One of Donald Trump’s latest victims is NATO. The Republican presidential nominee suggested that if Russia attacked one of the small Baltic countries that recently joined NATO, he would decide whether the U.S. would help them based on whether that nation has met its financial obligations.
Broward County’s Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned as chair of the Democratic National Copmmittee. That’s a shame, but sadly it needed to happen. Known for her fervent support of the party, Ms. Wasserman Schultz had become too much of a distraction.
The Republican Party’s comedy of errors in Cleveland appears to have set a low bar for Democrats at their own nominating convention in Philadelphia this week. But they shouldn’t count on that to pave Hillary Clinton’s way to victory in November.
Yes. Donald Trump is the GOP’s unequivocal, no-longer-presumptive nominee for president. Still controversial, but he sealed the deal fair and square. But his relentlessly dark vision and negativity, even while promising a brighter day, sullied any hoped-for message of unity.
The Miami-Dade School District’s overall grade rose to a B. The state’s largest district cut its number of F-rated schools by more than half, while outperforming the state and other large districts in the percentage of A-rated schools — a tribute to Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and the district’s staff and teachers.
The Republican Convention is here and not since 1968 have political conventions been held in a time of so much national division and tension. That raises the stakes for both party nominees, especially for Mr. Trump, who has created disarray in his own party.
Miami-Dade’s proposed budget comes with a property tax rate decrease and no major services slashed. That represents a vast difference from what Mayor Carlos Gimenez offered just two years ago, when libraries, parks and social service programs across the county were all on the chopping block. Painful budget reductions resulted in contentious public budget hearings where the public outcry was deafening.
Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks about goals for the planning board, which is charged with transportation planning for the county with the Miami Herald editorial board.
MPO Chair Commissioner Jean Monestime talks with the Miami Herald editorial board
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