| Jun 1, 2015
| 8:06 AM
The public is welcome to visit the East Lake Historical Society's museum, 24005 Sorrento Ave. in Sorrento, at 6 p.m. June 8 .
A variety of historical photographs and artifacts are displayed in the seven-room museum located in the Treadwell Building....
| May 31, 2015
| 1:48 PM
He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversity.
When he was only 3, just weeks after his father, Joe Biden, had been elected to the Senate, the...
| May 30, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Picture the scene: Tolerant Marco Rubio is at the wedding of a gay "friend." He's not really big on gay marriage, but Tolerant Marco is all about peace, love and understanding. "You respect that because you love them," Tolerant Marco said a while back....
| May 21, 2015
| 3:00 AM
Maybe some people didn't understand the question.
It was posed in this space a few weeks ago by Tracy, a self-described 55-year-old white woman from Texas who is sick and tired of the mounting litany of police violence against unarmed African-American...
| May 29, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, there was a seismic shift in the U.S. Congress. As the Senate deadlocked over what to do about several expiring provisions of the Patriot Act, it became clear that political momentum had moved away from surveillance and...
| May 27, 2015
| 9:15 PM
Divisive efforts by Texas Republicans to defy the U.S. Supreme Court if same-sex marriage is legalized ended Wednesday night with conservative finger-pointing and opponents feeling relieved.
The first session under Republican Gov. Greg Abbott will end...
| May 12, 2015
| 12:47 PM
Almost since the inception of the Affordable Care Act, the Southeast has been an epicenter of Obamacare Derangement Syndrome--the condition that makes individuals and elected officials so susceptible to the power of that single nine-letter word that...
| May 3, 2015
| 2:05 PM
DEERFIELD BEACH — Appearing before political activists in Broward, the most liberal Democratic territory in Florida, U.S. Senate candidate Patrick Murphy pitched himself as a pragmatist who is willing to cross the political aisle to talk to and work...
| Apr 14, 2015
| 10:21 AM
The 2016 presidential campaign is quickening, with candidates popping up like daffodils. If you're a political junkie, this will be one of those leap years you live for, when no incumbent president is up for re-election. If you're a concerned citizen,...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 5:25 PM
WASHINGTON — Sen. Marco Rubio's plunge into presidential politics is a high-stakes political gamble. He gives up a hard-won Senate seat in two years while setting off fierce attacks from Democrats and a host of critics.
If Rubio falls short of...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 2:19 PM
There are fires in Baltimore. This may add fuel to them, but so be it: Freddie Gray's April 19th death while in police custody is almost entirely about race.
Sure, it's about community policing policies and standards. It's also about the economic...