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South Florida Sun-SentinelDistrict 1: Republican Jeff Miller Why: "His opposition to offshore drilling ... is proof enough of his principles ..." District 2: Democrat Allen Boyd Why: "Blue Dog godfather represents a wing of the party that's coming home to roost." District 3:...
Tags: Bill Young, Republican Party, Florida, John L. Mica, Politics
Associated PressDemocrats retained control of the House and pushed for historic gains in their majority yesterday by solidifying their dominance in the Northeast and making inroads in the South and West. "It's the night we have been waiting for," said House Speaker...
Tags: Jack Abramoff, California, New York, Ric Keller, Lawyers
WASHINGTON // A watchdog group, naming what it calls "the 13 most corrupt members of Congress," is calling for ethics investigations of some of the most prominent political leaders on Capitol Hill in a report to be released tomorrow. Citizens for...
The Swampby Aamer Madhani With Americans celebrating Memorial Day, Americans United for Change launched a television advertising blitz over the weekend against four House Republicans who voted against an overhaul of the GI Bill. The advertisements target Reps....
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefThe decision by state Republican leaders to turn tobacco dollars into tax breaks for wealthier Floridians drew mounting criticism Wednesday from anti-smoking groups, Democrats, and even environmentalists already angered by plans to skim money from a...
Tags: State Budgets, Ocala, Tom Rossin, West Palm Beach, Health
Associated PressA memorial service for Doug Jamerson, a former state education commissioner and labor secretary, was held Wednesday in the Florida House chamber where he also once served as a representative. Before the service attended by representatives, senators,...
Sun ReporterFor more than two weeks, Florida's ballot saga has spun out more plot twists than a Tom Clancy thriller. But Day 15 surpassed them all. George W. Bush ended it on an upswing, though not before his prospects - and quite possibly his spirits - hit their...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefHouse and Senate leaders Thursday were poised to pump more money into Florida school districts, but also are looking to impose new restrictions on how those dollars are spent. A day of budget wrangling, most of it behind closed doors, left the House...
Sun ReporterGeorge W. Bush more than tripled his slim lead over Al Gore in Florida after a final count of overseas absentee ballots yesterday. The Bush campaign insisted that there would have been many more Bush votes if Democratic counters had not succeeded in...
Tags: Parties and Movements, Voting, Oregon, Lawyers, Dick Cheney
Compiled From Staff ReportsDebate on the death penalty always stirs the passions of Florida lawmakers, and this week in the House proved no different. Lawmaker after lawmaker took turns arguing over the definition of cruel and unusual punishment, the sanctity of the state...
Tallahassee Bureau ChiefSen. Jim Horne said Wednesday he’s tired of having his Mustang convertible rattled by speed bumps when he drives on a Tallahassee street leading to the airport. So the Senate’s powerful budget chairman has done something about it. He tucked into Florida’...
of the Sentinel StaffAs the Legislature concludes the yearlong drive to abolish the state Board of Regents, the seeds of the new university system are being planted in the state Capitol basement. There, in Gov. Jeb Bush’s appointments office -- four floors below the...
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