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Ros-Lehtinen to face challenger(s) next year

Ros-Lehtinen to face challenger(s) next year

Now there are two. Scott Fuhrman was the first to announce his intention. And this week Miami Beach Commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez also informed that in 2018 she plans to challenge south Florida’s longtime member of congress from District 27, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Sanders, socialist hopeful, gains in race against Clinton

Sanders, socialist hopeful, gains in race against Clinton

David Brooks writes in Mexico’s La Jornada of Bernie Sanders’ political revolution to rescue his country. And he concludes that maybe thanks to Sen. Sanders, the word “socialist” will cease to be taboo in the U.S.

Progressives make gains in Spanish elections; conservatives lose majority

Progressives make gains in Spanish elections; conservatives lose majority

Preliminary results from Spain’s regional elections on Sunday showed big gains for upstart leftist and center-right parties and the conservatives losing their majority.

Florida pays lip service to health care for the poor

Florida pays lip service to health care for the poor

Scott is less interested in these people’s travails than he is in practicing the GOP’s favorite pastime, bashing Barack Obama.

Five things Latinos need to know about Marco Rubio

Five things Latinos need to know about Marco Rubio

As a presidential candidate, Rubio’s poll numbers with Latinos are just as bad as the rest of the GOP field – if not worse – and after a look at his policies, it’s easy to see why.

A love-hate tale: Obamacare in Florida   

A love-hate tale: Obamacare in Florida  

Just how out of touch are Florida’s Republican legislators with the needs of the people of the state?

Gov. Rick Scott shifts again on Medicaid expansion

Gov. Rick Scott shifts again on Medicaid expansion

PolitiFact Florida decided to put Scott’s position on expanding Medicaid on our Flip-O-Meter, to document whether he has changed position. Let’s follow Scott’s path over the past few years…

Marco Rubio is Jeb Bush’s mini-me

Marco Rubio is Jeb Bush’s mini-me

The Republican golden boy will officially announce his run for president in 2016. He wants to make everybody believe he’s fit to be commander in chief.

Taking a page from the David Rivera Tallahassee playbook

Taking a page from the David Rivera Tallahassee playbook

Our Cuban-American politicians don’t care about those persons who will never vote for, or against, them. That’s why they pander to those who still dream of 1958 in Havana. These same dreamers who will die in Miami with a wish that can only be fulfilled on weekends when they attend shows that promote their nostalgia.

Curbelo kicks off 2016 campaign with no Demo challenger in sight

Curbelo kicks off 2016 campaign with no Demo challenger in sight

You would think that playing tit for tat, Democrats would have someone ready to challenge Curbelo in 2016 when he will be most vulnerable and there will be an important presidential election.

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