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  • A bullet train from L.A. to San Francisco? Have a little faith

    A bullet train from L.A. to San Francisco? Have a little faith
    Tuesday's groundbreaking for California's bullet train was sort of like having a christening with the baby still in utero. Strike that. It was like having a christening for a baby that's still an embryo in a Petri dish. As exciting as it is to think...
  • Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results

    Reader predictions for the news of 2015, full results
    The column related to these survey results is posted here. Will one of Chicago's mayoral candidates win more than 50 percent of the vote in February's election and avoid a run-off? Yes 69% No 31% Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel win reelection? Yes...
  • Paul Greenberg: The year in quotes

    Lovers of phrases that deserve preserving as summations of the year's news have reason once again to thank Carl Cannon, the tireless editor and compiler at RealClearPolitics, for giving us his annual list of defining quotes for the past year. It'll be...
  • Scott takes oath of office, urges Northerners to move here

    Scott takes oath of office, urges Northerners to move here
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott entered the history books Tuesday, taking the oath for a second term and vowing to use it to continue cutting the scope of government and to brandish Florida's pro-business climate. Scott, the 45th governor of...
  • Text of Gov. Rick Scott inauguration speech

    Text of Gov. Rick Scott inauguration speech
    Governor Rick Scott’s Inaugural Address Remarks as Prepared for Delivery First and foremost, thank you to the people of Florida. Without your confidence and support, we would not be here today. I certainly would never have made it here, or made it...
  • Edging closer to 2016 bid, Republican Jeb Bush forms new PAC

    Edging closer to 2016 bid, Republican Jeb Bush forms new PAC
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Tuesday announced the formation of a political action committee designed to lay the groundwork for a 2016 presidential campaign. In a video posted in English and Spanish on Facebook, the Republican said that the "Right to...
  • New year brings in the 2-year presidential campaign

    New year brings in the 2-year presidential campaign
    There seems to be only one year that is not an election year, and that is the first year of a new president's first term. Note to future presidents: Get your governing done in those initial 12 months; after that, it's all politics, all the time. The...
  • A more seasoned Scott settles in for second term

    A more seasoned Scott settles in for second term
    TALLAHASSEE – When Gov. Rick Scott is sworn in for a second term Tuesday, he'll stick to his campaign-themed goals to continue cutting taxes and regulations and to compete for new companies for Florida. There will be no controversial pledges to...
  • Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign

    Mike Huckabee ends Fox show to seek support for 2016 campaign
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee pulled the plug on his Fox News Channel talk show on Saturday in order to “gauge support” for a second presidential run. In an email to supporters and in comments at the close of his weekly show, Huckabee...
  • Mayo: Will 2015 be peachy keen?

    Happy New Year! If ever a year looked "meh" on paper, 2015 is it. No big elections, just endless talk about the 2016 election. No Olympics, just the Women's World Cup in Canada. And the two biggest celebrations on tap are Gov. Rick Scott's second...
  • Is Texas, the biggest domino, about to topple on Medicaid expansion?

    Is Texas, the biggest domino, about to topple on Medicaid expansion?
    The serial capitulation of red-state governors to the Medicaid expansion authorized by the Affordable Care Act has left the holdouts increasingly isolated. Tennessee, Wyoming, Indiana, Utah, and Alabama either have reached agreement with the federal...