Apr 18, 15

Conservative commentator David Frum said Tuesday that he's surprised it took so long for GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to move to the center.

The image that Romney presented in last week's debate "is probably the man that Romney wished to be, the candidate that Romney wished to be...

Apr 18, 15

Every four years, college campuses are bombarded with volunteers trying to get register young voters, but this year many of these volunteers found that many of the students were already registered to vote.

Many colleges have established their own voting registration drives during...

Apr 18, 15

Every four years, volunteers swarm university campuses, clipboards in hand, to register newly eligible voters for what is generally the only presidential election of their undergraduate careers. This year they found large numbers were already registered.

Dozens of colleges have begun...

Apr 18, 15

They agreed that the state had another messy election this fall, but two political scientists who spoke Tuesday at the University of Florida saw different reasons for problems at the polls.

UF professor Dan Smith said that Republicans pushed through changes to state election laws meant to...

Apr 18, 15

As seen in the Tampa Bay Times on Jan 1, 2013.

So what is the biggest challenge facing Florida in this century? There are many possible answers, including: global warming, drinking water, economic growth and opportunity, immigration. And the list goes on.

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Apr 18, 15

The Bob Graham Center for Public Service has established the Bob Graham Center Citizen of the Year Award.

Our purpose in establishing this award is to highlight those individuals in our state who make Florida a better place to live for all of us.

Yes, we believe Bob Graham embodied...

Apr 18, 15

A former executive editor of the New York Times fielded questions about reporting on Sept. 11 and managing a plagiarism scandal during a talk at the University of Florida on Monday.

Howell Raines, who is now a contributing editor at Conde Nast Portfolio magazine, spoke before about 50...

Apr 18, 15

By David R. Colburn

In the last decade, a political ideology has surfaced that depicts the federal government as a millstone around the neck of the nation. If you have followed the sequester debate, for example, you will have heard this expression used so frequently that it has become...

Apr 18, 15

After “Angel of Ahlem,” I wasn't sure I could make another Holocaust film.

I had stood with a survivor at Auschwitz, where boxcars unloaded him as part of the human cargo to be gassed and cremated or spared for use as slave labor. I had walked a path at Chelmno with a survivor whose...

Apr 18, 15

An internationally acclaimed documentary about a teenage boy whose artwork and writings survived the Holocaust will be shown for free at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

“The Last Flight of Petr Ginz” chronicles the life of Petr Ginz as told through the...

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