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Maurice Ferre

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    October 20, 2010

    Sore Loser Maurice Ferré Endorses Rick Scott To Spite Dems

    Maurice Ferré, who 25 years ago was the mayor of the City of Miami, thinks he didn't get a fair shake in his long shot run for Senate in the Democratic primary. Somehow he's claiming this is "an insult to every Hispanic voter in our state." So what does he do to get back at the Democratic party? He ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    Cuba Hates All Florida's Senate Candidates the Same

    With months to go before the primary elections, candidates are still locking down endorsement. One bit of support that none of the candidates want though is that of Cuba's government controlled press. Luckily, Granma published a story yesterday critical of all four major candidates. In reaction to ... More >>

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    December 3, 2009

    News Roundup: Hurricanes Basketball Remains Undefeated

    A truck driver got trapped between his rig and a forklift while unloading caskets. He was hurt, but luckily he probably won't be needing one of those caskets. He's in stable condition at a hospital. [CBS4]Headline presented with out commentary: "Michelle Spence-Jones pleads not guilty; loses Faceboo ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Maurice Ferre Officially Enters Senate Race

    If you asked us a few months ago which Miami mayor would make a Senate run, we would have guessed Manny Diaz. Boy, would we have been wrong. Maurice Ferre, who was mayor from 1973 to 1985, has officially thrown his hat into the ring to challenge Kendrick Meek in the Democratic primary.Ferre promised ... More >>

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    October 1, 2009

    Is Maurice Ferre About to Mount a Senate Campaign?

    Jonathan Postal​A couple of Democrats have flirted with the idea, but so far no one has stepped up to mount a real challenge against Kendrick Meek in the Senate primary. Now, though, there's buzz that former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre will enter the race next week.Beth Reinhard says Ferre will make ... More >>

  • News

    January 29, 2009

    Developer Tibor Hollo Helped Build Miami

    An epic condo bust can't burst his bubble.

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    December 18, 2008

    Bet on Norman Braman

    Miami's most cantankerous billionaire could win by TKO.

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    May 26, 2005

    The D Word

    Say anything you want, but just don't call them Democrats

  • City Life

    May 12, 2005

    BEST POLITICAL COUP

    Carlos Alvarez

  • City Life

    May 12, 2005
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    November 11, 2004

    Story Line

    Still feisty after all these years, Carl Hiaasen unloads on Miami politics and corporate journalism

  • News

    September 16, 2004

    The Million-Dollar Question

    How did José Cancela manage to spend so much money and get so little in return?

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    August 19, 2004

    MAYOR X

    There are good reasons to vote August 31, but the county mayor's race isn't one of them. Here are five reasons why.

  • News

    August 5, 2004

    Democratic Mayor or Republican Mayor?

    The county mayor's race is nonpartisan -- on the surface

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    July 8, 2004
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    June 24, 2004

    Letters from the Issue of June 24, 2004

    Old pol, bad pickup lines, and authentic hip-hop

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    June 17, 2004

    Ego Without End

    Driven by shameless vanity and enabled by an obliging press, Maurice Ferré, unfortunately, is at it again

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    January 30, 2003

    A Friend Indeed

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

  • News

    June 13, 2002

    They're Here, They're Queer, They Vote

    Opening shots on September 10th's gay-rights ballot

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    November 1, 2001

    By the Numbers

    Experts ponder the possibilities for winning or losing the Miami mayor's race

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    October 4, 2001

    Paradise Lost, Again

    As Miami Beach prepares for life in wartime, it's on its own

  • News

    September 27, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of September 27, 2001

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    September 13, 2001

    That Old Familiar Face

    When you hear the name Maurice Ferré, what comes to mind? Something positive? Negative? Anything at all?

  • News

    July 26, 2001

    Queen of the Oldies

    Josefina Carbonell, Miami's queen of viejo politics, goes to Washington

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the issue of July 5, 2001

  • News

    March 22, 2001

    The Autumn of the Matriarch

    For decades Estrella Rubio has been a street-level general in el exilio's army. But her style of leadership, along with her health, is now fading fast.

  • News

    March 1, 2001

    Out of the Park

    One plan for a new Marlins stadium could be a winner for Miami, which is nice since you're going to pay for it

  • News

    June 15, 2000

    Demetrio's Rules

    The world according to public school board member Demetrio Perez includes exile philosophy, Elian propaganda, and old-Havana-school politics.

  • News

    May 18, 2000

    The Return of Loco Joe

    Miami's mayoral meltdown has a long and nasty history

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    April 27, 2000

    DeFede

    Riding the Tiger

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    February 10, 2000

    Screwing up the Center

    Years behind schedule and way over budget, the performing arts center is another Miami miracle

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    Mission Impossible

    An emphatic mayor. Tons of polling. Heaps of money. But something went wrong with the Penelas campaign that couldn't.

  • News

    August 5, 1999

    Commissioner Kojak

    No ideas, no agenda, and a lot of glad-handing. Welcome to J.L. Plummer's re-election campaign.

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Politics and Spirits

    Miami city worker Caridad Rios swears she's never practiced Santera. Try telling that to the many politicians who befriend her -- or fear her.

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    May 28, 1998
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    January 29, 1998

    X Mayor

    Legal experts and insider politicos agree: Voter fraud will soon force Xavier Suarez from office. Then What?

  • News

    September 12, 1996
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    August 29, 1996
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    August 22, 1996
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    August 15, 1996
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    August 1, 1996
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    July 18, 1996
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    July 18, 1996

    The Ethnic Chopping Block

    To win the most important election in Dade County history, the top mayoral candidates have hacked the voting public to pieces

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    July 4, 1996
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    May 9, 1996
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    February 1, 1996

    Flying Blind

    Homestead Air Force Base: Hundreds of millions of dollars. An arrogant developer. Nine compliant politicians. A vote taken so late at night you never knew what hit you.

  • News

    May 11, 1995

    Secrets and Sunshine

    One thing is clear: Some county commissioners broke the law last December. Another thing isn't so clear: Will they ever be punished?

  • News

    April 13, 1995

    First Class All the Way

    You're a very important person. Someone with influence. A big-shot bureaucrat. A friggin' Dade County Commissioner! And when you travel, you expect those airlines to understand that you want to go first class all the way.

  • News

    December 1, 1993

    Auto Erratic

    The county commission awards a contract for unmarked police cruisers and scores bit. The tally so far: Higher costs, a lawsuit, and not enough cars.

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    August 18, 1993
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