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.
Allen West has raked in the dough.â€‹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 >>
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 >>
U.S. Rep. Kendrick Meekâ€‹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 >>
The Boat Hustle Is Alive and Well
She's got three kids, 650,000 constituents, and millions of watching eyes. Debbie Wasserman Schultz can't keep them all happy.
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 >>
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 >>
http://www.bocanews.com/index.php?src=news&prid=17543&category=Local 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 >>
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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The county's decision to spend big bucks on a shiny new federal post office has advocates of the poor hopping mad