Politics

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 27, 2015 7:00 PM
 

Over the last five years, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio has risen from a former state legislative leader who was an underdog to win a U.S. Senate seat to a possible presidential contender, a phenomenal ascent over such a short period.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 26, 2015 7:00 PM
 

Despite President Barack Obama carrying Florida and U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson’s re-election efforts in 2012, the last five years , on the whole, have not been happy ones for Florida Democrats.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 26, 2015 9:53 AM
 

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 25, 2015 7:00 PM
 

When he nominated then-Gov. Al Smith, D-N.Y., for president at the 1924 Democratic National Convention, Franklin D. Roosevelt took a line from a Wordsworth poem and labeled his friend the “happy warrior.”

 
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By: Allison Nielsen | Posted: March 25, 2015 1:38 PM
 

 
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By: Nancy Smith | Posted: March 25, 2015 12:01 AM
 

During Sunshine State News' first three years, we dismissed John Morgan as just another rich and powerful Florida trial attorney. That would be our mistake.

 
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By: Kevin Derby | Posted: March 23, 2015 8:30 PM
 

Over the last five years, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson continued his stint as the most consistently effective Democrat in Florida in recent years, even as he often took a supporting role on the political stage.

 
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