| Dec 28, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Two prominent Broward politicians have a big hurdle to surmount if they have any hope of winning the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014 – virtually no one in Florida knows anything about them.
That’s the finding of a Quinnipiac Poll...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 2:23 PM
The official snub of gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich by her own party is more characteristic of Republican culture, where hierarchy rules and the foot soldiers tend to march in lockstep.
But these are Democrats—the party that supposedly...
| 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...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:43 PM
Democrats are facing a rebellion among party activists over the state party chairwoman’s decision to deny gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich of Weston a speaking spot at the big Democratic fundraising gala next month in Hollywood.
| May 31, 2013
| 11:04 AM
Republicans are having some fun rubbing salt in the Democratic Party wounds over the state Democratic chairwoman’s refusal to allow gubernatorial candidate Nan Rich a speaking slot at the big party fundraising dinner next month in Hollywood....
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Six men and one woman are in the running to replace Sheila Alu, a dynamic yet controversial city commissioner who resigned in December.
Alu's exit leaves voters with the task of replacing a prominent voice on the five-member board. The new...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 3:26 PM
If you've ever thought that Florida's Legislature looked more like a fraternity than a collection of serious statesmen, there's a reason for that … besides just the immaturity of their ideas.
Legislative leaders are increasingly closer to college...
| May 14, 2013
| 9:17 AM
For weeks Florida Democrats have been buzzing about the idea of getting U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to run for governor in 2014 to challenge the re-election bid of Republican Gov. Rick Scott. And for weeks,Nelson has been saying he has no intention of running...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Charlie Crist's political makeover is nearly complete, as the one-time Florida Republican governor gave a speech endorsing Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday. Now the big question: Will he officially become a Democrat and run...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:35 PM
In one corner of Central Florida, a Republican state representative and the Democratic chairman of Volusia County are competing for a Senate district that reaches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Ocala National Forest. In another, a Democratic state...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:33 PM
By Margie Menzel, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Another lawsuit over prison health care looms as the latest salvo in a protracted struggle between the state Department of Corrections and the union representing state workers. The 14-...