Dan Lewis

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Exposed: Judy Stern Played Secret Role In Mayoral Election

    For years, campaign operative and erstwhile politician Dan Lewis has claimed that his 2006 run against incumbent Jim Naugle for mayor of Fort Lauderdale was undermined by a conspiracy led by his nemesis, super-lobbyist Judy Stern. For years, Stern has said she had nothing to do with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    [UPDATED] Election Was a Campaign Consultants' Battle Royal; So Who Are Winners and Losers?

    Flickr: eschipul​In the months before yesterday's election, Broward candidates lined up behind campaign rainmakers who possessed extraordinary powers for rounding up votes. Of course, they would share these powers only if the price was right. Since incumbents could outraise their challengers, incu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2010

    Election or Not, These Campaign Operatives Have Hit the Jackpot

    Shifrel​Take a bow Jack Shifrel. No matter what happens in tomorrow's election, you've already made over $15,000 across eight county and state judicial races. Of course, Shifrel won't be keeping all of that loot. Some of it surely goes to the condo commandos who make sure that a candidate's name a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Debra Steinsaltz, Broward Judicial Candidate, Relishing Skolnik Meltdown

    steinsaltzforjudge.comDebra Steinsaltz's campaign has also hired some questionable characters.​No one will get her to officially admit that she's enjoying the controversy that has blanketed Broward Judge Peter Skolnik's reelection campaign; but make no mistake about it, Debra Steinsaltz is more th ... More >>

  • News

    August 13, 2009

    Crooked Courthouse

    The Broward Commission will build a courthouse, even if voters don't want it and there's no good way to pay for it.

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    And The Next Davie Mayor is ...

    Prediction: Judy Paul will win the Davie mayoral election over Tom Truex.     Will Paul (at left next to white-hatted Ron Bergeron) be Davie's next mayor? This is an almost blind forecast based upon a single quote in Laura Figueroa's story on the race in Sunday's Miami Herald. ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2007

    Terrible Trio

    The Wasserstrom conviction should have at least a few pols shaking in fear — but, hey, this is Broward

  • News

    February 1, 2007

    Cheap Super Bowl Tix!

    When There's This Much Money Involved, Feel Free to Scam

  • News

    July 21, 2005

    The Man Who Would Be Mayor

    Dan Lewis wants to be Fort Lauderdale's next mayor. Or does he?

  • News

    June 23, 2005


    The Nabes Bite Back

  • Music

    May 8, 2003

    Getting Your Phil

    The Florida Philharmonic is dying right along with its fan base

  • News

    December 6, 2001

    Water Fouls

    After an errant duck killed a speeding jet skier, authorities began pondering really weird accidents.

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Reach Out and Put the Touch on Someone

    Broward County commissioner Lori Parrish claims she pays her cell phone bills herself. What she means is that her campaign contributors foot the bill.

  • News

    January 27, 2000

    The Plot To Depose King Jenne

    Democrats and Republicans, blacks and whites, have banded together for one simple reason: to stop Ken Jenne from becoming Broward's first strong mayor.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Raising Kane

    How Jim Kane transformed himself from a special-interest lobbyist into a lobbyist who's also Florida's best-known political pollster

  • News

    August 12, 1999

    Incompetence 101

    An F in economics. That's what the Broward County school board earned when they rushed to fire construction firm Church and Tower, only to be sued for millions.