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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...
  • Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator

    Gov. Crist picks George LeMieux to replace Mel Martinez as Florida's senator
    TALLAHASSEE -- Broward County native George LeMieux will be the newest United States senator, Gov. Charlie Crist announced today. In naming Lemieux, 40, for the rare Senate appointment, Crist chose his closest and most loyal adviser and political guru....
  • Florida's new U.S. senator eager to begin serving

    WASHINGTON The nation's newest and youngest senator-to-be came to the Capitol this week determined "to fight for the people of Florida." Sen. George LeMieux will represent the state on some of the biggest issues of our time. He said he is elated to be...
  • Mel Martinez's Senate swan song: Pride, regrets

    Mel Martinez's Senate swan song: Pride, regrets
    WASHINGTON — In a sedate farewell address, Mel Martinez ended his truncated Senate career Wednesday with a pitch for immigration reform and a tribute to Cuban-Americans across the country. Martinez in effect handed over his seat to fellow...
  • Regulators question FPL's use of jets

    Regulators question FPL's use of jets
    The use of corporate Florida Power & Light Co. jets to fly elected leaders, public officials and family members came under heavy scrutiny Wednesday as part of a state hearing on the utility's request for a rate hike. About 1,500 pages of flight logs were...
  • NATIONAL/FOREIGN SCHEDULE FOR FRIDAY SEPT. 11, 2009

    PAGE 1 MODULE 1. HEALTH-CONGRESS -- What's different in the health care debate after Obama's speech to Congress? One important thing: Some central players in Congress who seemed skeptical of the bill say they heard enough to their liking that they...
  • Do records tie Orlando-Orange expressway authority director to political fundraising at agency?

    Newly obtained Orange County grand-jury records detail a sophisticated political-fundraising operation run out of Central Florida's toll-road authority and appear to place the agency's director in the middle of it — an allegation he flatly denies....
  • 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...
  • 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......
  • Meek to talk to Leesburg Hispanics on Saturday

     
    By Chrstine Show  Orlando Sentinel LEESBURG — U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, D-Miami, will visit this Lake County city at a Saturday meeting of the  Lake County Hispanic Caucus, a campaign representative said. Meek, a Democratic contender for U.S....