Sunshine State News RSS Feed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories en New Coalition Urges FEA to Drop Lawsuit Over Voucher Program http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/coalition-urges-fea-drop-lawsuit-over-voucher-program <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</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: October 1, 2014 1:55 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/coalition-urges-fea-drop-lawsuit-over-voucher-program"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/school-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="133" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/coalition-urges-fea-drop-lawsuit-over-voucher-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/coalition-urges-fea-drop-lawsuit-over-voucher-program#comments Education Faith Manuel Florida Education Association Florida School Board Association Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program Julio Fuentes News Private Schools Rev. 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Matthews Save Our Scholarships Coalition School Choice vouchers Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:52:22 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5929353 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Political Strategist Roger Stone Talks Richard Nixon in Tampa http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-strategist-roger-stone-talks-richard-nixon-tampa <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</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: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/political-strategist-roger-stone-talks-richard-nixon-tampa"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rogerstonerichardnixon-sunshinestatenews1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="156" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-strategist-roger-stone-talks-richard-nixon-tampa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/political-strategist-roger-stone-talks-richard-nixon-tampa#comments Bill Clinton book Hillary Clinton News Nixon's Secrets Richard Nixon Roger Stone signing Tampa Watergate Politics Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:21:21 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5929239 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Gray Swoope: Speeding Up Incentives Could Help Land Apple-like Firm http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gray-swoope-speeding-incentives-could-help-land-apple-firm <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jim-turner-news-service-florida">Jim Turner 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: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/gray-swoope-speeding-incentives-could-help-land-apple-firm"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/grayswoope-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gray-swoope-speeding-incentives-could-help-land-apple-firm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gray-swoope-speeding-incentives-could-help-land-apple-firm#comments News Politics Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:26:09 +0000 Chris Moran 5929189 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Whose War on Women? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/whose-war-women <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kathleen-parker">Kathleen Parker</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: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON -- It has long been accepted by the conventionally wise that the Republican Party is waging a "war on women." <br /> <br />Let's be clear. The war on women is based on just one thing -- abortion rights. While it is true that access to abortion has been restricted in several states owing to Republican efforts, it is not true that women as a whole care only or mostly about abortion. </p><a href="/story/whose-war-women"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/kathleen-parker-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/whose-war-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/whose-war-women#comments News Columns Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:07:15 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5929161 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com We Interrupt This Election Program for a Word about Gambling ... http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/we-interrupt-election-program-word-about-gambling <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: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Amid the uproar of looming November elections, casino gambling policy in Florida has so gone off the boil. But you wouldn't know that by gambling opponent No Casinos (NC) -- still out there, still flogging its bogus Atlantic City scare story.</p><a href="/story/we-interrupt-election-program-word-about-gambling"><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/we-interrupt-election-program-word-about-gambling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/we-interrupt-election-program-word-about-gambling#comments AC AGA Alan Meister American Gaming Association Atlantic City Biloxi Casino City casino gambling Circus World Delaware Florida Gaming Hard Rock Harrah's Indian Gaming Industry Report Margaritaville Mystery Fun House Nathan Associates New York News No Casinos Oxford Economics Paul Seago Pennsylvania Pirate's World Seminole Tribe Steve Norton Tunica Columns Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:00:53 +0000 Nancy Smith 5929137 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com To Beat Crist, Scott's Ready to Turn to Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-ready-turn-jeb-bush-and-marco-rubio-against-charlie-crist <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: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/rick-scott-ready-turn-jeb-bush-and-marco-rubio-against-charlie-crist"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jebbushrickscottmarcorubio-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="74" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-ready-turn-jeb-bush-and-marco-rubio-against-charlie-crist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-ready-turn-jeb-bush-and-marco-rubio-against-charlie-crist#comments Alex Sink Allen West Barack Obama Bill McCollum Carol Platt Charlie Crist Common Core Curt Clawson David Jolly Immigration Jeb Bush Jorge Bonilla Marco Rubio News Rick Scott Ted Yoho Politics Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:16:52 +0000 Kevin Derby 5929125 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com National Parties Battle in North Florida Congressional Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/national-parties-go-attack-north-florida-congressional-race <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: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/national-parties-go-attack-north-florida-congressional-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/southerland-graham.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="122" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/national-parties-go-attack-north-florida-congressional-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/national-parties-go-attack-north-florida-congressional-race#comments Apalachicola Bay Bob Graham CD 2 Congress DCCC Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Gwen Graham Howard Dean John Boehner John Kerry Julia Gill Woodward Karl Rove Katie Prill Koch brothers National Republican Congressional Committee News NRCC Obamacare oyster industry Social Security Steve Southerland Politics Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:38:52 +0000 Kevin Derby 5929058 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Don't Let the Bombs Wake Me http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-52 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-52"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/paynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_67.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="189" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-52" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-52#comments Cartoons News Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:45:03 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5929037 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com More Ads in CD 18 from Patrick Murphy and Carl Domino http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-and-carl-domino-bring-out-latest-round-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: October 1, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/patrick-murphy-and-carl-domino-bring-out-latest-round-ads-cd-18"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carldominopatrickmurphy-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-bring-out-latest-round-ads-cd-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/patrick-murphy-and-carl-domino-bring-out-latest-round-ads-cd-18#comments All Aboard Florida Anthony Kusich Barack Obama Carl Domino CD 18 Congress Harry Reid Nancy Pelosi News Patrick Murphy Treasure Coast Politics Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:57:33 +0000 Kevin Derby 5929022 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Melissa Meeker: 'I Did What Needed to Be Done' at SFWMD http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/melissa-meeker-i-did-what-needed-be-done-sfwmd <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/melissa-meeker-i-did-what-needed-be-done-sfwmd"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/melissameeker-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="128" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/melissa-meeker-i-did-what-needed-be-done-sfwmd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/melissa-meeker-i-did-what-needed-be-done-sfwmd#comments Charlie Crist Department of Environmental Protection desalination Eric Draper Everglades restoration Florida Audubon Gray Ramos Indian River Lagoon Melissa Meeker News reclamation Recycling Rick Scott SFWMD South Florida Water Management District sustainability wastewater water reuse WateReuse Research Foundation WEFTEC Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:58:02 +0000 Nancy Smith 5928932 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Who Are You Calling the Party of the Rich? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/who-are-you-calling-party-rich <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/mona-charen">Mona Charen</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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> The median American household saw its net worth decline by 36 percent during the Great Recession. That is a hard reality. A Republican held the White House when the crash hit, and voters, in no mood to be charitable, blamed the GOP. Besides, Democrats were ready with an explanation that slid right into an existing groove of American thinking: The financial crisis was caused by Republicans going easy on their big banker friends.<a href="/story/who-are-you-calling-party-rich"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charen.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/who-are-you-calling-party-rich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/who-are-you-calling-party-rich#comments News Columns Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:49:53 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5928931 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Five Questions for Don Eslinger http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-don-eslinger <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p></p><a href="/story/five-questions-don-eslinger"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/doneislinger2-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-don-eslinger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/five-questions-don-eslinger#comments News Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:06:31 +0000 Chris Moran 5928918 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com More Than Ever, Police Work Needs to Be Reported Fairly http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-ever-police-work-needs-be-reported-fairly <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/lloyd-brown">Lloyd Brown</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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Putting aside, for the moment, the incident in Ferguson, Mo., there is evidence that police work has changed dramatically and not always for the better.</p><a href="/story/more-ever-police-work-needs-be-reported-fairly"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/right-coast.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="273" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-ever-police-work-needs-be-reported-fairly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/more-ever-police-work-needs-be-reported-fairly#comments News Columns Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:37:27 +0000 Nancy Smith 5928906 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Parents: Please, Don't Take Voucher Program Away http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-parents-please-dont-take-voucher-program-away <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/allison-nielsen">Allison Nielsen</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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/florida-parents-please-dont-take-voucher-program-away"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/dataqualitycampaign-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="150" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-parents-please-dont-take-voucher-program-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-parents-please-dont-take-voucher-program-away#comments Education Florida Department of Education Florida Education Association Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program News Public Schools school vouchers Step Up for Students Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:57:28 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5928833 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Allen West Returns to Florida Politics, Backs Curbelo Against Garcia http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/allen-west-wades-back-florida-politics-backing-carlos-curbelo-against-joe-garcia <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/allen-west-wades-back-florida-politics-backing-carlos-curbelo-against-joe-garcia"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carloscurbeloallenwestjoegarcia-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="71" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/allen-west-wades-back-florida-politics-backing-carlos-curbelo-against-joe-garcia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/allen-west-wades-back-florida-politics-backing-carlos-curbelo-against-joe-garcia#comments Allen West Allen West Guardian Fund PAC Carlos Curbelo CD 26 David Bergstein DCCC Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Joe Garcia News Wadi Gaitan Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:09:07 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928797 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Joe Biden Brings Help and Headaches to Charlie Crist http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/joe-biden-offers-some-help-more-headaches-charlie-crist <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/joe-biden-offers-some-help-more-headaches-charlie-crist"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/joebidencharliecrist-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/joe-biden-offers-some-help-more-headaches-charlie-crist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/joe-biden-offers-some-help-more-headaches-charlie-crist#comments 2016 Barack Obama Bill Clinton Charlie Crist Deval Patrick Florida gubernatorial race Hillary Clinton Joe Biden Martin O’Malley News Rick Scott Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:18:25 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928749 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Amendment 2 Fight Moves to Florida Airwaves http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/fight-over-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-shifts-florida-airwaves <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/fight-over-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-shifts-florida-airwaves"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/medicalmarijuana-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="140" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/fight-over-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-shifts-florida-airwaves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/fight-over-amendment-2-medical-marijuana-shifts-florida-airwaves#comments Amendment 2 Charlie Crist Drug Free Florida Committee Florida Constitution John Morgan medical marijuana Mitt Romney News Newt Gingrich People United for Medical Marijuana Rick Scott Sheldon Adelson United for Care Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 15:11:46 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928733 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Judicial Relief http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-124 <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 30, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-124"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_135.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="180" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-124" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-124#comments Cartoons News Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:29:13 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5928679 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com New Poll Has Florida Cabinet Incumbents Running Over Democratic Rivals http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-cabinet-incumbents-running-over-democratic-rivals-new-poll <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 29, 2014 5:15 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/florida-cabinet-incumbents-running-over-democratic-rivals-new-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/pambondijeffatwateradamputnam-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="74" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-cabinet-incumbents-running-over-democratic-rivals-new-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-cabinet-incumbents-running-over-democratic-rivals-new-poll#comments Adam Putnam Barack Obama Bill Wohlsifer Bob Butterworth FCPI Florida Cabinet Florida Chamber of Commerce Florida Chamber Political Institute George Sheldon Jeff Atwater News Pam Bondi Perry Thurston Thad Hamilton William Rankin Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:18:18 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928839 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Medical Marijuana Proposal's Fate Still Unclear in New Poll http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-proposals-fate-still-unclear-new-poll <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 29, 2014 4:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/medical-marijuana-proposals-fate-still-unclear-new-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marijuana-and-the-courts-amendment-2-760x430c.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="153" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-proposals-fate-still-unclear-new-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/medical-marijuana-proposals-fate-still-unclear-new-poll#comments Amendment 1 Amendment 2 Amendment 3 FCPI Florida Chamber of Commerce judiciary Land Acquisition Trust Fund News The Florida Chamber Political Institute Tom Lee Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:06:39 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928834 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rick Scott Edges Charlie Crist in Florida Chamber Poll http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-edges-charlie-crist-florida-chamber-poll <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 29, 2014 4:15 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/rick-scott-edges-charlie-crist-florida-chamber-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottcharliecrist-sunshinestatenews_4.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="108" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-edges-charlie-crist-florida-chamber-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rick-scott-edges-charlie-crist-florida-chamber-poll#comments Adrian Wyllie Charlie Crist econony education Florida Chamber jobs Marian Johnson Mark Wilson News Rick Scott Politics Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:50:08 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928826 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hypocrisy and One Highly Paid Government Union Boss http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hypocrisy-and-one-highly-paid-government-union-boss <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jason-hart-watchdogorg">Jason Hart Watchdog.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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hypocrisy-and-one-highly-paid-government-union-boss"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/leesaunders-300x224.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="202" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hypocrisy-and-one-highly-paid-government-union-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hypocrisy-and-one-highly-paid-government-union-boss#comments AFL-CIO AFSCME American Federation of State Big Labor County and Municipal Employees John Boehner John Kasich Lee Saunders Maria Fernandes News Rick Scott Rick Snyder Scott Walker U.S. Department of Labor We Are Ohio Politics Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:26:41 +0000 Nancy Smith 5928333 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Parasailing Regulations Among New Laws Taking Effect http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/parasailing-regulations-among-new-laws-taking-effect <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jim-turner-news-service-florida">Jim Turner 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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/parasailing-regulations-among-new-laws-taking-effect"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/capitol-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="130" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/parasailing-regulations-among-new-laws-taking-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/parasailing-regulations-among-new-laws-taking-effect#comments News Politics Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:49:40 +0000 Chris Moran 5928289 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Just Checking http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/payne-cartoon-51 <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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/payne-cartoon-51"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/henrypaynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_10_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="182" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a 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Brent Bozell and Tim Graham</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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> By now, everyone knows that there's a revolving door between Democratic politics and the "objective" news media. But does it have to spin so fast? On Sept. 10, CNN announced it hired former White House press secretary Jay Carney as a commentator, citing his "invaluable voice for the network" after his five years inside the Obama administration.<br /><a href="/story/jay-carneys-pinocchio-problem"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/l-brent-bozell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jay-carneys-pinocchio-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jay-carneys-pinocchio-problem#comments News Columns Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:40:02 +0000 meganlambert 5928210 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Muscles Up, Taking a Page from Newt Gingrich's Playbook http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-muscles-taking-page-newt-gingrichs-playbook <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 29, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/marco-rubio-muscles-taking-page-newt-gingrichs-playbook"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubionewtgingrich-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="112" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-muscles-taking-page-newt-gingrichs-playbook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-muscles-taking-page-newt-gingrichs-playbook#comments 1994 2016 Abortion Charlie Crist Chris Christie Contract With America Dick Armey Gang of Eight George H. W. Bush Heritage Foundation Immigration reform Kendrick Meek Marco Rubio Mike Lee Mitt Romney News Newt Gingrich Obamacare Rand Paul Senate taxes Politics Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:33:06 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928188 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Times (Gulp!) Delivers First-Rate Comparison in Crist-Scott Columns http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/times-gulp-delivers-first-rate-comparison-charlie-crist-rick-scott-columns <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 28, 2014 2:46 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Picking on the Tampa Bay Times has always come easy to me.</p><a href="/story/times-gulp-delivers-first-rate-comparison-charlie-crist-rick-scott-columns"><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/times-gulp-delivers-first-rate-comparison-charlie-crist-rick-scott-columns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/times-gulp-delivers-first-rate-comparison-charlie-crist-rick-scott-columns#comments Adam C. Smith Charlie Crist News Rick Scott Steve Geller Tampa Bay Times Tom Lee Columns Sun, 28 Sep 2014 06:54:18 +0000 Nancy Smith 5928520 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Mercury Drops, but Politics Heat Up http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-mercury-drops-politics-heat <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-0">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 27, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-mercury-drops-politics-heat"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rick-scott-debbie-wasserman_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="96" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-mercury-drops-politics-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-mercury-drops-politics-heat#comments News Politics Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:10:38 +0000 Chris Moran 5928324 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Christian Conservatives Set to Play Key Role on Medical Marijuana Amendment http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/christian-conservatives-set-play-key-role-medical-marjiuana-amendment <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 27, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <div></div><a href="/story/christian-conservatives-set-play-key-role-medical-marjiuana-amendment"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marijuana-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="89" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/christian-conservatives-set-play-key-role-medical-marjiuana-amendment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/christian-conservatives-set-play-key-role-medical-marjiuana-amendment#comments Amendment 2 Bobby Jindal Charlie Crist Florida Family Policy Council Jim Daly John Morgan marijuana medical marijuana News Pat Robertson Rand Paul Rick Santorum Rick Scott Ted Cruz United for Care Value Voters Summt Politics Fri, 26 Sep 2014 20:03:44 +0000 Kevin Derby 5928276 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Repeat Performance http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon1 <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 27, 2014 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon1"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="180" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon1#comments Cartoons News Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:47:14 +0000 meganlambert 5928270 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com