Mitt Romney made a compelling and urgent case for why the Republican Party's soul is at stake in this election cycle. And speaking of Romney, his experience in 2012 illustrates why those who are shrugging that it is too late to stop Donald Trump are mistaken.
March 4, 2016 - 7:00am
March 4, 2016 - 7:00am
For 14 months, from November 2014 through January 2016, casino interests plowed more than $3.2 million into political parties and the campaign war chests of leading Florida legislators, starting with Joe Negron, president designate of the Senate -- but including dozens of others. All in the hope they would get bills passed to expand gambling in Florida.
March 2, 2016 - 1:30pm
About last night ...First of all, please note that while we’re hardly ecstatic about last night’s results, we are pleased with data we got back from the one state in which we played yesterday: Virginia.
March 2, 2016 - 12:30pm
The well-funded movement to medicalize marijuana spreading across our nation calls out for caution and restraint. Activists claim that marijuana is a safe medicine but de facto, it is evolving into a gateway for marijuana legalization. The claim conflicts with current science, with intelligent public health policy, with rigorous standards of the drug approval process, and with best practices of medicine.
March 2, 2016 - 8:30am
With the national media reporting that Republican strategists are urging Ben Carson to get out of the presidential race and run for the Senate, a new candidate could be looking to replace Marco Rubio.
March 2, 2016 - 2:00am
WASHINGTON -- By now it's obvious that lecturing Donald Trump supporters about why they shouldn't vote for him only confirms their convictions.
March 2, 2016 - 7:00am
Though the deck is still stacked against them, Florida horsemen dodged a bullet in the Senate Tuesday -- and probably in the Legislature during the 2016 session -- when lawmakers postponed further
March 1, 2016 - 11:15pm
After contests in four states, the presidential race went national on Super Tuesday with more than ten primaries and caucuses being held.
March 1, 2016 - 3:45pm
While most Floridians are working and going to school this week, elected officials in Tallahassee are considering how to spend an eye-popping $80 billion of your hard-earned tax money. That’s nearly $4,000 for every adult and child in the Sunshine State.
March 1, 2016 - 4:30pm
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. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor’s or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.
March 1, 2016 - 7:00am
The "Super Tuesday" primaries may be a turning point for America -- and quite possibly a turn for the worse. After seven long years of domestic disasters and increasing international dangers, the next President of the United States will need extraordinary wisdom, maturity, depth of knowledge and personal character to rescue America.
February 1, 2016 - 7:00am
From the glee that the liberal media is expressing in its “news” stories and editorials about the state budget, you might think they are opposed to higher taxes.
February 29, 2016 - 2:00pm
As Super Tuesday fast approaches, I decided to take a look at the influence of marijuana on the voters in the “SEC” states.
February 29, 2016 - 10:00am
As the race for the White House heats up, Armenian Americans across the country are beginning to look more closely at who will best represent their interests as president of the United States. For many Armenian Americans, the 2016 election cycle concludes a chapter in the worst administration on Armenian American issues in modern presidential history.
February 29, 2016 - 7:00am
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's distinctive rhetorical style -- think of a drunk with a bullhorn reading aloud James Joyce's "Finnegans Wake" under water -- poses an almost insuperable challenge to people whose painful duty is to try to extract clarity from his effusions.