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  • Mica manuevers for role in next Congress

     
    WASHINGTON — Now that he's won an 11th term in Congress, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, is on to other competitions — namely what he'll be doing in January. For the past six years, Mica has served as the top Republican on the powerful...
  • Photos: Obama’s road to reelection through Central Florida

     
    For Team Obama, the legendary I-4 corridor once again was a key destination during their 2012 campaign in Florida. Pres. Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their campaign surrogates made dozens of trips to Central Florida over the last 10...
  • Looking back at Winter Park's famous sinkhole

     
    Remebering the 1981 covering the famous Winter Park sinkhole that grabbed international attention largely because of its size and its urban location....
  • Friday Morning Reads: Health care, Allen West and John Mica

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday. Here's what we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel writes that U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, is likely to lose his powerful chairmanship of the transportation committee. * The Sun-...
  • Romney — not Obama — did best voter turnout in Orange County

     
    The Mitt Romney for President campaign may have been more successful at turning out voters in Republican-dominated precincts than Obama for America did in Orange County's Democratic-leaning precincts during the presidential election. But it was far from...
  • Nelson dominated Orlando, urban Orange County

     
    Except for a handful of pockets of higher-endsuburbia and rural areas, Orange County was almost completely dominated by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson in his re-election victory over U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV. A Political Pulse analysis of voting patterns in Orange...
  • Our Whole Community celebrates fifth anniversary

     
    Our Whole Community, the Christian organization dedicated to promoting and producing healthy lifestyles throughout Central Florida, is celebrating its five-year anniversary.   “I am thankful to God for the work we have been able to accomplish in...
  • New Hope for Kids’ Holiday Bike Ride

     
    The charity's annual 10-mile ride through Winter Park and Casselberry is at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, with check-in and pre-festivities starting at 4 p.m., with  games, music and refreshments. Changes this year include a new starting point, a new route and...
  • House Speaker Dean Cannon jumps from legislating to lobbying

     
    Now that his time as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives has ended, Dean Cannon is making his next career move: lobbying the state government that he spent the past two years helping to lead. The Republican lawyer, who had represented the...
  • Mica is hitting the road (as transportation chair)

     
    WASHINGTON — Top House Republicans have made their picks for chairmen in the next Congress and it looks like U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, is out. Mica, headed into his 11th term, currently heads the House transportation chair but is not...
  • Dorworth: With Ballard, I’ll help clients “under attack” by government

     
    Chris Dorworth, the Lake Mary Republican who lost his seat in the state House two years before he was to become speaker, says he's looking forward to his new career as a lobbyist with GOP fundraiser Brian Ballard. “I chose to work with Ballard...
  • Florida Realtors ‘looking at’ hiring Dean Cannon

     
    Another potential client for House Speaker-turned-Capitol-lobbyist Dean Cannon: the Florida Realtors. John Sebree, the senior vice president of public policy for the trade group, confirmed the Realtors are talking with Cannon, who has launched a new...