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  • Joe Biden: 'Two-state solution' for D.C.

     
    by Mark Silva Vice President Joe Biden, who has served under eight presidents, for more than three decades in the U.S. Senate and now with the president, concedes that he has no expectation of achieving the sort of bipartisanship that......
  • Washington, Florida, Vegas: 'Being there'

     
    by Mark Silva JACKSONVILLE, Fla -- This may say it all: In the midst of the political turmoil roiling in so many places, there are places in America that stand out for their excellent senses of "well-being.'' This is not......
  • Scott Brown: 'Truckin' in Washington

     
    by Mark Silva In the highly-charged, polarized world of oddly-attracting opposites that we call Washington, there is not a lot of room for political nuance. You're for a bill, or against it. You're with someone, or against him (her). You......
  • Hoyer on healthcare: 'We will' pass it

     
    by Mark Silva House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, predicting that the House will pass the Senate-passed healthcare legislation as well as a package of changes this month, suggested today that public support for the president's agenda is growing. "That's...
  • Election to Byrd seat will be held in 2012

     
    by Mike Memoli West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant announced today that a special election to fill the Senate seat held by Robert Byrd will not be held until 2012, settling some initial confusion about when a permanent replacement......
  • Kirk acknowledges 'careless' resume mistake

     
    by John Chase Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mark Kirk today acknowledged he was twice counseled by the Pentagon for politicking while on active duty. The remarks came as the five-term congressman offered another mea culpa for embellishing his...
  • Biden in Cleveland: LeBron coming back

     
    by Mike Memoli Proving that politicians will promise anything in an election year, Vice President Biden told a Cleveland audience today that NBA superstar LeBron James will remain with the hometown Cavaliers. The comment came at a fundraiser the veep........
  • Former Palm Beach County official endorses Greene for Senate

     
    Updated at 5:42 p.m. Former Palm Beach County Commissioner Carol Roberts is endorsing Jeff Greene for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. She's also a former West Palm Beach commissioner and mayor, and lost a 2002 bid for Congress. Greene......
  • First debate among U.S. Senate candidates set for Palm Beach County

     
    So far, the Democratic primary contest for U.S. Senate has been nasty from afar. Now it has a chance to get nasty face-to-face. The two leading candidates, U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek, D-Miami, and Palm Beach billionaire Jeff Greene are holding......
  • McCollum pitches himself to tea party activists

     
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill McCollum won applause from hundreds of tea party activists Wednesday evening with his conservative-themed stump speech. The speech, which lasted a little more than 20 minutes, differed little from his standard...
  • Eric Brody -- A human being, not just a cause

     
    The name Eric Brody has come up a lot in news coverage over the last few years, as his family fights to get a multimillion claims bill passed by the Florida Legislature. The problem is that we've come to know......