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  • Crist's former top aide becomes public critic

    Crist's former top aide becomes public critic
    The team of Charlie Crist and George LeMieux rose to the pinnacle of political power in Florida together in a relationship that provided immense benefits to both. But in a Shakespearean twist, the Republican Party sicced LeMieux on his former...
  • Boos pouring in from most who worked with Crist as governor

    Boos pouring in from most who worked with Crist as governor
    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. In...
  • Medina's Grocery, hub for Orlando's Cuban community, closes after 43 years

    Medina's Grocery, hub for Orlando's Cuban community, closes after 43 years
    Medina's Grocery Store & Restaurant at 2405 E Washington St. in Orlando has closed because owners Rafael and Luisa Medina are retiring. The market was a hub for the Latino community in Central Florida for 43 years. "Medina’s was the heart and soul...
  • Nelson for U.S. Senate

     Nelson for U.S. Senate
    It's not implausible that the outcome in Florida's U.S. Senate race this year could determine whether the winner in the presidential election is working with a Democratic or Republican Senate. Yet for a contest so crucial, the Sunshine State's Senate...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is our state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is our state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is a national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD Alexander...
  • History center: Author Carlos Eire to speak

    History center: Author Carlos Eire to speak
    Writer Carlos Eire will be the guest speaker at the Artists & Authors Series event at the Orange County Regional History Center on April 3. Eire will share the story of his exodus from Cuba during Operation Pedro Pan, which airlifted 14,000 children to...
  • Herman Cain gaining on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire

    Herman Cain gaining on Mitt Romney in New Hampshire
    New Hampshire is still Mitt Romney country, but Herman Cain is rising fast, according to two new surveys of Republican voters in the first-in-the-nation primary state. A poll released Monday from the Institutes of Politics at Harvard University and St....
  • Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race

    Plakon v Castor Dentel is a marquee House race
    TALLAHASSEE – One of the highest-profile Florida House races this year pits a two-term Republican with the advantages of incumbency against a Democrat school teacher with a prime political pedigree. For the newly drawn House District 30, Rep. Scott...
  • President Obama tackles immigration near Mexican border

     
    Remarks of President Barack Obama, Immigration and Border Security Tuesday, May 10, 2011, El Paso, Texas Hello, El Paso! It’s great to be back here with all of you, and to be back in the Lone Star State. I love coming to Texas. Even the welcomes are...
  • Former steakhouse CEO ready for Senate run?

     
    WASHINGTON — It’s looking increasingly likely that Craig Miller, a former CEO of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, will jump into Florida’s U.S. Senate race — just months after taking third in a three-way Republican primary for U.S....
  • GOP Senate candidates go after Obama, Nelson, Crist

     
    By David Royce, The News Service of Florida ST. PETERSBURG — The four Republican candidates for U.S. Senate generally agree on most issues facing the nation, with a couple minor exceptions, and spent most of a debate on Thursday directing most...