Looks like next week's State of the Union address response by the GOPers is gonna be a little more charisma-y than what everybody's used to.
Republicans have announced that Charisma Boy! himself, President Sen. Marco Rubio, will be delivering their response to President Barack Obama's State of the ... More >>
When Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus was asked last month about Florida Gov. Rick Scott speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, he offered a less-than-welcoming indication of Scott's role:"I'm sure he's got, I'm sure he's got plenty, uh, you know, I'm sure there's ... More >>
Sen. Marco RubioPass the tinfoil; we've got more hats to build.Sen. Marco Rubio is a hot pick for the vice presidential spot on the ticket of several GOP presidential candidates, but according to the birther lab, he's not eligible to be president or vice president because he's not a "natural-born ... More >>
The Pulp will be in Tampa tonight to live-blog the Republican presidential debate, hosted by CNN and the Tea Party Express.Eight candidates will take the stage for the debate -- moderated by CNN's Wolf Blitzer -- from 8 to 10 p.m., and the event will be streamed live online, which you can find he ... More >>
Flickr: Pan-African News WireThe blame game started about a second after the explosion on the Deepwater Horizon opened a geyser of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, and it's too late to stop the game now. So we may as well try to at least separate fact from fiction, starting with the POTUS.With that in ... More >>
Flickr: dsb nolaJindalThe New Orleans Saints are having a splendid season, but despite their 12-0 record, they're still a long way from the kind of immortality enjoyed by the '72 Dolphins. But it seems no one bothered to tell Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, who in public remarks today claimed that h ... More >>
browardhealth.orgNaskBroward Health Commissioner Robert Bernstein is known both for his emphasis on ethics and for his short temper. In a string of emails to the district's CEO, it appears he was torn between those two impulses.On one hand, Bernstein was an enthusiastic supporter of ethics reform ... More >>
browardhealth.orgMaureen JaegerIn a memo she wrote in April 2008, three weeks before resigning as general counsel of the North Broward Hospital District, Laura Seidman alleged that Commissioner Maureen Jaeger "misused her public office for her personal agenda."Jaeger, Rebecca Stoll and Joseph Cob ... More >>
No true political wonk goes 24 hours without checking fivethirtyeight.com, except maybe the people in Congressman Kendrick Meek's senatorial campaign, because seriously, campaigns run on hope.Last week, the site's wunderkind blogger, Nate Silver, devised a new metric (always with the metrics, this o ... More >>
Who would have guessed that witnessing a tea bagging would be so hard to swallow?
Honestly, I thought yesterday afternoon was going to be funny. I figured I'd stroll a few blocks from the New Times the Juice office down to the federal courthouse at Broward and NE Third Avenue and see a fe ... More >>
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist faced off with David Gregory on NBC's Meet the Press a few minutes ago. Crist started by stressing the importance of bipartisan support for President Obama's stimulus package, then ended by... well... essentially withdrawing his own support for the package.Host Gregory beg ... More >>