Given Florida's swing state importance, large population and Southern-but-not-quite status, you'd think that someone from this state would have been on a national presidential ticket by now, at least as a running mate.The media is currently rife with speculation that Senator Marco Rubio could be Mit ... More >>
Before he was a Tea Partier, Marco Rubio was just a plain old hard partier. His new memoir, An American Son, is out today, and while reviews seem to indicate it's what you might call sort of boring and politically safe, Florida's junior Senator does admit to drinking and partying in his past. In fac ... More >>
Naked Politics carries the results of a private poll showing that exactly 50 percent of Miami-Dade voters want to see Miami-Dade Carlos Alvarez recalled, while only 34 would vote to keep him in office. 46 percent have an unfavorable opinion of Alvarez, while only 24 percent view him favorably. Th ... More >>
via WonketteAn activist at 2009's very serious CPAC, an event Cardenas will now oversee. Al Cardenas is one of Miami's top political insiders. He's a former two-term chair of the state GOP, and a former member of the nation-wide Executive Committee of the Republican Party. The guy even gave Marco ... More >>
Probably the greatest let down of not electing Charlie Crist to the Senate is not getting to watch him navigate through DC as an independent. He aggressively courted Democrats in the final weeks of the campaign, at one point seemingly open to the idea of Kendrick Meek dropping out and become the ... More >>
Any moment now Florida Governor Charlie Crist is expected to announce that he's running as an independent for Senate. A crowd full of reporters and supporters have gathered at Straub Park in St. Pete, Fl to hear his announcement. We're watching CNN where Wolf Blitzer says they'll be covering it l ... More >>
A university employee says he was treated unfairly. A history of complaints lends credence.
When Hillary Clinton was the front runner in the race towards the White House, University of Miami's campus was aflutter with rumors that President Donna Shalala might be headed back to Washington. Possibly to extend her lead as longest serving secretary of Health and Human Services. A couple of fan ... More >>
It’s a posh address for the uber-wealthy, home of the Rodeo Drive of Miami and wintering spot for the likes of Viagra pitchman Bob Dole. Bal Harbour is also an unlikely home to a feud over public beach access, pitting surfer-types against mega-developers and bureaucrats.
Mi nombre es Róger Calero and yes, I will tax the rich by 100 percent!
Despite many strong stars, this Grisham adaptation amounts to squat
Developer Donahue Peebles is as handsome, smooth, articulate, & nasty as he needs to be
Quik Park's Hank Sopher has made a quick buck from garages and vacant lots. Now politicians are wondering if he's selling the public short.
On one side are politicians and influential business interests. On the other are environmentalists and some very wealthy private citizens. In the middle is Homestead Air Force Base. Dead ahead: An explosive confrontation.
Alex Penelas has gone AWOL, and the Democratic Party faithful are furious
Robert Altman wants your attention, if not your affection
Letters from the issue of February 10, 2000
A much ballyhooed petition supporting a commercial airport in Homestead appears to be a sham
Forget booze. This place's big draw is cocaine served tableside.
Waste dumps, illicit lobbying, paid supporters, hidden agendas. Or politics as usual in Miami-Dade County.
Who has a word for every occasion? FIU professor and quotemeister Dario Moreno, of course.
To win the most important election in Dade County history, the top mayoral candidates have hacked the voting public to pieces
Hialeah Gardens buys its gasoline from pumps owned by a city councilman. A Hialeah Gardens city councilman.
A conservative Nicaraguan presidential candidate nabs the City of Miami's endorsement