| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:49 AM
The race is official, but the results are the same.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott is trailing Democratic candidate Charlie Crist in a new Quinnipiac University survey of voters released Thursday that finds the former governor ahead of the current one, 47...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Some of the candidates for governor are taking offense at Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's use of a "tracker" to videotape what one of his rivals, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, says on the campaign trail. Where have they been? This tactic, while a bit...
| Nov 20, 2013
The lawyer who organized a fundraising event at Blackbird restaurant for Mayor Rahm Emanuel might have been called a "bundler" had he collected the checks himself.
Doing so, however, could have violated a ban Emanuel has placed on such bundling of...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:44 PM
When Julie Talenfeld was growing up in Hollywood and Plantation, she remembers her mother always teaching her to give back.
Now, a very successful businesswoman, Talenfeld still heeds her mother's words, and, along with her husband, child advocacy...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 11:57 AM
According to Gallup, the approval rating for Congress just dropped to a new low: 9 percent.
Obviously these folks need some PR help.
But trying to accentuate the positives of something with 9 percent popularity is like trying to find an upside to...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Work is underway on a Streeterville high-rise and hotel being developed by companies whose leadership recently made contributions to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign fund. (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune)
On his first day in office, Mayor Rahm Emanuel...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Robert "Warren" Meddoff, a former Plantation mayoral candidate who was facing financial problems because of a debt at City Hall, was found dead at his home Monday, police said.
The suspected cause of death is suicide, Plantation Police Detective...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Attorney Rulon Munns says he's left the local political sidelines and signed on to help lead the last big fundraising event of the year for Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs.
Munns has a long legal and spiritual tie to the Mormon church, which owns...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Updated | 3:24 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Original post | 1:22 p.m.
No press release. No news conference. No Twitter message.
State Rep. Perry Thurston, the Broward Democrat who is minority party leader in the Florida House, had been saying for months that...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 7:06 PM
Willie Brown, the legendary Assembly speaker and former San Francisco mayor, says he has never voted for a ballot initiative.
"Not one," he asserts emphatically without hesitation.
"I've always, without question, been opposed to the initiative...
| Oct 25, 2013
SACRAMENTO — California officials are imposing a record $16 million in penalties on secretive political groups that funneled money into initiative campaigns in 2012, ending a yearlong investigation that showed gaps in state disclosure laws.
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:29 PM
When Charlie Crist stepped back onto the political stage Monday, some of his biggest supporters weren't there.
As Crist formally announced that he's seeking to regain his old job in his new party, Steve Geller and Andrew Weinstein and several others...