| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Democrats Charlie Crist, Alex Sink, Bill Nelson and Nan Rich all lead Republican Gov. Rick Scott by double-digits in a head-to-head poll produced this month by The Kitchen Group, an Orlando-based subscription pollster that leans Democratic but is followed...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 9:51 AM
How much did George Zimmerman's acquittal upset Jay-Z?
The music superstar reveals he didn't sleep for several days after Zimmerman was found not guilty of murder in Trayvon Martin's death.
Jay-Z rails against Zimmerman in an interview with hip-hop...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The drumbeat of prominent African Americas -- Stevie Wonder, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton -- calling for a boycott of Florida in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict continues. And so does criticsm from Florida's U.S. senators, reports Hal Boedecker...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:03 PM
Amid impassioned chants of "We are Trayvon Martin," black leaders Monday called on thousands of supporters gathered at the NAACP's national convention in Orlando to use the teen's death as a rallying point for change.
Though still decrying what many...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:27 PM
In an eloquent closing argument for immigration reform, Sen. Marco Rubio told his colleagues on Thursday the story of how his parents came to South Florida from Cuba in 1956 and struggled to find work, learn English and “give their children the life...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:55 PM
Farmers often don't think about the rules governing grain-buying transactions, but since Anderson Seed Company went out of business in 2012, there has been a greater need to learn about them, say South Dakota Farmers Union officials.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Florida Democrats are a titillated bunch these days.
They have far more registered voters than Republicans. The GOP governor is weak.
What they don't have is a candidate.
Actually, that's not true. They have one; a respected former state senator....
| Jun 14, 2013
| 8:01 AM
The Florida Democratic Party's past and present read like the Chicago Cubs' chronic woes in an analysis written by the Sun-Sentinel's Anthony Man:
-- Despite having a sizable lead in voter registrations, they hold just 69 of 193 state and federal...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 3:38 PM
The center of the political world, at least for Florida’s Democrats, on Saturday was the two-story atrium at the Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, an oasis of cool air and sweet smells – the hotel’s signature white tea scent –...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Nan Rich is ready to speak at the Florida Democratic Party's big Jefferson-Jackson Dinner fundraiser Saturday night in Hollywood, even though the party has told her, no thanks.
She has her ticket. She has her speech all written. The problem is, the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Three years after the infamous BP oil spill off the Gulf Coast, lawmakers are still trying to nail down the effectiveness of past, present and future relief efforts backed by billions of dollars.
Restoration efforts will receive anywhere...