| Dec 14, 2013
| 10:01 AM
Guns, war, immigration, health care.
Knowing where your congressional representatives stand on these issues shouldn't require … well, an act of Congress.
Unfortunately, far too many citizens have trouble getting straight answers.
That's why I...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 10:31 AM
It would be a political junkie’s dream: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz versus former U.S. Rep. Allen West for Florida’s U.S. Senate seat in 2016.
Voters would have a clear contest since the longtime political foes don’t see eye-to-...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 7:11 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- What do Marco Rubio, medical marijuana, and the Florida Gators all share? The support of the people, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey.
The Democratic polling shop from North Carolina released some findings from its latest...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Common Core may be the most controversial education issue you know nothing about. It's been trashed on radio talk shows and touted in speeches, and it will be the subject of three public hearings across the state this month. Yet 55 percent of parents...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is coming to celebrity-lawyer John Morgan's Heathrow house next week to raise money -- the day after the deadline for Congress to raise the federal debt ceiling.
There's no certainty on whether Reid, a Democrat from...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
In the age of Twitter, Nan Rich offers nuanced ideas instead of sound bites. In an era when every election seems to break spending records, she has little cash in her campaign account. In a culture driven by personality, she's more policy wonk.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Get ready for the second coming of Crist.
When Charlie Crist stepped to the microphones Monday in St. Petersburg, he instantly changd the dynamics of Florida politics and set in motion a 52-week campaign that could end up making history: a former...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Going almost country by country, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio this morning criticized nearly every major foreign policy decision made by President Barack Obama since 2009 and -- in a nod to his own White House ambitions -- called for more robust U....
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:46 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters seem to want a blast from the past when it comes to the White House.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Friday suggests voters here prefer former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as the Republican nominee for president in 2016, and...
| Nov 24, 2013
The millions of victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines are lucky Florida's Sen. Marco Rubio and tea party-Republicans don't represent them; if they did, they wouldn't be sending help to the victims anytime soon.
Instead, they'd be playing...
| Nov 23, 2013
To all Republicans, tea partyers and President Obama haters: Stop the blaming. The man did not cause this health-care mess. He's giving affordable health care to everyone.
I feel bad we didn't know President Obama is a charter member of the liars club....