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  • Sun Sentinel Election Results

    Sun Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
  • Another poll trashes Gov. Rick Scott

     
    The good folks at Suffolk University — in Boston, even further away from Florida than Quinnipiac University in Connecticut — are out with another of their periodic polls of Florida voters. The survey of 600 registered voters shows Mitt...
  • Webster one of six Florida Republicans attacked by Dems on Medicare

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — National Democrats launched an ad campaign on Tuesday attacking six Florida Republicans who voted for a budget plan that would transform Medicare into something more like a voucher system. The ads...
  • 60-Plus Association sticks up for Webster’s Medicare vote

     
    During last year's campaign, Republicans Dan Webster and Sandy Adams of Orlando were the beneficiary of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of media — mostly TV ads — paid for by the 60-Plus Association, which bills itself as a conservative...
  • A tale of two lawmakers — and money spent on mailers

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, is taking some heat this week for spending more money than anyone else in the U.S. House on taxpayer-funded mailers that often double as subtle campaign literature. In the first three months of...
  • Democrats robo-call Webster on debt

     
    WASHINGTON — In a surprise to no one, the impasse over debt negotiations has led to no small amount of politicking. The latest example: the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching robo-calls to hit Republicans in 60 districts across...
  • Florida — grudgingly — backing debt deal

     
    WASHINGTON — Like the rest of Congress, no one in the Florida delegation is overjoyed with the debt deal that emerged Sunday night from the White House and Capitol Hill. But grudging support appears to be building there and in the rest of the U.S....
  • Nelson beats any Republican in new Sachs/Mason-Dixon poll

     
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, handily leads all declared Republican challengers plus a couple of undeclared challengers, according to the new Florida Poll. The poll, from Ron Sachs Communications and Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, shows the only...
  • Webster listed as a Democratic ‘target” for defeat in 2012

     
    The St. Pete Times caught up with U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, who said his group as “six prime targets” in Florida for 2012, including U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden....
  • Democrats plan big Florida TV buy

     
    WASHINGTON — National Democrats are planning an airwave assault in Florida this year with one arm of the party reserving $8.3 million in Florida broadcast time after Labor Day. That’s roughly a quarter of the $32 million that the Democratic...
  • Which congressmembers spend the most running their office?

     
    Wondering which members of Congress spend the most of your money running their offices?  Well, USA Today recently crunched all the data  and found that, locally, Democrat Corrine Brown and Republican Cliff Stearns were the big spenders, while...