| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:23 AM
When a community icon dies, a lot of statements come in from those who worked with him. We can expect that today, with the death on Sept. 10 of E. Clay Shaw Jr., former Republican congressman from Fort Lauderdale. Here are some of them:
| Jul 12, 2013
| 11:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans pushed a scaled-down farm bill through the House on July 11, putting off a fight over food stamp spending and giving GOP leaders a victory after a decisive defeat on the larger bill last month.
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Tinley Park's Term Limits commissioners are scheduled to give their opinions on the issue at the group's August meeting, according to the panel chairman.
But one commissioner, former Blue Island Mayor Don Peloquin, who served as mayor for 28 years,...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:08 PM
Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races.
5852 of 6088 precincts reporting
Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167
Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092
Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123
Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382
Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
| Jan 2, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The 2010 midterm elections produced a new senator and eight new House members to represent Florida. Only one of the newcomers is a Democrat.
Delegation total: 2 senators and 25 House members
In 2009/2010: Florida Republicans...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON – Applause broke out on the House floor and in the visitor galleries on Wednesday when Republicans fulfilled a campaign promise by passing a bill to repeal the sweeping health care reforms signed into law by President Barack Obama last...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 6:16 AM
Editor's note: Washington Post columnist, David Broder, is currently not writing his column which appears on Fridays in the Petoskey News-Review. We are offering a column this week by Dana Milbank, who writes about political theater in the nation's...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 1:53 PM
South Florida will be hit hard if the Congress goes through in cutting $16 billion out the food stamp program -- with a record number of South Floridians continuing to apply to the program to feed their families, social service workers said Monday.
| Jan 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney
- FL AG Adam Putnam is our state chairman
- FL CFO Jeff Atwater is our state finance chairman
- FL AG Pam Bondi is a national advisor
- State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville)
- State Sen. JD Alexander...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 10:29 AM
South Florida families on food stamps won't have to worry about the federal government cutting the food program: The U.S. Senate extended the current provisions for another nine months as part of the federal farm policy.
"It helps us immensely," said...