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Jeb Bush

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    Jeb Bush Will Decide on Presidential Run By the End of the Year

    Miami is looking ever more likely to be the gravitational center of the GOP battle for 2016's Presidential race. Locally grown Sen. Marco Rubio has already promised to make a call within the next year about whether to toss his hat into the wide-open Republican field and now the man that may well be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2013

    Charlie Crist Writing Tell-All Book About His Breakup With Republican Party

    It's a story of broken trust, backstabbing, and revenge. It's Charlie Crist's upcoming book. Yes, Florida's most famous Republican turned Democrat is penning a tell-all book about his journey from "Ronald Reagan Republican" to Obama-hugging Democrat, and it's coming out this winter.

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Marco Rubio Narrowly Leads GOP Presidential Pack, Jeb Bush in Fourth, Poll Finds

    Hope you like a long, drawn-out campaign, GOP faithful! Because three years out from choosing a nominee to run in the 2016 presidential race, Republican voters aren't showing any inclination toward picking a favorite yet.Marco Rubio narrowly leads the field in a new Quinnipiac poll out this morning, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Marco Rubio Is GOP's Top Choice for 2016, But He's Trailing Hilary Clinton by 14 Points

    It's not exactly news that Republicans have such a deep politi-crush on Marco Rubio that they'd like nothing more than to make him their 2016 nominee. Once again, Public Policy Polling has found that he's Republicans top choice.However, PPP also ran a head-to-head poll matching up Rubio against Demo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Rick Scott's Ridiculous Legal Challenges Have Already Cost Taxpayers Almost $1 Million

    When it comes to pushing new laws, Gov. Rick Scott has developed a predictable routine: 1) Propose clearly unconstitutional and possibly insane new law. 2) Get sued. 3) Inspire heavy Daily Show mockery. 4) Lose over and over again in court.While we all love the Daily Show fodder, steps two and four ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    Quentin Wyche Will Face Trial for Murder of FIU Football Player, Judge Throws Out Self Defense Claim

    ​Quentin Wyche stands accused of murdering FIU football running back Kendall Berry after an on-campus brawl in 2010, but his lawyer had hoped to get him off the hook without even facing trial. Wyche's attorneys cited the controversial 2005 "Stand Your Ground" law signed by former Gov. Jeb Bush tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Al Cardenas' Wife: Homosexuals "Threaten the Moral Fiber of Our Society"

    ​Al Cardenas, the Miami mega-lobbyist and lawyer who once headed the Republican Party of Florida and now head of the influential American Conservative Union, has exercised his right to be married to a woman named Diana for the past 32 years. Though, it seems Diana is dead set against extending the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Opa-Locka Mayor Myra Taylor Fined $1,500 In Ethics Complaint

    Opa-Locka Mayor Myra Taylor​Opa-Locka could use some good news. Unfortunately, it's not forthcoming. This past July 26, the city's mayor Myra Taylor agreed to pay a $1,500 fine and receive a public reprimand from the Miami-Dade Ethics Commission.An investigation revealed that in 2009 and 2010, whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    John L. Winn Sticks It to Miami Central and Miami Edison

    Meet John L. Winn, destroyer of African-American public schools. ​Interim Florida Education Commissioner John L. Wynn's controversial plan to screw over the students at Miami Edison Senior High and Miami Central Senior High has to be stopped. The state's top education man is proposing that the sch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Poll: Florida Republicans Still Have No Idea Who They Want to Run for Senate

    ​At this point the 2012 horse race the republican primary for the Florida senate seat sort of mirrors the party's primary for the presidential nomination: a bunch of not-terribly-exciting politicians that no one seems to be all that excited about. The latest poll by Sunshine State Communications, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Orlando Bosch, Cuban Exile Militant, Dies at 84

    ​Orlando Bosch, a hero to many in Miami's Cuban exile community and an unrepentant terrorist to others, has died at the age of 84 in Miami after a prolonged fight with illness. Bosch, a fierce anti-Castro militant, had been linked to several violent acts in his life, including ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Rick Scott Wants to Cut Everglades Restoration Funding by 66 Percent, But Most Floridians Disagree

    ​Sure, it's just a big swamp, but a fervor to protect the Everglades flows through the souls of most Floridians. It's our big swamp, dammit, and most of us understand its ecological importance. Apparently, though, our Illinois-born governor, Rick Scott, doesn't share such a passion. His controvers ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2011

    Rick Scott Firm on Support for Arizona-Style Immigration Law as Bill Moves Forward

    ​Governor Rick Scott remains steadfast in bringing Arizona-style immigration laws to Florida even as members of the state GOP remain wary of the idea. Today, State Rep. William Snyder, R-Stuart, held the first hearing on his bill that would bring such new laws to Florida.

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Rick Scott to Abolish Office of Drug Control as Pill Mill Fight Faces Uphill Battle

    ​Cracking down on pill mills was supposed to be one of the state government's biggest triumphs of the year. New legislation taking aim at regulating "pain management" clinics that wantonly prescribe addictive pain medications went into effect in October, but the government has blown several deadli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    Marco Rubio Rated Best Potential Republican Presidential Candidate Based on Communication Skills

    ​There's already at least one online moment hoping to draft Marco Rubio to run for President in 2012. Those supporters might not be completely insane. An analysis by former ABC News journalist and media professional Brad Phillips rates Rubio the best communicator of all potential Republican ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2010

    Republican Sen. Alex Villalobos Endorses Alex Sink for Governor

    ​State Sen. Alex Villalobos, the former Republican majority leader of the Senate, has looked at the top of the Republican ticket in Florida this year and he doesn't like what he sees. He's already endorsed independent Charlie Crist in the Senate race and democrat Dan Gelber in the Attorney General ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Rick Scott Promises to "Look Into" Obama's Birth Certificate

    via Internet WeeklyBirther in chief, Lou Dobbs​Following in the footsteps of Marco Rubio, Republican Governor Candidate Rick Scott has found himself flirting with the birther movement. When speaking today at a rally in Central Florida's uber-retirement mecca, The Villages, he was confronted w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Lawton Chiles' Son Thinking About Entering Governor's Race

    ​Are you ready for Governor Lawton Chiles 2.0? Alex Sink sure isn't.Naked Politics reports that Lawton Chiles III is considering making a late entrance into the governor's race as a democrat. Alex Sink, the state's CFO, has been running for nearly a year now and was considered a lock to win the de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Crist Runs as an Independent: The Live Blog

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Gov. Charlie Crist Vetoes SB6

    ​Gov. Charlie Crist has vetoed the Jeb Bush-backed, controversial SB6. The education bill would have eliminated tenure for newly hired teachers, and would have tied a portion of teachers' salaries to test score results."I say we must start over. This bill has negatively affected the morale of our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Remember When GOP Governors Were the Future of Their Party?

    The atmosphere at the Intercontinental Hotel in Downtown Miami last November during the Republican Governor's Conference was hopeful. The GOP governors where the only national wing of the party to actually gain membership in the 2008 election, and the line was it was th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2009

    Alex Sink Announces Governor Bid

    Well, that didn't take long at all. Just over 24 hours after Charlie Crist announced he will not seek re-election, and instead concentrate on his Senate bid, Florida's CFO Alex Sink has officially announced her intentions to run for Governor. Sink, one of only two democrats to hold state-wide e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Dear License Plate Jesus, Take Away This Swine Flu and Give Us Back Our Bea Arthur

    What a roller coaster this swine flu, excuse me, H1N1 is: First someone jumped the gun on reporting the first case in Florida, a lady traveled through Miami carrying the virus, then 20 suspected cases in Miami-Dade were sent for testing. None of those came back positive, but two others in Florida di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2009

    Apparently, The Next University Chancellor Should Be Some Sort of Expletive

    Florida's University Chancellor Mark Rosenberg resigned last fall, and returned to FIU where he previously served as provost. John Delaney, President of the University of North Florida is serving in the interim, but the hunt is on for the full time replacement. Rosenberg's tenure was marked wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2008

    Jeb Bush Should Just Run for RNC Chairman

    We imagine running the GOP looks exactly like this anyway: wearing a wizard's hat while leading a bunch of racially insensitive white people with children's brains. The Republican Party has become more or less a parody of itself. Chip Saltsman is running to chair that sinking ship, and as part of h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2008

    Dems' "Empty Chair Charlie" Strategy Is Empty-Headed

    Florida Dems, let us share a bit of well-known advice that helped your national party unseat a seemingly unbeatable Republican incumbent back in '92: It's the economy, stupid. After re-electing party chairwoman Karen Thurman this weekend, the state Democrats vowed to continue their crusade again ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2008

    Will There Be Any Miamians in Obama's Administration?

    Not only did Barack Obama pass over Manny Diaz as secretary of HUD, but also he is widely expected to name Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion as head of his newly created Office of Urban Policy, another position Diaz was considered in the running for. But with the nasty habit our most powerful l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2008

    New Florida Justice Makes Dem Blood Boil

    Charles Canady, Charlie Crist, Bill Clinton

  • News

    March 15, 2007

    Axing the Property Tax

    Potamkins homestead has a market value of $21 million.... Raul Masvidal owes $33,639 in taxes for his four-bedroom residence.

  • Music

    December 15, 2005
  • News

    November 17, 2005

    No Horse Race

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

  • News

    May 5, 2005

    Miami Gun Rhapsody

    Who's packing heat in the Magic City? You don't have to conceal your curiosity a second longer

  • News

    March 10, 2005

    Ocean Thrive

    Call it what you will -- mindless fluff, starstruck drivel -- but Ocean Drive has perfected a formula that's the envy of the publishing world

  • Calendar

    January 6, 2005
  • News

    September 2, 2004

    The Teele Conspiracy

    Is the Miami commissioner the target of a wicked plot? Or is he spinning a yarn so complex everyone's now dizzy?

  • News

    July 8, 2004

    From the Cradle to the Rave

    Etiquette for the glow stick set

  • Music

    May 13, 2004

    Party Poopers

    Clubland comes under siege at city hall

  • Calendar

    January 8, 2004

    Camera Ready

    Esteemed magazine makes pictorial history

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    A Friend Indeed

    Meet Camilo Padreda, dynamic businessman, faithful Republican, patron of law enforcement, convicted felon

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    The Big Cypress Deal

    The cover story is conservation, but the Bush boys have their hands in the taxpayers' pockets again

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    Bleeding Stierheim

    "Business whiz" Joe Arriola turns and bites the education hand that appointed him

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    Enough's Enough

    Will the county risk Homestead's future on a no-win lawsuit? Find out on Tuesday.

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    Victory!

    Hip hip hooray. The Homestead airport is dead. For now, at least.

  • News

    December 28, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of December 28, 2000

  • News

    November 23, 2000

    Magic Primeval, Part 2

    On the eve of its permanent disfigurement, the Miami Circle unleashed its mysterious powers of survival

  • News

    August 31, 2000

    At Long Last Busted

    The effort to bring felony charges against Manuel Diaz was fraught with innuendo, suspicion, and an alleged conflict of interest

  • News

    February 17, 2000

    DeFede

    Leave the Driving to CANF

  • News

    December 24, 1998
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    September 21, 1994

    Back on Top

    You may admire him or you may find him disgusting. But at least you've got to hand it to him: Jorge Mas Canosa has got clout.

  • News

    May 15, 1991
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