The whole process of elections (from PTA to POTUS) is savage, cut-throat, and -- when we're lucky -- incredibly stupid. They will shake the hands of thousands of strangers. They will gorge themselves on local cuisine. They will kiss the stinkiest baby. If votes depended on it, a politician would ... More >>
Last year, George W. Bush headlined the Miami Book Fair International. While this year's edition offers no presidential names on the bill, another former commander-in-chief is preparing for a literary visit to Miami this Fall. The Coral Gables location of Books & Books will be hosting Bill Clint ... More >>
Not very many people in Florida like Governor Rick Scott, so we really didn't expect former democratic President Bill Clinton to like the guy much either. While speaking at a conference for young progressive activists in D.C. today, Clinton called out Scott's effort to strip voting rights from convi ... More >>
"I grew up probably in the same situation as you guys," Rick Scott said yesterday while addressing a group of state legislators. "I started school in public housing. My dad had a sixth-grade education."That would have been fine if he was speaking in front of a group of lawmakers who started schoo ... More >>
South Beach apparently has a hot new party it boy, and his name is former President Bill Clinton. Yes, Bubba hit up the town last night in grand fashion. First, he dined with Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez at Prime One Twelve before crashing football loony Chad Ochocinco's star-studded birthday ... More >>
When we signed off with our last post here on Riptide last night Kendrick Meek was still running a campaign to be elected to the United State Senate as the candidate of the party with the most registered voters in Florida. When we woke up this morning that was still the case. So what happened in bet ... More >>
brownpau via flickr Exit polling says cake wins.Famous French gastronomer Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said, "Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you what you are." On today, primary day, we offer this message: You can often tell the true measure of a politician more by what ... More >>
Bill Clinton dined at Prime One Twelve last night. Former President Bill Clinton dined at Prime One Twelve last night with a party of eight people. The group sat in the wine room in the back of the trendy steakhouse. Although Prime One Twelve is known for its decadent fare (Kobe hotdogs, anyone?) ... More >>
Photo by Karina ChavarriaFormer President Bill Clinton at the Global Initiative Univeristy at BankUnited Center.At an event where a former U.S. president is present, you'd expect to be patted down, have your bags ripped open, and then maybe be carted away by the Secret Service because you forgot to ... More >>
via The U's FacebookBill Clinton was all over town this weekend leading conferences, partying at LIV, looking back on the Elián González saga, being interviewed by George W. Bush's daughter, fixing up homeless shelters, and all that jazz. But really the most important thing he di ... More >>
Courtesy of Clinton Global Initiative UniversityBill Clinton at the first Global Initiative University at Tulane in 2008.University of Miami will be hosting former President Bill Clinton's third-annual Global Initiative University meeting this weekend, and while Clinton will be attracting the ove ... More >>
Days before Fountainbleau's nightclub LIV sinks to a new low by hosting Michelle "Bombshell" McGee, they'll be welcoming a slightly higher profile bold face name who was caught up in a super-sized infidelity scandal of his own: Bill Clinton.
via the BS ReportGrowing up in Florida I've been to the Magic Kingdom a respectable amount of times, and yet I've never been to the hall of Presidents. By most accounts it' can be a terrifying and awkward thing. One of the main points of the show, I'm told, is a speech by an animatronic&nb ... More >>
Warhol, ok. Both Democratic U.S. Senate candidates announced their fundraising haul for the first quarter of 2009 today. Rep. Kendrick Meek, who benefited from a few fundraising appearances by none other than Bill Clinton, raked in $1.49 million. That's roughly on track with other early, non-i ... More >>
Kendrick Meek has one thing no one else in the 2010 Senate fray have - a big fan in former President Bill Clinton. After appearing at a fundraiser for Meek in late January, Clinton made his second pitch for Meek this morning in Jacksonville. With another close ally in Nancy Pelosi, and a veteran of ... More >>
As easy as he is to mock with decades-old jokes, we've got to hand it to Bill Clinton -- the dude can warm a room like Wayne Newton on crystal meth. Not that last night's Fontainebleau crowd was a hostile audience. About 300 of Miami's glitterati -- among them sunglass mogul and philanthropist Sa ... More >>
Cant get enough of Bill Clinton? Have we got a movie for you.
Man and beast do brunch
La Casa de las Guayaberas
Angry Jewish machers, a SoBe club mogul, and Bill Clinton in the middle
¡Grita! The Voice of the Fighting Cuban
Hip hip hooray. The Homestead airport is dead. For now, at least.
Bill Clinton has unfinished business in Homestead, a town he visited long ago but wouldn't recognize today
Opposition to developing an airport in Homestead continues to grow
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
With nothing to show after four years but bitterness and bickering, the plan to turn Homestead Air Force Base into a commercial airport has gone from national model to national embarrassment
You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.
COPEX separates the men from the boys
Bill Clinton wants the military to stop discriminating against gays. Florida's top academic officers apparently couldn't care less.
A presidential candidate we can all get behind
George Bush knows how to make war. Bill Clinton can play the sax. But it's Elvis Presley who's really in charge here.