SSN on Facebook
SSN on Twitter
SSN on YouTube
RSS Feed



July 6, 2015 - 9:30am
Barack Obama and Chris Dodd
President Barack Obama might be turning to an old rival to become ambassador to Cuba, going back to a strategy he relied on during the first days of his presidency. 
July 6, 2015 - 7:00am
However the Greek crisis ends, whether with Athens leaving the eurozone, or submitting and accepting austerity at the dictates of its creditors, the European Union appears headed for an existential crisis.
July 5, 2015 - 8:00pm
I Beg to Differ
I told myself I wasn't going to write about Donald Trump again this year.
July 3, 2015 - 9:30am
I Beg to Differ
No wonder U.S. Supreme Court justices were seven weeks late releasing their financial disclosure reports to the public. They have plenty to hide.
July 2, 2015 - 4:45pm
Robert Howe and James Grant
As the nation celebrates the 239th anniversary of independence this Fourth of July weekend, Floridians can look back at the strange and almost entirely forgotten role their state played in the Amer
July 2, 2015 - 10:15am
Signing of the Declaration of Independence
Think Florida has no connection to the Declaration of Independence?
July 2, 2015 - 10:00am
President James Monroe
Florida has always been something of an afterthought in the American Revolution.
July 2, 2015 - 7:30am
I Beg to Differ
President Barack Obama is steaming ahead with his plan to normalize relations with Cuba after announcing Wednesday his plan for the United States and Cuba to open embassies in each other's capital. But hold on -- don't for a minute expect Florida Gov. Rick Scott to climb on board. 
July 2, 2015 - 7:00am
Back in 2003, the Associated Press gave serious aid and comfort to a vicious campaign against Sen. Rick Santorum over an interview he granted them dealing with the gay rights issue. 
June 30, 2015 - 10:00pm
I Beg to Differ
No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational programs or activi
July 1, 2015 - 7:00pm
Many people are looking at the recent Supreme Court decisions about Obamacare and same-sex marriage in terms of whether they think these are good or bad policies. That is certainly a legitimate concern, for both those who favor those policies and those who oppose them. 
June 29, 2015 - 8:15pm
For most people, words mean what they say. But not necessarily for a majority of Supreme Court justices in two important decisions handed down Thursday.
June 29, 2015 - 3:15pm
Welcome to The Dean's List -- an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida's political achievers were (and weren't) in the last seven days.
June 29, 2015 - 11:00am
“Third parties are like bees: once they have stung, they die,” wrote the celebrated historian Richard Hofstadter.
June 29, 2015 - 8:00am
Bob Graham and David Guest
Environmental groups looking for Amendment 1 redemption from the courts probably shouldn't get their hopes up.


Opinion Poll

Is Florida moving in the right direction with its increasing number of concealed-carry licenses?
Older pollsResults