| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:49 PM
Citing the need for highway infrastructure improvements, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat who represents Broward and Palm Beach counties, said Friday the federal gasoline tax should be increased.
He called for a “slight increase” in...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
New Florida legislation making abortions more difficult to obtain could become a lynchpin issue in the Charlie Crist-Rick Scott race for governor.
Already, U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee,...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Gov. Rick Scott visits Broward on Friday for a ribbon cutting ceremony for a project that opened two days ago -- and that started under his predecessor former Gov. Charlie Crist.
He’s the headliner for what his office, and transportation...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:33 AM
South Florida’s Democratic members of Congress love the idea of President Hillary Clinton.
Almost all are already supporting her not-yet-existing campaign for the 2016 Democratic nomination.
“I proudly supported Secretary Clinton’s...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Florida favorite sons Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, beware.
Recent polling shows Hillary Clinton would defeat any of the potential Republican presidential candidates, including former Gov. Bush and U.S. Sen. Rubio.
The latest Quinnipiac University Poll...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:25 PM
South Florida's members of Congress were on hand at the White House on Tuesday, as President Barack Obama hosted the 2013 NBA championship team Miami Heat.
Spotted in the audience on the White House video stream were several members of Congress from...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:49 AM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel has been tapped to help Democratic candidates win congressional elections.
Frankel will serve as a vice chairwoman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign committee’s Red To Blue program for the 2014 election. There’s...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Perhaps County Commissioner Stacy Ritter never heard of Dale Carnegie, the famous self-help author, whose books included the huge best seller “How to Win Friends and Influence People.”
U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel...