| Feb 2, 2014
| 3:03 AM
Forget the medical arguments. Ignore the criminal justice issues. Put aside moral questions. Florida's medical marijuana referendum could influence the results of the other elections on November ballot -- especially the race for governor.
"It'll be an...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 8:15 PM
Florida's ban on same-sex marriage is under attack in multiple courtrooms, a fight that's spilling out onto the 2014 campaign trail.
Advocates of same-sex marriage are convinced it's a matter of when — not if — gay marriage becomes legal...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
The biggest statewide primary contest features Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor who wants to return to his old office as a Democrat. He faces Nan Rich of Weston, a former Democratic Party leader in the Florida Senate.
| Apr 26, 2014
| 6:35 PM
The race for governor of Florida could hang on one issue: Obamacare.
Already Gov. Rick Scott has spent more than $4 million on television ads reminding voters that his chief rival for the job, former Gov. Charlie Crist, enthusiastically supports the...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 5:48 AM
Allison Tant, chairwoman of the Florida Democratic Party, doesn't have an easy job.
Even though most of the state's registered voters are Democrats, Tant's party doesn't control any of the statewide elected offices, the congressional delegation or...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Original post | 2:22 p.m. April 11
Updated | 10:31 a.m. April 12 and 11:35 a.m. April 18
Showing just how important a strong Democratic showing in Broward County is to Charlie Crist’s hope of returning to the Governor’s Mansion, the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:56 AM
Original post | 10 a.m.
Updated with pictures (above) | 10:45 a.m. (With thanks for many of the pictures to Fort Lauderdale photographer Art Seitz.)
A little unfinished business from Charlie Crist’s book tour stop in Fort Lauderdale.
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Former President Bill Clinton cheered Florida Democrats on Saturday with recollections of the economic boom times during his presidency – and the hope his party will prevail in 2014 and beyond.
To make that a reality, he helped the state’s...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:54 PM
A week after their keynoter canceled and 12 days before their big, annual fundraising dinner, Broward Democrats have a speaker.
They’ll hear from House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Maryland at the March 15 Unity Dinner.
| Jun 17, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Nan Rich made it official on Tuesday, guaranteeing a Democratic primary for governor.
The former Florida Senate Democratic leader from Weston qualified for the ballot on Tuesday in Tallahassee.
She’ll face Charlie Crist in the Aug. 26 primary....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Original post | 12:45 p.m.
Updated | 1:58 p.m.
Democratic candidate for governor Nan Rich of Weston called Tuesday for changes in Florida’s controversial “Stand Your Ground” self-defense law.
“The sad reality is that laws...