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  • "Nasty'' anti-Obama posters at Rolly lead to "no" votes in land deal

    "Nasty'' anti-Obama posters at Rolly lead to "no" votes in land deal
    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...
  • Car chase: Broward goes after Uber drivers

    Car chase: Broward goes after Uber drivers
    The underground taxi service Uber is pushing into Broward County, and the county is pushing back. Broward taxi licensing officials say they've mounted two sting operations that resulted in citations for drivers of the so-called "ride-share'' service....
  • James Traficant Jr., expelled from Congress in 2002, dies at 73

    James Traficant Jr., expelled from Congress in 2002, dies at 73
    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...
  • Democrats plan Labor Day picnic

    Democrats plan Labor Day picnic
    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...
  • Burnout and sound decision making, especially in Washington, don't mix

    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...
  • With Columbus' bid, Ohio could host two political conventions in 2016

    With Columbus' bid, Ohio could host two political conventions in 2016
    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...
  • Tim Ryan, commissioner, Broward County

    Tim Ryan, commissioner, Broward County
    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...
  • About Tim Ryan

    About Tim Ryan
     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...
  • Florida Senate President blasts Miami Dolphins owner

    Florida Senate President blasts Miami Dolphins owner
    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...
  • Joe Negron on Senate presidency, not running for Congress and partisan sniping

    Joe Negron on Senate presidency, not running for Congress and partisan sniping
    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,...
  • Broward's political, lobbying establishment gets behind Jim Waldman's Senate campaign

    Broward's political, lobbying establishment gets behind Jim Waldman's Senate campaign
    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...