Why can’t Miami-Dade, FL Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s sons wait until he’s out of office to dip into the till? Julio Gimenez is pursuing a deal to build on county land. C.J. Gimenez lobbies for clients with county contracts.
Waterfront Museum Park will be named after the city’s history-making, six-term mayor, Maurice A. Ferré. He pushed the vision of Miami as a gateway to the Americas at a time when the establishment resisted change.
Florida voters elected Democrat Nikki Fried Agriculture Commissioner, not powerful NRA lobbyist Marion Hammer, who wants to shift Florida’s concealed weapons permitting program to Republican CFO Jimmy Patronis.
As his days as governor wind down, Rick Scott suspends Broward Elections Supervisor Brenda Snipes and appoints his fixer, Pete Antonacci. The move is designed to aid a 2020 Trump win in Florida by manhandling its largest Democratic county.
A Miami Herald columnist remembers lunch with President George H.W. Bush at the White House in 1989. What does a journalist talk about with the president at a White House lunch when protocol mandates no questions asked?
Palm Beach predator Jeffrey Epstein got away with ‘Lolita Express’ trafficking ring because powerful men like Trump Secretary of Labor Alex Acosta allowed it, making a mockery of Florida’s sex offender laws.
Hillary Clinton’s immigration platform in the 2016 presidential election vowed to “embrace immigrants, not denigrate them.” Now the Democrat says Europe must “get a handle” on migration to thwart populism.
Miami Commissioner Joe Carollo is on a mission to kill the arts and culture event Viernes Culturales. It’s political payback against Ball & Chain owner Bill Fuller, who chairs the event’s nonprofit board.
CNN journalist Jim Acosta forced Cuban dictator Raúl Castro to answer questions about the taboo topic of political prisoners. It’s shameful that he loses White House credentials for questioning President Trump.
The 2018 Florida recount is not about stealing an election, Gov. Rick Scott. It’s about making sure every vote is counted correctly in the tight races for governor, U.S. Senate, and agriculture commissioner.
A divided Florida voted in record numbers. In the mixed-bag of election results, slim but big wins went to the Trump brand of conservatism of Ron DeSantis and Gov. Rick Scott. But Andrew Gillum almost happened.
The Brennan Center for Justice calls Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s denial of voting rights to felons “one of the most punitive disenfranchisement policies in the country.” Yes on Florida Amendment 4 ends repression.
On the campaign trail for the midterm elections, and in Florida this week, President Trump wants to end via executive order the birthright citizenship guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution’s 14th Amendment.
President Donald Trump’s tweet blames media for “anger.” But all targets of pipe bomb mailings – CNN, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other Democrats – have been targets of Trump’s violent hate speech.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi was treated to a Cuba-style act of repudiation, staged by Cuban-American Miami-Dade Republicans, when she came to campaign for Donna Shalala and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell.
In the race against Donna Shalala, Maria Elvira Salazar portrays herself as a GOP hardliner on Cuba like Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. But she told this columnist that President Trump should talk with Raúl Castro.