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  • Friends and colleagues remember Ted Kennedy's life of service

    Friends and colleagues remember Ted Kennedy's life of service
    Praise for Sen. Edward M. "Ted'' Kennedy, the last of three Kennedy brothers who captured the American's public imagination in the 1960s and who dominated the Washington debate through the final decades of his nearly 47-year career in the Senate, rolled...
  • 25 most powerful people in Central Florida 2008

    There's a new No. 1 this year. But before we get to him, let's first reveal the others who topped this year's list of "The 25 Most Powerful People in Central Florida." The top 10 includes three business executives, two mayors, two members of Congress, one...
  • Talking With ... Mel Martinez: Credit concerns continue for banks

    Talking With ... Mel Martinez: Credit concerns continue for banks
    Mel Martinez, 63, is JPMorgan Chase's chairman for Florida and Latin America. The former U.S. senator, who stepped down last fall and then served as an adviser to a Tampa law firm, took the job last month. He spoke with Sentinel staff writer Richard...
  • 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...
  • I wish you a Merry Christmas — in spite of myself

    I wish you a Merry Christmas — in spite of myself
    Can I just tell you guys that I love Christmas Eve? I mean I really love it. Probably even more than the big day itself. The anticipation. The extra-cheery salutations. Tracking Santa on the NORAD website. Sprinkling reindeer food on the front lawn in...
  • McCain vs. McCain: Oil taxes and drilling

     
    by Mark Silva First he was willing to "look" at a windfall oil profits tax. Now he is against it. First he was for a federal moratorium on off-shore oil-drilling. Now he is for easing it. Sen. John McCain, confronting......
  • Webster announcing Grayson run tomorrow? Sure looks like it.

     
    See update below Rumors persist that former state Sen. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, is going to jump into the Republican primary to take on U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Orlando. Webster is keeping mum for the moment, but an email is circulating that appears...
  • Webster shouldn’t expect a coronation for his latest whim

     
     So, after having his name floated for all manner of campaigns (Congress, mayor, governor, you name it) Dan Webster finally set his sights on Alan Grayson. I feel comfortable declaring him the easy and immediate frontrunner in the Republican...
  • Grayson’s opposition congeals

     
    One of the seven Republicans vying for the GOP nomination in Florida's 8th District pocketed an endorsement from another candidate who dropped his bid to replace firebrand Democrat Alan Grayson. Bruce O'Donoghue, who owns a Winter Park traffic-equipment...
  • O’Donoghue lands endorsement from former rival

     
    Bruce O'Donoghue, one of the Republicans itching to take on Alan Grayson, has been endorsed by a former candidate in Florida's 8th Congressional District. Orlando businessman Buck Buchanan joined two other former Distict 8 candidates who previously...