Feb 4, 2014
Oklahoma House speaker steps down to focus on Senate run
Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon resigned Tuesday from one of the most powerful positions in state government to focus on his run for a U.S. Senate seat and kicked into overdrive a behind-the-scenes race to succeed him.
The Orlando Sentinel
Carol Platt gets former U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon's endorsement in D-9 race
Republican congressional candidate Carol Platt has received the endorsement of former U.S. Rep. Dave Weldon in a three-way Republican primary race to take on Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in District 9. Platt's campaign announced the endorsement of Weldon, the Brevard County physician who represented that area in Congress from 1995 ... (more)
King's legacy still cause of debate
It is a large legacy that looms over the past five decades, from the prophetic "I Have a Dream" speech delivered during the March on Washington to his last campaign taking a stand for underpaid black sanitation workers in Memphis, the city where he was slain.
Letter: Some politicians are 'tools' for lagoon polluters
I am writing in response to Jason Steele's comments in Friday's "online reaction" regarding pollution of the Indian River Lagoon.
Sunshine State News
Republicans Gear Up to Replace Trey Radel in Congress
Republicans are starting to hover over Trey Radel as the disgraced congressman continues rehab after being busted with cocaine.