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  • Obama to make Kagan choice official

     
    Solicitor General Elena Kagan speaks at a forum in Washington in January. (AP/Jose Luis Magana) by Christi Parsons and David G. Savage This morning, President Obama will name Solicitor General Elena Kagan to fill the opening on the U.S.......
  • Kagan: From lawyer to policymaker

     
    Elena Kagan in 1993, when she was a law professor at the University of Chicago. (AP/U. of Chicago.) by James Oliphant The White House during President Clinton's second term was a combustible, ambitious place. While to the public it......
  • Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross tops real estate ???Power 100???

     
    Last year, Miami Dolphins owner Steve Ross came in at No. 2 on The New York Observer???s "Power 100" ranking of "The Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate" behind only President Barack Obama. This year he???s got top......
  • Who could take on Broward State Attorney Satz?

     
    In case you missed it, longtime Broward State Attorney Mike Satz said he plans to run for re-election in 2012, when he turns 70. Satz was first elected in 1976. When this term ends, he'll have been in office 36......
  • Healthcare bills: Side-by-side analysis

     
    by Mark Silva As we're preparing for the House's debates this weekend -- and expected action Sunday -- on sweeping heatlhcare legsilation, our friends at ProPublica have assembled a ready-friendly way of navigating through the changes that the House...
  • TEA Party: A movement in fear of itself?

     
    by Mark Silva Among the things we're learning about the TEA Party today: Those who support that loose amalgamation of people protesting the reach of the American government lately aren't much different than the American public in general, the Gallup......
  • 4/20: 'Highest cities' -- Tallahassee?

     
    by Mark Silva and updated On this 20th of April, which some appear to revere as a certain significant date relating to the consumption of marijuana, a friend has passed along one of those Top 50 lists: The nation's "highest......
  • David Axelrod: Luck had a lady's name

     
    by Mark Silva David Axelrod, the president's senior political advisor, admits to a lifelong appetite for politics, but no real talent for basketball. Have he and President Barack Obama seen the new action film, Kickass? "No, but in my business,''......
  • Obama: Health care, decade of promise

     
    by Mark Silva The health-care overhaul which Congress is "on the verge of passing'' will be part of a new decade of economic promise, President Barack Obama maintains. The Republians are focusing on something else today, the trial of detentention......
  • Take part in the Zagat survey of local restaurants

     
    Zagat makes it well worth your while to participate in the voting for the local restaurants to be included in the 2011 guide. The survey is going on at Zagat.com from now until Feb. 21. If you register and complete......
  • Haitian earthquake: The nightmare in our neighborhood

     
    This is like a bad 9/11 flashback. Seeing members of South Florida's Haitian community holding up fliers and photos of missing relatives in Port-au-Prince is a haunting sight. Just like 9/11, many might not ever find their loved ones.......