This past September, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stole the national spotlight for a hot minute -- OK, 21 hours -- when he took over the Senate floor, giving a speech that included a full reading of Green Eggs and Ham. Cruz promised to filibuster to delay a vote on a bill that would defund Obamacare. (Cruz s ... More >>
President Obama went on Letterman last night and addressed Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comments for the first time publicly.David Letterman broke the ice by asking Obama how much he weighed, then commented on how the two weigh the same but how the president looks better. When Obama said Letterman loo ... More >>
The political entity that is Congressman Allen West would not exist without the military. It is his sole qualification for office, and he touts it at every opportunity. You would be hard-pressed to find any public statement from "the Colonel" that doesn't mention his military service, and he's justi ... More >>
A new poll of Florida voters was released yesterday with all kinds of juicy numbers about politicians on both the state and national level. The full report is included at the bottom, but there are more facts in it than one blog post could ever hold.The poll was conducted by Democratic firm Public Po ... More >>
Jen Jen entertains the troops. So former Rothstein law partner Russell Adler -- the A in RRA -- is going to trial to fight an attempt by bankruptcy attorneys to recoup $1.2 million in gains Adler received from his old firm. The brunt of the clawback stems from hundreds of thousan ... More >>
Russell Pearce and other illegal-immigration populists rely on misleading, right-wing reports to scapegoat immigrants and terrify penny-pinched Americans.
Considering Fort Lauderdale mayoral candidate Jack Seiler was a state legislator until this year (when he termed out), he seems like the most likely among the four contenders to know how a big Democratic city like this one can wring a few extra bucks out of those tight-fisted Republicans who run Tal ... More >>
For bailing out Big Sugar, Charlie Crist gets a hero's medal. Sweet!
She's got three kids, 650,000 constituents, and millions of watching eyes. Debbie Wasserman Schultz can't keep them all happy.
Ministry says farewell in a gesture of animosity and spite
What follows is the full transcript of last night's gubernatorial debate between Charlie Crist, Jim Davis, and Max Linn. It's, um, really long. CHRIS MATTHEWS, MSNBC HOST: Florida, the state that carried George W. Bush into the White House and elected Jeb Bush twice for governor. A state on the ... More >>
It takes a lot more than a bumper sticker to support the troops, says a crusty ex-Marine and best-selling author
A Senate hopeful on the lam is busy tracking Saddam
South Florida's toughest guys lead the return of extreme fighting
To protect boxers from the fight game, Irv Abramson wants to form a more perfect union
The stars of South Florida's condo circuit may not be the most youthful performers, but oy can they sing
Carnival doesn't just neglect passengers who claim to be victims of sexual assault. It attempts to shut them up.