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  • 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....
  • Tackling debt requires courage — and a reality check

    Tackling debt requires courage — and a reality check
    It's fascinating to hear so many politicians suddenly concerned about the deficit. Because, until now, most of them didn't give a flip. Politicians from both parties went through money like Charlie Sheen went through coke. And they didn't even have the...
  • Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting

    Schwarzenegger, Bloomberg at White House for immigration meeting
    Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger leads a list of 19 so-called "stakeholders" who will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss immigration reform Tuesday afternoon. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Rubio builds his senate team

     
    WASHINGTON — Incoming U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio announced eight new hires today, including Sally Canfield, a former policy director to Mitt Romney, who will serve a similar role for Florida's next Republican senator. Here's background information...
  • > Photos: Backstage with Crist in his final minutes as governor

     
    As Gov. Rick Scott was preparing to be sworn-in Tuesday as Florida's 45th, outgoing governor Charlie Crist spent the final minutes of his term being greeted by colleagues, friends and former governors. Standing inside the rotunda of the Old Capitol, a few...
  • Guest list: Mel Martinez on ‘Flashpoint’; Corrine Brown on ‘The Agenda’; Florida political experts on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    Here's a look at the guest list for local public-affairs programs this weekend: "Flashpoint" will feature a Lauren Rowe interview with former Sen. Mel Martinez, who talks about the Tucson shootings and his reaction to Gov. Rick Scott....
  • Battle joined: LeMieux takes on Haridopolos

     
    It's no surprise that George LeMieux, who became Florida's accidental senator after former Gov. Charlie Crist picked him to finish out the term of former Sen. Mel Martinez, wants to return to the Senate. See my December blog showing LeMieux telegraph ...
  • 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...