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Ron Klein

Ron Klein
Ronald "Ron" Klein (born July 10, 1957) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. Klein, a Democrat, served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996 and in the Florida Senate from 1996 till 2006, where he was the Senate minority leader.
Ronald "Ron" Klein (born July 10, 1957) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. Klein, a Democrat, served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996 and in the Florida Senate from 1996 till 2006, where he was the Senate minority leader. « Show less

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  • Recalling Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win

    Recalling Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win
    Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win (after losing races for the Broward School Board and the state Senate in the 1990s) was incredibly close. Here's the story I wrote with former Sun Sentinel staff writer Kathy Bushouse when Bogdanoff was finally...
  • Floridians push hurricane-related tax breaks

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — At the start of hurricane season, South Florida members of Congress are promoting legislation to give tax breaks to homeowners and businesses to prepare for — or recover from — natural...
  • Trayvon Martin death: How did Stand Your Ground pass Senate 39-0?

     
    Thirty-nine yeas, zero nays. Hard to believe that such a bad bill could have been approved unanimously, but it was. When the so-called Stand Your Ground bill went to a vote in the Florida Senate on March 25, 2005, the......
  • Ron Klein: Still a chance he'll seek Democratic nomination for Senate

  • Burmese pythons expanding reach in South Florida

    Burmese pythons expanding reach in South Florida
    Armed with hooks, tongs and a snake bag, biologists at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge spent Thursday learning how to catch Burmese pythons. Although none have been seen at Loxahatchee, the refuge's workers are getting prepared as part of a...
  • Lou Frey joins Crist's list of Martinez replacement candidates

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Charlie Crist has added former Central Florida Congressman Lou Frey and two other former officeholders to his list of candidates to fill the term of retiring U.S. Sen Martinez. Crist's office announced Sunday that all three had...
  • Closer look: Florida's congressional delegation

    Florida Delegation The 2010 midterm elections produced a new senator and eight new House members to represent Florida. Only one of the newcomers is a Democrat. Delegation total: 2 senators and 25 House members In 2009/2010: Florida Republicans...
  • Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together

    Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together
    Can the Florida members of Congress find a way to get along? After a bruising campaign marked by attack ads and charges of extremism, Sen.-elect Marco Rubio and seven new House members will be sworn into office Wednesday to join a Florida delegation...
  • Ron Klein and Lois Frankel battle White House over federal housing bill

     
    This week???s political debate in Washington over how to address the nation???s housing crisis touches down in Palm Beach County, with a pair of local Democratic officials attempting to draw attention to the topic on Friday. U.S. Rep. Ron......
  • Ignoring President Bush's comments, U.S. Rep. Ron Klein calls trip to Israel `uplifting and productive'

     
    Back in Washington after a visit to Israel, U.S. Rep. Ron Klein, D-Boca Raton, is eager to chat about the ???bipartisan tone??? of the trip he made with a dozen other members of Congress. It was a trip that......
  • The draft and more

     
    Did I hear something about actress Tatum O’Neal being arrested in New York over the weekend for purchasing cocaine? I'm sure she tried to get out of trouble by asking the police officers, “Do you know who I was?” The Orioles’......