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Philip Levine goes for statewide appeal… Gov in 2018?

Philip Levine goes for statewide appeal… Gov in 2018?

So, the common thinking is that Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine could be a contender for the Miami-Dade mayoral race in 2016. But maybe he’s got his eyes…

Eddy Gonzalez: ‘We can even say things that are lies’

Eddy Gonzalez: ‘We can even say things that are lies’

In defense of an ethics complaint against him for a TV attack ad in his campaign for Miami-Dade Property Appraiser, State Rep. Eddy Gonzalez — who must know…

Ed Tobin wants city to bend rules for him to be a Beach cop

Ed Tobin wants city to bend rules for him to be a Beach cop

UPDATED: Miami Beach Commissioner Ed Tobin, who is termed out in 2015 and has always wanted to be a police officer when he grows up, is asking his…

Fresh Colada

Body cameras are swell — but put one on the mayor, too

Body cameras are swell — but put one on the mayor, too

The violence that erupted in Ferguson — as well as the police shooting that started…

New Chairman Jean Monestime’s 1st official act: Call for calm

New Chairman Jean Monestime’s 1st official act: Call for calm

UPDATED: He doesn’t take the helm of the ship until January, but the Miami-Dade Commission…

Political Pics of the Week: Pre-Thanksgiving turkeys

Political Pics of the Week: Pre-Thanksgiving turkeys

Next week will be all about the free turkeys given away by the costly turkeys,…

Employee fines at Miami-Dade — a new revenue stream?

Employee fines at Miami-Dade — a new revenue stream?

Nobody thinks that the single, unimportant mathematical error made by the county when advertising the…

Musical committee chairs is the power game at County Hall

Musical committee chairs is the power game at County Hall

The power at Miami-Dade County Hall is going to shift over the next few weeks…

Miami-Dade budget blunder could cost Carlos Gimenez

Miami-Dade budget blunder could cost Carlos Gimenez

Oooops. Ladra doesn’t know if it was the worst case scenario budget or the best…

Sniffing the Issues

Mayor, Miami Heat bait and switch to ‘better deal’ for who?

Mayor, Miami Heat bait and switch to ‘better deal’ for who?

One after the other, Miami-Dade Commissioners who voted in favor of a new agreement with the Miami Heat owners for the operation and maintenance of the AmericanAirlines Arena…

Carlos Gimenez wants 10% less pay for workers, other cuts

Carlos Gimenez wants 10% less pay for workers, other cuts

Some call it payback for the 5% loss and the veto override that arguably strained some of his already-limited ability to negotiate with the county employee unions, but…

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

Ladra suspects Miami-Dade State Attorney Kathy Fernandez-Rundle won’t move on those boleteras caught red-handed in Hialeah last week with not three, not four, not 12 but 19 absentee…

Gimenez dodges questions, tarnishes his brand

Gimenez dodges questions, tarnishes his brand

As law enforcement lags in its actions on the case of two women caught red-handed reaping absentee ballots in Hialeah last week — even after El Nuevo Herald…

Biting Commentary

SOS Venezuela: A trendy 2014 Florida campaign theme

SOS Venezuela: A trendy 2014 Florida campaign theme

Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Lieutenant Gov. Carlos Lopez-Cantera joined the bevy of local electeds to blast the Venezuelan government’s crackdown…

‘Crazy’ Joe Carollo raises Doral’s loony level even more

‘Crazy’ Joe Carollo raises Doral’s loony level even more

The internal turmoil in the city of Doral reached a new height — or low, actually — on Wednesday when City…

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

State Attorney must recuse herself in AB probe

Ladra suspects Miami-Dade State Attorney Kathy Fernandez-Rundle won’t move on those boleteras caught red-handed in Hialeah last week with not three,…

Fresh Colada

Body cameras are swell — but put one on the mayor, too

The violence that erupted in Ferguson — as well as the police shooting that started it — has refueled the debate about body cameras on police officers,…

Miami Voice

‘Neutral’ activist worked for mayor

The chairwoman of the Miami Voice recall PAC, Vanessa Brito, has repeatedly said she was going to stay neutral in the mayoral race and has been made…

Miami-Dade Mayor

Mayor, Miami Heat bait and switch to ‘better deal’ for who?

One after the other, Miami-Dade Commissioners who voted in favor of a new agreement with the Miami Heat owners for the operation and maintenance of the AmericanAirlines…

Hialeah

Hialeah political machine behind judicial hopeful

She threatened to get involved in the county’s judicial races and now Absentee Ballot Queen Sasha Tirador has made good on that. But she is not the…

Miami-Dade Budget

Budget breakfast for Bovo & Seijas

Breakfast came with a side of budget matters Tuesday morning for a new county elected and his predecessor at a Miami Lakes Latin American cafeteria — and…

Miami District 2

Miami campaigner taints process

The political advisor of a LGBT group that intends to make endorsements in the Miami city elections is also the campaign manager for one of the candidates.…

Hialeah Election

Hialeah council losers not ghosts

While all eyes are on the possible mayoral endorsement in the Hialeah runoff election and who former State Sen. Rudy Garcia — the third place finisher —…

Recall

County commission races bore without Braman

In addition to the District 11 county commission seat left by Chairman Joe Martinez to run for mayor, there are six other commission seats up for re-election…

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