By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 28, 2015 12:01 AM
By: Ed Dean | Posted: March 27, 2015 6:00 PM
Welcome to "The Dean's List" -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.
By: Charles Krauthammer | Posted: March 27, 2015 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON -- With Ted Cruz announcing and Rand Paul and Marco Rubio soon to follow, it's time to start handicapping the horses and making enemies.

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 27, 2015 7:00 PM

Over the last five years, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has risen from a former state legislative leader who was an underdog to win a U.S. Senate seat to a possible presidential contender, a phenomenal ascent over such a short period.

By: Mona Charen | Posted: March 28, 2015 7:00 AM
Maybe I'm too sensitive, but when a foreign autocrat leads his people in chants of "Death to America," I take it personally.
Posted: March 28, 2015 2:00 AM
By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 26, 2015 7:00 PM

Despite President Barack Obama carrying Florida and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s re-election efforts in 2012, the last five years , on the whole, have not been happy ones for Florida Democrats.

Guest Column
Posted: March 26, 2015 10:13 AM

The newspapers are awash every day with stories about the Florida Department of Corrections and the systemic problems  a longstanding culture has created.

By: L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | Posted: March 26, 2015 7:00 AM
It's as if they were waiting, breathlessly. The moment Ted Cruz announced his presidential campaign, the national media proclaimed their horror. He was "brash," a "hardliner," an "uncompromising conservative," they warned. ABC anchor David Muir announced his agenda was the usual No list: "Promising no abortion, no gay marriage, no gun control, no IRS."



How should Florida legislators spend the voter-approved land and water Amendment 1 money?