Tag Archives: President Obama

In the News: fiscal cliff, Philippines typhoon, NH boy released from hospital, 2020 Mars rover

By on December 5th, 2012 | Last updated: December 5, 2012 at 9:50 am

Obama Says ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Deal Hinges on Top Tax Rates – President Obama said there is potential for averting the fiscal cliff in the next 28 days, but nothing will happen unless Republicans consent to raise income tax rates on [...]

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UF political science professors preview nationwide races

By on November 6th, 2012 | Last updated: November 6, 2012 at 4:21 pm

Blue or red, donkey or elephant, Democrat or Republican — Tuesday voters nationwide will be making decisions for local, state and national elections.

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In the News: Florida District 3, smuggling in South Florida, Police pension reform, Superstorm Sandy, campaigns resuming

By on October 30th, 2012 | Last updated: October 30, 2012 at 11:21 am

At forum, candidates for 3rd Congressional District discuss airport, debt, special interests |  – Candidates for U.S. Congressional District 3 participated in a forum at Santa Fe College Monday. One of the major differences separating Democrat J.R. Gaillot, Republican Ted [...]

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In The News: Tom Hanks Halloween tips, meningitis outbreak spreads, New York nanny accused of stabbing two children, President Obama supports same-sex marriage, Hurricane Sandy could hit northern U.S.

By on October 26th, 2012 | Last updated: October 26, 2012 at 12:04 pm

Tom Hanks stops by ‘The Colbert Report,’ offers Halloween tips and ticks off Matt Damon – Tom Hanks did Stephen Colbert a great favor by dropping by “The Colbert Report” on Thursday night to recommend “inexpensive costumes that will make [...]

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In the News: Florida ethics panel, Colorado confession, presidential candidates in Florida, P&G board member sentence, Romney closing Friday

By on October 25th, 2012 | Last updated: October 25, 2012 at 1:33 pm

Florida ethics panel confirms Rivera accusations – Wednesday the Florida Ethics Commission found probably cause that Rep. David Rivera, a candidate in a re-election race, committed 11 ethics law violations while he was in position as a state legislator. CBS [...]

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In the News: Florida Amendment 4, Bogus letters, Charter schools, Foreign policy debate, TSA theft

By on October 23rd, 2012 | Last updated: October 23, 2012 at 10:12 am

Not many are familiar with page-long Amendment 4 – Florida voters will decide on Amendment 4, a state constitutional amendment opponents say could shift a greater property tax burden to existing homeowners. Supporter say first-time homebuyers, businesses and snowbirds would [...]

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In the News: Golden Globes, presidential debate, Merrill Lynch, Disney parks, Armstrong steps down

By on October 17th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:38 am

Golden Globes will reunite BFFs Tina Fey and Amy Poehler – Comedians Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will co-host the 70th annual Golden Globes on Jan. 13. The partnership goes back to “Saturday Night Live.” The Los Angeles Times Stakes [...]

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Immigration advocates in Florida speak out on health care program amendment

By on October 8th, 2012 | Last updated: October 9, 2012 at 10:55 am

Victor Yengle, once an “undocumented immigrant” himself, devotes his spare time to helping others who feel the alienation of being labeled “illegal” in the country they know as home.

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Education to have prominent role in presidential debates

By on October 2nd, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:45 pm

The first presidential debate will take place on Wednesday. Education is likely to be an important topic for both the presidential and vice presidential debates.

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In the News: Florida consumer confidence, Florida education commissioner search, Horner keeps chamber of commerce position, Nuclear Iran

By on September 25th, 2012 | Last updated: September 26, 2012 at 9:44 am

Florida consumer confidence hits five-year high – South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com – Consumer confidence in Florida is the highest it has been since October 2007. Increases were seen in all five components used to evaluate the economic sentiments of Floridians, according [...]

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