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  • Florida's Crist: Independent run planned

     
    by Jim Stratton and Aaron Deslatte of the Orlando Sentinel Gov. Charlie Crist will turn Florida's U.S. Senate race on its head Thursday by formally announcing he will run as an independent and walk away from the party that has......
  • Obama's politics: 'Back to my start'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who has returned to Washington from a couple of days on the road to find Republicans ready to start debating financinal regulation, says that tours like the one he made of Iowa, Missouri and......
  • Among Many Changes, New Safety Bill Calls for $9 Fee on New Cars

     
    Lawmakers want to use a proposed $9 fee on new cars to pay for increased oversight and resources for auto safety agencies. The fee would be part of a new-car safety bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives in......
  • What's casino mogul's interest in Crist and Florida?

     
    After more unflattering news reports last week about his light schedule, Florida Governor Charlie Crist keeps phoning it in. Today???s schedule shows three phone calls. Yesterday???s showed two phone calls after a 9 a.m. appearance at Valencia Community...
  • Palm Beach billionaire seeks Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate

     
    Billionaire real estate investor Jeff Greene of Palm Beach qualified Friday as a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate. "I'm just as frustrated as you are,'' Greene told Florida voters in a video announcing his candidacy. "For too long, the career......
  • All Palm Beach County congressional incumbents draw opposition

     
    Updated at 3:53 p.m.: Gov. Charlie Crist???s decision to run for U.S. Senate as ano party candidate dominated Florida politics for weeks, but South Florida voters can expect hot congressional primaries in August and sizzlers in November. Crist, like many....
  • FAU political scientist analyzes new U.S. Senate poll

     
    Martin J. Sweet, a political scientist at Florida Atlantic University???s Honors College, thinks the 38 percent, frontrunner showing in the new Mason-Dixon Poll is about as good as it's going to get for governor/Senate candidate Charlie Crist. ???This is,...
  • Obama to pick Kagan for Supreme Court

     
    Solicitor General Elena Kagan speaks at a judicial conference in Chicago last week. (David Banks/ Associated Press.) by Christi Parsons Elena Kagan, the federal government's top lawyer, is President Obama's choice to fill the opening spot on the U.S.........
  • Arkansas' Lincoln pushed on left, right

     
    Challenger Bill Halter and Sen. Blanche Lincoln debate last month in advance of next Tuesday's Democratic primary. (AP/Danny Johnston) By James Oliphant CONWAY, Ark.--The cramped conference room at the Howard Johnson's off the interstate held this night a...
  • Hatch: House's health care going Postal

     
    by Mark Silva There's a little joke that Sen. Orrin Hatch likes to tell about the so-called ''public option'' in the health-care legislation that passed the House by a vote of 220-215 over the weekend. "One big joke in Washington......
  • Florida: Club for Growth bucks governor

     
    by Mark Silva and updated The great Republican rift, the one that opened like a chasm in the 23rd Congressional District of New York, is sliding South: The Club for Growth, the conservative Political Action Committee that plowed television advertising.......