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  • E. Clay Shaw, 'a great statesman' dies at 74

    E. Clay Shaw, 'a great statesman' dies at 74
    When former Fort Lauderdale mayor and Republican congressman E. Clay Shaw spoke of “My-am-uh,” he recalled a more genteel time in South Florida politics. His ability to work across party lines defined it. Shaw, a 26-year congressman who...
  • No magic wand, Frankel says, but tighter gun laws needed

    No magic wand, Frankel says, but tighter gun laws needed
    Congresswoman-elect Lois Frankel would like to see new gun safety laws, but she thinks the objective will be extraordinarily difficult to achieve.   “I definitely think there should be stronger gun safety laws, including prohibiting the sale...
  • Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project

    Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project
    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 Fort Lauderdale-...
  • Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports

    Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports
    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...
  • Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago

    Congressional candidate predicted campaign long, long ago
    General contractor David Wagie is seeking the Republican nomination to run against freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach. Many years ago, he knew he'd be making the race, or at least a race for Congress. Here's an article, "Once-reluctant...
  • Months after victory, Lois Frankel back on campaign style marathon

    Months after victory, Lois Frankel back on campaign style marathon
    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....
  • Video: Contractor says he's the Republican to take on Lois Frankel

    Video: Contractor says he's the Republican to take on Lois Frankel
    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...
  • Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?

    Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?
    Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...
  • Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress

    Lois Frankel, representative, U.S. Congress
    Last week: A vote in Congress on military intervention in Syria got delayed because of a possible diplomatic resolution proposed by Russia. I have spent much of the week focused on the crisis in Syria. I had nearly 7,500 constituents on a listening...
  • About Lois Frankel

    About Lois Frankel
    Representative Lois Frankel is an experienced public servant with a strong record of bringing jobs and opportunity to South Florida. After serving 14 years in the Florida state legislature, including as the first woman Democratic minority leader, Lois...
  • Newtown, Other Gun Violence Victims To Have Strong Presence At State Of The Union Speech

    jlender@courant.com Much of the story at Tuesday night's State of the Union speech will be about Connecticut, from the Newtown massacre to Manchester, where bullets killed eight employees at Hartford Distributors in 2010, to Bridgeport, where a 3-year-...