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Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

Politics

Oath of office, constitution drive Bondi

Oath of office, constitution drive Bondi

TALLAHASSEE — During her first term as attorney general, Pam Bondi made a show of sorting the world into good and evil and fought like an avenging angel.
Updated: 3 hours ago
U.N. vote on Cuba embargo again pits U.S. against world

U.N. vote on Cuba embargo again pits U.S. against world

TAMPA — A vote this week in the United Nations will serve as a reminder of the long-standing U.S. policy to isolate Cuba as a means of encouraging moves toward democratic rule there.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Execution delay inspired Sheldon to run

Execution delay inspired Sheldon to run

TALLAHASSEE — George Sheldon says he was persuaded by the actions of one person to run for attorney general: Pam Bondi, the incumbent Republican.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Crist wooing voters with a populist approach

Crist wooing voters with a populist approach

TAMPA ­­— With the campaign for Florida governor entering its final days, Democratic candidate Charlie Crist is increasing his emphasis on issues of economic populism and inequality in a move reminiscent of Barack Obama’s 201...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Attorney general candidates have different motivations

Attorney general candidates have different motivations

TALLAHASSEE — With a solidly conservative track record, incumbent Republican Attorney General Pam Bondi is seeking a second term.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Retiring Pasco commissioner leaves a lasting legacy

Retiring Pasco commissioner leaves a lasting legacy

NEW PORT RICHEY — Commissioner Pat Mulieri, who retires this month after two decades in office, has a favorite saying about Pasco County — that’s “on the cusp.”
Updated: 9 hours ago
State District 67 race wide open

State District 67 race wide open

CLEARWATER — Given Florida’s profusion of legislative districts that routinely lean Republican or Democratic, Pinellas County has a number considered to be toss-ups.
Published: 10/25/14
Hillsborough residents embrace early voting

Hillsborough residents embrace early voting

TAMPA — Under a balmy October sky Friday, voters trickled into the side door of the Jan Kaminis Platt Regional Library in South Tampa, casting ballots 11 days before the 2014 general election....
Published: 10/24/14
Supporters, protesters greet Scott at Tampa rally

Supporters, protesters greet Scott at Tampa rally

Gov. Rick Scott got a cold reception outside from an organized protest, but the welcome inside was as warm as the café con leche during a campaign appearance this morning at La Cubanita Cafe on North Bruce B. Downs Boulevard.
Published: 10/24/14

Bondi asks federal court to keep gay marriage ban

TALLAHASSEE — Same-sex couples should continue to be prevented from getting married in Florida until a legal battle plays out about the constitutionality of the state’s gay-marriage ban, Attorney General Pam Bondi said in a federal-cour...
Published: 10/24/14