Florida State Senate

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2014

    Daddy Brews: Get Schooled in the Art of Beer Making

    Miami's craft beer scene is very much alive and growing. It seems locals are realizing beer was made for more than just frat parties or $10 buckets. We now see it should be appreciated with the same respect as a fine red wine. No, really. Jacob Lindsay, owner of Daddy Brews, is not shy to tell you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2012

    Connie Mack Predicts Connie Mack Will Win Senate Race

    So, despite the Real Clear Politics polling average having Connie Mack trailing by six points, and despite Five Thirty Eight giving Connie Mack a one percent chance of winning, and despite the fact not a single newspaper endorsed his candidacy, Connie Mack today has made a bold prediction that Conni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Connie Mack: Pay No Attention to Those Other Biased Polls, My Poll Shows I'm Losing Too

    Florida Senate nominee Connie Mack IV isn't fighting Democrat Bill Nelson as much as he's scrapping with polling and perception. For weeks now, polls have shown Nelson with a huge lead over Mack, and the challenger is in danger of having his campaign written off as unwinnable by donors. So Mack has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Rick Scott's Taxpayer Waste Czar Got $400,00 No-Bid Contract in Taxpayer Money

    Abraham Uccello, the man appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to head a task force to reduce waste in state government, once received a $400,000 no-bid contact from the state to provide "technology consulting." Uccello, by the way, is close friends with Steve MacNamara, Scott's chief of staff.Here's a good ... More >>

  • News

    February 2, 2012
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    August 18, 2011

    Allen West Is Not on a "Marco Rubio Level"; Sorry, Club for Growth

    ​Republican insiders aren't exactly thrilled with the crop of candidates who have entered the race for the GOP nomination to take on incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson. Chris Chocola, president of the Club for Growth, a powerful and influential fiscally conservative 527 group that endorsed Marco Rubio in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Rick Scott Pays Just $360-a-year For His Taxpayer-Subsidized Health Insurance

    According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the average health plan costs an American family $13,770 in premiums a year. Governor Rick Scott pays just $360 to insure himself and his wife thanks to a state Government plan he's enrolled in. Yep. the average American pays 38.25 percent more for their he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Former Senate Candidate Jeff Greene's Infamous Party Yacht Is for Sale

    This, for some reason, is the only image we have on file of Summerwind. ​Would you like to own a yacht that once hosted the likes of Lindsay Lohan and Mike Tyson? Would you like to to be the captain of a boat that was described as something like a Studio 54 of the seas for dorks complete with alle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Report: Kendrick Meek May Drop Out of Senate Race

    Democrat Kendrick Meek may drop out of the senate race giving a independent Charlie Crist an big boost in his chances of defeating conservative Republican Marco Rubio, according to an explosive new report from The Wall Street Journal. Whoa, but is the candidate who just yesterday refused to share an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    With Greene Gone, Meek Still Has Mountain to Climb in US Senate Race

    kendrickmeek.comMeek on Election Day​Kendrick Meek will not miss Jeff Greene. Like that guy at your party who shows up uninvited, plays Kelly Clarkson so loud the cops come, and then bolts before you're handed a noise violation, Greene has been a major headache.But Meek will miss Greene's money. T ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2010
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    July 21, 2010

    Charlie Crist Stays With Real Housewives Star Jill Zarin While Raising Cash in the Hamptons

    ​Could Florida's Senate race get any weirder? First, we have revelations that Jeff Greene (also buddies with Mike Tyson and Heidi Fliess) hosted Lindsay Lohan on his yacht during a New Year's Eve vacation on St. Barts. Now we learn that governor and Senate candidate Charlie Crist stayed at the hom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Senate Poll: Meek Has a Shot Against Rubio, Crist's Best Shot Is as an Independent

    ​Public Policy Polling is back today with its full-fledged Florida Senate general election polling, and it's more or less bad news for Charlie Crist.Yesterday it was announced PPP's new numbers show Crist losing the Republican primary by a whopping 32 points. In fact, as the numbers stan ... More >>

  • News

    August 20, 2009

    Animal Instincts

    Zoophiles love and have sex with animals. Will the world ever accept them?

  • News

    June 18, 2009

    Piece of Mind

    Jackson's mental health unit fails Miami.

  • News

    February 2, 2006

    The Bad Seed Awards

    They all deserve one, but who will take it home?

  • News

    March 8, 2001

    The Last Pony Show

    Owner John Brunetti is determined to save Hialeah Park, but market pressures may spell doom after 76 years of racing

  • News

    January 13, 2000


    Brothers to the Rescue

  • News

    September 24, 1998

    How To Save the Neighborhood

    Let's say you've got a serious zoning problem. Here's what you do: Show up at county hall with armed with allies and solid arguments. Surely your elected representatives will do the right thing.

  • News

    February 26, 1998

    Flying High

    Before heading off to Washington for confirmation as Secretary of the Air Force, State Sen. Daryl Jones got involved in one last bond deal. The money was very good, but the backwash could be very bad.

  • News

    December 7, 1995


    A long-time aide. A few thousand dollars' worth of dubious insurance receipts. A cauldron of allegations. U.S. Attorney Kendall Coffey has been . . . scalded

  • News

    November 9, 1995

    Crime & Politics

    The continuing success of lobbyist Ron Book: Perverse proof of how much lawmakers need lawbreakers

  • News

    September 14, 1994

    Burke Besieged

    The Florida Elections Commission and the Florida Bar. Maybe the FBI, too. For a man who won automatic re-election, Metro Commissioner James Burke seems to have a lot of explaining to do.

  • News

    June 29, 1994

    The Sultan of Schmooze

    Michael Aller can smooth-talk with the best of them. His political friends in Miami Beach love him for it. His creditors don't.