Alex Sink Opts Out of Rematch in Florida 13th

Alex Sink Opts Out of Rematch in Florida 13th

Alex Sink, the Democrat who nearly pulled off a special election victory last month in the Florida 13th congressional district, has announced she will not run again in November. Her statement read: “I am so honored and humbled by the outpouring of support our campaign received, but after reflection with my family, I have made a personal decision not to run for the 13th Congressional District seat in the 2014 election.” Sink faced an uphill battle in the March special election against Republican David Jolly because of the Republican tilt of the district and the typically low-turnout in special elections […]

Immigration Reform: Obama Pushes Back

Immigration Reform: Obama Pushes Back

“When people come here to fulfill their dreams – to study, invent, and contribute to our culture – they make our country a more attractive place for businesses to locate and create jobs for everyone. So let’s get immigration reform done this year.” When Obama declared in the State of the Union his resolve to bring about the immigration reform that the country, with its millions of undocumented citizens, desperately needs, America looked on with a shadow of doubt, a shadow that had been cast by a Congress that has earned a reputation of deplorable inaction and policy paralysis. We […]