Used to be when the president came to Florida, it was customary for our governor to man-hug him, but with Charlie Crist out of office, that tradition is long gone. During his quick day trip in Miami today, President Obama met both Gov. Rick Scott and former Gov. Jeb Bush and had cordial interacti ... More >>
President Obama sure loves hitting up Miami for fundraisers. POTUS has been in the area several times since his election for numerous cash raising soirees (including one at the Estefan household) and will be back in town March 4 to attend a fundraiser for Democratic Senate candidates as well as t ... More >>
First, let's give the feds some credit.via Texas MonthlyIf the Miami Herald's Sunday story updating the Allen Stanford Ponzi-o-rama is accurate, it took the daily only about ten months to finally begin probing the dozens of federal officials who took millions in cash from the (allege ... More >>
Charlie Crist is such an upbeat fellow that I'm sure he'll appreciate the fact that the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee just sent out an email touting the Gov's silver fox-ish good looks citing his "Good Hair and Nice Tan." He might be a little sad that it comes as part of a compliment sand ... More >>
Oh, the folks on the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee are so quirky. They've set up a new toll-free number pretending to be Gov. Charlie Crist's scheduling office. Sure fooled us. We called the number, 800-403-2195, and were put on hold while some seemingly nice lady told us she'd try to lo ... More >>
I kind of hate when I touch on some point in a throw away joke in a blog entry, and then a little bit later someone with the gift of time, experience and editors makes the same point in a really intriguing, well thought out way. Yesterday, while commenting on the DSCC's early attack ad against Charl ... More >>
The Democrats are ready to paint Charlie Crist as a political escape artist, even before he officially announces whether he will run for Senate. This ad will begin running in the state capital tomorrow. "The DSCC obviously knows they're in trouble in Florida, because this reeks of desperation. Too ... More >>
A downtown Miami firm allegedly helped build an $8 billion Ponzi scheme. It could have been stopped.
LocalHere's a long lines at a job fair story. [Herald]This 18-year-old girl accidentally dragged a cop for eight blocks with her car, and now she's being charged with attempted murder. (ok, ok, maybe it wasn't accidental, but it didn't seeming like a premeditated dragging). [NBC6]Sunday: Storms. Nex ... More >>
Robert Allen Stanford is the latest money manager accused of defrauding his investors out of billions. He is also the latest major Bill Nelson donor caught up in controversy. Yesterday, we told you about the tens of thousands of dollars Sen. Bill Nelson accepted from embattled lobbying firm PMA. ... More >>
When Hugh Westbrook pioneered hospice care, his organization saw to the needs of the dying. Fifteen years later nothing has changed -- except the politics and the profit margins.