News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en A U.S.-Russia War Over Ukraine? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/us-russia-war-over-ukraine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/pat-buchanan">Pat Buchanan</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: April 18, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> "Could a U.S. response to Russia's action in Ukraine provoke a confrontation that leads to a U.S.-Russia War?"<a href="/story/us-russia-war-over-ukraine"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Patrick-buchanan.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/us-russia-war-over-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/us-russia-war-over-ukraine#comments News Columns Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:52:30 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5980049 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com My Hero http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jerry-holbert-cartoon-336 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 18, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/jerry-holbert-cartoon-336"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jerryholbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_8.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="182" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jerry-holbert-cartoon-336" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jerry-holbert-cartoon-336#comments Cartoons News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:42:10 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5980045 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Congrats, Lee County Reps; Not You, Busybody Repubs http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/congrats-lee-county-reps-richard-corcoran-travis-hutson-not-you-miguel-diaz-de-la-portilla-nosy-Repubs <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/ed-dean">Ed Dean</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: April 17, 2015 8:15 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>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.</p><a href="/story/congrats-lee-county-reps-richard-corcoran-travis-hutson-not-you-miguel-diaz-de-la-portilla-nosy-Repubs"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/deanslistsmall-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="292" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/congrats-lee-county-reps-richard-corcoran-travis-hutson-not-you-miguel-diaz-de-la-portilla-nosy-Repubs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/congrats-lee-county-reps-richard-corcoran-travis-hutson-not-you-miguel-diaz-de-la-portilla-nosy-Repubs#comments Andy Gardiner Barack Obama Blaise Ingoglia campus carry Dane Eagle Eric Eisnaugle Florida Fight for $15 Heather Fitzenhagen Janet Adkins Lee County Leslie Dougher LIP Matt Caldwell Medicaid expansion Miguel Diaz de la Portilla municipal pensions News Ray Rodrigues Richard Corcoran Rob Bradley RPOF Travis Hutson Columns Fri, 17 Apr 2015 22:10:32 +0000 Nancy Smith 5980073 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Busted LIP http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-busted <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee 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: April 17, 2015 7:03 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-busted"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/florida-capitol.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="98" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-busted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-busted#comments News Politics Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:06:36 +0000 Nancy Smith 5980088 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com If Investigated, Ethics Complaint Against Anti-Campus Carry Police Chiefs Could be Costly http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/if-investigated-ethics-complaint-against-anti-campus-carry-police-chiefs-could-be-costly <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: April 17, 2015 4:22 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/if-investigated-ethics-complaint-against-anti-campus-carry-police-chiefs-could-be-costly"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gun-sunshinestatenews_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="92" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/if-investigated-ethics-complaint-against-anti-campus-carry-police-chiefs-could-be-costly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/if-investigated-ethics-complaint-against-anti-campus-carry-police-chiefs-could-be-costly#comments complaint concealed weapons permit David Perry Eric Friday Florida Atlantic University Florida Carry Florida Commission on Ethics Florida State University Greg Evers HB 4005 Lobbying News police chiefs SB 176 Sean Caranna University of South Florida Government Fri, 17 Apr 2015 20:27:43 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5980033 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com David Jolly Looks to Reform E-2 Visas for Business Owners http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/david-jolly-looks-reform-e-2-visas-business-owners <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: April 17, 2015 1:04 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/david-jolly-looks-reform-e-2-visas-business-owners"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/davidjolly-sunshinestatenews_4.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="128" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/david-jolly-looks-reform-e-2-visas-business-owners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/david-jolly-looks-reform-e-2-visas-business-owners#comments Congress David Jolly E-2 visa E-2 Visa Reform Immigration Immigration reform News Zoe Adams Politics Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:06:26 +0000 Kevin Derby 5979930 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Catches Jeb Bush in Florida After Campaign Kickoff http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-catches-jeb-bush-florida-after-campaign-kickoff <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: April 17, 2015 9:07 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-catches-jeb-bush-florida-after-campaign-kickoff"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiojebbush-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="104" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-catches-jeb-bush-florida-after-campaign-kickoff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-catches-jeb-bush-florida-after-campaign-kickoff#comments 2016 Florida poll J. Brad Coker Jeb Bush Marco Rubio Mason-Dixon poll News Rand Paul Scott Walker Ted Cruz Politics Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:09:03 +0000 Kevin Derby 5979857 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Queen Travels by Van http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/queen-travels-van <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: April 17, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>See Hillary ride in a van! Watch her meet everyday Americans! Witness her ordering a burrito bowl at Chipotle! Which she did wearing shades, as did her chief aide Huma Abedin, yielding security-camera pictures that made them look (to borrow from Karl Rove) like fugitives on the lam, wanted in seven states for a failed foreign policy.</p><a href="/story/queen-travels-van"><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/queen-travels-van" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/queen-travels-van#comments News Columns Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:05:40 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5979795 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Giant Task http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-344 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 17, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-344"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeffstahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_9.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-344" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-344#comments Cartoons News Fri, 17 Apr 2015 01:03:03 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5979794 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hyper-Partisanship Once Again Poised to Kill the Environmentalist Agenda http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hyper-partisanship-once-again-poised-kill-environmentalist-agenda <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: April 17, 2015 12:30 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Carrying the environmental “Send the Water South” banner, columnist Sally Swartz, who generally runs her message in The Palm Beach Post, commenced to scolding a local politician in a column this week on the all-opinion website Context Florida.</p><a href="/story/hyper-partisanship-once-again-poised-kill-environmentalist-agenda"><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/hyper-partisanship-once-again-poised-kill-environmentalist-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hyper-partisanship-once-again-poised-kill-environmentalist-agenda#comments algae bloom Bill Nelson Everglades Everglades Foundation Indian River Lagoon Joe Negron Lake Okeechobee News Patrick Murphy Rick Scott River Kidz Sally Swartz St. Lucie River St. Luice estuary sugar land U.S. Sugar University of Florida Columns Fri, 17 Apr 2015 03:28:06 +0000 Nancy Smith 5979829 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Backroom Briefing: From Niceville to the Beltway? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-niceville-beltway <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-and-dara-kam-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee and Dara Kam 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: April 16, 2015 10:50 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/backroom-briefing-niceville-beltway"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/dongaetz-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="140" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-niceville-beltway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-niceville-beltway#comments News Politics Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:56:57 +0000 Nancy Smith 5979823 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Santorum Brings Still-Strong Pro-Life Message to Jax; Presidential Run Possible http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-santorum-brings-still-strong-pro-life-message-jacksonville-presidential-run-possible <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: April 16, 2015 10:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rick-santorum-brings-still-strong-pro-life-message-jacksonville-presidential-run-possible"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/ricksantorum-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="122" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-santorum-brings-still-strong-pro-life-message-jacksonville-presidential-run-possible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-santorum-brings-still-strong-pro-life-message-jacksonville-presidential-run-possible#comments 2016 Abortion Ben Carson Jeb Bush Marco Rubio Mike Huckabee Mitt Romney News Newt Gingrich Pro-Life Rick Santorum Politics Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:12:49 +0000 Kevin Derby 5979810 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Voters in Large Swath of 'All Aboard Florida' Path Overwhelmingly Oppose Rail Project http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/voters-large-swath-all-aboard-florida-path-overwhelmingly-oppose-rail-project <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: April 16, 2015 3:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/voters-large-swath-all-aboard-florida-path-overwhelmingly-oppose-rail-project"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/all_aboard_florida_protest_0_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="135" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/voters-large-swath-all-aboard-florida-path-overwhelmingly-oppose-rail-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/voters-large-swath-all-aboard-florida-path-overwhelmingly-oppose-rail-project#comments AAF All Aboard Florida Brad Coker Brent Hanlon CARE FL Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida Debbie Mayfield FDFC Florida Development Finance Corporation Gayle Harrell High-Speed Rail MaryLynn Magar Mason-Dixon poll News North Palm Beach Treasure Coast Politics Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:56:28 +0000 Nancy Smith 5979661 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com House Leadership Fight Is the Latest Political Drama in Tallahassee http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/house-leadership-fight-latest-political-drama-tallahassee <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: April 16, 2015 2:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/house-leadership-fight-latest-political-drama-tallahassee"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/richardcorcoranericeisnaugleblaiseingoglia-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="68" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/house-leadership-fight-latest-political-drama-tallahassee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/house-leadership-fight-latest-political-drama-tallahassee#comments Blaise Ingoglia Eric Eisnaugle Florida House Jack Latvala Joe Negron Leslie Dougher Medicaid expansion Melissa Sellers News Richard Corcoran Rick Scott RPOF Scott Plakon Politics Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:15:04 +0000 Kevin Derby 5979567 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Defiant and Angry, Rick Scott Sues Obama Administration Over LIP Funding http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/defiant-and-angry-rick-scott-sues-obama-administration-withholding-lip-funding <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: April 16, 2015 12:22 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/defiant-and-angry-rick-scott-sues-obama-administration-withholding-lip-funding"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottbarackobama-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/defiant-and-angry-rick-scott-sues-obama-administration-withholding-lip-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/defiant-and-angry-rick-scott-sues-obama-administration-withholding-lip-funding#comments Andy Gardiner Barack Obama expansion healthcare Lawsuit LIP Low Income Pool Marco Rubio Medicaid News Obamacare Rick Scott Special Session Steve Crisafulli Government Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:29:58 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5979573 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hillary's Campaign: Already Media-Assisted http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillarys-campaign-already-media-assisted <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/l-brent-bozell-and-tim-graham">L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham</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: April 16, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> It is fair to say that Hillary Clinton is as liberal as Ted Cruz is conservative. This will explain why our so-called "objective" media are already treating Hillary as the Third Coming (Obama was No. 2) while Cruz merits hide-your-children alarms.<a href="/story/hillarys-campaign-already-media-assisted"><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/hillarys-campaign-already-media-assisted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillarys-campaign-already-media-assisted#comments News Columns Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:49:22 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5979407 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Building a Party Bench: Lively GOP Shows How It's Done http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/building-party-bench-lively-gop-shows-how-its-done <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: April 16, 2015 3:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/building-party-bench-lively-gop-shows-how-its-done"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/davidjollypatrickmurphybillmccollum-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="70" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/building-party-bench-lively-gop-shows-how-its-done" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/building-party-bench-lively-gop-shows-how-its-done#comments Bill McCollum Carlos Lopez-Cantera Charlie Crist Curt Clawson David Jolly Don Gaetz FDP Florida Democratic Party George LeMieux Jeff Atwater Marco Rubio Nan Rich News Pam Keith Patrick Murphy Republican Party of Florida Rick Scott Ron DeSantis RPOF Tom Rooney U.S. Senate race Vern Buchanan Will Weatherford Columns Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:19:30 +0000 Nancy Smith 5979460 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Some Fly, Some Don't http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-12 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 16, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-12"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glenmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_8.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="211" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-12" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-12#comments Cartoons News Wed, 15 Apr 2015 22:43:45 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5979406 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com DEP Leader Says It: 'Climate Change' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dep-leader-says-it-climate-change <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jim-turner-news-service-florida">Jim Turner 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: April 15, 2015 9:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/dep-leader-says-it-climate-change"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/johnsteverson-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="152" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dep-leader-says-it-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/dep-leader-says-it-climate-change#comments News Politics Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:16:33 +0000 Nancy Smith 5979446 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Tom Rooney on Senate Bid: 'I'm Thinking About It' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tom-rooney-senate-bid-im-thinking-about-it <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/ed-dean">Ed Dean</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: April 15, 2015 4:23 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/tom-rooney-senate-bid-im-thinking-about-it"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/tomrooney-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="160" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a 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</div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/students-concealed-carry-blood-campus-carry-bill-andy-gardiners-hands"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/concealedweapon-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/students-concealed-carry-blood-campus-carry-bill-andy-gardiners-hands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/students-concealed-carry-blood-campus-carry-bill-andy-gardiners-hands#comments agenda Andy Gardiner concealed weapons permit Florida State University Greg Evers Greg Steube Gun Control Marion Hammer Miguel Diaz de la Portilla National Rifle Association News Rebekah Hargrove SB 176 Senate Judiciary Committee Students for Concealed Carry Government Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:25:12 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5979338 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Will Weatherford Stays Out of Race to Replace Marco Rubio in the Senate http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-weatherford-stays-out-race-replace-marco-rubio-senate <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: April 15, 2015 4:06 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/will-weatherford-stays-out-race-replace-marco-rubio-senate"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/will-weatherford-2013-session.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="135" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-weatherford-stays-out-race-replace-marco-rubio-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-weatherford-stays-out-race-replace-marco-rubio-senate#comments 2016 Alan Grayson Carlos Lopez-Cantera Curt Clawson David Jolly Don Gaetz Florida Chamber of Commerce George LeMieux Marco Rubio News Patrick Murphy Republican State Leadership Committee Ron DeSantis Senate Tom Rooney U.S. Senate Vern Buchanan Weatherford Partners Will Weatherford Politics Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:09:17 +0000 Kevin Derby 5979329 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Law to Cut High-Stakes Testing Signed in Florida, But Criticisms Abound http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/law-lessen-testing-signed-florida-criticisms-abound <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: April 15, 2015 2:28 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/law-lessen-testing-signed-florida-criticisms-abound"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/standardizedtesting-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="96" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/law-lessen-testing-signed-florida-criticisms-abound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/law-lessen-testing-signed-florida-criticisms-abound#comments Chris Quackenbush Common Core State Standards Education Florida Department of Education Florida Standards Florida Standards Assessment Florida Stop Common Core Coalition Foundation for Florida's Future Jeb Bush John Legg Karen Effrem News Pam Stewart Randy Osborne Rick Scott Stop Common Core FL teacher evaluations testing time Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:35:00 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5979290 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Draws Fire on Same-Sex Marriage http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-draws-fire-same-sex-marriage <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: April 15, 2015 1:02 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-draws-fire-same-sex-marriage"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubio-sunshinestatenews_10.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-draws-fire-same-sex-marriage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-draws-fire-same-sex-marriage#comments 2016 American Bridge Christian Coalition CNN Jake Tapper Marco Rubio MSNBC News Same Sex Marriage Politics Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:04:04 +0000 Kevin Derby 5979242 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio, Florida Congressmen Promote Tea Party Solutions in New Book http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-florida-congressmen-promote-tea-party-solutions-new-book <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: April 15, 2015 10:35 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-florida-congressmen-promote-tea-party-solutions-new-book"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/curtclawsonmarcorubiotedyoho-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="78" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-florida-congressmen-promote-tea-party-solutions-new-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-florida-congressmen-promote-tea-party-solutions-new-book#comments Congress Connie Mack Curt Clawson Marco Rubio News Sal Russo Steve Forbes Taylor Budowich Tea Party Express Tea Party Solutions for America Ted Yoho Politics Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:38:06 +0000 Kevin Derby 5979179 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Ring In the Olde? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ring-olde <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: April 15, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- Americans, perhaps more than anyone, worship the future and resent the past.</p> <p>This is never truer than during a political season. It doesn't matter whether the past (meaning all of four years ago) trumps the present -- or whether the future carries a whiff of embers and smoke -- we gallop into tomorrow like a dog who mastered the screen door latch, and find little worthy of regard in yesterday.</p><a href="/story/ring-olde"><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/ring-olde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ring-olde#comments News Columns Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:24:06 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5979001 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Thinking Inside Her Box http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-11 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 15, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-11"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glenmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_7.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="199" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-11#comments Cartoons News Tue, 14 Apr 2015 21:05:35 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5978994 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Impasse over Health Care Expansion Deepens http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/impasse-over-health-care-expansion-deepens <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee 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: April 14, 2015 9:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/impasse-over-health-care-expansion-deepens"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/blood-pressure-89752360.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="108" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/impasse-over-health-care-expansion-deepens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/impasse-over-health-care-expansion-deepens#comments News Politics Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:03:36 +0000 Nancy Smith 5979076 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com David Jolly Opens the Door to Running for Senate in 2016 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/david-jolly-opens-door-running-senate-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: April 14, 2015 4:13 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/david-jolly-opens-door-running-senate-2016"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/davidjolly-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="117" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/david-jolly-opens-door-running-senate-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/david-jolly-opens-door-running-senate-2016#comments Alan Grayson Alex Sink Bill Young Carlos Lopez-Cantera Curt Clawson David Jolly Don Gaetz George LeMieux Marco Rubio News Patrick Murphy Ron DeSantis Senate Tom Rooney Vern Buchanan Will Weatherford Politics Tue, 14 Apr 2015 20:17:39 +0000 Kevin Derby 5978964 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott Signs Bill to Cut Back on Standardized Testing http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-signs-bill-cut-back-standardized-testing <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: April 14, 2015 3:43 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-signs-bill-cut-back-standardized-testing"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/standardizedtesting-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="102" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a 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