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  • Nonpartisan concerns prompt league president to step down

     
    Pamela Goodman today stepped aside as president of the Palm Beach County League of Women Voters, deciding that the nonpartisan post didn???t jibe well with her Democratic Party-backed push for the vacant county commission seat. Goodman, of Gulf Stream,...
  • Did Sen. Burris commit sin of omission?

     
    by Frank James What will the fallout be for Sen. Roland Burris from this new admission of his that the brother of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich asked Burris last October and November to make a campaign contribution to the former......
  • Sen. Burris tries damage control

     
    by Rick Pearson and Janet Hook U.S. Sen. Roland Burris tried Sunday to quell new questions about his controversial appointment, insisting he shouldn't be blamed for only recently detailing his conversations about the job with five close associates of........
  • Hanyie Trying to E-mail Her Way to the County Commission

     
    Boca Raton Councilwoman Susan Haynie hopes to e-mail her way to the top of a growing list of applicants vying to fill the vacant Palm Beach County Commission seat. Haynie has been e-mailing supporters, alerting them to her candidacy and......
  • Burris ouster by Senate looks unlikely

     
    Sen. Roland Burris (D-Ill.), leaves a press conference outside Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church in Chicago, Monday, Feb. 16, 2009. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty) by Frank James and Mike Dorning Now that Sen. Roland Burris has acknowledged that he indeed tried....
  • Burris Senate expulsion no time soon

     
    by David G. Savage Though Roland Burris had some trouble being admitted to the U.S. Senate, he will not be easily expelled now that he has arrived. It takes a vote of two-thirds of the senators to oust a member,......
  • Gov. Crist office: Not yet ready to pick McCarty replacement

     
    Gov. Charlie Crist isn't quite ready to pick a replacement for Mary McCarty's spot on the county commission, despite earlier reports that the governor might announce a decision this week. Sterling Ivey, press secretary, said the governor's people were...
  • Newspaper readership down, Online up

     
    by Mark Silva Today, on the day that the Rocky Mountain News announces that it will be printing its final edition on Friday, it's worth considering what freedom of the press - and the proliferation of a strong press -......
  • McCain: GOP lost 'big-time,' must rally

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. John McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, says his party has lost two elections in a row - "big-time'' - and it's time to rally anew. On the spat that radio's Rush Limbaugh has stirred with......
  • Boca Raton incumbent faces question on $40,000 in gifts

     
    Ethics became a topic of this morning's candidate forum as Councilman M.J. "Mike" Arts fielded a question on accepting gifts directed squarely at him. State gift disclosure forms show Arts accepted more than $40,000 worth of gifts in 2007 and......
  • Chaplain suggested for troubled county commission

     
    If an ongoing federal corruption investigation isn???t enough to keep the Palm Beach County Commission on the straight and narrow, maybe a little guidance from the Lord could help. County employee David Butler has proposed becoming a chaplain for the........