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  • Follow the leader — a hard game to quit

     
    Wednesday's print column It's a legislative tradition in five states that the speaker of the House is subject to term limits: Six years in Connecticut; two in Florida, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming. "There's nothing in writing," said Brenda......
  • GOP leaders trying to clear the deck for Eisnaugle in House race

     
    Some prominent Republican Party leaders are trying to clear the field for former Rep. Eric Eisnaugle in an Orlando-area House seat. Eisnaugle, R-Orlando, spent four years in the state House before stepping aside last year after he and Rep. Steve Precourt,...
  • Ballard: Crist knew about Greer’s deal. Swarttz: Greer is a crook

     
    By Rene Stutzman, Orlando Sentinel Florida’s attorney general today released a deposition that contradicts a sworn statement by former Gov. Charlie Crist, who said that he did not know that then-Florida GOP Chairman Jim Greer would be paid extra...
  • The Newsroom Season 2 Episode 4 recap: “Unintended Consequences”

     
    If you'll remember last week on HBO's The Newsroom, tumblers clicked on the initially tenuous but potentially big investigation into Operation Genoa, revealed to be the alleged use by the U.S. military of banned sarin gas during a cross-border mission...
  • ‘Draft Adam Putnam for Governor’ appears

     
    In the past couple of days the prospect of Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam challenging the re-election of Gov. Rick Scott in a Republican primary has attracted a lot of chatter, and a denial from his staff. Now we can add to the mix: a social...
  • The Rhubarb Patch: A well-regulated militia, Part 2

     
    Part one of my email discussion with David Lombardo, founder and president of the Second Amendment Foundation for Education & Research, Shorewood, Ill. is here To David: I'm glad that gun-owners are getting training and I have no beef with......
  • Richard Riordan endorses Kevin James in L.A. mayor's race

     
    Former L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan endorsed Kevin James in the mayor's race, a major coup for the dark horse Republican candidate who is seeking to capture conservative votes....
  • 'We can't make extortion a routine part of our democracy'

     
    So said President Obama yesterday. And I agree. The Republicans are calling for "negotiations," as though both side have some changes they'd like to implement -- some new policies or regulations or tax-code alterations -- and the usual sorts of......
  • How a bill becomes slaw -- an autopsy of gun-control legislation in Washington

     
    Wednesday's print column Before we move off the issue of gun control — and it’s dead for now, believe me, for reasons this column will make clear — let’s take a close look at just how something as popular as......
  • Seasons grumblings

     
    An intercepted dispatch from the front of the ‘war on Christmas’ (Wednesday's print column) To: The Troops From: High Command, The Minimize-Christmas Army. Subject: Discouraging News We here at MCA headquarters wish we could offer you better...
  • Congress unites on skin cancer

     
    They can't agree on climate change. Fixing the rate increase on student loans? Nope. The farm bill remains in legislative limbo. Leave it to skin cancer to bring together warring Congressional Republicans and Democrats. U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent, R-15th...