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  • Author and Operation Pedro Pan Child coming to Orlando

     
    Between 1960 and 1962 Operation Pedro Pan airlifted 14,000 children out of Cuba to Miami, including Carlos Eire who was just 11 years old when separated from his home and family by the Cuban revolution.  Eire will tell his stunning, evocative, and...
  • George LeMieux launches blistering “Half Mack” radio ad in GOP US Senate race

     
    Calling his opponent U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV “the half-Mack… also known as the ‘Charlie Sheen' of Florida politics,” George LeMieux is launching a blistering radio ad today in the Florida U.S. Senate GOP primary race. Citing...
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Endorsements, health care and money

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories we're reading this morning. *The Times/Herald profiles Attorney General Pam Bondi's moment in the spotlight. * U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Miami, endorsed former...
  • Ozzie Guillen’s ‘love’ of Fidel Castro is beyond idiotic

     
    Guillen has apologized but I’m thinking he woke up Saturday and started feeling the heat, and figured that spin mode was his only way out....
  • Romney names Hispanic Steering Committee that includes Rubio, Jeb

     
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced the leadership team of his Hispanic Steering Committee, “Juntos Con Romney,” a group that includes U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., as an honorary co-chair and six other Floridians —...
  • Mayor Jacobs welcomes county chiefs to Orlando FAC powwow

     
    County leaders from across Florida are gathering in Orlando this week to discuss everything from setting up employee-based health programs and tips on recruiting top managers to handling natural disasters. Scheduled keynote speakers at the Florida...
  • Romney at Isleworth: Obama out of touch with middle income people; business success makes America more powerful

     
    At a $2,500-per-person fundraiser at Isleworth Country Club in suburban Orlando, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney berated President Barack Obama for being out of touch with middle-income Americans and for stating that he did not know the...
  • Romney moves on to Isleworth fundraiser

     
    After the morning speech, Republican president candidate Mitt Romney went to the Isleworth Country Club for a fundraiser of 150 people who paid at least $2,500 to the Romney campaign and the Republican National Commmittee. Before Romney's 18-minute...
  • Romney’s Orlando speech focuses on small businesses, health care

     
    Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney laid out his plans to replace the Affordable Care Act with a new health care plan that emphasizes tax breaks and picks up many of the popular parts of the law he derides as “Obamacare.” Speaking...
  • Latino votes particularly important in Florida

     
    Gov. Mitt Romney will address the 1,000+ members of The National Association of Latino Elected Officials at 12:30 p.m. today and his presidential rival Democratic President Barack Obama will do so tomorrow in part because of the explosive growth of...
  • Webster campaign gets some outside help

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Dan Webster punched his ticket to Congress in 2010 in large part because outside groups — including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and conservative 60 Plus Association — spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to help...