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.
July 13, 2015 - 11:30pm
July 12, 2015 - 9:45pm
When Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras decided to call a referendum on a bailout offer from Greece's creditors -- an offer that expired before Sunday's referendum -- he informed the Greek nation in a televised speech. At 1 a.m.
July 15, 2015 - 2:30pm
Democrats think the Florida Supreme Court finally handed Charlie Crist a race he can win.
July 10, 2015 - 7:00am
It says something about Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign that it was big news that she submitted herself to an interview with a cable news journalist. It also says something that the journalist selected for this honor, Brianna Keilar of CNN, was recently a guest at the wedding of the director of grassroots engagement for the Clinton campaign. Makes sense to hedge your risk.
July 9, 2015 - 7:00am
Hillary Clinton's campaign again signaled its contempt for the press during a July 4 parade in New Hampshire. Aides brought out ropes to cordon off the media. It was the perfect metaphor for a "news" media so cowered by their candidate that they would allow such a humiliating action.
July 8, 2015 - 10:00pm
Tom Steyer, billionaire Democratic donor who has singlehandedly put climate change on the White House agenda, may be ... I'm not saying he is, but he may be ...
July 8, 2015 - 7:15am
Morality is always higher than law. Any sincere system of law, beginning with the Ten Commandments, is the human attempt to express morality in language. Law is itself higher than whim.
July 8, 2015 - 7:00am
WASHINGTON -- "So, Mom," he says. "Did you tweet that you were going on 'Meet the Press'?" No. "Did you tweet that you were going on 'Hardball'?" No.
July 7, 2015 - 7:00am
"Words mean what they say," I wrote in my Washington Examiner column one week ago. But, as I added, not necessarily to a majority of justices of the Supreme Court. The targets of my column were the majority opinions in King v. Burwell and Texas Department of Community Affairs v. The Inclusive Communities Project.
July 6, 2015 - 6:00pm
There are Americans who want America to be more like it was on July 4, 1776.It didn't change much for 230 years, but it has changed a lot since then -- some would say too much.
July 6, 2015 - 9:30am
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 told myself I wasn't going to write about Donald Trump again this year.
3 Supreme Court Justices' Financial Disclosures Reveal Serious Conflicts, Threats to Court's Integrity
July 3, 2015 - 9:30am
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
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