| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Decades ago, a land surveyor made a mistake, and Rolly Marine Service built its waterfront operation on a sliver of county park land.
Now, after years of work to legalize Rolly's land boundaries — efforts that included help from a congressman...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 7:44 PM
James A. Traficant Jr., a self-described "junkyard dog" of a politician who became the second person to be expelled by Congress since the Civil War, died Saturday. He was 73.
Traficant succumbed to injuries sustained Tuesday when a vintage tractor he...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:39 AM
More than a dozen Broward Democratic Clubs are joining together for a Labor Day picnic.
The clubs are providing hamburgers and hot dogs, and people are asked to bring a dish to share and drinks.
They’re also supposed to bring their own chairs...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
This month delivered a tale of two investigations. The first was the party-line vote in the House to launch yet another investigation into 2012's deadly attacks in Benghazi. The second was the conclusion of a very different kind of investigation with...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When a delegation from the Democratic National Committee arrives in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, former Gov. Ted Strickland will be at a downtown plaza alongside local officials to greet the group.
About a month after Cleveland was selected as the site of...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Last week: We mourn the loss of Clay Shaw, who died this week at age 74. My family had the privilege of knowing Congressman Shaw for many years and long admired his dignified and steadfast commitment to public service. He was among the last of the great...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A lifelong resident of Broward County, Tim Ryan was elected to the Broward County Commission, representing District 7, in November 2012. District 7 includes the cities of Dania Beach, Lazy Lake and Wilton Manors, parts of Davie, Fort Lauderdale and...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 9:35 AM
11:20 a.m. | Original post
12:34 p.m. | Updated with response from Florida Jobs First
Florida Senate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, slammed the political tactics employed by Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross on Friday, suggesting that the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Here are some quick takes from state Sen. Joe Negron, who was in Fort Lauderdale this week to speak to Broward Days, the organization that brings business and government together to advocate for the county in Tallahassee.
Negron, a Stuart Republican,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:07 AM
State Rep. Jim Waldman has one pretty clear message regarding his 2016 candidacy for Florida Senate: Everyone’s behind me, so nobody else ought to bother running.
(Memo to former State Sen. Skip Campbell, who held the seat until he was forced from...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Broward business leaders intensified their push for federal government support for Port Everglades expansion with a full-page ad in The Hill, the Washington, D.C., publication for political insiders.
The ad, headlined “South Florida’s...