| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:06 PM
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's decision to lift the cap on the amount donors can contribute in a congressional election cycle promises to shift power to the political party's established leaders, who had lost ground to outside groups.
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry, denouncing what he called Russia's invasion of Ukraine as an “incredible act of aggression,” said the United States is considering an array of economic sanctions to persuade Russian President...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:41 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), the former Republican vice presidential nominee, launched an attack Monday on the nation's poverty programs, provoking an election-year confrontation with the White House amid a growing focus on income...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 10:18 AM
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas is visiting South Florida to help the Republican Party raise money — and at the same time audition for donors and activists who could prove valuable if he runs for president.
More coverage over in the righthand column...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 2:44 PM
It's Christmas Eve, so I thought a story of hope was in order.
If you've ever tried to resolve an error on a medical bill, then you know hope can be hard to come by.
Persuading a hospital or insurance company to admit that it overcharged, billed for a...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 1:13 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Orlando Republican Andy Gardiner was formally elected as his party's designate for Senate president in a ceremony on the Senate floor Tuesday.
"Andy Gardiner is young, with 1,000 victories ahead of him. He is tested by life, tempered by...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:32 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- No one expected anything less.
His entrance into Florida's gubernatorial contest was as certain a prediction as one can make in politics. And equally foreseeable is the double-barrel response today from his former GOP brethren.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:48 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott didn't let the opportunity to take a shot at President Obama's disasterous federal health-care roll out, blasting the president's announcement Thursday that insurers could stick with non-compliant individual plans for...
| Dec 15, 2013
A year ago, in the days after 20 schoolchildren and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it seemed for a moment that something had changed in America's long-running cultural debate on guns. A new kind of...
| Sep 3, 2013
It's no secret that the right is going through what some call a healthy debate and what others see as an identity crisis.
For some, the solution to what ails it requires a sudden philosophical shift leftward to win back the last Rockefeller Republicans,...
| Nov 13, 2013
Is it too early to think about who's running for president in 2016, three years from now?
Not in Washington, a city with more campaign consultants than dry cleaners.
After all, we're talking about a business that raised and spent more than $2 billion,...