By all appearances Friday morning, as thousands lined the street waiting (and wilting) for hours in 90-degree heat to enter the funeral arena in Charleston where President Obama was to deliver a eu
June 29, 2015 - 7:00am
June 26, 2015 - 11:30pm
As a conservative who has always supported gay marriage, it's difficult for me to understand why so many people of my generation -- the ones who grew up witnessing some of the worst discrimation of
June 26, 2015 - 11:30pm
This sad day in history will forever reflect that the highest court of our land ignored the rule of law and the will of 51 million people in over 38 states in an illegitimate act of raw judicial po
June 26, 2015 - 7:00am
Here's what the former president of the United States had to say when he eulogized his mentor, an Arkansas senator:
June 25, 2015 - 7:00am
WASHINGTON -- Hillary Clinton's reticence is drowning out her message, which is that she is the cure for the many ailments that afflict America during a second Democratic presidential term. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., has called her "the most opaque person you'll ever meet in your life," but when opacity yields to the necessity of answering questions, here are a few:
June 24, 2015 - 10:00pm
No, Sen. Latvala, the governor didn't declare war on the Legislature. Let's be very clear.
June 24, 2015 - 7:00am
There are no sure things in politics, but Hillary Clinton is the closest thing to a sure thing to become the Democrats' candidate for president in 2016.
June 23, 2015 - 6:00pm
Another session of the Florida Legislature is history. After decades of watching them roll by, you begin to wonder if anything ever changes.
June 23, 2015 - 7:00am
Now come Greeks bearing the gift of confirmation that Margaret Thatcher was right about socialist governments: "They always run out of other people's money."
June 22, 2015 - 2:45pm
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 22, 2015 - 12:15pm
This month marks the 150th anniversary of the surrender of the Confederacy’s Trans-Mississipi Department to federal forces, effectively ending the Civil War. The Confederate general in charge of the department was Edmund Kirby Smith, who is one of two Floridians honored in the U.S. Capitol in Statuary Hall.
June 22, 2015 - 7:00am
Unspeakable, unimaginable, incomprehensible and unthinkable are the words we've heard and used to describe the horrific murders of nine African-Americans as they prayed in a Charleston, South Carolina, church, shot by a hate-filled racist on a genocidal purge.
June 21, 2015 - 11:00pm
You know the Republicans have a clear presidential front-runner when every liberal news source in the nation is trashing him. I'm talking about Jeb Bush.
June 20, 2015 - 7:00am
They're coming for our money.
June 19, 2015 - 7:00am
American presidents have greater leeway on foreign policy than on domestic issues. Just see how President Obama is forging ahead to an agreement with Iran opposed by large majorities in Congress and among voters.