| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:00 PM
There’s near unanimity among federal lawmakers from South Florida about one issue related to the partial shutdown of the federal government: they’re still getting paid, and accepting the money, as federal workers are furloughed because they...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:51 PM
The National Women’s Political Caucus of Florida on Friday endorsed former Florida Senate Minority Leader Nan Rich of Weston for the Democratic nomination for governor.
Beth Lerner, Florida president said:
"The National Women’s Political...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Updates | 3:26 p.m. and 4:01 p.m.
Original blog post | 2:55 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Miami Republican who represents part of South Broward, was attacked Thursday by a conservative group over his vote to fund a reopening of the federal...
| May 16, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Former state Sen. Dan Gelber went into prosecutor mode Friday to deliver a stinging indictment of the way the state manipulates election laws.
The way elections are run in Florida is so significant and contentious, Gelber said, because it’s a...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 5:40 PM
WASHINGTON – Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig knowingly made false allegations against him that resulted in his receiving a seven-year prison sentence.
The complaint, which seeks damages for the “...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Call it the "skin-in-the-game" argument: the notion that people will use medical care more sparingly -- and presumably more prudently -- if they have to pay a larger share of the costs out of their own pockets.
This is the idea behind health...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 10:22 PM
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WASHINGTON — Yasiel Puig is being sued for $12 million by a man in Cuba who claims Puig knowingly made false statements that resulted...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:22 PM
A nationally televised college football game between Navy and Air Force at a sold-out stadium in Annapolis could become one of the more visible casualties of the U.S. government shutdown.
While Navy athletic director Chet Gladchuk said Tuesday that a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Maryland's Catoctin Mountain Park is closed to the public and 30 park employees have been furloughed as part of the federal government shutdown that began on Tuesday, National Park officials said.
The park closed at noon with just a few roads...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The president of the OpenSSL Foundation said the organization needs more support from companies and governments that use its software so that it can be better equipped to spot and fix flawed pieces of code such as the Heartbleed bug.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:33 AM
As the federal government gets ready to sell the last of its shares in General Motors Co., a research institute has calculated the final bill on the auto industry bailout and says that taxpayers were net winners.
The Center for Automotive Research, a...