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  • 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...
  • Broward Democrats condemn Senate on gun control

    Broward Democrats condemn Senate on gun control
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • South Plantation QB Erin DiMeglio makes it into Congressional Record

    South Plantation QB Erin DiMeglio makes it into Congressional Record
    Erin DiMeglio's turn as a history-making quarterback at South Plantation earned her plenty of national media attention.  Last month it also earned her a spot in the Congressional Record.  As part of Women's History Month, freshman congresswoman Lois...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Prisons, drugs and Medicaid

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday to you. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel has a piece on expected top legislative issues in 2013. * The Sun-Sentinel looks at Lois Frankel's first day in Congress. * The...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Elex supervisors, gun control and

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here are the top stories that we're reading this morning. * Orlando Sentinel writes that election supervisors blamed lawmakers for long lines on Election Day. * The Sun-Sentinel writes that new Florida...
  • Frankel jumps into gun-control debate

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — From the big gun-toting state of Florida, Congresswoman Lois Frankel joined a legislative push on Monday to ban large rapid-fire magazines and require criminal-background checks for gun-show sales....