32 AM
In Florida, Democrats have one favorite: Hillary Clinton
She's the preferred candidate for the party's 2016 presidential nomination among rank-and-file primary voters, many key political fundraisers, and key elected officials.
Some of Clinton's...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 3:59 PM
In the latest two-year term (2013 and 2014), U.S. Theodore Deutch, D-Boca Raton, led all of Florida's 27 congressional members by spending $2.49 million to run his office. That was the 11th highest total in Congress. U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, R-Winter...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 6:11 AM
As the first Democrat to announce for the 2016 U.S. Senate race in Florida, U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy has raised some quick money, landed some quick big endorsements and now he's putting together his campaign team.
Murphy, a two-term Congressman from...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:57 PM
Port Everglades promoters Friday crossed one of the last hurdles in their 18-year quest to acquire $190 million of federal dredging money to create jobs and compete for shipping business along the East Coast.
The dredging project is headed for final...
| Mar 11, 2015
Local reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's address to a joint session of Congress last week fell mostly along partisan lines.
Dr. Stephen Sussman, chairman of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Palm Beach County, said he...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 1:29 PM
Controversy continues to swirl around the upcoming Congressional address by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 3 in Washington, D.C.
The trouble began when the Israeli prime minister accepted an invitation by House Speaker John Boehner...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:36 PM
About 27,000 foreign residents of Broward County have a chance to live legal: find a job, obtain a driver's license and cast off fears of deportation under President Barack Obama's forthcoming immigration rules.
They are among 253,000 Floridians and 5.2...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 2:21 AM
Chris Sloan was devastated after his 7-year-old son, Calder, was electrocuted in the family pool last April when a faulty pool light connection electrified the water.
So he made pool safety his mission, convincing county officials in Miami-Dade and...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 11:54 AM
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch has an idea that's unnatural and nonsensical in the political world: take a temporary, self-imposed break from the constant drive to raise campaign cash.
During what he's calling "Fundraising Free February," Deutch said he won't...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:01 AM
Charlene Rupert, a 21-year-old “Dreamer” from Palm Beach County, hopes that sharing her personal story with people on Capitol Hill will help her and millions of other foreign residents find a path to citizenship.
As the guest of U.S. Rep....
| Jan 22, 2015
| 8:58 AM
U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, and Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, criticized Republican opposition to abortion on Thursday, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion.