News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en 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 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 30, 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 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 Amendment 2 Fight on Medical Marijuana Continues Across Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/amendment-2-fight-medical-marijuana-continues-across-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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/amendment-2-fight-medical-marijuana-continues-across-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_12.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="136" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/amendment-2-fight-medical-marijuana-continues-across-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/amendment-2-fight-medical-marijuana-continues-across-florida#comments Alcee Hastings Amendment 2 Anzalone List Grove poll Ben Pollara Calvina Fay Don Eslinger Don’t Let Florida Go to Pot Drug Free America edible marijuana Alexander Garrard Gravis poll marijuana medical marijuana Melissa Ethridge Montel Williams News No on 2 United for Care Politics Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:23:35 +0000 Kevin Derby 5936595 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Too Much Light http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-94 <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> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-94"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_105.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-94" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-94#comments Cartoons News Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:13:13 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5936588 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Lois Frankel Emerges as Contender to Lead DCCC http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lois-frankel-emerges-contender-lead-dccc <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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/lois-frankel-emerges-contender-lead-dccc"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/loisfrankel-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="156" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lois-frankel-emerges-contender-lead-dccc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lois-frankel-emerges-contender-lead-dccc#comments Adam Hasner Alcee Hastings Congress DCCC Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Denny Heck Donna Edwards Jared Polis Jim Himes Joseph P. Kennedy Lois Frankel Nancy Pelosi News Paul Spain Red to Blue Steve Israel Politics Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:47:29 +0000 Kevin Derby 5936575 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Bill Clinton, Rudy Giuliani Featured in New Governor's-Race Ads in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-clinton-rudy-giuliani-featured-new-governors-race-ads-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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/bill-clinton-rudy-giuliani-featured-new-governors-race-ads-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/billclintonrudygiuliana-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="114" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-clinton-rudy-giuliani-featured-new-governors-race-ads-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/bill-clinton-rudy-giuliani-featured-new-governors-race-ads-florida#comments Adrian Wyllie Bill Clinton Charlie Crist Gary Johnson John McCain Marco Rubio Monica Lewinsky News Rick Scott Ronald Reagan RPOF Rudy Giuliani Politics Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:28:46 +0000 Kevin Derby 5936565 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com EPA Overreach http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/epa-overreach <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/julio-fuentes">Julio Fuentes</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>The problems that will affect Florida’s citizens and small businesses have taken a back seat to mudslinging in the gubernatorial race, and important issues, such as greenhouse gas emission regulations, are falling through the cracks.</p><a href="/story/epa-overreach"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/juliofuentes-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="391" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/epa-overreach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/epa-overreach#comments Clean Power Plan electricity rates Environmental Protection Agency EPA Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce greenhouse gas emissions Natural Gas News Paragon Insghts Partnership for a Better Energy Future Columns Tue, 28 Oct 2014 20:03:31 +0000 Nancy Smith 5936554 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida's 'Growler' Ban Unconstitutional, Lawsuit Claims http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/floridas-growler-ban-unconstitutional-lawsuit-claims <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 28, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/floridas-growler-ban-unconstitutional-lawsuit-claims"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/beergrowler-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="107" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/floridas-growler-ban-unconstitutional-lawsuit-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/floridas-growler-ban-unconstitutional-lawsuit-claims#comments Alex Piasecki Beer Industry of Florida Charlie Crist civil rights lawsuit craft beers et. al. federal court Fla. Statute Section 563.06(6) Florida Florida Brewers Guild Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation growler growler ban Guy Piasecki Kate Pomeroy Katie Edwards Ken Lawson Mark Miller Matthias Piasecki Max Piasecki MillerCoors News Pacific Legal Foundation PLF Rick Scott Sanford R. Craig The Crafted Keg The Crafted Keg v. Lawson U.S. District Court United States Constitution Zachary Levine Government Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:51:33 +0000 Nancy Smith 5936299 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Reagan's Campaign Speech Continues to Reverberate 50 Years Later http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/reagans-campaign-speech-continues-reverberate-50-years-later <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: October 28, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> On Oct. 27, 1964, 50 years ago Monday, a movie actor and television host delivered a 30-minute speech on primetime national television in support of the presidential candidacy of Barry Goldwater.<br /><br />There were no visual diversions, and the production values by today's standards were primitive. Few if any viewers realized it, but they were watching a future president of the United States.<a href="/story/reagans-campaign-speech-continues-reverberate-50-years-later"><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/reagans-campaign-speech-continues-reverberate-50-years-later" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/reagans-campaign-speech-continues-reverberate-50-years-later#comments News Columns Mon, 27 Oct 2014 22:42:54 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5936290 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Key Legislative Races a Magnet for Money http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/key-legislative-races-magnet-money <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: October 28, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/key-legislative-races-magnet-money"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/josejavierrodriguezdanieldiazleyva-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="104" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/key-legislative-races-magnet-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/key-legislative-races-magnet-money#comments News Politics Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:53:11 +0000 Chris Moran 5936262 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com