| Nov 17, 2009
Fort Lauderdale lawyer Scott Rothstein has asked to voluntarily surrender his license to practice law, the latest fallout of his alleged $1 billion Ponzi scheme.
The Florida Bar's executive committee approved Rothstein's request for disbarment Tuesday...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 7:59 PM
They've won the first two battles to make gay marriage legal in Florida. Now the state's largest LGBT civil rights organization has its next target in sight — a bill banning workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation.
"Being able to get...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:38 AM
Perhaps this is the Republican response to the fact they are actually waging a war on women.
That’s all I can think of when I hear about the claim by Republican Congressman Mo Brooks of Alabama, that Democrats are waging a “war on...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
I'm not an immigrant, but I work with them every day. I'm not a Republican, but I share many of their more conservative social policies. I'm not a wise woman, possessed of all the answers, but I sometimes play one on TV.
What I am is someone who knows...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
WASHINGTON It's 7:49 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 21 the first day of Congress' Thanksgiving recess and Dave Brat is 11 minutes early.
The man who unseated former Majority Leader Eric Cantor is meeting me at a Starbucks in Navy Yard before driving down to the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Rhonda Swan's column raises some good points, but I'd like to add one more about what has caused support for gay marriage to move from less than 50 percent approval to greater than 50 percent in only one decade.
First, look at Dick Cheney, who has voiced...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:30 PM
The Republican Party has a long way to go in its campaign to win the hearts of Latino voters in time for the 2016 elections. It has to tread a careful path, because for every alteration it makes to its hardline immigration policy in order to attract a...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:28 PM
It is only right to show compassion for two of our members of Congress from South Florida — namely, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz Balart.
Like the rest of their ilk, they’re home on recess to eschuchar a sus electores, which is...
| Dec 19, 2011
If you cup your hand to your ear, you can hear the harrumphing in the men’s grill down at the club. “Who does this Gingrich think he is? He isn’t playing by the rules! And whatever happened to St. Ron’s eleventh commandment, you...
| Jan 13, 2012
It appears that the Republican primary comedy warm-up act is finally drawing to a close, and the party is reverting to its usual modus operandi, to wit: The nomination is going to the man who ran the last time and lost. Unlike Democrats, who send their...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:28 AM
Presumably, a large proportion of the voters who send tea party conservatives to Congress are churchgoing, God-fearing, righteous Americans. In gerrymandered, ultra-safe districts, where the Republican primary is the de facto election, doctrinal purity is...