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  • Politics of the continuing Obamacare fight

    Politics of the continuing Obamacare fight
    It’s August, so that means arguing over Obamacare. And, as described in the article posted below this one, South Floridians are getting an earful from a massive marketing campaign and political pitches attempting to sell the virtues or sound the...
  • Sober homes face new government scrutiny

    Sober homes face new government scrutiny
    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...
  • 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...
  • Clinton brings lofty rhetoric, wonky details, fierce partisanship to FIU

    Clinton brings lofty rhetoric, wonky details, fierce partisanship to FIU
    – Marking the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that registering to vote and participating in elections is a way to honor the service members who defend the nation's security....
  • Campaign uses supporters' contributions to buy Apple phone weeks after candidate loses

    Campaign uses supporters' contributions to buy Apple phone weeks after candidate loses
    Buried in 18 pages of containing close to 200 campaign expenditures from the weeks just before and after Adam Hasner lost his campaign for Congress is one notable purchase: On Nov. 26, almost three weeks after Republican Hasner lost to Democrat Lois...
  • Air control to be shut at Boca Raton, North Perry airports

    Air control to be shut at Boca Raton, North Perry airports
    Air-control facilities at the Boca Raton and North Perry airports are among 149 around the country that will be forced to close next month as a result of federal budget cuts through September, the Federal Aviation Administration announced on Friday. The...
  • Obama to visit South Florida for work-free weekend

    Obama to visit South Florida for work-free weekend
    After days of jetting around the country to sell his State of the Union proposals, President Barack Obama is following the path set by previous presidents — coming to South Florida for some R&R. The White House has been mum about details, the...
  • Frankel: 'dire consequences' may result if country goes over fiscal cliff

    Frankel: 'dire consequences' may result if country goes over fiscal cliff
    Lois Frankel, who becomes South Florida’s newest member of Congress next week, said Thursday it’s difficult to see how the so-called fiscal cliff of higher taxes and dramatic federal spending reductions on Jan. 1 will be resolved.  After...
  • Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on guns

    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 as participants marked the one-...
  • Video: Lois Frankel gives maiden House floor speech to mark Roe vs. Wade anniversary

    Video: Lois Frankel gives maiden House floor speech to mark Roe vs. Wade anniversary
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, gave her first one-minute speech on the floor of the U.S. House at midday Tuesday. She marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court found a constitutionally protected...