| Jul 4, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Charlie Crist will not be be making a gubernatorial campaign push on a car competing in the Coke Zero 400 Saturday night.
An ethics complaint -- coupled with the ensuing controversy -- promoted Phil Parsons Racing officials to remove the “...
| Jul 5, 2014
As President/CEO of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and on behalf of Florida's Hispanic business community, I would like to express my grave concerns over illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, a global problem that is impacting...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 12:49 PM
If I were Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, I might be rethinking my retirement plans.
Cordray is only 55, so it'll be a few years before the AARP inundates him with solicitations. But he may be the last director to win...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Maryland's congressional delegation cruised to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the Republicans nationally.
Six of eight incumbents...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:58 PM
President Obama's surprise request that Congress give him authority to quickly deport thousands of Central American children illegally crossing the border is likely to renew the on-again, off-again immigration reform debate that many Republicans had hoped...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 5:05 AM
When Lyndon Johnson became president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, so closely had he played his political cards that nobody was exactly sure what he believed in. Very quickly, the surprising answer became clear: civil rights. Johnson went...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Rick Pearson reports that the "group pushing a constitutional amendment to create a more independent way to draw legislative districts pulled the plug on the effort today, hours after a Cook County judge tossed the proposal from the Nov. 4......
| Jul 3, 2014
On April 2, I went to the floor of the House of Representatives to tell my Republican colleagues they had three months to act on immigration reform before the Independence Day recess. I returned to the floor almost every week since, counting down to...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:24 AM
TALLAHASSEE – In the everlasting battle between trial lawyers and the business lobby, not even a corporate outsider in the Governor’s Mansion changes Florida politics.
Florida’s gubernatorial race is already living up to the hype as...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The news that Howard Baker had passed at the age of 88 set off a kaleidoscopic swirl of memories, impressions, recollections and reflections -- so many it was surprising, for he was not a particularly memorable politician, and certainly not a colorful...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Raise a glass to Brad Keselowski, NASCAR's Wild Child.
Just be careful you don't choke on the beer bong. And watch your fingers when popping open that bottle of champagne.
Keselowski, NASCAR's version of Bluto from Animal House, is the life of the...