| Nov 16, 2013
| 5:55 PM
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8A: Marist 14, Oswego 7
In the pouring rain, Peter Andreotti and...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 8:53 PM
POMPANO BEACH — Blanche Ely picked right up where it left off at the end of the regular season by earning another victory.
The Tigers overcame an early deficit to defeat West Boca 44-20 in a Class 7A regional quarterfinal at Blanche Ely High on...
| Oct 27, 2013
Sen. Ted Cruz is Florida Republicans' Frankenstein monster, the son of Rick Scott.
Everyone is pinning the debacle of the shutdown of the federal government and the threat of default on the nation's debt on Cruz alone. But the truth is the Florida GOP...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:29 PM
The La Cañada Unified School District is working with a deficit of $671,704 according to Ruben Rojas, the chief business and operations officer for the district who presented the first interim budget to the school board Tuesday night.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:07 PM
It happens every time: Republicans and Democrats get into a standoff over the federal budget, and their best plan for wriggling out of it is to nickel-and-dime people on Social Security and Medicare.
The worst zombie in this package, a terrible idea...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 12:38 PM
More than half of Americans who identify themselves as supporters of the tea-party movement say the government has no need to ever raise the current limit on the national debt, putting themselves at sharp odds with the majority of Americans, who say...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 7:40 AM
President Barack Obama risks getting stuck with a rap as toxic as an unpopular war or a troubled economy: incompetence.
The president may escape collateral damage if the ambitious deal reached Sept. 14 between the United States and Russia holds and...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:02 PM
JIM KUHNHENN, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a blistering warning to congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama said Monday it would be the "height of irresponsibility" for lawmakers to cause a new economic crisis just five years...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:50 AM
The question may seem premature, since the threat of a debt-ceiling breach and a government default still darkens America's skies, like a thunderhead.
Yet Tuesday's utter collapse of the House Republican caucus surely demonstrates the severe...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:28 AM
There are so many to choose from, but these four take the cake. In no particular order:
1. The Vitter amendment. Concocted by David Vitter (R-La.), this majestically cynical measure is based on the common misconception that members of Congress and their...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:58 PM
You can always identify true ideologues -- their pitch never changes, no matter the weather, political or otherwise. That's the case with Fix the Debt, a lobby group for deficit hawks that's connected umbilically to hedge fund billionaire Peter G....
| Sep 15, 2013
| 5:53 AM
President Barack Obama discusses Iran, Syria, the debt ceiling and the 2016 election in an exclusive interview Sunday with ABC's George Stephanopoulos on "This Week."
The program airs at 11 a.m. Sunday (today) on WFTV-Channel 9.
In a memorable...