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Tampa Mayor Drives SUV Bought With 'Criminal Justice' Funds From Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic mayor of Tampa has been driving himself around in a sports utility vehicle that was purchased with federal grant money co...

Cities Have a Stake in Health Law's Success

Annise Parker | Posted 04.23.2014 | Impact
Annise Parker

Local communities -- not Washington, not our state capitals -- are where the impact of the big decisions about health care will be most keenly felt.

Revealing Kelley Emails Exposed

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Florida socialite who traded flirtatious emails with the top commander in Afghanistan also sent numerous emails to the mayor of Tam...

Critical Musings on the RNC From a Tampa Resident

Gary Stein | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Gary Stein

The buses have finally left, the barricades are being sent to wherever they came from, and Tampa is getting back to normal, whatever that is. I took ...

A Liberal City With Military-Like Force and Diplomatic Savvy

Daniel Simon | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

On the car ride to Huffington Post's Oasis, I was listening to Tampa's Mayor Bob Buckhorn talk about the city's police presence and how he and law enf...

Rick Scott Angers Fellow Republicans

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott found himself in a PR nightmare after he blindsided Miami Republicans on Tuesday. Scott signed a bill banning local govern...

Rick Scott Defends Right To Concealed Weapons At RNC

Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is soundly rejecting a request from Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn to ban guns at the Republican National Convention. Buckhorn w...

Country in Crisis: Looking to America's Mayors to Rise to the Challenge

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

I believe the solutions the country is so desperately looking for are going to come at the local level -- from our mayors and engaged citizens working with their communities. It's our cities, not the nation's capital, that are the real idea factory of our country.