| Feb 1, 2013
TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday to you all. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Sentinel/Sun-Sentinel's take on the budget. * The Sun-Sentinel writes that Lynn University found that it pays to host a presidential debate. *...
| Feb 11, 2013
By William Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Megan Hobson of Hialeah, the victim of a drive-by shooting, will be attending Tuesday night’s State of the Union address as a guest of South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz....
| Feb 11, 2013
By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — South Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel’s special guest at Tuesday’s State of the Union address will be the mother of a Newtown shooting victim, a personal a poignant demonstration...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 6:08 PM
Kristin Jacobs, who lost the 22nd Congressional District primary on Tuesday, said she’s committed to helping victor Lois Frankel win the seat in November.
“I’m really proud of all the people that stood beside me. All of labor. All of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:14 PM
U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, was named to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday.
Frankel, who was sworn in Thursday to represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the Foreign Affairs panel would "allow me to work on...
| 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...
| 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...