| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:44 PM
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-...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 6:41 PM
– 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...
| Aug 10, 2012
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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 6:22 PM
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.
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 11:12 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 12:42 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 11:27 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:08 AM
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...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 2:41 PM
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...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:25 PM
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....