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 >>
Breaking news: People want Jeffrey Loria to sell the Marlins. So much so, in fact, that someone has started an official White House petition to pass legislation that would force Loria to sell the team and allow him to get right back to selling artwork full time.
Marco Rubio may be delivering the Republican response to Barack Obama's State of the Union speech tonight, but he won't be the only local face you'll see on TV. Desiline Victor, age 102, has been chosen to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama during the proceedings.
Shopping for most men is similar to herding cats. While women will drop hints via magazine clippings, e-mails, and the oh-so-subtle just borrowing your credit card and placing a wrapped present under the tree with your best wishes on it, if you ask a man what he wants for Christmas, chances are he'l ... More >>
Last week, while campaigning for re-election, President Barack Obama confirmed that the White House does indeed brew its own beer called White House Honey Ale, and on Tuesday it was revealed there are at least three instances of the general public making public records requests to obtain the recipe. ... More >>
The corpse of Fidel Castro is enjoying a personal renaissance. He's discovered the haiku form. He admires yogis. He keeps going on about a miracle plant called moringa. He's ordering helicopter hijackings in California.
Feverish Ice CreamFeverish heads to the White HouseFeverish Ice Cream owners Felecia Hatcher and Derick Pearson are headed to Washington D.C., where they'll be feted for their accomplishments at a special White House reception tomorrow, Thursday, November 17. Business partners (and husband and w ... More >>
The White HouseMichelle Obama and Bo in the White House garden.The first lady has written a cookbook with gardening tips. The 256-page book, American Grown: How the White House Kitchen Garden Inspires Families, Schools, and Communities, is scheduled to be released April 10 in both print and e-boo ... More >>
Lady Gaga wants to meet with President Obama. Following the news that 14-year old Jamey Rodemeyer committed suicide after years of bullying, Gaga tweeted, "The past days I've spent reflecting, crying, and yelling. I have so much anger. It is hard to feel love when cruelty takes someones [sic] l ... More >>
via ABC NewsJack Tapper at ABC News seems amused by a picture of Obama's brand cigarettes that a reader from Florida sent. Apparently, the presidential pleasure sticks are manufactured by a Uruguayan company, Montepaz, and sold in the States. Aside from that, there's little information about the ... More >>
After running away from an abusive mother in the 1950s, the courts deemed Robert Straley an "incorrigible youth" and sent him to live at the Florida School for Boys in picturesque Marianna, near the Georgia border. Straley couldn't imagine the horror he'd endure: regular beatings and torture at t ... More >>
brownpau via flickr Exit polling says cake wins.Famous French gastronomer Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once said, "Tell me what you eat and I'll tell you what you are." On today, primary day, we offer this message: You can often tell the true measure of a politician more by what ... More >>
Jay Leno and other celebrities were at the White House this weekend for the correspondents' dinner, aka nerdprom. This is the event where the president and the press chummy it up and poke fun of each other for a couple of hours. Obama killed. Leno didn't.via shalfThat's where the White House went ... More >>
Pete Souza/White House FlickrApparently there's very few details yet, but President Barack Obama is planning to visit Miami on April 15 to help the White House's political wing Organizing for America. Sounds like a fundraiser.Naked Politics points to this email from the Democratic Party:We have e ... More >>
7th Graders from St. Thomas Catholic Middle School joined President Obama at the White House as he made a call to astronauts on the International Space Station yesterday. [NBCMiami]The State has decided to challenge a local judge's decision to allow a lesbian couple to adopt a child. [Herald]Just wh ... More >>
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Back in the 1970s, while working on George McGovern's doomed presidential bid in Texas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Taylor Branch shared a room with two driven young Yalies named Bill and Hillary Clinton. via Wikimedia CommonsWhen the man from Hope won the White House in '92, Clinton i ... More >>
When Barack Obama announced Joe Biden as his running mate, America responded with a resounding, "oh, ok." He's an experience, competent guy, don't get us wrong. And by all accounts he made some serious contributions to getting the cabinet together, but it seems that Mr. Biden has returned the Vice P ... More >>
Should we be worrying, ya'll? Economy is going to shit. Let's hope Obama fixes things soon after he gives Bush the boot from the White House next week. Until then, there shall be more drinking and partying to forget we are on the verge of going broke.Here is what you'll want to check out this weeken ... More >>
Here is Calle Ocho's favorite protest group Code Pink throwing shoes at a guy in a Bush mask outside of the White House, because these very mature actions will end the Iraq War tomorrow. The Washington Post has decided to be a very wry version of The Daily Show, and documented the whole thing while ... More >>
Joe Arriola kisses up to the future prez.
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You might need to wear shades to this Popular Science mall tour.
Immigration attorney Cheryl Little spent years banging her head against INS bureaucracy, until a Haitian boat cracked it open
They came to Miami. They gathered publicly. They showed no fear. And they trashed the Cuba embargo.
Why would a man sullied by Iran-contra and illegal propaganda campaigns be a Bush nominee? Good question.
For nearly four decades the CIA has kept secret the identity of a Miami agent who may have known too much too early about Lee Harvey Oswald
A decision on Homestead is imminent, and nobody wants to guess what will happen next
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