| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:30 PM
How are Hollywood Democrats feeling about Tuesday's elections? In one word: dread.
With signs over the weekend that some key Senate races were moving toward Republicans, hopes were on chances that the polling is wrong, that Democrats will come through in...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:19 AM
— When election results roll in Tuesday evening, Florida may be the big swing state that bucks a Republican trend.
Florida Democrats are swimming against a Republican tide nationwide during this year's elections, which likely will put the GOP in...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 12:20 PM
Are you ready for "Clinton vs. Bush 2.0"? My earlier prediction that Jeb will face Hillary in 2016 is looking more certain than ever.
Sure, in theory voters might want to see some fresh and new names at the top of their ballots. But history tells us...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:56 PM
A radio announcer Thursday dispensed with the usual small talk between oldies songs blasting through loudspeakers at The Villages retirement megacommunity.
Instead, she took a few moments to mourn the death of a "visionary man," saying the family of H....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 5:41 PM
Challenging each other's command of facts, empathy and ethics, Republican Gov. Rick Scott and Democratic challenger Charlie Crist gave CNN's national audience Tuesday night a large dose of their Florida political fisticuffs.
Their third and final debate...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
I'm going against the grain; there are ice cubes in hell and snow in Miami. Yes, you are reading this correctly: I endorse and support the re-election of Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
When Scott ran for governor I didn't vote for him; his social policies...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 8:36 AM
That wind of momentum in the governor's race last week was provided by Charlie Crist's fan, a new poll finds.
The latest political survey from Gravis Marketing of Winter Springs finds Crist taking a two-point lead over Republican Gov. Rick Scott and...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
When Congress reconvenes Nov. 12, opponents of billions of dollars in military compensation "reforms" sought by President Obama and the Joint Chiefs of Staff will have one final and narrow opportunity to derail the plans.
Three significant compensation...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:00 AM
As the cameras whirred, John Goodman read the paper at the kitchen table. Fellow actor Matt Malloy nervously washed dishes at the counter. A third performer, Mark Consuelos, scrolled though the morning's news on his tablet.
"Gil, did you know Sarah...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Alan Grayson has done well lately, financially that is.
According to CQ Roll Call "Wealth of Congress" rankings, the Democratic Congressman from Orlando became the 17th wealthiest member in the calendar year of 2013, with an estimated net worth of $26.2...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Ever since an Ebola case from Liberia arrived at a Dallas hospital last month, political pressure has been building on the Obama administration to restrict travel from the three West African countries where the disease has spread with frightening speed....