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July 19, 2016 - 9:00pm
Marco Rubio might not be in Cleveland this week, but CNN managed to track him down in Washington Tuesday and involve him in the first major controversy of the 2016 Republican National Convention --
July 19, 2016 - 6:00am
If it's an election year, you can bet it's time for Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher to contribute to our amusement. And sure enough.
July 18, 2016 - 2:15pm
Raising the minimum wage doesn’t matter. I can hear the screams now. “What do you mean it doesn’t matter? Fifteen dollars an hour is way better than seven.” Sure it is, but the conversation needs to be about a living wage and frankly, fifteen dollars an hour is not a living wage.
July 18, 2016 - 7:00am
Neither the unanimous decision by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, nor China's rejection of it, was surprising.
July 18, 2016 - 6:00am
Finding digital characters in the Pokemon Go frenzy sweeping the nation is causing electronic gaming enthusiasts to stumble into trees and fall off cliffs as the virtual app is used on smart phones to find fictitious creatures that may appear anywhere.‭  ‬Pokemon characters have the appearance of reality causing people to enter a trance-like state on their GPS-assisted quests.‭ 
July 15, 2016 - 7:00am
"The most significant reinforcement of our collective defense any time since the Cold War," President Obama called it. A bit of an exaggeration, perhaps, but it was still an achievement: Last week's NATO summit in Warsaw ordered the deployment of troops to Eastern Europe, the alliance's most serious response yet to Russia's aggression and provocations on its western frontier.
July 14, 2016 - 12:45pm
Columbia University scholar Richard Hofstader once described a type of polarizing rhetoric that emerges from time to time in the public life of our society.
July 14, 2016 - 6:00am
The James Madison Institute is the only entity I know that has expended resources to look at the spiraling, emotion-driven trend of government land grabs in Florida -- particularly in South Florida
July 13, 2016 - 4:45pm
After witnessing Attorney General Lynch's lack of concern for her authority and unresponsiveness to the questions asked yesterday during the House Judiciary Committee hearing about her investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, it is abundantly clear she must immediately step down from her position.
July 13, 2016 - 11:30am
A year ago,‭ ‬the nation was shocked by the release of a video that showed a senior Planned Parenthood official discussing in graphic detail how her organization sold the body parts of aborted babies.‭ ‬It was a chilling look into the callous disregard for human life that epitomizes Planned Parenthood’s culture,‭ ‬and why this organization should never get another dime of taxpayer money.
July 13, 2016 - 9:30am
The Everglades Foundation is turning Florida's algae crisis into a carnival sideshow.
July 13, 2016 - 7:00am
By now most Americans know the name of Dallas Police Chief David Brown -- and quite a few wouldn't mind seeing him play a larger national role. I hear Republicans are looking for a substitute nominee.
July 13, 2016 - 6:00am
Democrat Joe Garcia's "FedEx flub" was exposed as hypocrisy earlier this week. But shame on me for letting Annette Taddeo's blatant show of do-as-I-say-not-a-I-do go unnoticed.
July 12, 2016 - 7:00pm
From his perches on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, on Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., weighed in on the decision by an international tribunal in The Hague regarding China’s claims in the South China Sea:
July 12, 2016 - 6:00am
(State Senator Maria Sachs today released the following statement. It is accompanied by copies of a notarized affidavit dated Jan.
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