Katherine Harris

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Dear Dems, Please Do Not Run Charlie Crist for Governor

    Dear Democratic Party of Florida,Rumors have been swirling that Charlie Crist would be joining your party ever since he got his ass handed to him Tea-Party style in the 2010 Senate race. Now there's very specific gossip going around that he'll announce his official membership in your party in a Sund ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    Katherine Fernandez Rundle Is No Janet Reno

    Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke takes on the Miami-Dade state attorney.Katherine Fernandez Rundle is no Janet Reno. Miami-Dade's top prosecutor, who is a Democra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Bill Nelson Back On Top of Connie Mack in Latest Poll

    See also "Connie Mack Now Leads Bill Nelson by Nine Points in Major Reversal."Yesterday, a Rasumussen Reports poll indicated that Republican challenger Rep. Connie Mack IV had taken a commanding nine-point lead in the the race against incumbent Senator Bill Nelson.But not so fast. A new poll release ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Jacksonville Elects First Democratic Mayor in 20 Years: What Does It Mean for Florida Politics?

    Jacksonville Mayor-elect Alvin Brown​Conservative Republican Mike Hogan was expected to walk away with the Jacksonville Mayoral race. He comes from a family so entrenched in the area, there's several streets that bare the Hogan name. He ran on a campaign promising no new taxes, smaller government, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    MSNBC Host Joe Scarborough Being Courted to Run for Senate

    ​Last time Sen. John Cornyn, head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, tried to recruit someone from Florida to run for U.S. Senate, he chose Charlie Crist, and we all know that didn't work out so well. Now, for 2012, he's going after another Republican with possible cross-pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Florida Circus: NY Times Dives Into the Crist-Rubio Race

    ​The New York Times Magazine's massive piece about the Marco Rubio vs. Charlie Crist race just went online. If you've been keeping a close eye on the race, and reading our nearly obsessive coverage, there's not a lot new to learn besides some interesting color here and there. If you haven't, it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Why Didn't The Herald Write More About Bill Nelson's Stanford Ponzi Problem?

    First, let's give the feds some credit.via Texas Monthly​​If 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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    News Roundup

    GeneralBoston-area investor Dennis Stackhouse has been arrested and charged with bilking almost $1 million from a county-supported plan to build a biotech business park in Liberty City. [Herald]After a large amount of cases of swine flu this past spring, there haven't been many cases reported in Mia ... More >>

  • 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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Norman: Crist's Alleged Former Boy Toy Booked for Stealing Pastor's Daughter's Wedding Ring

    ​Remember Jason Wetherington? New Times Broward-Palm Beach columnist Bob Norman penned a story about the lad, who apparently went around blabbing he had a hotel-room tryst with Gov. Charlie Crist in 2006. Wetherington also worked for Katherine Harris's hilariously failed 2006 Senate campaign.  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    Who Will Charlie Crist Appoint to Replace Mel Martinez?

    Charlie Crist has the power​As long as I live, I don't think Florida will see a more chaotic election cycle than 2010. Now, Mel Martinez has thrown in another twist by resigning early, leaving the decision to pick his appointment to Gov. Charlie Crist, who is running to replace Martinez himself. L ... More >>

  • News

    April 9, 2009

    The Fall of a Titan

    A downtown Miami firm allegedly helped build an $8 billion Ponzi scheme. It could have been stopped.

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Connie Mack IV Will Not Run for Senate in State He Barely Lives In

    If Charlie Crist does not run for Senate, Marco Rubio is officially the luckiest man on Earth. Rep. Connie Mack IV (né Cornelius Harvey McGillicuddy IV), who pulled in decent numbers during early polling mainly because he shares a name with his father, former Sen. Connie Mack III, has decided not t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    See, We're Not the Only State That Can Screw Up an Election

    via Wikimedia CommonsIt has been over eight years now since Florida changed the history of the world forever by not being able to count votes correctly, and we have been apologizing for it ever sense. I mean, we weren't sorry enough to not vote for Bush in 2004, and Broward County wasn't sorry enoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Katherine Harris Enjoyed a Nice Caribbean Vay-cay with 'Mini-Madoff' Allen Stanford

    There are quite a few South Florida connections to the ongoing "mini-Madoff" scandal surrounding Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford, who faces civil charges from the SEC that he orchestrated a "massive, ongoing fraud" to the tune of $8 billion through his Stanford International Bank. Stanfo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Joe Scarborough Won't Run For Senate Because Republicans are Now the Taliban

    Just Yesterday, we were talking about a Joe Scarborough Senate run in 2010. And why not? If Charlie Crist doesn't run, former Rep. Joe "I Have a TeeVee Show" Scarborough sounds just as good or better than Connie "Hey, Remember my Dad?" Mack IV, Vern "Not Katherine Harris" Buchanan, and Marco "Check ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    MSNBC's Lone Conservative Rethinking a Senate Run

    Back in 2006 when the Republican party came to the hard, cold realization that they would have to run political train wreck Katherine Harris as their Senate Nominee they begged and pleaded with former Congressman and MSNBC talking head Joe Scarborough to run. "Please, Joe, Please, Don't let us prete ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Fun with Analogies: Charlie Crist and Anderson Cooper

    Charlie Crist and Anderson Cooper have so much in common. They both have signature white, neatly kept hair. They both seem to have experience with unnatural tanning. Crist, though a Repubican, says he tries to keep his governing balanced and beyond party politics. Cooper, as a journalist, keep his o ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Hate Shack, Not Where It's At

    The new, not-entirely-improved lifeguard shacks are making South Beach locals cringe

  • Culture

    April 12, 2007

    What a Character

    She's had her brush with online infamy. Now Lily Tomlin is ready to make you laugh again

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    Gonzo Gore

    The ex-vice prez sure can talk. Who knew?

  • News

    March 9, 2006

    Manly, Yes

    An Aventura minister pumps testosterone into the faith

  • Music

    June 23, 2005


    Haunted Cities (Atlantic)

  • News

    December 9, 2004

    Judge Not

    Leslie Rothenberg wasn't fit for the bench once before, and she's not fit now

  • Film

    October 14, 2004

    Nukes in the Florida Room

    Film festival in South Beach faces elections head-on

  • News

    September 23, 2004

    Rage Against the Machines

    Like a modern version of Fritz Lang's Metropolis, well-meaning people battle corrupt mechanisms only to discover that the true enemies of democracy are human.

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Oops, He Did It Again

    Steve Shiver finds yet another way to raise questions about his ethics

  • News

    April 22, 1999

    Summit Envy

    Miami Mayor Joe Carollo dreams of a world [trade center] without Alex Penelas

  • News

    December 31, 1998