Corrine Brown

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2014

    Florida GOP "Made a Mockery" of Fair Redistricting Amendments, Judge Rules

    "Gerrymandering" is a big, strange word, but in Florida it describes a simple enough problem: The state's legislative districts are so artificially drawn that one of the nation's most purple electorates has a lockstep Republican state house that will never face a serious challenge. Four years ago, v ... More >>

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    October 13, 2009

    When It Comes to "Government Waste," Ros-Lehtinen and the Diaz-Balarts Might as Well Be Democrats

    Cover art from CAGW's Waste Watch​The Citizens Against Government Waste's name pretty much says it all. The fiscally conservative think tank hates pork and government waste, which apparently includes programs such as expanding health care to kids in low-income families, providing low-interest loan ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Super-Hot Senate Poll Action: No One Likes Corrine Brown

    Mason-Dixon released another Senate poll, and like every single 2010 Florida Senate poll before it, it finds Charlie Crist is far and away the frontrunner. Ninety-seven percent recognize Crist's name, and 49 percent of regular voters find him favorable. Marco Rubio is raising his statewide name reco ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    McCollum Has Eight-Point Advantage Over Sink; Crist Still on Top

    Last time we checked in on the polling digits, Quinnipiac claimed Democratic CFO Alex Sink had a four-point lead over Republican AG Bill McCollum, but the latest poll from Rasmussen shows quite a different race. Its numbers show McCollum leading Sink 42-34 percent, with 18 percent still un ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    Rep. Corrine Brown Just Loves Talking About Sports

    When Corrine Brown announced she was interested in running for Senate last week we had a little fun reminiscing about her bizarre appearance on the House floor "gradulating" the Florida "Gator" for their BCS title. Well, this lady is a serious sports fan. As you probably know some other profess ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    I Want To Gradulate Corrine Brown On Her Possible Senate Bid

    Rep. Corrine Brown strikes me as a relatively fearless politician. Which is why it's not out of character that she's thrown her hat in as a possible candidate for the Democratic nomination for Florida's open senate seat, even if it means challenging front runner, family friend, and colleag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    What Exactly are the Limits of the Daily Papers' Story Sharing Schemes?

    Walt DisneyWill Florida's newspapers all dance in unison?So, the Miami Herald, the Palm Beach Post and the Sun-Sentinel still share stories as part of their agreement. The Sun-Sentinel and the Orlando Sentinel share content because they're both part of the troubled Tribune Corp. The Miami Herald con ... More >>

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    June 3, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalThe City is trying to squeeze out the under-the-Tuttle sex offenders by citing a nearby island as a park, but since there's no playground on the island the State doesn't really care. [Herald]Andre Pierre is now the mayor of North Miami. Haitian Americans also regained their majority o ... More >>

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    November 30, 2000

    The Untold Story

    Guess who's coming to vote? Guess again.

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    April 8, 1999
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    July 30, 1998

    Baba's Big Bucks

    African millionaire Foutanga Dit Babani Sissoko opened his checkbook and stole Miami's heart. Not surprisingly, that wasn't the only thing he stole.

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    September 25, 1997

    The Baba Chronicles

    For some people, African millionaire Foutanga Dit Babani Sissoko was a dream come true. For others he was a nightmare.

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    January 12, 1994

    Our Man in Haiti

    Former Dade politician Darryl Reaves was ready when the call came: The military rulers in Port-au-Prince need your help!

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    January 13, 1993

    From The Back of the Bus to the Driver's Seat

    Miami's black community finally gets an honest shot at the county commission, and the scramble among candidates is on