| May 30, 2014
| 8:07 AM
In the wee hours of the morning Friday, the U.S. House voted to stop the Drug Enforcement Administration from interfering with state medical marijuana laws.
South Florida’s members of Congress split on the amendment, which prohibits the Department...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:20 AM
A pro-marijuana group is going after U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee.
It’s labeling her as “out of touch” because she was one of only 18 Democrats in the House who voted...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:24 PM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel said Wednesday that legislation designed to restrict access to abortions should be vetoed by Gov. Rick Scott.
“Every woman has the constitutional right to make her own decisions about her health, her family, and her life&...
| May 11, 2014
| 6:25 AM
Joe Kaufman knows the secret to firing up a crowd. At least this crowd.
The magic words: "I'm running for Congress against Debbie Wasserman Schultz."
Kaufman was talking to an all-Republican crowd of party activists, reminding them he wants to take on...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Original post | 11:31 a.m.
Updated 3:40 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, a Broward-Palm Beach county Democrat, is strongly criticizing Wednesday’s decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on campaign finance contribution limits.
He was later joined by...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:21 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, a Broward-Palm Beach County Democrat, is headed to one of the world’s hot spots when Congress is off next week for its Easter-Passover recess.
Frankel, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will be part of a...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Although Madelyn Zelman has been retired for a decade, her schedule resembles that of someone with a full-time job. The Plantation resident devotes her days, often including weekends and nights, to volunteer work for several causes.
Her main devotion...
| Mar 8, 2014
| 4:11 PM
For years, the proliferation of sober houses has been a source of frustration for city leaders and neighbors.
Both groups groused about the lack of regulation in place to govern sober houses, which are group homes that shelter people recovering from...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:57 PM
The date is set and invites are circulating for the Palm Beach County Mayor’s Ball – a black tie event intended to raise money for the homeless.
New Palm Beach County Mayor Priscilla Taylor pushed for holding the gala, scheduled for March 8,...
| May 9, 2014
| 6:51 AM
U.S. Reps. Lois Frankel and Debbie Wasserman Schultz are slamming the House Republican majority’s decision to form a new committee to investigate the 2012 embassy attacks in Benghazi as a phony excercise with only politics in mind.
| May 2, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Each of the six Democrats who represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties will face a challenge for re-election, but the region's sole Republican was automatically returned to office Friday without having to face the voters.
No one qualified to...