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  • 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-...
  • Allen West's open seat in Congress entices political hopefuls

    Allen West's open seat in Congress entices political hopefuls
    – There's nothing like an empty seat in Congress to get politicians dreaming of moving to Capitol Hill. "An open seat is like throwing chum into the open ocean," said Ron Mills, a South Florida Democratic activist and political consultant. "The...
  • For candidates, supervoters deliver super results

    For candidates, supervoters deliver super results
    For candidates in Tuesday's party primaries and nonpartisan elections, no one is more powerful than Jim Demarest of Fort Lauderdale, Susan Freeman of Dania Beach, Susan Goldberg of Boca Raton or Deborah Nix of Delray Beach. Not the contributors with deep...
  • 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...
  • New members of Congress hire aides who used to lobby

    New members of Congress hire aides who used to lobby
    Two of freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel's top staffers have come through the "revolving door" to work for her. Her chief of staff and legislative director both did lobbying for public sector unions, according to a review of hiring decisions made by new...
  • 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...
  • Lois Frankel leads in latest fundraising, Adam Hasner has more cash on hand

    Lois Frankel leads in latest fundraising, Adam Hasner has more cash on hand
    Democrat Lois Frankel dominated Republican Adam Hasner in the most recent fundraising competition in their congressional campaign, but Hasner had far more cash in the bank for the crucial closing weeks of the campaign. Aggressive fundraising by the...
  • 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...
  • Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)

    Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)
    Democrats are wrestling over who gives them the best chance at picking up a South Florida congressional seat that's critical to their long-shot goal of taking over theU.S. Congress. Is the best choice a liberal woman from Palm Beach County who's had...
  • Big spending didn't protect Allen West from big loss

    Big spending didn't protect Allen West from big loss
    U.S. Rep. Allen West, the tea party freshman who narrowly lost his bid for a second term, was taking in money so fast during the last 20 days of the campaign that he couldn't spend it all. New campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election...
  • 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....