Sunshine State News RSS Feed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories en Who Trashes Liberal Arts? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/who-trashes-liberal-arts <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/thomas-spwell">Thomas Sowell</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: April 1, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> An op-ed piece titled "Conservatives, Please Stop Trashing the Liberal Arts" appeared last week in the Wall Street Journal. But it is not conservatives who trashed the liberal arts.<a href="/story/who-trashes-liberal-arts"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/thomas-sowell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/who-trashes-liberal-arts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/who-trashes-liberal-arts#comments News Columns Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:13:01 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5975145 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Ignore the Worst http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-9 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: April 1, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-9"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glenmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="213" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-9" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-9#comments Cartoons News Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:08:34 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5975144 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com No. 1: Rick Scott, American Dreams Meet Florida Dreams http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-1-rick-scott-american-dreams-meet-florida-dreams <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: March 31, 2015 7:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Five years ago, when Sunshine State News launched, Rick Scott wasn’t known to most Floridians outside of some financial and health-care circles. Even his work with Conservatives for Patients’ Rights (CPR) against President Barack Obama’s federal health-care law never got him much attention.</p><a href="/story/no-1-rick-scott-american-dreams-meet-florida-dreams"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rick_scott_in_pensacola.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="135" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-1-rick-scott-american-dreams-meet-florida-dreams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-1-rick-scott-american-dreams-meet-florida-dreams#comments Alex Sink Barton Bibler Bill McCollum Bobby Jindal Charlie Crist Columbia/HCA Conservatives for Patients’ Rights CPR DEP Economy education FDLE Florida Democratic Party Gerald Bailey Immigration Jennifer Carroll jobs News Rick Scott Solantic Politics Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:04:48 +0000 Kevin Derby 5975048 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Senate Sends Emissaries to Washington on Key Health Issues http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-senate-sends-emissaries-washington-key-health-issues <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: March 31, 2015 6:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p></p><a href="/story/florida-senate-sends-emissaries-washington-key-health-issues"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/healthcare-costs.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="86" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-senate-sends-emissaries-washington-key-health-issues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-senate-sends-emissaries-washington-key-health-issues#comments Andy Gardiner Garrett Richter Katie Betta LIP Liz Dudek Low Income Pool News Rene Garcia Rick Scott Tom Lee U.S. Health and Human Services Politics Tue, 31 Mar 2015 22:34:03 +0000 Nancy Smith 5975203 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Senate Committee Gives Green Light to Toughen Texting While Driving Law http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-committee-gives-green-light-toughen-texting-while-driving-law <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: March 31, 2015 5:35 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/senate-committee-gives-green-light-toughen-texting-while-driving-law"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/textinganddriving-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-committee-gives-green-light-toughen-texting-while-driving-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/senate-committee-gives-green-light-toughen-texting-while-driving-law#comments Audrey Gibson car accident car crash Charlie Dean Denise Grimsely Dorothy Hukill Greg Evers Joseph Abruzzo Maria Sachs News Patricia Viccaro reckless driving Rene Garcia Rob Bradley Senate Committee on Communications Energy & Public Utilities texting while driving Government Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:41:16 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5975186 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Bush, Rubio, Others Draw Closer to Official Launches of 2016 Campaigns http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeb-bush-marco-rubio-other-republicans-draw-closer-official-launches-2016-campaigns <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: March 31, 2015 2:50 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/jeb-bush-marco-rubio-other-republicans-draw-closer-official-launches-2016-campaigns"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiojebbush-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="112" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeb-bush-marco-rubio-other-republicans-draw-closer-official-launches-2016-campaigns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeb-bush-marco-rubio-other-republicans-draw-closer-official-launches-2016-campaigns#comments 2016 Ben Carson Carly Fiorinia George Pataki Hugh Hewitt Jeb Bush Lindsey Graham Marco Rubio Mike Huckabee News Rand Paul Rick Santorum Ted Cruz Politics Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:53:49 +0000 Kevin Derby 5975117 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com NRCC, DCCC Stake Out Florida for 2016 Races http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nrcc-dccc-stake-out-florida-2016-races <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: March 31, 2015 12:44 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/nrcc-dccc-stake-out-florida-2016-races"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/gregwaldenbenraylujan-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="91" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nrcc-dccc-stake-out-florida-2016-races" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/nrcc-dccc-stake-out-florida-2016-races#comments 2016 Barack Obama Ben Ray Luján Carlos Curbelo Congress Dave Kener David Jolly DCCC Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Greg Walden Gwen Graham Mitt Romney Nancy Pelosi National Republican Congressional Committee News NRCC Priscilla Taylor South Florida USF Politics Tue, 31 Mar 2015 16:46:52 +0000 Kevin Derby 5975064 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hillary Clinton Losing Ground in Florida After Email Controversy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-losing-ground-florida-after-email-controversy <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: March 31, 2015 9:58 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hillary-clinton-losing-ground-florida-after-email-controversy"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/hillaryclinton-sunshinestatenews_4.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="99" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-losing-ground-florida-after-email-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-losing-ground-florida-after-email-controversy#comments 2016 Chris Christie Florida poll Hillary Clinton Jeb Bush Marco Rubio Mike Huckabee News Peter Brown Q-Poll Quinnipiac University Rand Paul Scott Walker Ted Cruz Politics Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:01:05 +0000 Kevin Derby 5975001 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Where the Red Line Came From -- Before it Was Crossed http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/where-red-line-came-it-was-crossed <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: March 31, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> There are still nearly two years left in Barack Obama's presidency, but historians looking back on his record in foreign policy will surely identify one costly error: his refusal to follow through on the implied threat in stating that the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons would be a "red line."<a href="/story/where-red-line-came-it-was-crossed"><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/where-red-line-came-it-was-crossed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/where-red-line-came-it-was-crossed#comments News Columns Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:42:42 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5974809 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Fair Exchange? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/henry-payne-cartoon-174 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: March 31, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/henry-payne-cartoon-174"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/henrypaynecartoon-sunshinestatenews_18.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="194" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/henry-payne-cartoon-174" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/henry-payne-cartoon-174#comments Cartoons News Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:39:36 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5974807 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com No. 2: Charlie Crist, Who Gave Florida Rick Scott http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-2-charlie-crist-who-gave-florida-rick-scott <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: March 31, 2015 12:01 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>In the last five years nobody did more to change the course of Florida history than Gov. Charlie Crist.</p><a href="/story/no-2-charlie-crist-who-gave-florida-rick-scott"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/thessn202-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="324" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-2-charlie-crist-who-gave-florida-rick-scott" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-2-charlie-crist-who-gave-florida-rick-scott#comments Alex Sink Bill McCollum Charlie Crist Democratic National Committee Florida Democratic Party John McCain John Morgan Marco Rubio Morgan & Morgan Nan Rich News Patrick Murphy president Obama Rick Scott Todd Harris Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:38:52 +0000 Nancy Smith 5974891 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Get Serious about Water Use with a Comprehensive Policy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/get-serious-about-water-use-comprehensive-policy <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: March 30, 2015 7:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Florida legislators have a choice on a key piece of legislation this year: Do something that makes sense or do something supported by the left.</p><a href="/story/get-serious-about-water-use-comprehensive-policy"><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/get-serious-about-water-use-comprehensive-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/get-serious-about-water-use-comprehensive-policy#comments AIF Amendment 1 Associated Industries of Florida conservation lands Everglades Florida Keys Florida Supreme Court H2O Coalition Land Acquisition Trust Fund News Rick Scott Tom Feeney Columns Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:38:41 +0000 Nancy Smith 5974805 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Georgia Governor Seeks Talks in Water Dispute http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/georgia-governor-seeks-talks-water-dispute <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: March 30, 2015 6:42 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p> <p></p><a href="/story/georgia-governor-seeks-talks-water-dispute"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/chattahoocheeriver-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="98" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/georgia-governor-seeks-talks-water-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/georgia-governor-seeks-talks-water-dispute#comments News Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:44:18 +0000 Chris Moran 5974894 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Anti-Voucher Lawsuit Loses Key Education Group http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-voucher-lawsuit-loses-key-education-group <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: March 30, 2015 6:39 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/anti-voucher-lawsuit-loses-key-education-group"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/schoolvoucher-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="108" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-voucher-lawsuit-loses-key-education-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/anti-voucher-lawsuit-loses-key-education-group#comments Andy Ford Education Florida Association of School Administrators Florida Education Association Foundation for Florida's Future Lawsuit Mark Pudlow Michele White News Patricia Levesque Step Up for Students tax credit scholarship program voucher Mon, 30 Mar 2015 22:41:59 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5974893 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Grayson Still Open to Senate Bid as Democrats Continue to Back Murphy http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-still-open-senate-bid-democrats-continue-line-behind-patrick-murphy <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: March 30, 2015 4:13 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/alan-grayson-still-open-senate-bid-democrats-continue-line-behind-patrick-murphy"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/alangraysonpatrickmurphy-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="94" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-still-open-senate-bid-democrats-continue-line-behind-patrick-murphy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/alan-grayson-still-open-senate-bid-democrats-continue-line-behind-patrick-murphy#comments 2016 Alan Grayson Alcee Hastings Charlie Crist Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic National Committee DNC Jesse Ventura Lois Frankel Marco Rubio News Patrick Murphy Senate Ted Deutch Tyrel Ventura Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:16:57 +0000 Kevin Derby 5974826 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Floridians Oppose Campus Carry Legislation, Claims Another Poll http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/floridians-oppose-campus-carry-legislation-claims-another-poll <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: March 30, 2015 12:55 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr"></p><a href="/story/floridians-oppose-campus-carry-legislation-claims-another-poll"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/concealedweapon-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/floridians-oppose-campus-carry-legislation-claims-another-poll" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/floridians-oppose-campus-carry-legislation-claims-another-poll#comments campus carry concealed carry permit Greg Evers Gun Control gun safety Marion Hammer National Rifle Association News Poll Saint Leo University Survey Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 17:00:28 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5974753 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Hillary Clinton Running Over 2016 Primary Rivals in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-running-over-2016-primary-rivals-florida <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: March 30, 2015 12:22 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/hillary-clinton-running-over-2016-primary-rivals-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/hillaryclinton-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="107" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-running-over-2016-primary-rivals-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/hillary-clinton-running-over-2016-primary-rivals-florida#comments 2016 Amy Klobuchar Andrew Cuomo Bernie Sanders Brian Schweitzer Chris Christie Cory Booker Deval Patrick Elizabeth Warren Florida poll Hillary Clinton Jeb Bush Jim Webb Joe Biden John Hickenlooper Kirsten Gillibrand Marco Rubio Mark Warner News Rand Paul Scott Walker St. Leo Poll Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:26:39 +0000 Kevin Derby 5974732 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Jeb Bush Leads, Marco Rubio Back on Track, Chris Christie Fades in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeb-bush-leads-marco-rubio-back-track-chris-christie-fades-florida <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: March 30, 2015 11:58 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/jeb-bush-leads-marco-rubio-back-track-chris-christie-fades-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubiojebbushchrischristie-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="60" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeb-bush-leads-marco-rubio-back-track-chris-christie-fades-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeb-bush-leads-marco-rubio-back-track-chris-christie-fades-florida#comments 2016 Ben Carson Bob Ehrlick Bobby Jindal Carly Fiorina Chris Christie Florida poll George Pataki Jeb Bush Jim Gilmore John Bolton John Kasich Lindsey Graham Mike Huckabee Mike Pence News Peter King Rand Paul Rick Perry Rick Santorum Scott Walker St. Leo Poll Ted Cruz Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:06:30 +0000 Kevin Derby 5974727 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Confederate Gov. John Milton's Suicide a Civil War Remembrance http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/end-civil-war-150-years-ago-floridas-confederate-gov-john-milton-killed-himself <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: March 30, 2015 11:19 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/end-civil-war-150-years-ago-floridas-confederate-gov-john-milton-killed-himself"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/johnmilton-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="161" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/end-civil-war-150-years-ago-floridas-confederate-gov-john-milton-killed-himself" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/end-civil-war-150-years-ago-floridas-confederate-gov-john-milton-killed-himself#comments Abraham Lincoln Appomattox Court House Civil War Confederacy Confederate States CSA Edmund Ruffin Florida history History J.T. Camp Jackson County Jeff Milton Jefferson Davis Joe Brown John Milton Natural Bridge News Olustee Robert E. Lee William Hall Milton Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:24:02 +0000 Kevin Derby 5974715 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Rand Paul's Active in Florida as He Readies for 2016 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rand-paul-remains-busy-florida-he-gets-ready-2016 <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: March 30, 2015 10:03 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/rand-paul-remains-busy-florida-he-gets-ready-2016"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/randpaul-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rand-paul-remains-busy-florida-he-gets-ready-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/rand-paul-remains-busy-florida-he-gets-ready-2016#comments 2016 Connie Mack Curt Clawson David Jolly Florida Jeb Bush John Boehner Marco Rubio News Penny Plan Rand Paul Ron Paul Ted Yoho Politics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:07:51 +0000 Kevin Derby 5974689 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com A Leap of Faith -- Into Thin Air http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/leap-faith-thin-air <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: March 30, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>The apparently intentional downing of a Germanwings airliner by the co-pilot has us riveted, as commercial plane crashes usually do.</p><a href="/story/leap-faith-thin-air"><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/leap-faith-thin-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/leap-faith-thin-air#comments Adreas Lubitz Germanwings Miracle on the Hudson News Sullenberger Columns Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:36:35 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5974564 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Fingers Do the Walking http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-341 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: March 30, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-341"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeffstahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_6.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-341" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeff-stahler-cartoon-341#comments Cartoons News Sun, 29 Mar 2015 22:33:50 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5974563 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Stay Alert for Colossal Rick Scott, Bill Nelson 2018 Senate Clash http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stay-alert-colossal-rick-scott-bill-nelson-2018-senate-clash <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: March 29, 2015 7:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stay-alert-colossal-rick-scott-bill-nelson-2018-senate-clash"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscottbillnelson-hinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="92" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stay-alert-colossal-rick-scott-bill-nelson-2018-senate-clash" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stay-alert-colossal-rick-scott-bill-nelson-2018-senate-clash#comments 2018 Alex Sink Bill McCollum Bill Nelson Charlie Crist Connie Mack Harry Reid Jay Rockefeller News Obama Obamacare PPP Rick Scott Tom Harkin Politics Sun, 29 Mar 2015 23:11:06 +0000 Nancy Smith 5974571 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com No. 3: Jeb Bush, Whose Florida Legacies Abound http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-3-jeb-bush-whose-florida-legacies-abound <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: March 29, 2015 7:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>Former Gov. Jeb Bush has been one of the leading political personalities in Florida over the last five years despite not holding or officially running for office during that time.</p><a href="/story/no-3-jeb-bush-whose-florida-legacies-abound"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/thessn202-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="324" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-3-jeb-bush-whose-florida-legacies-abound" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-3-jeb-bush-whose-florida-legacies-abound#comments 2016 Bill McCollum Common Core Florida Foundation for Excellence in Education Foundation for Florida’s Future George H.W. Bush George W. Bush Immigration Jeb Bush Mitt Romney News Rick Scott School Choice Politics Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:32:17 +0000 Kevin Derby 5974498 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Death to America http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/death-america <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: March 28, 2015 7:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> Maybe I'm too sensitive, but when a foreign autocrat leads his people in chants of "Death to America," I take it personally.<a href="/story/death-america"><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/death-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/death-america#comments News Columns Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:25:28 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5974310 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Better Douse It, Mr. President http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-8 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: March 28, 2015 2:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-8"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/glenmccoycartoon-sunshinestatenews_4.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="200" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/glen-mccoy-cartoon-8#comments Cartoons News Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:28:37 +0000 Caitlin@sunshinestatenews.com 5974312 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Loyalty Takes Longer in Florida http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/loyalty-takes-longer-florida <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: March 28, 2015 12:01 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/loyalty-takes-longer-florida"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/a_young_florida_yankees_fan.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="216" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/loyalty-takes-longer-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/loyalty-takes-longer-florida#comments ATLANTA BRAVES Brooklyn Dodgers Cubs Dodgers Hank Aaron Indiantown Jupiter Island Major League Baseball Marlins News PPP Public Policy Polling Rays Red Sox TBS Yankees Columns Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:53:09 +0000 Nancy Smith 5974332 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Nearing the Halfway Mark http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-nearing-halfway-mark <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: March 27, 2015 7:41 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-nearing-halfway-mark"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/floridalegislature-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-nearing-halfway-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-nearing-halfway-mark#comments News Politics Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:44:22 +0000 Nancy Smith 5974318 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com No. 4: Marco Rubio, From Florida House to White House? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-4-marco-rubio-florida-house-white-house <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: March 27, 2015 7:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p>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.</p><a href="/story/no-4-marco-rubio-florida-house-white-house"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/thessn202-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="324" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-4-marco-rubio-florida-house-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/no-4-marco-rubio-florida-house-white-house#comments 2016 Barack Obama Ben Carson Charlie Crist Cuba David Rivera Gang of Eight Immigration reform Jeb Bush Marco Rubio Mike Huckabee News Rand Paul RPOF Senate Ted Cruz Politics Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:26:39 +0000 Kevin Derby 5974142 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com The Dean's List http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/deans-list-4 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/ed-dean">Ed Dean</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: March 27, 2015 6:00 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> 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. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor's or the rest of the staff at Sunshine State News.<a href="/story/deans-list-4"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/deanslistsmall-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="292" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/deans-list-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/deans-list-4#comments News Columns Fri, 27 Mar 2015 19:36:12 +0000 Nancy Smith 5974233 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com