| May 20, 2015
| 2:32 PM
America won't be able to fix its aging infrastructure until it fixes its broken political system.
It's obvious that preventive maintenance saves money. An engineering society has published an alarming report of how many bridges are unsafe. Government can...
| May 20, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, who's running for the Republican presidential nomination, issued a stark warning recently.
"Today, for the first time in history, a majority of Americans believe that our kids will have a worse life than we do," Cruz told...
| May 19, 2015
| 3:52 PM
The two women who are running for their parties' presidential nominations are heading to South Florida.
Hillary Clinton, the overwhelming favorite for the Democratic presidential nomination, is in the area late next week. Carly Fiorina, a Republican...
| May 16, 2015
| 9:00 PM
The rainy season has started — for Florida presidential politics. The Sunshine State is seeing a sudden rush of presidential candidates in May, 10 months before the Democratic and Republican presidential primaries.
It's not coming from the big...
| May 15, 2015
| 9:34 AM
Hispanic voters already are playing a major role in the 2016 presidential race, a sign of their growing importance in Florida and other key states.
Hillary Clinton, the Democratic front-runner, is bracing for a fierce competition for Hispanic votes,...
| May 17, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Newport Beach businessman Dale Dykema is a highly sought-after guest when potential Republican presidential candidates visit California.
He recently attended an intimate dinner with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a cocktail party headlined by Wisconsin...
| May 5, 2015
| 9:10 AM
In a sign that the possibility of bipartisan cooperation in Congress is not completely dead, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have moved closer to a consensus on modifying the U.S. Patriot Act, which authorizes the government's secret spying program...
| May 14, 2015
| 8:05 AM
VERNON - Applications are available for the 2015-2016 Rockville High Preschool Program for Vernon and nearby community residents. The program meets on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday mornings (9:30-11:30 a.m.), November through May....
| May 13, 2015
| 10:55 AM
With Marco Rubio declared for the White House, Florida is lousy with talk about who might run to replace him.
South Florida moderate Democrat Patrick Murphy is in. So is Tea Party favorite, Ron DeSantis.
But neither one of those guys seems to be...
| May 13, 2015
| 4:13 PM
The Dean Browning vs. Everyone Else race for four Republican Lehigh County commissioner nominations is turning out pretty much as expected.
I've received a nasty anti-Browning robocall and mailer along with mailers touting Browning's conservative...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 2:20 AM
With Wednesday's filing deadline bearing down, some frustrated taxpayers are driving 48 miles from one overwhelmed IRS office in Plantation to another in West Palm Beach hoping to find someone who can help them complete their income-tax forms.