Tales from the Trail

Washington Extra – Driver’s seat

February 1, 2012

The day the Congressional Budget Office forecast that the United States is headed for its fourth straight year with a $1 trillion-plus budget deficit, President Obama touted the benefits of big government spending.

Hard to believe there’s room for TV programs in Florida

January 31, 2012

For those voters in Florida who have felt overwhelmed by political advertisements this primary season — you have been.

Florida Republicans speak out on immigration

By David Adams
January 30, 2012

Following another night of Republican primary candidates battling it out over the topic of immigration, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, speaking at a Hispanic Leadership conference in Miami on Friday, struck a conciliatory tone.

Washington Extra – Timed release

January 23, 2012

Right before Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich tangle in tonight’s debate, we are supposed to get details of Gingrich’s work for troubled mortgage giant Freddie Mac from his former consulting firm.

Romney presses Gingrich on Freddie Mac fees

January 23, 2012

Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign is turning the tables on Newt Gingrich, putting the squeeze on the former House Speaker to disclose details of his financial relationship with Freddie Mac.

Hey, wavering Republicans – file by Halloween, or turn into a pumpkin

September 28, 2011

A January 31 Florida¬†primary¬†would offer a big treat for anyone tired of the ‘will she/won’t he’ speculation about possible new entries to the Republican presidential field — a hard deadline, on Halloween.