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  • 5 questions for Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler

    5 questions for Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler
    Jack Seiler thinks the Democratic Party's best hope to regain statewide office in 2018 is to run a moderate mayor who isn't too far to the left, can appeal to independent voters and has a record of success. His criteria for a Democratic winner just so...
  • Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit

    Budget Outlook: Pennsylvania faces $2 billion deficit
    HARRISBURG - Pennsylvania got a double whammy of bad news Thursday in separate reports, one projecting a nearly $2 billion budget deficit, and another saying the state had maxed out its borrowing. The Independent Fiscal Office, in its long-term economic...
  • Can Harry Reid tame battle instincts as Senate minority leader?

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is not one to run from a fight. The tenacious Nevadan pulled himself from dusty, desert poverty to the corridors of power, and once punched his future father-in-law after being denied a date with the woman who would...
  • Durbin keeps No. 2 job among Senate Democrats

     Durbin keeps No. 2 job among Senate Democrats
    Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois kept the No. 2 job in the Senate Democratic leadership Thursday and will be the assistant minority leader next year. Durbin, 69, is now assistant majority leader, but his Democratic Party will lose control of the Senate in...
  • Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations

    Election results could impact U.S.-Israel relations
    Carol Flatto, chairwoman of the Miami Beach-based South Florida chapter of Americans for a Safe Israel, feels that the shift of power in Congress brought about by last week's election results will significantly impact the Middle East, recast alliances and...
  • Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt

    Keystone oil pipeline bill expected to pass U.S. House, but Senate in doubt
    The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives prepared to vote on Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline that will help transport oil from Canada to the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, but a companion bill in the Senate may lack votes to pass next week....
  • Hogan hailed during stop at Dundalk diner

    Hogan hailed during stop at Dundalk diner
    Taking his statewide "thank-you tour" through the once-Democratic bastion of Dundalk on Thursday, Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan was hailed as a conquering hero at the Boulevard Diner. Hogan received as much gratitude as he gave while spending over...
  • Demings, Nelson, tasked with retooling Democrats

    Demings, Nelson, tasked with retooling Democrats
    Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson have agreed to lead a new Democratic Party task force essentially tasked with figuring out what went wrong in the Nov. 4 general election and what can be done about it. The Democrats...
  • Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum

    Pushing white guys rightward on the political spectrum
    The punching bags are punching back. How else to interpret exit polls showing 64 percent of white men who participated in last week's midterm elections voted for Republicans? That's almost two out of three — more than enough to offset big...
  • State Democratic Party chairwoman rips challenge to Pafford

    State Democratic Party chairwoman rips challenge to Pafford
    The head of the Florida Democratic Party blasted a rebellious faction of her party's House caucus this week. Members are set to vote next week on a leader for the 2015 legislative session. In an interview with The News Service of Florida, Chairwoman...
  • California Legislature is looking more moderate due to voting reforms

    Until last week, no Democratic state legislator running for reelection had lost to a Republican in 20 years. Then suddenly three did. When incumbents start losing their legislative seats, it means something is happening. The national Republican wave?...