| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:45 PM
Gov. Rick Scott ran through a wide range of topics during an hour with the Sun Sentinel editorial board on Tuesday.
The central point: Everything’s going well in Florida, from Scott’s vantage.
“The state’s headed in the right...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Broward County Commissioner Sue Gunzburger is calling U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to task for his continued opposition to same sex-marriage.
“I’m very disappointed, extremely disappointed, that he doesn’t believe in equal rights for...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 11:34 AM
Instead of hyperventilating like everyone else over Florida’s sizzling-hot junior U.S. Senator, Marco Rubio, today we will focus on The Other Guy, that being Sen. Bill Nelson. Yes, there is another senator from Florida. Nelson is an amiable fellow...
| Mar 24, 2013
| 10:27 AM
It's a busy time in the nation's capital, where the National Cherry Blossom Festival continues through April 14. If you venture to Washington this spring or any time, consider paying a visit to Florida House, now celebrating 40 years as our home away from...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 5:44 PM
I often hear from readers who are frustrated they can't get straight answers from the people who represent them in Washington.
Residents who can't get calls returned, positions explained — even one guy so desperate to speak with his congressman...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Postponing the combat deployment of a Norfolk-based aircraft carrier will not compromise the safety of troops in the Middle East, a top U.S. general told Congress Tuesday.
Marine Gen. James Mattis, commander of U.S. Central Command, said defense...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Chances are you haven't heard of Christina Bonarrigo or Johnny Castillo.
A couple decades ago I could have almost guaranteed you'd know at least one of them some day.
That's how certain the pathway was from student politics at the University of...
| 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...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:46 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott took a shot at President Obama yesterday about the federal sequestration forcing some furloughs of National Guardsmen as the hurricane season ramps up.
Today, Democratic U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is shooting back with a letter...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:22 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican governors took over statehouses across the country after the 2010 elections and immediately acted on promises to usher in a new era of budget cutting and conservative labor policies. Public backlash followed just...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:15 PM
State Democratic Party leaders are facing unrest in the ranks after denying gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich of Weston a speaking spot at the big Democratic fundraising gala next month in Hollywood.
The annual Jefferson-Jackson weekend is a premier...