News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en Obama's Secret Amnesty Plan: Damn the Congress, Full Speed Ahead http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obamas-secret-amnesty-plan-damn-congress-full-speed-ahead <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Why wait for Congress when you've got executive privilege? I guess that's the idea.</p><a href="/story/obamas-secret-amnesty-plan-damn-congress-full-speed-ahead"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obamas-secret-amnesty-plan-damn-congress-full-speed-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/obamas-secret-amnesty-plan-damn-congress-full-speed-ahead#comments amnesty Barack Obama Bob Dane Center for Immigration Studies citizenship Dan Pfeiffer David North Federation for American Immigration Reform green cards Illegal Aliens Immigration reform Josh Earnest League of Women Voters legal residency News U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services USCIS White House work permits Columns Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:52:44 +0000 Nancy Smith 5935412 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Barack Obama, Bewildered Bystander http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/barack-obama-bewildered-bystander <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/charles-krauthhammer">Charles Krauthammer</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- The president is upset. Very upset. Frustrated and angry. Seething about the government's handling of Ebola, said the front-page headline in The New York Times last Saturday.</p><a href="/story/barack-obama-bewildered-bystander"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Charles-Krauthammer-Mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/barack-obama-bewildered-bystander" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/barack-obama-bewildered-bystander#comments News Columns Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:16:12 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5935394 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Five Questions for Gwen Graham http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-gwen-graham-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/margie-menzel-news-service-florida">Margie Menzel News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/five-questions-gwen-graham-0"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gwengraham-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="135" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-gwen-graham-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-gwen-graham-0#comments News Politics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:24:14 +0000 Chris Moran 5935371 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hard Knocks http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-133 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-133"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_144.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="179" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-133" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-133#comments Cartoons News Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:52:59 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5935335 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Pitches in to Help GOP Senate Chances in Iowa and Colorado http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-pitches-help-gop-senate-chances-iowa-and-colorado <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-pitches-help-gop-senate-chances-iowa-and-colorado"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubio-sunshinestatenews_6.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="123" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-pitches-help-gop-senate-chances-iowa-and-colorado" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-pitches-help-gop-senate-chances-iowa-and-colorado#comments 2016 Bruce Braley Colorado Cory Gardner Iowa Jeanne Shaheen Joni Ernst Marco Rubio Mark Udall New Hampshire News presidential election Reclaim America Scott Brown Senate Tom Harkin Politics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:54:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5935287 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Bill Clinton Plans to Hit Florida; Obama Hides in the White House http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-clinton-plans-hit-florida-obama-hides-white-house <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/bill-clinton-plans-hit-florida-obama-hides-white-house"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/billclintonbarackobama-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-clinton-plans-hit-florida-obama-hides-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-clinton-plans-hit-florida-obama-hides-white-house#comments Barack Obama Bill Clinton Carl Domino CD 18 CD 2 Charlie Crist Congress Gwen Graham Joe Biden Michelle Obama News Patrick Murphy Rick Scott Rudy Giuliani St. Leo Poll Steve Southerland Politics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:54:33 +0000 Kevin Derby 5935246 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com HD 29: Can Scott Plakon Beat Mike Clelland and Avenge Chris Dorworth? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-29-can-scott-plakon-beat-mike-clelland-and-avenge-chris-dorworth <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 24, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hd-29-can-scott-plakon-beat-mike-clelland-and-avenge-chris-dorworth"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/no1-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="175" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-29-can-scott-plakon-beat-mike-clelland-and-avenge-chris-dorworth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-29-can-scott-plakon-beat-mike-clelland-and-avenge-chris-dorworth#comments Alex Sink Barack Obama Chris Dorworth Florida House HD 29 House John Morgan Karen Castor Dentel Mike Clelland Mitt Romney News Rick Scott Scott Plakon Seminole County Politics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:06:20 +0000 Kevin Derby 5935174 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Monotony Can Prove Useful http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-132 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 23, 2014 3:55 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-132"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_143.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="181" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-132" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-132#comments Cartoons News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:36:49 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934950 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Five Questions for U.S. Rep. Steve Southerland http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-us-rep-steve-southerland <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/margie-menzel-news-service-florida">Margie Menzel News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/five-questions-us-rep-steve-southerland"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stevesoutherland-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="135" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-us-rep-steve-southerland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-us-rep-steve-southerland#comments News Politics Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:12:48 +0000 Nancy Smith 5935076 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie's Debt to California Billionaire Tom Steyer Growing as We Speak http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-debt-california-billionaire-tom-steyer-growing-we-speak <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Who knows what Charlie Crist will owe California billionaire Tom Steyer if he regains the Florida governor's seat in November.</p><a href="/story/charlie-crists-debt-california-billionaire-tom-steyer-growing-we-speak"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-debt-california-billionaire-tom-steyer-growing-we-speak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-debt-california-billionaire-tom-steyer-growing-we-speak#comments American Commitment Brian Hughes Charlie Crist Farallon Capital Management LLC Keystone XL Pipeline Mission Bay neighborhood Nancy Pelosi News NextGen Climate Phil Kerpen president Obama Rick Scott Tampa media market Tom Steyer Wall Street Journal Washington Free Beacon WFLA WFTS WMOR WTOG WTSP WTTA WTVT WWSB Columns Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:28:13 +0000 Nancy Smith 5935062 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com HD 65: Can Carl Zimmerman Overcome GOP District to Beat Chris Sprowls? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-65-can-carl-zimmerman-overcome-gop-district-beat-chris-sprowls <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hd-65-can-carl-zimmerman-overcome-gop-district-beat-chris-sprowls"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/no2-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="175" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-65-can-carl-zimmerman-overcome-gop-district-beat-chris-sprowls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hd-65-can-carl-zimmerman-overcome-gop-district-beat-chris-sprowls#comments Alex Sink Barack Obama Carl Zimmerman Chris Sprowls Debbie Faulkner Florida House HD 65 Mitt Romney News Peter Nehr Pinellas County Rick Scott St. Pete Polls Politics Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:27:55 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934945 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio's Final 2014 Campaign Stops are All About 2016 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubios-final-2014-campaign-stops-are-all-about-2016 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubios-final-2014-campaign-stops-are-all-about-2016"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubio-sunshinestatenews_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="129" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubios-final-2014-campaign-stops-are-all-about-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubios-final-2014-campaign-stops-are-all-about-2016#comments 2014 2016 Barack Obama Carl Domino Charlie Crist Congress Cory Gardner Democratic National Committee DNC Gwen Graham Harry Reid Heritage Foundation Iowa Jeanne Shaheen Jim DeMint Joni Ernst Marco Rubio Minimum Wage New Hampshire News Patrick Murphy presidential election Reclaim America PAC Rick Scott Scott Brown South Carolina South Carolina Democratic Party Steve Southerland Tom Cotton Tom Harkin U.S. Senate Violence against Women Act Politics Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:17:37 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934842 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Pam Bondi, Jeff Atwater and Adam Putnam Headed for Big Wins http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-jeff-atwater-and-adam-putnam-headed-big-wins <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/pam-bondi-jeff-atwater-and-adam-putnam-headed-big-wins"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/pambondijeffatwateradamputnam-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="74" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-jeff-atwater-and-adam-putnam-headed-big-wins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-jeff-atwater-and-adam-putnam-headed-big-wins#comments Adam Putnam Bill Wohlsifer Charlie Crist George Sheldon Jeff Atwater News Pam Bondi Rick Scott St. Leo Poll St. Leo University Thad Hamilton William Rankin Politics Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:11:32 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934936 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Libertarian Adrian Wyllie Is Holding Rick Scott Down, Says St. Leo Poll http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/libertarian-adrian-wyllie-is-holding-rick-scott-down-says-st-leo-poll <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 2:20 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/libertarian-adrian-wyllie-is-holding-rick-scott-down-says-st-leo-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottadrianwylliecharliecrist-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="77" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/libertarian-adrian-wyllie-is-holding-rick-scott-down-says-st-leo-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/libertarian-adrian-wyllie-is-holding-rick-scott-down-says-st-leo-poll#comments Adrian Wyllie Charlie Crist Florida gubernatorial race Frank Orlando News Rick Scott St. Leo Poll St. Leo University Politics Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:21:08 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934918 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com 'No Nice Guys' in Deadlocked Scott-Crist Race, Says Q-Pollster http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-nice-guys-deadlocked-rick-scott-charlie-crist-race-says-q-pollster <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 8:18 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/no-nice-guys-deadlocked-rick-scott-charlie-crist-race-says-q-pollster"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/adrianwyllierickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="73" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-nice-guys-deadlocked-rick-scott-charlie-crist-race-says-q-pollster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-nice-guys-deadlocked-rick-scott-charlie-crist-race-says-q-pollster#comments Adrian Wyllie Charlie Crist Florida governor race News Peter Brown Poll Q-Poll Quinnipiac Rick Scott Politics Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:23:40 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934814 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Paul Krugman's Late Obama Valentine http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/paul-krugmans-late-obama-valentine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/l-brent-bozell">L. Brent Bozell</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Knowing the way our political press works, it's easy to predict that Barack Obama's presidency is just about over. Journalists will soon treat him as the lamest of lame ducks, and suggest nothing consequential will happen in the last two years of his presidency. Instead, they'll obsess over who will come next. <a href="/story/paul-krugmans-late-obama-valentine"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/l-brent-bozell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/paul-krugmans-late-obama-valentine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/paul-krugmans-late-obama-valentine#comments News Columns Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:30:25 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5935064 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Bears and Wolves Find a Voice in the Wilderness http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bears-and-wolves-find-voice-wilderness <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kathleen-parker">Kathleen Parker</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- If politicians preying upon your attentions this season fail to inspire, you might seek common cause with the beasts -- the four-legged variety rather than those running for office. <br /> <br />Ballot initiatives aimed at protecting bears and wolves from hounding, trapping and other inhumane hunting practices are up for a vote in two states -- Maine and Michigan. </p><a href="/story/bears-and-wolves-find-voice-wilderness"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/kathleen-parker-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bears-and-wolves-find-voice-wilderness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bears-and-wolves-find-voice-wilderness#comments News Columns Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:52:52 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934763 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com A Heavenly Look http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-93 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-93"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_104.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-93" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-93#comments Cartoons News Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:31:40 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934673 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Conservatives and Pelosi Lieutenants Roll into CD 2 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/conservatives-and-pelosi-lieutenants-go-work-cd-2 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/conservatives-and-pelosi-lieutenants-go-work-cd-2"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gwengrahamstevesoutherland-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="104" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/conservatives-and-pelosi-lieutenants-go-work-cd-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/conservatives-and-pelosi-lieutenants-go-work-cd-2#comments Barack Obama Bob Graham CD 2 CLF Congress Congressional Leadership Fund DCCC Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Emily Davis Gwen Graham Howard Dean Jim Clyburn John Kerry Marco Rubio Nancy Pelosi News Sanford Bishop Steve Southerland Politics Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:42:09 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934645 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Why I Am For Medical Marijuana But Against Amendment 2 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/why-i-am-medical-marijuana-against-amendment-2 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/john-stemberger">John Stemberger</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>This pa st year has been a real learning curve on the whole topic of medical marijuana.Thanks to a good friend of mine, who is a respected physician, I learned there really are some valid and legitimate medical uses for marijuana. </p><a href="/story/why-i-am-medical-marijuana-against-amendment-2"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/johnstemberger-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="393" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/why-i-am-medical-marijuana-against-amendment-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/why-i-am-medical-marijuana-against-amendment-2#comments Amendment 2 Charlie Crist John Morgan John Stemberger marijuana medical marijuana News Rick Scott Columns Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:38:36 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934628 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Launches Ebola Travel Ban Bill http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-launches-ebola-travel-ban-bill <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-launches-ebola-travel-ban-bill"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiojoegarcia-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-launches-ebola-travel-ban-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-launches-ebola-travel-ban-bill#comments Alan Grayson Barack Obama Bill Nelson Carlos Curbelo CDC Centers for Disease Control Congress Corrine Brown Dennis Ross Ebola House Joe Garcia Marco Rubio News Senate travel ban Politics Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:19:28 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934571 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com SD34: Can Ellyn Bogdanoff Beat Maria Sachs in the Rematch? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/sd34-can-ellyn-bogdanoff-beat-maria-sachs-rematch <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/sd34-can-ellyn-bogdanoff-beat-maria-sachs-rematch"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/no3-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="175" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/sd34-can-ellyn-bogdanoff-beat-maria-sachs-rematch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/sd34-can-ellyn-bogdanoff-beat-maria-sachs-rematch#comments Alex Sink Barack Obama Broward County Charlie Crist Ellyn Bogdanoff Florida Democratic Party Florida Senate Gaming Jack Latvala Joe Negron Joseph “JB Maria Sachs Mitt Romney News Palm Beach County Republican Party of Florida Rick Scott RPOF SD 34 Senate St. Pete Polls Politics Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:30:51 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934546 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Acrimony Galore in Scott-Crist River City Rumble, But Not Much Changed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/acrimony-galore-rick-scott-charlie-crist-river-city-rumble-but-not-much-changed <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 8:50 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Every year in Jacksonville, Atlantic Sun Conference basketball rivals Jacksonville University and the University of North Florida (UNF) engage in the “River City Rumble.”</p><a href="/story/acrimony-galore-rick-scott-charlie-crist-river-city-rumble-but-not-much-changed"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/kevin-derby_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="364" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/acrimony-galore-rick-scott-charlie-crist-river-city-rumble-but-not-much-changed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/acrimony-galore-rick-scott-charlie-crist-river-city-rumble-but-not-much-changed#comments Charlie Crist CNN Columbia/HCA Cuba embargo death penalty Debate Economy Florida FSU Immigration Jacksonville Jake Tapper Jim Greer jobs News Pam Bondi populists Rick Scott Scott Rothsetien Trayvon Martin William Jennings Bryan Politics Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:09:10 +0000 Kevin Derby 5934721 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Debate or Dogfight:? World Sees Florida Politics at Their Grittiest http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/debate-dogfight-world-sees-florida-politics-grittiest <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 8:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/debate-dogfight-world-sees-florida-politics-grittiest"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/scottcrist-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="174" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/debate-dogfight-world-sees-florida-politics-grittiest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/debate-dogfight-world-sees-florida-politics-grittiest#comments Charlie Crist CNN death warrant Debate general election global warming Immigration Jacksonville Jake Tapper News Pam Bondi Rick Scott Scott Rothstein Politics Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:45:02 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934733 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Anti-Common Core Parent Group Throws Weight Behind Rick Scott http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-common-core-parent-group-throws-weight-behind-rick-scott <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 4:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-story-attachment"> <div class="field-label">Attachments:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/floridaleadersletter2.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=392317" title="floridaleadersletter2.pdf">Florida Parents Against Common Core Letter</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/anti-common-core-parent-group-throws-weight-behind-rick-scott"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/testtaking-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="127" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-common-core-parent-group-throws-weight-behind-rick-scott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-common-core-parent-group-throws-weight-behind-rick-scott#comments Charlie Crist Common Core State Standards Education Florida Parents Against Common Core Florida Standards general election Kate Boland Laura Zorc News Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Rick Scott Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:48:23 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934646 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Predatory Journalism http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/predatory-journalism <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/thomas-spwell">Thomas Sowell</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> The New York Times is again on the warpath against what it calls "predatory lending."<br /><br />Just what is predatory lending? It is lending that charges a higher interest rate than people like those at the New York Times approve of. According to such thinking -- or lack of thinking -- the answer is to have the government set an interest rate ceiling at a level that will be acceptable to third parties like the New York Times.<a href="/story/predatory-journalism"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/thomas-sowell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/predatory-journalism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/predatory-journalism#comments News Columns Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:52:55 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934420 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Colorful and Influential GOP Leader Tom Slade Dies http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-and-jim-saunders-news-service-florida">Dara Kam and Jim Saunders News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/tomslade-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="142" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/colorful-and-influential-gop-leader-tom-slade-dies#comments News Politics Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:07:19 +0000 Chris Moran 5934409 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com A Letter to Parents: There Is Such a Thing as Too Many Tests http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/patricia-levesque">Patricia Levesque</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>There has been much said recently about an overabundance of testing in schools, and I understand that it can be difficult to decide how this impacts your child's education.</p><a href="/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Patricia-Levesque.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="355" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/letter-parents-there-such-thing-too-many-tests#comments Advanced Placement tests College Board high stakes tests Iowa Test of Basic Skills News SAT 10 standardized tests testing Columns Mon, 20 Oct 2014 22:52:30 +0000 Nancy Smith 5934387 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com One more plea for 'No' on Amendment 1 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>When the Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative first made it to the 2014 ballot, I would've bet my last dollar that by now it would be about as popular as earthquake insurance. But, boy, would I have lost that bet.<br /></p><a href="/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/one-more-plea-no-amendment-1#comments Amendment 1 class-size amendment conservation lands Everglades Florida Chamber of Commerce Florida Constitution Florida Water and Land Conservation Initiative Indian River Lagoon Joe Negron Land Acquisition Trust Fund Martin County News St. Lucie Estuary Treasure Coast Columns Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:35:10 +0000 Nancy Smith 5934352 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Some Convenience http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-92 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-92"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_103.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-92" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-92#comments Cartoons News Mon, 20 Oct 2014 21:01:27 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5934340 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com