Foreign policy does not determine American elections. Indeed, of all Western countries, we are the least interested in the subject. The reason is simple: We haven't had to be. Our instinctive isolationism derives from our geographic exceptionalism. As Bismarck once explained (it is said), the United States is the most fortunate of all Great Powers, bordered on two sides by weak neighbors and on the other two by fish.
April 29, 2016 - 7:00am
April 28, 2016 - 8:00am
On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, held a hearing on “Advancing U.S.
April 28, 2016 - 7:00am
Ethnicity still matters. That's one lesson I draw from the results so far of this year's Republican and Democratic primaries and caucuses.
April 27, 2016 - 6:45pm
More than in any recent presidential campaign, the process of selecting the delegates that are unbound and will vote at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer has mov
April 27, 2016 - 1:30pm
On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., took to the Senate floor to back President Barack Obama’s call for $1.9 billion in federal funds to combat the Zika virus.
April 27, 2016 - 11:15am
Gwen Graham’s recent semi-surprise, twofer announcement has the Florida chattering classes (temporarily) taking their attention away from 2016 and toward a post-Rick Scott state Capitol.
April 27, 2016 - 7:00am
When it comes to rhetoric, Plato was right and Aristotle -- not so much.
April 26, 2016 - 7:00am
The sudden appearance of Donald Trump on the political horizon last year may have been surprising, but not nearly as surprising as seeing some conservatives supporting him.
April 25, 2016 - 6:00pm
Hillary Clinton needs to stop misleading the American people about gun manufacturers' liability. She persists in talking about the landmark Protection in Lawful Commerce in Arms Act (PLCAA), but her claims are blatantly false.
April 26, 2016 - 6:00am
When state Sen. Aaron Bean saw a video of a TV comedian making fun of civil asset forfeiture laws, he didn't think it was funny.
April 25, 2016 - 12:45pm
Words that should trigger the red flag: “I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” In the Sunshine State, it’s time to start waving in warning because U.S.
April 25, 2016 - 6:30am
Cara Jennings’ 15 minutes of fame came when she cussed out Gov. Rick Scott in a Gainesville Starbucks. Jennings, a self-proclaimed anarchist and frequent protester, verbally accosted the governor for signing a bill to protect unborn babies by defunding Planned Parenthood, and protect pregnant mothers by increasing requirements on abortion providers.
April 23, 2016 - 6:00am
Forgive me if I join the victory lap of those who applaud Friday's Florida Supreme Court decision to temporarily block a state requirement that made women wait 24 hours before having an abortion.
April 22, 2016 - 7:00am
Home-state candidates notched up impressive victories in New York's presidential primaries Tuesday. Donald Trump topped 50 percent for the first time -- and handsomely, with 60 percent of Republican votes. And Hillary Clinton won 58 percent of Democratic votes in her adopted home state.
April 21, 2016 - 8:45pm
Las Vegas has changed, folks. I couldn't believe how much since I last visited. And I'm not talking about the glitzy hotels or the towering slot machines or the raving nightlife. I'm talking about changes you can see on the airport concourse two minutes after you deplane. I'm talking about medical marijuana. OMG.