Sunshine State News RSS Feed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories en Nancy Detert: Lawmakers Will Fix Extended Foster Care http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nancy-detert-lawmakers-will-fix-extended-foster-care <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/margie-menzel-news-service-florida">Margie Menzel News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 11:30 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/nancy-detert-lawmakers-will-fix-extended-foster-care"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/HousePhotoOriginal1576.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="135" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nancy-detert-lawmakers-will-fix-extended-foster-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nancy-detert-lawmakers-will-fix-extended-foster-care#comments News Politics Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:28:07 +0000 Nancy Smith 5927020 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Tim Tebow to Jameis Winston: Take Charge of Your Life http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tim-tebow-jameis-winston-take-charge-your-life <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/sunshine-state-news">Sunshine State News</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/tim-tebow-jameis-winston-take-charge-your-life"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jameis_winston_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="148" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tim-tebow-jameis-winston-take-charge-your-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tim-tebow-jameis-winston-take-charge-your-life#comments Andy Fenelon ESPN Sportscenter Florida State University FSU Heisman Jameis Winston News NFL.com Sports Tim Tebow UF University of Florida Mon, 22 Sep 2014 04:31:30 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926946 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Lawsuits Needn't Delay Medical Marijuana: There's a Better Way http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lawsuits-neednt-delay-medical-marijuana-theres-better-way <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>If Charlotte's Web is going to be ready to go Jan. 1, the administrative judge in what now has become three lawsuits against the Florida Department of Health should consider employing a tactic judges use in commercial cases to de-clutter the court system:</p><a href="/story/lawsuits-neednt-delay-medical-marijuana-theres-better-way"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lawsuits-neednt-delay-medical-marijuana-theres-better-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/lawsuits-neednt-delay-medical-marijuana-theres-better-way#comments administrative judge alternative dispute resolution cannabis Charlotte's Web Compassionate Medical Cannabis Act of 2014 Florida Department of Health GrayRobinson mediation medical marijuana News Richard Blau Columns Sun, 21 Sep 2014 19:34:23 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926879 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Corrections Fires 32 Workers for Misconduct http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/corrections-fires-32-workers-misconduct <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-news-service-florida">Dara Kam News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/corrections-fires-32-workers-misconduct"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/prisoner-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="114" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/corrections-fires-32-workers-misconduct" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/corrections-fires-32-workers-misconduct#comments News Politics Sun, 21 Sep 2014 15:17:08 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926855 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Scotland Votes ‘No’: More Governments Should Follow the U.K.’s Example of Self-Determination http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/scotland-votes-%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99-more-governments-should-follow-uk%E2%80%99s-example-self-determination <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/david-boaz">David Boaz</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>As an eighth-generation Scottish-American, I’m disappointed that my ancestral homeland has chosen not to be a nation once again. But that’s the decision of today’s Scots, and no doubt they have a better sense of what’s best for Scotland than I do.</p><a href="/story/scotland-votes-%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99-more-governments-should-follow-uk%E2%80%99s-example-self-determination"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/david_boaz.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="270" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/scotland-votes-%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99-more-governments-should-follow-uk%E2%80%99s-example-self-determination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/scotland-votes-%E2%80%98no%E2%80%99-more-governments-should-follow-uk%E2%80%99s-example-self-determination#comments News Columns Sat, 20 Sep 2014 01:43:26 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926696 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Surveillance City: Public Workers, Police to Wear Body Cameras in Miami Beach http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/surveillance-city-public-workers-police-wear-body-cameras-miami-beach <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/william-patrick-floridawatchdogorg">William Patrick FloridaWatchdog.org</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/surveillance-city-public-workers-police-wear-body-cameras-miami-beach"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/body_camera_city_of_miami_beach.png" alt="" title="" width="270" height="151" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/surveillance-city-public-workers-police-wear-body-cameras-miami-beach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/surveillance-city-public-workers-police-wear-body-cameras-miami-beach#comments News Politics Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:58:42 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926690 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com That Should Teach 'Em ... http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-50 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-50"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/henrypaynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_9.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="178" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-50#comments Cartoons News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:06:13 +0000 meganlambert 5926499 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Cashing In On Voting http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cashing-voting <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/george-will-0">George Will</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p>WASHINGTON -- The pursuit of perfection is usually foredoomed, but the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission, which has a latitudinarian understanding of ethical behavior, has a perfectly awful idea. It is urging the City Council to consider ways of paying -- starchier ethicists might call it bribing -- people to vote.</p><a href="/story/cashing-voting"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/George-Will-Mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cashing-voting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/cashing-voting#comments News Columns Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:43:18 +0000 meganlambert 5926483 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Alan Grayson's 'Gutsy' Claim Fails Over Arming Syrian Rebels http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-fails-live-congressman-guts-claim-arming-syrian-rebels <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 22, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/alan-grayson-fails-live-congressman-guts-claim-arming-syrian-rebels"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/alangrayson-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="131" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-fails-live-congressman-guts-claim-arming-syrian-rebels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-fails-live-congressman-guts-claim-arming-syrian-rebels#comments Alan Grayson Barack Obama Carol Platt Congress continuing resolution David Jolly Dick Cheney IS Islamic State Jeff Miller John Lennon Middle East News Syria Politics Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:29:32 +0000 Kevin Derby 5926477 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Old Faces in New Places http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-old-faces-new-places <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-old-faces-new-places"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/john-thrasher-fb.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="100" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-old-faces-new-places" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-old-faces-new-places#comments News Politics Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:35:57 +0000 Chris Moran 5926655 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com All Aboard Florida Environmental Impact Study Released to Mixed Reviews http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-florida-environmental-impact-study-released-mixed-reviews <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/all-aboard-florida-environmental-impact-study-released-mixed-reviews"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/all_aboard_florida_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="121" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-florida-environmental-impact-study-released-mixed-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/all-aboard-florida-environmental-impact-study-released-mixed-reviews#comments AAF All Aboard Florida CARE FL Citizens Against Rail Expansion FL EIS Environmental Impact Statement Federal Railroad Administration FRA Jensen Beach Chamber of Commerce John Winkle Kasey Traylor News passenger rail Patrick Murphy president Obama Ron Rose Seth Rickman Sharon Blalock Treasure Coast Politics Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:24:03 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926649 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida’s 26th Congressional District Has a Short, but Jaded, Past http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida%E2%80%99s-26th-congressional-district-has-short-jaded-past <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/marianela-toledo-floridawatchdogorg">Marianela Toledo FloridaWatchdog.org</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p></p><a href="/story/florida%E2%80%99s-26th-congressional-district-has-short-jaded-past"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/voterregistration-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="114" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida%E2%80%99s-26th-congressional-district-has-short-jaded-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida%E2%80%99s-26th-congressional-district-has-short-jaded-past#comments News Politics Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:46:40 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926608 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Jimmy Patronis Stays on the Tallahassee Stage at PSC http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jimmy-patronis-stays-tallahassee-stage-psc <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div> </div><a href="/story/jimmy-patronis-stays-tallahassee-stage-psc"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jimmypatronis-sunshinestatenews_0_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="114" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jimmy-patronis-stays-tallahassee-stage-psc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jimmy-patronis-stays-tallahassee-stage-psc#comments Bay County Don Gaetz Florida Council on Vocational Education Florida Elections Commission Florida House Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Jimmy Patronis Matt Gaetz News PSC Public Service Commission Rick Scott Politics Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:33:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5926553 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Bits and Pieces http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-118 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div> </div> Republicans met in Washington this week to honor the 20th anniversary of the GOP winning the U.S. House in the 1994 elections and a former Florida congressman organized it. <strong>Former U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon</strong>, R-Fla., was the man behind reuniting his fellow Republicans who first won House seats in 1994.<a href="/story/political-bits-and-pieces-118"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/bits-and-pieces-logo-nowords.png" alt="" title="" width="270" height="274" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-118" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-bits-and-pieces-118#comments 1994 Adrian Wyllie Alan Grayson Allen West American Action Network American Energy Solutions Bill Nelson Bruce Rauner Carlos Curbelo. Charlie Crist Congress Connie Mack Dave Weldon DGA Greg Roe Ileana Ros-Lehtinen IS Islamic State James Foley Jeanne Shaheen Jeb Bush Joe Garcia Jordan Kelly Ayotte Keystone XL Marco Rubio Mario Diaz-Balart Mike Fasano News Newt Gingrich Pat Quinn Petro Poroshenko Rick Scott Scott Rothstein Steven Sotloff Ted Cruz Tom DeLay Ukraine Will Weatherford Politics Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:25:25 +0000 Kevin Derby 5926519 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Did She Just Fall off Her ...? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-20 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/mccoy-cartoon-20"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/mccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_11.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="215" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-20" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-20#comments Cartoons News Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:01:51 +0000 meganlambert 5926497 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com What Will Victory Look Like? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/what-will-victory-look <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/pat-buchanan">Pat Buchanan</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 20, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> "Congress must now vote to support the first steps of what will be a long march toward victory," said Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy.<a href="/story/what-will-victory-look"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Patrick-buchanan.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/what-will-victory-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/what-will-victory-look#comments News Columns Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:56:18 +0000 meganlambert 5926492 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hand Extension http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-85 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-85"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_97.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-85" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-85#comments Cartoons News Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:39:25 +0000 meganlambert 5926281 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Backroom Briefing: A Fan of the Little Guy and Gal -- and Charlie Crist http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-fan-little-guy-and-gal-and-charlie-crist <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/backroom-briefing-fan-little-guy-and-gal-and-charlie-crist"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/283036_176091569129561_100001861562663_420533_7926177_n.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="132" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-fan-little-guy-and-gal-and-charlie-crist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-fan-little-guy-and-gal-and-charlie-crist#comments News Politics Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:02:40 +0000 Chris Moran 5926355 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Now Debbie Does the Doghouse (Does She Ever!) http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/now-debbie-does-doghouse-and-does-she-ever <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Jeff Henderson was <a href="/story/debbie-wasserman-schultzs-disastrous-summer" target="_self">so right Monday</a> when he said the Debbie Wasserman Schultz reign is mainly on the wane. But I don't think even he knew just how far and fast the Democratic National Committee chairwoman has fallen.</p><a href="/story/now-debbie-does-doghouse-and-does-she-ever"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/now-debbie-does-doghouse-and-does-she-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/now-debbie-does-doghouse-and-does-she-ever#comments Buffy Weeks Cindy Hicks Flava David Plouffe Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic National Committee DNC DWS Edward-Isaac Dovere Hillary Clinton Jeff Henderson Jim Messina Marlon Marshall Mary Burke News Patrick Gaspard Politico.com president Obama R.T. Rybak Rebecca Kleefisch Scott Walker Stephanie Wilson White House Columns Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:12:51 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926343 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Stage Fade-Out for Alex Sink http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alex-sink-fades-political-stage <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/alex-sink-fades-political-stage"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/alexsink-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="126" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alex-sink-fades-political-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alex-sink-fades-political-stage#comments Alex Clendenin Alex Sink Allison Tant Bill Clinton Bill McBride Bill Nelson Bill Young Charlie Crist David Jolly DCCC Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democrats Ed Narain Jeb Bush News Sean Shaw Steny Hoyer Politics Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:52:54 +0000 Kevin Derby 5926323 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Which Is the Weaker Party? Your Call http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/which-weaker-party-your-call <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/michael-barone">Michael Barone</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Which of our two great political parties is the stronger? Maybe it makes more sense to ask which of the two is weaker.<br /><a href="/story/which-weaker-party-your-call"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/michael-barone-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/which-weaker-party-your-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/which-weaker-party-your-call#comments News Columns Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:34:33 +0000 meganlambert 5926277 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida House Reps Split on Passing Continuing Resolution, Arming Syrian Rebels http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-house-reps-split-passing-continuing-resolution-arming-syrian-rebels <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/florida-house-reps-split-passing-continuing-resolution-arming-syrian-rebels"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/tedyohoteddeutchdennisross-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="70" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-house-reps-split-passing-continuing-resolution-arming-syrian-rebels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-house-reps-split-passing-continuing-resolution-arming-syrian-rebels#comments Alan Grayson Alcee Hastings Ander Crenshaw Barack Obama Bill Posey Congress continuing resolution Corrine Brown CR Curt Clawson Dan Webster David Jolly Debbie Wasserman Schultz Dennis Ross Frederica Wilson Gus Bilirakis Ileana Ros-Lehtinen IS Islamic State Jeff Miller Joe Garcia John Mica Kathy Castor Lois Frankel Mario Diaz-Balart News Patrick Murphy Rich Nugent Ron DeSantis Senate Steve Southerland Syria Ted Deutch Ted Yoho Tom Rooney U.S. House Vern Buchanan Government Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:34:00 +0000 Kevin Derby 5926250 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Vietnam Vet Domino: I Have Allen West's Back http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vietnam-vet-carl-domino-i-have-allen-wests-back <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 19, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/vietnam-vet-carl-domino-i-have-allen-wests-back"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carldominoallenwest-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="116" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vietnam-vet-carl-domino-i-have-allen-wests-back" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/vietnam-vet-carl-domino-i-have-allen-wests-back#comments Allen West Allen West Guardian Fund PAC Barack Obama Carl Domino CD 18 Congress David Bergstein DCCC Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Ellen Andel Nancy Pelosi News Patrick Murphy Politics Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:16:35 +0000 Kevin Derby 5926181 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Politicos Rage Against the Machine -- in Fun http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/politicos-rage-against-machine-fun <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/dara-kam-news-service-florida">Dara Kam News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/politicos-rage-against-machine-fun"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/computerglasses-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="180" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/politicos-rage-against-machine-fun" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/politicos-rage-against-machine-fun#comments News Politics Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:59:54 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926031 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Who's to Blame for the Decimation of Bright Futures? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/whos-blame-decimation-bright-futures <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> When it comes to who killed the most successful scholarship program in Florida's history, Rick Scott and Charlie Crist ought to holster their weapons and wave a white flag.<a href="/story/whos-blame-decimation-bright-futures"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/SSN_I-Beg-To-Differ_Logo_Final.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="311" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/whos-blame-decimation-bright-futures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/whos-blame-decimation-bright-futures#comments Bright Futures Charlie Crist Florida Legislature Florida Lottery News PolitiFact Florida Rick Scott SAT scores Tampa Bay Times University of South Florida Columns Wed, 17 Sep 2014 22:07:54 +0000 Nancy Smith 5926012 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist's Beltway Dreams Hurt His Chances to Return to Tallahassee http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-beltway-dreams-hurting-his-chances-get-back-tallahassee <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/charlie-crists-beltway-dreams-hurting-his-chances-get-back-tallahassee"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charlie-crist-e1285909834181_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="116" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-beltway-dreams-hurting-his-chances-get-back-tallahassee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crists-beltway-dreams-hurting-his-chances-get-back-tallahassee#comments Annette Taddeo Bill Nelson Bob Graham Charlie Crist Jeb Bush jobs John McCain Lawton Chiles Marco Rubio News Reubin Askew Rick Scott Senate Politics Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:30:59 +0000 Kevin Derby 5925936 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio: American Strength -- Building 21st Century Defense Capabilities http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-american-strength-building-21st-century-defense-capabilities <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/marco-rubio">Marco Rubio</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <em>In his capacity as a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., presented this address Wednesday to the John Hay Initiative at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.:</em> <a href="/story/marco-rubio-american-strength-building-21st-century-defense-capabilities"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rubio_0_1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="344" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-american-strength-building-21st-century-defense-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-american-strength-building-21st-century-defense-capabilities#comments Air Force Army Barack Obama Foreign Affairs foreign policy global politics IS ISIL Marco Rubio Military Navy News Columns Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:58:15 +0000 Kevin Derby 5925918 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Murphy and Domino Launch TV Ads in CD 18 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-and-carl-domino-launch-tv-ads-cd-18 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/patrick-murphy-and-carl-domino-launch-tv-ads-cd-18"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/patrickmurphycarldomino-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="116" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-and-carl-domino-launch-tv-ads-cd-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-and-carl-domino-launch-tv-ads-cd-18#comments Abby Brennan All Aboard Florida Anthony Kusich Barack Obama Bud Adams Carl Domino CD 18 Congress Dawn Pardo Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch Larry Casey News Patrick Murphy Politics Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:47:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5925917 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Charlie Crist's Small-Business Plan Draws Job Loss Charges http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-trots-out-small-business-plan-only-draw-fire-job-loss-his-watch <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/charlie-crist-trots-out-small-business-plan-only-draw-fire-job-loss-his-watch"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/amirisefat20120609151224793_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="152" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-trots-out-small-business-plan-only-draw-fire-job-loss-his-watch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/charlie-crist-trots-out-small-business-plan-only-draw-fire-job-loss-his-watch#comments Adam Putnam Barack Obama Bill Herle Charlie Crist federal stimulus Jeff Atwater Jerry Pierce jobs National Federation for Independent Business News NFIB Pam Bondi Rick Scott Small Business Politics Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:15:12 +0000 Kevin Derby 5925905 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Don't Need to Know! http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-19 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: September 18, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/mccoy-cartoon-19"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/mccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_10.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="206" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mccoy-cartoon-19#comments Cartoons News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 16:53:43 +0000 meganlambert 5925865 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com