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September 1, 2016 - 6:00am
Joe Negron
Even before he takes the gavel, Senate President-designate Joe Negron returns to Tallahassee a wounded duck. Personal interest got the best of him. 
August 31, 2016 - 7:00am
When Donald Trump says he has a great relationship with "the Blacks," I wonder if he also gets along well with the Smiths. We know he's tight with the Whites.
August 30, 2016 - 11:45am
It seems there is little or no regard for the people living south of Lake Okeechobee.
August 29, 2016 - 7:00am
Donald Trump. Would that it were unnecessary to mention his name except, say, as a Viagra pitchman.
August 29, 2016 - 6:00am
Protestors outside of Brian Mast HQ in Stuart on Saturday, demanding he return donations from Big Sugar
You may have other ideas which of Tuesday's primaries stand out in Florida.
August 26, 2016 - 8:45pm
Lisa Interlandi and the SFWMD building
Submitting a public records request for the South Florida Water Management District's entire 5,000-strong email list? Risky move, environmentalists. 
August 26, 2016 - 7:00am
Bernie Sanders never understood the epic quality of the Clinton scandals. In his first debate, he famously dismissed the email issue, it being beneath the dignity of a great revolutionary to deal in things so tawdry and straightforward.
August 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
Why doesn't U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy own up? Act like a grown up. If he's under investigation, he should level with Florida voters.
August 24, 2016 - 8:30pm
Nowhere do competing interests engage in lustier arguments over how much land should be in public ownership than in Florida.
August 24, 2016 - 7:00am
When I wrote the headline "Hillary's heel," I was thinking of Achilles, not Bill, though the former president is usually within nipping range of his wife's pantsuit hem.
August 24, 2016 - 6:00am
Annette Taddeo
Poor Annette Taddeo. She may be the CD 26 candidate the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee anointed in the primary, but she sure could use a lift right now.
August 23, 2016 - 8:15am
How much is too much land for a state to own? 
August 23, 2016 - 7:00am
When my syndicate editor told me a few clients had been asking, Don't you have anyone over there who can write something positive about Donald Trump?, I thought, well, that could be fun.
August 22, 2016 - 5:15pm
There's open speculation about the end of Florida orange juice. Disease is slaying Tampa's swaying palm trees. Family farms are going on the auction block. Not enough kids have access to 4-H clubs.
August 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Randy Perkins
There are enough candidates running for the CD 18 seat to field a football team, so you'd think I could wait to single one out until after the August primaries. Normally, I would.

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