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  • South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions

    South Florida delegation splits over keeping federal government out of state medical marijuana decisions
    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...
  • Marco Rubio: Supreme Court mistaken on same-sex marriage

    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. “The...
  • Frankel uses break from Congress to explore constituents' concerns

    Frankel uses break from Congress to explore constituents' concerns
    An hour for a crash course on hospital economics. Another hour learning what South Florida's ports and the tourism industry need to thrive. The time to listen to a high school freshman describe how he was harassed because of his sexual orientation. Name...
  • Quick, someone get county commissioner a copy of Dale Carnegie book

    Quick, someone get county commissioner a copy of Dale Carnegie book
    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...
  • Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings

    Range of South Florida voices, pro & con, on same-sex marriage rulings
    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...
  • Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get up close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project

    Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get up close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project
    DANIA BEACH – From a new mountain towering 65 feet over Federal Highway, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel surveyed a massive airport construction project Monday and said they were pleased with the view. Touring what will become...
  • 'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap

    'Jesus stomping' FAU prof is Democratic leader, but top Democrats steer clear of flap
    Top Democratic officials are steering clear of the controversy surrounding Deandre Poole, vice chairman of the Palm Beach County Democratic Party. Poole is the Florida Atlantic University instructor responsible for the “Jesus stomping”...
  • Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on gun violence

    Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on gun violence
    It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy at the event, which took place on...
  • Frankel named to Foreign Affairs panel

    Frankel named to Foreign Affairs panel
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, was named to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday. Frankel, who was sworn in Thursday to represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the Foreign Affairs panel would "allow me to work on...
  • Wasserman Schultz magically appears in photo of congressional women

    Wasserman Schultz magically appears in photo of congressional women
     The Democratic women of the House, sworn in on Thursday, first gathered that morning for a photo. Except four didn’t make it by the appointed hour. So House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office came up with a solution worthy of Stalinist...
  • Florida Dems make staff changes

    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...