U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Will Trump official pay a price for the lenient plea deal in horrific Palm Beach millionaire sex crimes case?

BY: - April 1, 2019

WASHINGTON — Florida Republicans are lying low on the contentious subject of U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under federal investigation for allegedly mishandling a sexual abuse and trafficking case while serving as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida in 2008. None of the sixteen Republicans in the state’s congressional delegation — […]

The boys of ‘Old Florida’ make way for the women

BY: - February 27, 2019

Florida Blue Key, the 96-year-old honorary society at the University of Florida, has long been a springboard for successful political and business leaders in the state. The organization can claim governors, U.S. senators, state Supreme Court members, legislative leaders, law firm partners and prominent business executives. But for decades the beneficiaries of the friendships and […]

Fla. Dems demand Trump Labor Secretary Acosta resign over involvement in bizarre deal for Palm Beach millionaire sex criminal

BY: - February 22, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Florida Democrats want Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to step down. A federal judge ruled Thursday that Acosta and other federal prosecutors illegally handled a plea agreement for Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who sexually abused more than 30 underage girls between 1999 and 2007. Acosta was the U.S. attorney for Southern Florida […]

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FL lawmakers in D.C. pressuring Justice Department to investigate U.S. Labor Secretary

BY: - January 16, 2019

Weeks after an explosive news report revealed U.S. Labor Secretary Alex Acosta arranged a lenient plea deal for a Palm Beach County millionaire accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, a Florida lawmaker is renewing her call on Capitol Hill for a federal probe into Acosta’s actions. So far, the Justice Department hasn’t responded […]