Miami Articles

A Confident Jeb Jumps In

"It's wide open."
4:05 PM, Jun 15, 2015

Jeb Bush looked relieved to say it. “I’ve decided I’m a candidate for president of the United States of America,” said the former Florida governor Monday afternoon. Standing on a stage at Miami Dade College, Bush let out an audible sigh immediately after the announcement as the crowd around him cheered.

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Dems Spooked By Rubio

10:02 AM, May 18, 2015

Since announcing his candidacy for the president last month, Florida senator Marco Rubio has surged in the polls for the Republican nomination. He's now tied with Wisconsin governor Scott Walker and trails former Florida governor Jeb Bush by two points in the Real Clear Politics average of polls. National Democrats are taking note in a new fundraising campaign that takes on the Miami Republican.

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Rubio to Donors: I'm Running

10:59 AM, Apr 13, 2015

Florida senator Marco Rubio is running for president. The Associated Press reports Rubio told donors Monday he would seek the Republican nomination. Here's the AP:

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Obama to Make Up for Nixon Mistake By Hosting '72 Dolphins

8:35 AM, Aug 20, 2013

For some reason, the president will be honoring a football team at the White House today.  It is not quite football season, yet.  The team in question has not been a team for a long time, and there is no particular anniversary occasion.  This is not the fiftieth year since it achieved glory or anything of that sort.  Just another August day.

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Miami Heat President, a Romney Supporter, Skips Team Meeting with Obama

1:43 PM, Jan 28, 2013

Pat Riley, the president of the Miami Heat, skipped the team's meeting with Barack Obama at the White House today. Chuck Todd reports on Twitter:


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Stick to Baseball

11:27 AM, Apr 10, 2012

“This is the last time this person talks about politics.”

Good career move by Ozzie Guillen, manager of the Miami Marlins, who was indiscrete enough to tell Time magazine that he “loves Fidel Castro.”

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In Defense of LeBron James

2:05 PM, Jun 14, 2011

LeBron James, who choked away the NBA championship with another dismal fourth-quarter performance on Sunday, is the most despised athlete in America, possibly the world. No, make that the solar system. I, like most basketball fans I know, rejoiced when the Dallas Mavericks beat the Heat last Sunday. It was the triumph of the team over a gaggle of hired guns, the triumph of a bunch of selfless unknowns over a galaxy of selfish superstars.

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Miami Vice

Mayoral candidate Luther Campbell, not as nasty as he used to be.
May 09, 2011


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The Daily Grind: More Gimpy Than Gipper

6:23 AM, Mar 17, 2011

Forget Wisconsin, Miami's mayor is recalled by voters angry about tax hikes.

Obama's "anti-leadership amid world crises."

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