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  • How Republicans could risk a Senate seat to win the White House

    WASHINGTON Republicans might face a major dilemma next year: Will they sacrifice a Senate seat to pick a prime candidate for vice president? GOP operatives have often mentioned Sens. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Rob Portman of Ohio and Marco Rubio of...
  • Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress

    Israel's Netanyahu faces pressure to cancel speech to U.S. Congress
    A national leader's appearance before the U.S. Congress is usually a source of pride and unity. But Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington — opposed by the White House and many Democrats — has Israel in uproar. The...
  • Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think

    Liberal activists hoping for liberal female president, but it's not who you think
    South Florida Democrats are ready for – and say the country needs – a strong, liberal, female president. But it's not the woman you think. While Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite of Florida Democrats for their party's 2016...
  • Democratic lawmakers react to Rauner speech

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's State of the State address didn't sit well with Southland legislators who said it was more politics than substance, emphasizing that his road map to economic improvement remains incomplete until the governor unveils his budget plan...
  • A campaign finance-minded Don Quixote of Congress

    WASHINGTON Ask Rep. Ted Deutch about the fresh kiwi-hued paint job in his Rayburn office, and the Florida Democrat has a schtick: "Green, like the money we want to get out of politics." Deutch is taking a month long timeout from fundraising, putting...
  • Big government doesn't help the poor, Jeb Bush says

    WASHINGTON Former Gov. Jeb Bush of Florida went to one of America's most troubled cities Wednesday to lay out the economic principles for a likely presidential campaign, signaling he'd compete for usually Democratic votes with a conservative pitch to help...
  • Jeb Bush decries liberal approaches in Detroit speech

    With the economically struggling city of Detroit as his literal and symbolic backdrop, Jeb Bush on Wednesday argued that a “progressive and liberal mind-set” was standing in the way of recovery for the nation and particularly for Americans low...
  • Who do Democrats really want?

    Fast forward. It's the last night of the 2016 Democratic Party nominating convention. The first woman presidential nominee takes the stage to claim her hard fought prize. Balloons drop and confetti fills the air as the crowd begins to chant wait for it &#...
  • Congressman proposes temporary, voluntary ban on Washington political money raising

    Congressman proposes temporary, voluntary ban on Washington political money raising
    U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch has an idea that's unnatural and nonsensical in the political world: take a temporary, self-imposed break from the constant drive to raise campaign cash. During what he's calling "Fundraising Free February," Deutch said he won't...
  • Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive

    Obama urges Democrats not to be defensive
    President Obama sought to transfer some swagger to a deflated group of Democrats on Thursday, saying the American people would respond if the party made a forceful case for what it stands for. Addressing the thinned-out ranks of House Democrats after an...
  • All eyes on Rubio as 2016 U.S. Senate talk begins

    All eyes on Rubio as 2016 U.S. Senate talk begins
    With less than two years to go before the election, Florida politicians are already pondering a run for the U.S. Senate in 2016. Many of the Democrats and all of the potential Republican candidates, however, will most likely wait to see what incumbent...