News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en Rick Perry and Rick Santorum Go National as 2016 Looms http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-perry-and-rick-santorum-go-national-wake-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 23, 2014 3:55 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/rick-perry-and-rick-santorum-go-national-wake-2016"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickperryricksantorum-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="119" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-perry-and-rick-santorum-go-national-wake-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-perry-and-rick-santorum-go-national-wake-2016#comments 2016 Andrew Cuomo Arthur Laffer Carl Levin Cory Gardiner John Walsh Mark Pryor Mark Udall News Republicans Rick Perry Rick Santorum Steve Daines Tom Cotton Politics Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:56:46 +0000 Kevin Derby 5881517 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Solid Majority of Voters Back Keystone XL Construction http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/solid-majority-voters-back-keystone-xl-construction <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 23, 2014 3:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/solid-majority-voters-back-keystone-xl-construction"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/keystonepipeline-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/solid-majority-voters-back-keystone-xl-construction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/solid-majority-voters-back-keystone-xl-construction#comments 2014 Barack Obama energy Enviroment Keystone XL News oil Poll Rasmussen Poll Rasmussen Reports Politics Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:25:05 +0000 Kevin Derby 5881972 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Curt Clawson Just the Latest Outsider to Win a GOP Primary in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/curt-clawson-just-latest-outsider-win-gop-primary-florida <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 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/curt-clawson-just-latest-outsider-win-gop-primary-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/pambondicurtclawsonrickscott-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="81" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/curt-clawson-just-latest-outsider-win-gop-primary-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/curt-clawson-just-latest-outsider-win-gop-primary-florida#comments 2014 Bill McCollum Cliff Stearns Curt Clawson David Jolly Herman Cain Holly Benson Jeff Kottkamp Michele Bachmann Mike Huckabee Mitt Romney News Paige Kreegle Rand Paul Rick Perry Rick Scott Ron DeSantis Sarah Palin Tea Party Ted Yoho Trey Radel Politics Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:53:08 +0000 Kevin Derby 5881679 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com My Mistake: League of Women Voters Is Partisan as They Come http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/my-mistake-league-women-voters-partisan-they-come <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 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>The League of Women Voters' <a href="http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?ca=0d730124-01a4-4b52-9bf7-fde7be4da19a&amp;c=a3e4a2f0-9325-11e3-9fcc-d4ae529a7b12&amp;ch=a4e57120-9325-11e3-9fd8-d4ae529a7b12" target="_self">ringing condemnation</a> of Florida's voucher program Tuesday hit me like a bucket of ice water. All these years, clinging to the belief that the LWV is what it purports to be. I'm done with it.</p><a href="/story/my-mistake-league-women-voters-partisan-they-come"><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/my-mistake-league-women-voters-partisan-they-come" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/my-mistake-league-women-voters-partisan-they-come#comments bipartisan conservatives CS/SB 1512 Deirdre Macnab FLWV League of Women Voters Liberals LWV News nonpartisanship Senate Appropriations Committee Susan B. Anthony vouchers Columns Tue, 22 Apr 2014 23:53:20 +0000 Nancy Smith 5881654 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Anti-Discrimination Gun Bill Flies Through House http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-discrimination-gun-bill-flies-through-house <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 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/anti-discrimination-gun-bill-flies-through-house"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gun-sunshinestatenews_3.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="116" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-discrimination-gun-bill-flies-through-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-discrimination-gun-bill-flies-through-house#comments constitutional rights gun ownership guns Insurance Matt Gaetz National Rifle Association News Rick Scott SB 424 Second Amendment Tom Lee Government Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:17:06 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5881604 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Senate Backs Medical Marijuana Proposal Minus Rick Scott Wish List http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-backs-medical-marijuana-proposal-minus-rick-scott-wish-list <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-news-service-florida">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 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/senate-backs-medical-marijuana-proposal-minus-rick-scott-wish-list"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="122" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-backs-medical-marijuana-proposal-minus-rick-scott-wish-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-backs-medical-marijuana-proposal-minus-rick-scott-wish-list#comments News Politics Tue, 22 Apr 2014 21:49:27 +0000 Chris Moran 5881578 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Grandmother Hillary http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/grandmother-hillary <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 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- The word is out that Chelsea Clinton is with child, making the favorite Democratic presidential nominee a soon-to-be grandmother.</p> <p>The headlines were inevitable -- "Grandma Hillary" -- followed by the similarly crucial question: Will being a grandmother help or hurt Hillary Clinton's chances in the 2016 election?<br /></p><a href="/story/grandmother-hillary"><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/grandmother-hillary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/grandmother-hillary#comments News Columns Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:50:52 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5881544 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Gubernatorial Candidates Take Off the Gloves http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gubernatorial-candidates-take-gloves <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 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/gubernatorial-candidates-take-gloves"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristrickscott-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="111" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gubernatorial-candidates-take-gloves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gubernatorial-candidates-take-gloves#comments 2014 Adrian Wyllie breweries Carlos Lopez-Cantera Charlie Crist Debates higher education Immigrat Nan Rich News Rick Scott Politics Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:53:40 +0000 Kevin Derby 5881477 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Times, They Are A-Changin' http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-55 <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 23, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-55"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_58.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-55" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-55#comments Cartoons News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:40:23 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5881393 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Curt Clawson Wins GOP Congressional Primary http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/curt-clawson-wins-gop-congressional-primary-replace-trey-radel <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 22, 2014 8:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/curt-clawson-wins-gop-congressional-primary-replace-trey-radel"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/curtclawson-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="153" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/curt-clawson-wins-gop-congressional-primary-replace-trey-radel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/curt-clawson-wins-gop-congressional-primary-replace-trey-radel#comments April Freeman Congress Connie Mack Curt Clawson Lizbeth Benacquisto Mike Huckabee News Paige Kreegel Rand Paul Sarah Palin Trey Radel Politics Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:24:45 +0000 Kevin Derby 5881667 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Competition, Not Racism, Changes Voter Alignments http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-competition-not-racism-changes-voter-alignments <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/michael-barone">Michael Barone</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 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Have the Republicans become the white man's party? Are the depth and bitterness of Republicans' opposition to Barack Obama and his administration the product of racism?<br /><br />Those are questions you hear in the clash of political argument, and you will hear plenty of answers in the affirmative if you click onto MSNBC or <a href="http://salon.com/" target="_blank">salon.com</a> with any regularity.<a href="/story/political-competition-not-racism-changes-voter-alignments"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/michael-barone-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-competition-not-racism-changes-voter-alignments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-competition-not-racism-changes-voter-alignments#comments News Columns Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:38:36 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5881213 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Scott Administration Wants More Restrictions on Marijuana Proposal http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/scott-administration-wants-more-restrictions-marijuana-proposal <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-news-service-florida">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 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/scott-administration-wants-more-restrictions-marijuana-proposal"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottjohnarmstrong-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="130" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/scott-administration-wants-more-restrictions-marijuana-proposal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/scott-administration-wants-more-restrictions-marijuana-proposal#comments News Politics Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:08:40 +0000 Nancy Smith 5881196 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com CBD: Gov. Scott Is Wrong http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cbd-gov-rick-scott-is-wrong <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 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Of course it's important for Florida to do medical marijuana right. But there comes a time when you just want the talk and the technical mumbo-jumbo and the trepidation to end.</p><a href="/story/cbd-gov-rick-scott-is-wrong"><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/cbd-gov-rick-scott-is-wrong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cbd-gov-rick-scott-is-wrong#comments cannibidiol Cary Pigman CBD clinical trials Dara Kam Dennis Deckerhoff Epidiolex epilepsy FDA Gregory L. Gerdeman GW Pharmaceuticals HB 843 House Judiciary Committee John Armstrong Matt Gaetz medical marijuana News News Service of Florida Rick Scott Rosalyn Deckerhoff THC U.S. Food and Drug Administration Columns Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:17:14 +0000 Nancy Smith 5881158 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Florida Senate Turns Slowly but Increasingly Conservative http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-senate-slowly-turns-increasingly-conservative <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 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/florida-senate-slowly-turns-increasingly-conservative"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/dongaetz-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="115" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-senate-slowly-turns-increasingly-conservative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-senate-slowly-turns-increasingly-conservative#comments Aaron Bean Andy Gardiner budget Dennis Jones Don Gaetz Evelyn Lynn Florida Senate Jack Latvala Joe Negron John Thrasher Kelli Stargel legislature Matt Gaetz Mike Fasano News Paula Dockery Rob Bradley Tom Lee Will Weatherford Wilton Simpson Politics Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:27:07 +0000 Kevin Derby 5881108 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Democrats Double Down on Obamacare http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-democrats-double-down-obamacare <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 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/florida-democrats-double-down-obamacare"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecristdebbiewassermanschultz-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="121" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-democrats-double-down-obamacare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-democrats-double-down-obamacare#comments Barack Obama Charlie Crist Debbie Wasserman Schultz DNC Health Care Nan Rich News Obamacare Rasmussen Poll Rick Scott Politics Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:06:17 +0000 Kevin Derby 5881068 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Lefty Logic http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-28 <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 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-28"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_45.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="190" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-28#comments Cartoons News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:19:12 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880957 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Supreme Court Turns Down Rick Scott on Drug Testing http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/supreme-court-turns-down-rick-scott-drug-testing <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jim-saunders-news-service-florida">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: April 21, 2014 1:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/supreme-court-turns-down-rick-scott-drug-testing"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/supremecourt-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/supreme-court-turns-down-rick-scott-drug-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/supreme-court-turns-down-rick-scott-drug-testing#comments News Politics Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:33:58 +0000 Nancy Smith 5881022 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Crunch Time in the House for Gaetz-Edwards Medical Marijuana Bill http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/crunch-time-house-matt-gaetz-katie-edwards-medical-marijuana-bill <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 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/crunch-time-house-matt-gaetz-katie-edwards-medical-marijuana-bill"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charlotte_s_web_veg.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/crunch-time-house-matt-gaetz-katie-edwards-medical-marijuana-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/crunch-time-house-matt-gaetz-katie-edwards-medical-marijuana-bill#comments Aaron Bean Biomedical Research Trust Fund cannabidiol CBD Charlotte's Web Compassionate Use Registry Dennis Baxley Department of Health DOH epilepsy House Criminal Justice Subcommittee Florida Department of Law Enforcement HB 843 House Approriations Committee House Bill 843 House Judiciary Committee intractable epilepsy James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program Jeff Brandes Katie Edwards low-THC cannabis Matt Gaetz medical marijuana News Rob Bradley SB 1030 Senate Bill 1030 Senate Rules Committee University of Florida College of Pharmacy Politics Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:09:04 +0000 Nancy Smith 5880799 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Politically Connected Florida Doctor Rakes in $21 Million in Medicare Payments http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/politically-connected-florida-doctor-rakes-21-million-medicare-payments <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/william-patrick-floridawatchdogorg">William Patrick FloridaWatchdog.org</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 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/politically-connected-florida-doctor-rakes-21-million-medicare-payments"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/salomon_melgan_office_search.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="186" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/politically-connected-florida-doctor-rakes-21-million-medicare-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/politically-connected-florida-doctor-rakes-21-million-medicare-payments#comments News Politics Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:30:53 +0000 Nancy Smith 5880750 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Got Putin, Yet? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/got-putin-yet <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 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- The new "agreement" between Russia, the U.S. and our allies is exactly what the former KGB agent ordered.<br /> <br />This isn't to say it's not a good "prospect" for ending tensions in Ukraine, as President Obama has said. But neither should it surprise anyone that Vladimir Putin is willing to step back from that country -- not to ease economic sanctions but to satisfy his own designs. </p><a href="/story/got-putin-yet"><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/got-putin-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/got-putin-yet#comments News Columns Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:00:58 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880722 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Deny, Deny, Deny ... http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/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 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/mccoy-cartoon-11"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glennmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_34.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-11#comments Cartoons News Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:54:22 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880720 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Alan Grayson and Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resource Wasters for GOP http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-and-debbie-wasserman-schultz-resource-wasters-gop <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 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/alan-grayson-and-debbie-wasserman-schultz-resource-wasters-gop"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/alangraysondebbiewassermanschultz-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="111" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-and-debbie-wasserman-schultz-resource-wasters-gop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-and-debbie-wasserman-schultz-resource-wasters-gop#comments 2010 2012 2014 Alan Grayson Carol Platt Congress Dan Webster Debbie Wasserman Schultz DNC Joe Garcia Joe Kaufman Jorge Bonilla Juan Garcia Karen Harrington News Patrick Murphy Peter Vivaldi Todd Long Politics Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:56:31 +0000 Kevin Derby 5880308 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com A Teacher's Tips for FCAT Confidence http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/teachers-tips-fcat-confidence <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/beth-smith">Beth 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 21, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Tests are tough. I am here to share some tips for you and your children to go through these FCAT weeks with confidence rather than fear.</p><a href="/story/teachers-tips-fcat-confidence"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bethsmith-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="387" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/teachers-tips-fcat-confidence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/teachers-tips-fcat-confidence#comments FCAT News testing Columns Fri, 18 Apr 2014 04:33:18 +0000 Nancy Smith 5880181 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Oranges, State Symbol, Remain in Life-Death Struggle http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle <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 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></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-vnd-openxmlformats-officedocument-wordprocessingml-document" alt="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document icon" src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/x-office-document.png" /><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/house_memorial_1427.docx" type="application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document; length=14035" title="house_memorial_1427.docx">House Memorial 1427, Citrus Greening</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/citrus-greening-large570.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-oranges-state-symbol-life-death-struggle#comments Adam Putnam African land snail Ben Albritton Business Citrus citrus greening Erin Gillespie Florida Citrus Commission Florida Citrus Mutual Florida oranges HB 1427 huanglongbing Jeb Bush Michael Sparks News psyllid U.S. Department of Agriculture USDA Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:49:46 +0000 Nancy Smith 5880427 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Time Bombs in Democratic Coalition http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/time-bombs-democratic-coalition <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: April 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> The Republican Party is roiling with internal conflicts, say the analysts. The tea party is confronting the establishment. The noninterventionists are at war (forgive the expression) with the interventionists. The libertarians would like the party to endorse same-sex marriage. <a href="/story/time-bombs-democratic-coalition"><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/time-bombs-democratic-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/time-bombs-democratic-coalition#comments News Columns Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:22:59 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880416 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Pondering Where Things Stand http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand <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 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/capitol-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="130" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-pondering-where-things-stand#comments News Politics Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:47:43 +0000 Chris Moran 5880306 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Two-Fer Euphoria http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-49 <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 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-49"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_57.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-49" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-49#comments Cartoons News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:04:20 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880289 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Bits and Pieces http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99 <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 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <strong>U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio,</strong> R-Fla., is raising his national profile and raising funds as he keeps an eye on running for the Republican presidential nomination. Having moved <strong>Cesar Conda</strong> from his U.S. Senate staff to his Reclaim America PAC, Rubio is focusing on raising funds.<a href="/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bits-and-pieces-logo-nowords.png" alt="" title="" width="270" height="274" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-99#comments 2014 2016 All Aboard Florida Barack Obama Carl Domino Carlos Lopez-Cantera Cesar Conda Charlie Crist Division of State Lands Doc Renuart FFPC Fishing Florida Department of Environmental Protection Florida Family Policy Council Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Fox News Gretchen Carlson John Marks John Stemberger Kelley Boree Kelly Ayotte Kim Kendall Marco Rubio Mark Pryor Michele Rehwinkel Vasilinda Nan Rich New Hampshire News Patrick Murphy Penny Pritzker Reclaim America Rick Minor Rick Scott RNC Ron DeSanits Same Sex Marriage Sharon Day St. Johns County Commission Ted Deutch Tom Cotton Politics Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:53:44 +0000 Kevin Derby 5880282 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Patrick Murphy Routing Republican Foes in the Money Chase http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase <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 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/patrickmurphy-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="123" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-routing-republican-foes-money-chase#comments Adam Hasner Alan Schlesinger Allen West Beverly Hires Brian Lara Calvin Turnquest Carl Domino Congress Ellen Andel Frank Lynch Joe Lieberman MaryLynn Magar News Nick Wukoson Patrick Murphy Politics Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:56:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5878885 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott to Florida Senators: Pass In-State Tuition Bill http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill <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 18, 2014 11:40 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottjebbushbobmartinez-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="75" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-florida-senators-pass-state-tuition-bill#comments Bob Martinez dreamers HB 851 in-state tuition Jack Latvala Jeanette Nunez Jeb Bush Joe Negron News Rick Scott SB 1400 undocumented immigrants Will Weatherford Government Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:31:17 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5880272 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com