Subject:

House of Representatives

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Senator Allan Bense?

    ​Washington Post blogger and former Mouthpiece Theater cohost Chris Cillizza adds another name to the list of possible politicos Charlie Crist could appoint to Mel Martinez's soon-to-be-vacated Senate seat: former state Rep. Allan Bense.Add that to a list that already includes Jim Smith, Gov. Bob ... More >>

  • News

    June 18, 2009

    Piece of Mind

    Jackson's mental health unit fails Miami.

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Peel the Vote '09: Not That Carollo, But Still a Carollo

    Alex Izaguirre In the crowded race to for the city commission seat being vacated by Joe Sanchez, perennial candidate Frank Carollo has amassed $95,275 in campaign . The guy's run before.Vitals: A 39-year-old certified public accountant with a perfectly symmetrical pompadour. Qualifications: Ra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    Peel the Vote '09: Luis Morse For Miami Commish

    Alex Izaguirre Today Banana Republican begins a weekly series assessing candidates running for various municipal elected offices this year. Let's turn our attention to the district three city commission race in Miami where we have seven contenders vying to replace Joe Sanchez, who is running for ma ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    Ex-North Miami Mayor Elton Gissendanner Is Back

    A prison stay and bankruptcy can't keep him down.

  • News

    April 24, 2008

    The Water's Fine!

    Or is it? With the budget ax hovering, we might never know.

  • News

    March 27, 2008

    Kid Stuff

    Politics helped propel college dropout Carlos Manrique to the top of the educational ladder.

  • News

    July 26, 2007

    Miami: Screwed Again

    The legislature helped taxpayers, but not in the Magic City

  • News

    November 17, 2005

    No Horse Race

    The past, present, and future of horse racing are all in South Florida

  • Music

    August 22, 2002

    Artemis of Reason

    Just because the labels can charge royalties doesn't mean they should

  • News

    October 11, 2001

    America's Past Time

    Where have you gone, Ted Williams? Islamorada turns its eyes to you

  • News

    August 16, 2001

    Space Cowboy

    Someone please tell Bill Nelson that not everyone in the Democratic Party looks like him

  • News

    July 19, 2001

    The Carlos Lacasa File

    Meet the most powerful politician you know nothing about

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    Under New Management

    Steve Shiver demonstrates once again why he is not qualified to be county manager

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    New World, Old Woes

    The battle to restore funding for the New World School of the Arts is under way

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Squeeze Play

    When an influential developer wants to cram a size-10 project on a size-4 parcel of waterfront land, who can he turn to for help? The ever-accommodating Miami City Commission, of course.

  • News

    November 9, 2000

    The Return of Darryl Reaves

    It was sweet and sour, and above all it was short

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Deep Well Infection

    A sordid tale about breaking rule number one: Don't shit where you drink

  • News

    August 24, 2000

    Schoolhouse Knocks

    Although the Liberty City Charter School helped make Jeb Bush governor, four years on it's barely passing

  • News

    March 23, 2000

    DeFede

    A .22-Caliber Mayor with .357-Magnum Ambitions

  • News

    February 3, 2000

    The Perfect Scam

    For the workers life is no carnival, believe it or not

  • Culture

    November 18, 1999

    Picture Memory City

    "Habana, Mayo 1997"

  • News

    September 16, 1999

    Buyer (and Cops) Beware

    Former employees sold out sleazy South Miami-Dade car dealer John Svadbik. So why are police doing nada?

  • News

    November 12, 1998
  • News

    July 23, 1998

    Don't Call Me a Lobbyist!

    Even though my name is Chris Korge and Alex Penelas is my best buddy and all the commissioners are indebted to me and I guarantee you'll get that fat county contract

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Cyber Stakes

    South Florida is at the heart of the Internet gambling boom -- and of the war to stop it

  • News

    January 16, 1997

    Guess Who's Coming Back to Dinner Key?

    In the waning rounds of the Dinner Key boat yard brawl, a third heavyweight returns to the ring

  • News

    March 21, 1996

    There Oughta Be a Law!

    Micky Arison and other cruise industry bigwigs are pushing Congress to ship potential lawsuits overseas

  • News

    November 9, 1995
  • News

    August 31, 1994

    The Case of the Invisible Candidate

    , The 107th District state House race provides a mystery worthy of Dashiell Hammett

  • News

    August 10, 1994

    Burke's Law

    Is there a financial adviser in the house?

  • News

    January 19, 1994

    The Jockeying Club

    Dade County Commissioner Sherman Winn hasn't even announced whether he'll retire, but ambitious politicos are already lining up for battle

  • News

    October 27, 1993

    Tales of the Limp Blimp

    Who's watching TV Marti? No one. Who's paying for TV Marti? We are. At least for another few months.

  • News

    July 14, 1993

    Mr. Diaz-Balart Goes to Washington

    When an unsuspecting Colorado congressman tries to cut funding to Radio and TV Martí, the freshman lawmaker gives a taste of exile politics, Miami-style

  • Film

    September 23, 1992
  • News

    August 7, 1991
  • News

    January 16, 1991
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