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Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsTwo measures introduced by U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, are part of a new, bipartisan package of Iran sanctions proposed in Congress. The Deutch-supported Iran Transparency and Accountability Act of 2011 and Iran Human Rights and Democracy...
Tags: Iran, Human Rights, Ted Deutch, Crime, Law and Justice, Politics
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsResults of runoff elections are almost guaranteed ??? huge costs and few votes. Now, a group of civic activists based in Palm Beach County is touting a fix. They???d like Florida to adopt instant runoff voting, in which people rank......
Tags: Palm Beach County, Demonstration, Elections, Politics, Florida
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsDelray Beach activist Josh Smith sent an angry letter to Mayor Woodie McDuffie after the Civil Service Commission upheld the firing of Pompey Park Recreation Supervisor David Ricks. ???After sitting through the final day of the Civil Service hearing for.....
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsThe dramatic changes in the news media are having an effect on the way politics is practiced. It???s a profound change, said Jack Furnari of Boca Raton, a conservative activist who???s active in the Republican Party, serves as a political......
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsA controversial Palm Beach County development proposal added new ammunition to a statewide referendum asking voters to reign in development. Lion Country Safari on Aug. 30 convinced the Palm Beach County Commission to change the drive-through animal theme...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsRepublicans and tea party activists are going after Justice Jorge Labarga of the Florida Supreme Court. They want Floridians to vote against retaining Labarga, a former Palm Beach County judge, and Justice James Perry as Supreme Court justices. Florida...
Palm Beach Politics | Sun Sentinel blogsActivists, authors and academics disillusioned with President Barack Obama are gathering Saturday in Boca Raton. They???ll get together to hear David Swanson and Nicolas ???Sandy??? Davies. Swanson, author of ???War Is A Lie,??? is a leader of...
Tags: North Miami, Government, Iraq, Politics, Banking
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsIn my Sunday column about the political corruption epidemic that's rocked South Florida, I touched on the impact of the new breed of citizen activists that have taken to the Internet. People like Chaz Stevens, whose My Acts of Sedition......
Dining@LargeSome food-related reading you may have missed while you were 1) clicking through the absolutely perfect, ex-cathedra (more like ex nihilo) 50 best county restaurants photo galleries, 2) watching the royal wedding on TiVo (or whatever), 3) doing your job....
The Swampby Mark Silva ACORN news here. The question is what people are making of it. In the controversy surrounding a federally financed community organization whose members have been accused of vote-tampering, and a few of its employees caught in surreptitious.....
The Swampby Mark Silva Sometimes Washington moves in mysterious ways. A 20-year-old, scantily-clad woman from Florida, Hannah Giles, a Florida International University student whose father is a conservative pastor and TownHall.com columnist, walks into an ACORN...
The Swampby Katherine Skiba and Peter Nicholas President Obama, speaking to the nation's largest gay rights organization, pledged tonight to end the law prohibiting openly gay and lesbian citizens from serving in the military. "I will end 'don't ask, don't tell';....
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