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Val Demings Wants to Make Sure Federal Funds Not Used to Arm Teachers

March 17, 2018 - 6:00am

This week, U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., brought out a bill ensuring federal anti-terrorism funds are not used to arm teachers. 

Charles W. Jones: Florida's Mad Irish Senator

March 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Charles W. Jones

Florida’s political history has been shaped by many different people -- the French, English, Spanish, Cuban, African-American, Puerto Rican, Yankees, Southerners and more. While Florida politics are not as Celtic-influenced as, say, those of Boston or New York, there have been a few leaders with Irish roots reigning over the Sunshine State.

David Jolly, Patrick Murphy Expand Town Hall Tour

March 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
David Jolly and Patrick Murphy

Two former congressmen from Florida--Republican David Jolly and Democrat Patrick Murphy--are expanding their tour to “pull back the curtain on Washington and shine a light on the inside reasons why D.C. is in a state of chaos and dysfunction.”

House Backs John Rutherford's, Ted Deutch's School Safety Bill

March 15, 2018 - 9:00am
John Rutherford and Ted Deutch

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. John Rutherford’s, R-Fla., “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act.”

House Passes Tom Rooney's, Ted Deutch's Proposal Cracking Down on Fraud Targeting Veterans

March 14, 2018 - 4:30pm
Tom Rooney and Ted Deutch

The U.S. House passed a measure from two Florida congressmen cracking down on fraud targeting veterans. 

Carlos Curbelo Continues to Take Aim at Castro Regime as it Looks for Successor

March 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Carlos Curbelo

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., continued his fire on the Castro regime as the process of selecting a new leader for Cuba continues. 

David Jolly Says No to Political Comeback This Year

March 15, 2018 - 6:00am
David Jolly

Former U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., announced on Tuesday night that he would not attempt a political comeback this year. 

Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson, Ted Deutch Continue Efforts to Get Iran to Release Bob Levinson

March 13, 2018 - 9:45am
Bill Nelson, Marco Rubio and Ted Deutch

Florida’s two U.S. Senators--Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio--and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., continued their efforts to press Iran about a missing American. 

Carlos Curbelo Wants More Protection of Children's Data, Social Security Numbers

March 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to protect children’s identities from fraudsters. 

Francis Rooney Backs Ted Yoho's International Development Finance Reform

March 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Francis Rooney and Ted Yoho

U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, has thrown his support to a proposal from a fellow Florida Republican which reforms how the federal government manages international development finances.



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