The Desert Sun
Riverside Sheriffs' Association union bails on Gary Jeandron
Three years after investing more than $340,000 into Republican Gary Jeandron's political aspirations, the influential Riverside Sheriffs' Association has decided to go in another direction.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Desert Sun
Bono selling Washington-area condo
The Palm Springs Republican, who represented the Coachella Valley for 14 years, is asking $569,000 for the two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at The Eclipse on Center Park.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
The Huffington Post
America Is 'Less Safe' Than 2 Years Ago, Intelligence Committee Chairs Say
The lawmakers who lead the House and Senate intelligence committees both said on Sunday that they believe the United States is less safe from a terror attack than it was two years ago.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Gingrich: No Need for Cocaine Rep. Radel to Quit
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said on Saturday that Florida Rep. Trey Radel should not immediately leave the House of Representatives despite admitting to cocaine possession, as he's undergoing treatment.
Consultant considers bid for Trey Radel's congressional seat
Ron Inge, a Lee County real estate consultant, is seriously considering a bid for the congressional seat now held by Rep. Trey Radel, who's in rehab following his arrest for cocaine.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Connie Mack Among Those Seeking Rep. Radel's Florida Seat
Former Florida Rep. Connie Mack IV, who gave up his solidly Republican House seat in 2012 in an unsuccessful Senate bid against Democrat Bill Nelson, is exploring a possible run to recapture it, The New York Times reported .
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Florida Republican leaders call on Rep. Trey Radel to resign
Florida's Republican chairman and the GOP county leaders represented by Congressman Trey Radel have called on him to "resign immediately," saying his recent cocaine-possession arrest and guilty plea were not tolerable.
Midday open thread: Karzai makes new demands, NYT climate coverage falls, the pope on 'new tyranny'
Three top Florida Republican leaders-including the state party chairman-say Rep. Trey Radel should resign, less than one week after he plead guilty to possession of cocaine.
's Gut Check for November 26, 2013
DEMOCRATS LOSE 2014 EDGE FOLLOWING OBAMACARE UPROAR Democrats a month ago held a 50%-42% advantage among registered voters in a generic ballot, which asked respondents to choose between a Democrat or Republican in their congressional district without identifying the candidates.But the Democratic lead has disappeared.
The Washington Post
Trey Radel: a I feel great,a but people are harassing me
Freshman Rep. Trey Radel , who is undergoing treatment after pleading guilty to cocaine possession last week, said he's doing well but that people are harassing him at the treatment facility.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Politics as Family Business: When Bad Moods Get in the Way of Big Dynasties
What's up with the family business is a perennial default conversation starter at so many Thanksgiving dinners.
Florida GOP chairs seek Radel's resignation
Three top Florida Republican leaders - including the state party chairman - say Rep. Trey Radel should resign, less than one week after he plead guilty to possession of cocaine.
St. Petersburg Times
Ruth: Hypocrisy in the House
With his guilty plea to a misdemeanor cocaine possession charge in the District of Columbia, Fort Myers Rep. Trey Radel, R-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Starter Kit, has been under growing pressure to resign from office a mere 10 months into his first term.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
St. Petersburg Times
President's unraveling threatens to drag down Alex Sink
The special election to succeed the late C.W. Bill Young in Congress is Alex Sink 's to lose, and the latest Quinnipiac poll underscores how easily one of Florida's most accomplished women very well may lose to an obscure Republican.
Cocaine bust derails fledgling GOP congressman
From the outset, U.S. Rep. Trey Radel - a brash and digitally savvy darling of the political right - was determined to make a name for himself.
Future of Trey Radel and his Congress seat a hot topic among GOP
Amid growing sentiment from Southwest Florida Republicans that U.S. Rep. Trey Radel, R-Fort Myers -- who's entered a Naples rehab facility after being put on probation this week for cocaine possession -- should resign, potential candidates for the seat are assessing their chances.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
Florida House colleagues will pick up slack while Radel undergoes drug treatment
Rep. Henry "Trey" Radel, R-Fla. leaving court in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor charge of cocaine possession and being sentenced to a year's probation.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Fla. Republicans Ponder What's Next after Radel Coke Bust
As Rep. Trey Radel was pleading guilty to cocaine possession in a Washington courtroom Wednesday, Republicans back in his Florida district were discussing how to respond to whatever comes next, including the possibility the seat could become vacant if the congressman resigns.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
'Cocaine congressman' Trey Radel will take 'leave of absence'...
Republican Florida Rep. Trey Radel told is taking a leave of absence from Congress following his conviction on a narcotics possession charge in Washington, D.C. But the 'cocaine congressman' is resisting calls for his resignation, and dodging the toughest questions journalists have lobbed at him.
Obama Vows to 'Re-Market and Rebrand' Health Plan -- Ad Blitz Strafes ...
COMING ATTRACTIONS President Obama, appearing at The Wall Street Journal CEO Council, to Jerry Seib: "We are going to have to, A, fix the website so everybody feels confident about that.