News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en With Scott, the Economy Soared; With Crist, Failure http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-economy-soared-charlie-crist-only-failure <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-peek-mcgowan">Nancy Peek McGowan</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: November 1, 2014 3:55 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tuesday's governor's election will determine Florida's economic vitality for the next four years. The stakes are so high. Voters must examine the candidates and compare their records when they served in the executive office of governor.</p><a href="/story/rick-scott-economy-soared-charlie-crist-only-failure"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/nancy_peek_mcgowan.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="338" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-economy-soared-charlie-crist-only-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-economy-soared-charlie-crist-only-failure#comments Charlie Crist Florida economy Florida govenor's race Jeb Bush News Rick Scott Columns Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:12:13 +0000 Nancy Smith 5937607 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com African-American Women May Have FDP Singing 'Who's Sorry Now?' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/african-american-women-have-florida-democratic-party-singing-whos-sorry-now <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: November 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Petulent Florida Democratic Party leaders still haven't recognized the new Democratic African-American Women's Caucus (DAAWC). But you know what? On Sunday they're at least going to notice it.</p><a href="/story/african-american-women-have-florida-democratic-party-singing-whos-sorry-now"><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/african-american-women-have-florida-democratic-party-singing-whos-sorry-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/african-american-women-have-florida-democratic-party-singing-whos-sorry-now#comments Adrian Wyllie Alcee Hastings American Federation of Teachers; Sen. Dwight Bullard Chain Gang Charlie Charlie Crist Congressional Black Caucus Corrine Brown DAAWC Democratic African-American Women's Caucus Democratic Black Caucus of Florida Democratic National Committee Black Caucus Democratic Women’s Club of Florida Florida Democratic Party Florida Memorial University Fredericka Wilson Leslie Wimes Lou Rawls Center for the Performing Arts Maureen McKenna Nan Rich News Pastor Jamal Bryant Power in Unity Prophetess Tera Carissa Hodges Randi Weingarten Rep. John Conyers Rep. Marcia Fudge Rev. Jesse Jackson Rick Scott Sen. Lena G. Taylor Val Demings Virgie M. Rollins Columns Sat, 01 Nov 2014 01:01:24 +0000 Nancy Smith 5937619 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Outsourcing: The Last Talking Point? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/outsourcing-last-talking-point <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/mona-charen">Mona Charen</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: November 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> When I fretted to my friend and colleague Jay Nordlinger that Republicans may learn the wrong lessons from success in 2014, he noted sagely that he prefers to wait until the results are in before drawing any lessons. While that ought to have stayed my hand, I think some contours are discernible, and so I plunge in! <a href="/story/outsourcing-last-talking-point"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charen.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/outsourcing-last-talking-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/outsourcing-last-talking-point#comments News Columns Fri, 31 Oct 2014 23:15:01 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5937584 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Cheers, the Election is Almost Over http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-cheers-election-almost-over <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: November 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-cheers-election-almost-over"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_7.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-cheers-election-almost-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-cheers-election-almost-over#comments News Politics Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:24:36 +0000 Chris Moran 5937557 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com What a Fall http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-155 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: November 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-155"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_106.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-155" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-155#comments Cartoons News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:44:49 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5937547 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Medical Marijuana Looks Tight, But Other Amendment Elections Don't http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-looks-tight-other-amendment-elections-dont-look-close <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: November 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/medical-marijuana-looks-tight-other-amendment-elections-dont-look-close"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_14.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="148" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-looks-tight-other-amendment-elections-dont-look-close" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-looks-tight-other-amendment-elections-dont-look-close#comments Amendment 1 Amendment 2 Amendment 3 Charlie Crist Dean Cannon Don Gaetz Florida’s Water and Land Legacy judges marijuana medical marijuana News polls Rick Scott Tom Lee United for Care Will Weatherford Politics Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:21:57 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937483 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com More National Politicians Head to Florida to Take Sides in Gubernatorial Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-national-politicians-head-florida-take-sides-gubernatorial-race <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: November 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/more-national-politicians-head-florida-take-sides-gubernatorial-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/joebidenmarcorubio-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="120" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-national-politicians-head-florida-take-sides-gubernatorial-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-national-politicians-head-florida-take-sides-gubernatorial-race#comments 2016 Bill Clinton Carlos Curbelo Charlie Crist Chris Christie Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic National Committee DNC Jeb Bush Joe Biden Joe Garcia News Republican Governors Association RGA Rick Scott Politics Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:50:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937443 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist Is No Soldier in the Fight for Women's Dignity http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-no-soldier-fight-womens-dignity <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 31, 2014 9:30 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/charlie-crist-no-soldier-fight-womens-dignity"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/joerodriguez-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="133" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-no-soldier-fight-womens-dignity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-no-soldier-fight-womens-dignity#comments ABT Charlie Crist Cheetah Division of Alcoholic Beverages and Tobacco drug dealing J.W. Lee Properties Jim Greer Joe Rodriguez Luke Lirot News prostitution Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler RPOF S.B. Productions Scott Rothstein strip club War on Women Columns Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:16:02 +0000 Nancy Smith 5937372 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Backroom Briefing: GOP, Democrats Go to War over Women http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-gop-democrats-go-war-over-women <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larabee-and-margie-menzel">Brandon Larabee and Margie Menzel</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 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/backroom-briefing-gop-democrats-go-war-over-women"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristrickscott-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="100" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-gop-democrats-go-war-over-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-gop-democrats-go-war-over-women#comments News Politics Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:03:24 +0000 Nancy Smith 5937324 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com A Referendum on Competence http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/referendum-competence <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 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- Is this election really about nothing? Democrats might like to think so, but it's not.<br /> <br />First, like all U.S. elections, it's about the economy. The effect of the weakest recovery in two generations is reflected in President Obama's 13-point underwater ratings for his handling of the economy.</p><a href="/story/referendum-competence"><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/referendum-competence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/referendum-competence#comments News Columns Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:50:48 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5937315 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Alan Grayson Could Face a Real Threat in Carol Platt http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-could-face-real-threat-carol-platt <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 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/alan-grayson-could-face-real-threat-carol-platt"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/alangraysoncarolplatt-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="102" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-could-face-real-threat-carol-platt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-could-face-real-threat-carol-platt#comments Alan Grayson Alan Grayson divorce Carol Platt CD 9 Central Florida Congress congressional elections Dan Webster domestic violence News Politics Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:35:04 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937228 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com How Not to Inspire Confidence http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-59 <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 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-59"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_74.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="186" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-59" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-59#comments Cartoons News Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:36:06 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5937210 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Big-Name Politicians Help Turn Out the Base in Florida Governor's Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/big-name-national-and-state-politicians-help-turn-out-base-florida-gubernatorial-race <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 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/big-name-national-and-state-politicians-help-turn-out-base-florida-gubernatorial-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/billclintonchrischristie-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/big-name-national-and-state-politicians-help-turn-out-base-florida-gubernatorial-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/big-name-national-and-state-politicians-help-turn-out-base-florida-gubernatorial-race#comments Adam Putnam Bill Clinton Bob Butterworth Charlie Crist Chris Christie Jeb Bush News Pam Bondi Republican Governors Association RGA Rick Scott Robert Wexler Politics Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:01:28 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937200 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Domino Continues to Battle Murphy Even as Political Oddsmakers Write Him Off http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carl-domino-continues-battle-patrick-murphy-even-political-oddsmakers-write-him <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 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/carl-domino-continues-battle-patrick-murphy-even-political-oddsmakers-write-him"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/patrickmurphycarldomino-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carl-domino-continues-battle-patrick-murphy-even-political-oddsmakers-write-him" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carl-domino-continues-battle-patrick-murphy-even-political-oddsmakers-write-him#comments Allen West Anthony Kusich Barack Obama Carl Domino CD 18 Center for Politics Congress Larry Sabato Nancy Pelosi News Patrick Murpy Roll Call Stuart Rothenberg Politics Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:00:31 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937151 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Helping GOP Senate Candidates in Iowa and New Hampshire http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-helping-gop-senate-candidates-iowa-and-new-hampshire <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 31, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-helping-gop-senate-candidates-iowa-and-new-hampshire"><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-rubio-helping-gop-senate-candidates-iowa-and-new-hampshire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-helping-gop-senate-candidates-iowa-and-new-hampshire#comments 2016 Barack Obama Harry Reid Iowa Jeanne Shaheen Joni Ernst Manchester Union Leader Marco Rubio National Republican Senate Committee New Hampshire News NRSC Rod Blum Scott Brown Senate Tom Harkin U.S. Senate Politics Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:13:32 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937134 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott Surging, Amendment 2 on Medical Marijuana Struggling in Florida Chamber Poll http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-surging-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-struggling-florida-chamber-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 30, 2014 11:38 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-surging-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-struggling-florida-chamber-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscott.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="128" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-surging-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-struggling-florida-chamber-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-surging-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-struggling-florida-chamber-poll#comments Adam Putnam Adrian Wyllie Amendment 2 Charlie Crist Cherry Communications Florida Chamber Florida Chamber of Commerce Florida Chamber of Commerce Political Institute Florida Chamber Poll George Sheldon Jeff Atwater Marian Johnson medical marijuana News Pam Bondi Poll Rick Scott Thad Hamilton William Rankin Politics Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:41:38 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937124 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Crist Narrowly Leads Scott in New Q-Poll, Thanks to Independents http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-narrowly-leads-rick-scott-new-q-poll-thanks-independents <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 30, 2014 6:24 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/charlie-crist-narrowly-leads-rick-scott-new-q-poll-thanks-independents"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristrickscott-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-narrowly-leads-rick-scott-new-q-poll-thanks-independents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-narrowly-leads-rick-scott-new-q-poll-thanks-independents#comments Adrian Wyllie Charlie Crist Florida gubernatorial race independents News Peter Brown Poll Q-Poll Quinnipac poll Rick Scott Politics Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:26:00 +0000 Kevin Derby 5937043 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The People and the Pendulum http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/people-and-pendulum <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- To paraphrase Roger Miller -- and, indeed, to reveal my vast store of musical trivia -- America swings like a pendulum do.</p> <p>If projections, human nature and historical bent prevail next Tuesday, we may see a bit of topsy-turvy up on the benighted Hill. Anything still can happen, but it <em>seems</em> as though Republicans may command both the House and Senate beginning next year.</p><a href="/story/people-and-pendulum"><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/people-and-pendulum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/people-and-pendulum#comments News Columns Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:14:14 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5937018 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com UF, FSU Presidential Selections Before State Board Nov. 6 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/uf-fsu-presidential-selections-state-board-nov-6 <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: October 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/uf-fsu-presidential-selections-state-board-nov-6"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/johnthrasher-sunshinestatenews_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/uf-fsu-presidential-selections-state-board-nov-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/uf-fsu-presidential-selections-state-board-nov-6#comments News Politics Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:44:35 +0000 Chris Moran 5936949 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Pam Bondi Starts to Feel Heat in Campaign's Last Days http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-starts-feel-little-heat-campaigns-last-days <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/pam-bondi-starts-feel-little-heat-campaigns-last-days"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/pambondi-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="143" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-starts-feel-little-heat-campaigns-last-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/pam-bondi-starts-feel-little-heat-campaigns-last-days#comments Bill Clinton Bill Wohlsifer Charlie Crist Florida attorney general race George Sheldon News Pam Bondi Rick Scott Thad Hamilton William Rankin Politics Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:39:45 +0000 Kevin Derby 5936918 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Take No Notice http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-135 <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-135"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_146.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="180" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-135" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-135#comments Cartoons News Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:24:55 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5936911 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com UN Cuba Embargo Vote Divides Florida Congresswomen http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/un-cuba-embargo-vote-divides-florida-congresswomen <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/un-cuba-embargo-vote-divides-florida-congresswomen"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/kathycastorileanaroslehtinen-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="110" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/un-cuba-embargo-vote-divides-florida-congresswomen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/un-cuba-embargo-vote-divides-florida-congresswomen#comments Alan Gross Cuba embargo Fidel Castro Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Israel Kathy Castor News Obama Administration Raul Castro Ronald Godard UN United Nations Politics Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:10:00 +0000 Kevin Derby 5936835 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Allen West Winding Up the Season by Refocusing on Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/allen-west-winding-season-refocusing-florida <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/allen-west-winding-season-refocusing-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/allenwest-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="126" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/allen-west-winding-season-refocusing-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/allen-west-winding-season-refocusing-florida#comments Allen West Allen West Guardian Fund PAC Congress Corrine Brown DCCC Ellen Andel Glo Smith Gwen Graham Marco Rubio Mark Pafford News Patrick Murphy Steve Southerland Stuart Mears Tom Graves Politics Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:45:50 +0000 Kevin Derby 5936738 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Take It From One Who's Been There: Protect Your Children with Vaccinations http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/take-it-one-whos-been-there-protect-your-children-vaccinations <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/lori-holland">Lori Holland</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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>I was saddened by the news last week that a young Lakeland student died from apparent bacterial meningitis. This story breaks my heart because I know this tragedy could have happened to my family.</p><a href="/story/take-it-one-whos-been-there-protect-your-children-vaccinations"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/loriholland-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="270" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/take-it-one-whos-been-there-protect-your-children-vaccinations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/take-it-one-whos-been-there-protect-your-children-vaccinations#comments Lakeland meningitis News seizures strep b pneumococcal meningitis vaccinations Columns Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:13:02 +0000 Nancy Smith 5935676 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com What’s Going on with Ben Pollara and John Morgan on Amendment 2? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/what%E2%80%99s-going-ben-pollara-and-john-morgan-amendment-2 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/barney-bishop">Barney Bishop</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 29, 2014 3:50 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>It seems that the Amendment 2 campaign for so-called medical marijuana is self-imploding.</p><a href="/story/what%E2%80%99s-going-ben-pollara-and-john-morgan-amendment-2"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/barney-bishop-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/what%E2%80%99s-going-ben-pollara-and-john-morgan-amendment-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/what%E2%80%99s-going-ben-pollara-and-john-morgan-amendment-2#comments Amendment 2 Anzalone List Grove Research Ben Pollara John Morgan Medicaid medical marijuana News United for Care Columns Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:26:19 +0000 Nancy Smith 5936862 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hillary Clinton Flunks Economics http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-flunks-economics <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: October 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Liberals have this terrible and annoying habit of congratulating themselves for their intellectual heft merely because they hold liberal views. Once this arrogant notion reigns, it's tough for liberals to acknowledge when one of their own says something so remarkably untrue and stupid that it makes you wonder just how ignorant is the liberal really.<a href="/story/hillary-clinton-flunks-economics"><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/hillary-clinton-flunks-economics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-flunks-economics#comments News Columns Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:38:18 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5936664 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Ben Pollara: Charlie Crist Campaign Is Not Stealing Amendment 2 Workers http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ben-pollara-charlie-crist-campaign-not-stealing-amendment-2-workers <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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/ben-pollara-charlie-crist-campaign-not-stealing-amendment-2-workers"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/yeson2-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="142" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ben-pollara-charlie-crist-campaign-not-stealing-amendment-2-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ben-pollara-charlie-crist-campaign-not-stealing-amendment-2-workers#comments Adrian Wyllie Amendment 2 Ben Pollara Bill Wohlsifer Brian C. Cole Charlie Crist Facebook Jeremy Kyne John Amerson Karen Seeb Goldstein medical marijuana Morgan Haas News NORML Property Redevelopment Specialsts UFC United for Care University of South Florida Politics Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:42:20 +0000 Nancy Smith 5936638 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com State Parties Pour Aid into Tight Races http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/state-parties-pour-aid-tight-races <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: October 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/state-parties-pour-aid-tight-races"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/campaignfinance-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="128" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/state-parties-pour-aid-tight-races" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/state-parties-pour-aid-tight-races#comments News Politics Tue, 28 Oct 2014 23:32:30 +0000 Chris Moran 5936636 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Ranks Second Nationwide in Educational Policy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-ranks-second-nationwide-educational-policy <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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/florida-ranks-second-nationwide-educational-policy"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/education-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="136" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-ranks-second-nationwide-educational-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-ranks-second-nationwide-educational-policy#comments American Legislative Exchange Council charter schools Dave Myslinski Education Lindsay Russell National Assessment of Educational Progress News Report Card on American Education retention School Choice teacher quality Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:58:45 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5936606 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Medical Marijuana Amendment 2's Collapse Shows Power of Attack Ads http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-amendment-2s-collapse-shows-power-attack-ads <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-0">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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/medical-marijuana-amendment-2s-collapse-shows-power-attack-ads"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_13.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="123" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-amendment-2s-collapse-shows-power-attack-ads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-amendment-2s-collapse-shows-power-attack-ads#comments Amendment 2 attack ads Carlos Curbelo Charlie Crist Gwen Graham Joe Garcia John Morgan marijuana medical marijuana News Rick Scott Steve Southerland Politics Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:52:55 +0000 Kevin Derby 5936605 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com