Clay Shaw

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    September 11, 2013

    Clay Shaw, Former Congressman and Fort Lauderdale Mayor, Dies at 74

    Former U.S. Rep. and Fort Lauderdale Mayor E. Clay Shaw, has died at age 74 after a lengthy battle with lung cancer. Shaw was born in Miami in 1939 and, for 26 years, represented Broward County and parts of Palm Beach County.

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    October 15, 2010

    Allen West: Following the Money

    Allen West has raked in the dough.​Congressional candidate Allen West has gained national attention for his enormous campaign haul -- he'd raised $4 million by August, compared to $2.5 million raised by his opponent, U.S. Rep. Ron Klein. It's time to examine the origins of all that dough. Some of ... More >>

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    November 12, 2009

    Gator-Chomping Bridge for Riverwalk?

    That's a video presentation by Susyn Stecchi, a former Fort Lauderdale employee who in 1990 had the idea to turn the FEC railroad crossing at Riverwalk into a gigantic gator mouth. But according to the comments she attached to this video, the technology for this zany idea wasn't available -- until ... More >>

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    August 28, 2009

    Meek Lambastes Crist for LeMieux Appointment; Rubio, When Will You Tweet?

    U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meek​Congressman Kendrick Meek, the leading Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate just released a statement about Charlie Crist's announcement that he was appointing former chief of staff George LeMieux to the Senate seat vacated by Mel Martinez.From the moment Senator Martinez a ... More >>

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    October 30, 2008

    Ahoy, Yacht Lovers

    The Boat Hustle Is Alive and Well

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    October 1, 2008
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    May 29, 2008

    Lady of the House

    She's got three kids, 650,000 constituents, and millions of watching eyes. Debbie Wasserman Schultz can't keep them all happy.

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    December 6, 2007
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    November 8, 2006

    Get Used To This Comb-Over

    Keechl Tee'd Off On Jim Scott So it looks like Tim Mahoney and Ron Klein have seized two long-time Republican bastions -- the latter man having sent that ol' dinosaur Clay Shaw off to the tar pits where he belongs. And you'll be hearing a lot about those races during the next couple of days. But th ... More >>

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    October 30, 2006
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    October 18, 2006

    Vote Evangelista Straight Up

    Evangelista Alright, I've made up my mind. To hell with Clay and Klein -- they're both stuffed-shirted buffoons. I'm going Evangelista. Who is Evangelista? He's Neil Evangelista, a libertarian "purist" who is running against long-time Republican incumbent Clay Shaw and pandering Democratic cha ... More >>

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    October 6, 2006

    Phantom Bar (Bush) News&PHPSESSID=87e1c30606e74392285079681d4e2e92 Barbara Bush a guest at Shaw fundraiser in Boca Published Thursday, October 5, 2006 Former First Lady Barbara Bush spoke at a private fundraising luncheon in Boca Raton Wed ... More >>

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    September 30, 2006

    Foley Disgrace Exposes Newspapers' Flaws

    There's a lot to say about the daily newspaper coverage of Mark Foley's disgraceful exit from politics over his instant messages about giving instant massages to underage Congressional pages. Start with Anthony Man, the new political reporter in the downtown Fort Lauderdale office of the Sun-Sentine ... More >>

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    September 29, 2006
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    May 18, 2006
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    May 18, 2006

    Nail Ceasar!

    Does the local Democratic Party really need a dictator for life?

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    March 9, 2006

    Gunz for Hire

    Ron Gunzburger — public employee, power blogger — can't stay put, politically

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    January 26, 2006

    As the World Twists

    Lake Pols-begone

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    November 24, 2005

    Mind Your Manors

    Oakland Park gets a makeover thanks to its gay southern neighbor

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    December 30, 2004

    The Ludicrous 12 of 2004

    Sure, it was the year of Bush/Kerry. But here are South Florida's really big stories.

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    October 21, 2004



  • Subtropical Life

    May 13, 2004

    Best Politician

    Dean J. Trantalis Readers' Choice: US Rep. Clay Shaw

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    May 6, 2004

    Letters May 6-12, 2004

    Save 'em from slaughter; end the travesty:

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    May 6, 2004

    Pretty Boy

    Jim Stork has become the face of Broward's gay community. But is he ready for Capitol Hill?

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    April 8, 2004

    Hammer Time

    What would Saddam do? Congressman Clay Shaw contemplates Iraq.

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    November 27, 2003

    Letters for November 27, 2003

    Remember That Little Mess in Iraq?

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    November 20, 2003

    Loving the War

    Our caveman columnist gets an earful from a couple of congressmen

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    October 3, 2002

    Enter the Xuna Xone

    You might not know Juan Xuna from Xanadu, but he should be your next congressman

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    September 26, 2002

    Queen of the Recount

    Carol Roberts may not beat Clay Shaw, but don't count her out

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    April 11, 2002

    Happy Tax Day!

    Now that you've paid up, take a look at who's raking in your cash

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    February 28, 2002

    The Enforcer

    John Garon may be a partial quadriplegic, but he wields federal civil-rights lawsuits with consummate skill

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    June 28, 2001

    A Flight of Fancy

    Broward commissioners are spending big bucks on an unlikely airport-growth scheme

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    January 4, 2001

    A Scout for Life

    Gay Eagle Scout Mark LaFontaine nudged the Broward school board to historic heights

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    November 16, 2000

    Down For the Recount

    Ride with us through a subtropical wonderland where troops rally for a new ballot

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    August 17, 2000

    Social Insecurity

    When Robert Rodriguez decided to turn whistleblower and raise a stink about abuses in his federal workplace, he became public enemy number one

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    April 20, 2000


    The late-night bars and clubs battle continues

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    October 21, 1999

    Maurie, We Hardly Know Ye

    Grant-writer Maurice Connell has become a well-paid institution in Hollywood. How? The politics of power and money.

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    January 29, 1998

    Going Postal

    The county's decision to spend big bucks on a shiny new federal post office has advocates of the poor hopping mad