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After the Elections, Florida Democrats Scramble for a Leader

November 26, 2018 - 6:00am
Andrew Gillum, Nikki Fried and Donna Shalala

Democrats had a good Election Day in most of the nation but, despite some close statewide races, they stumbled again in Florida and now face a major power vacuum. 

Thanksgiving Has Been a Florida Traditon for Four and a Half Centuries

November 22, 2018 - 6:00am

While Thanksgiving conjures up images of Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrims sharing turkey and corn with Native Americans, Florida had its own role in America’s earliest Thanksgiving celebrations.

Neal Dunn, Roger Marshall Team Up on Medical Round Table

November 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Neal Dunn and Roger Marshall

Last week, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., teamed up with a fellow doctor serving in Congress to focus on how the federal government can spur innovation in the medical community. 

Marco Rubio Stands Against Having a Putin Ally Lead Interpol

November 20, 2018 - 12:30pm
Marco Rubio

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, is teaming up with other senators who serve on the Helsinki Commission to call on the White House and Interpol to oppose a Russian general who is readying to lead that international law enforcement agency. 

Neal Dunn Gets Strengthening Coastal Communities Act Through the House

November 19, 2018 - 11:00am

U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., currently finishing his first term in Congress, scored a win last week as the U.S. House overwhelmingly passed his “Strengthening Coastal Communities Act.”

AFP Thanks Matt Gaetz for Standing Against Higher Federal Spending

November 19, 2018 - 9:30am
Matt Gaetz

Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) Florida chapter is feeling thankful for U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz’s, R-Fla., efforts to rein in federal spending and is letting Panhandle residents know of their gratitude. 

Coast Guard Authorization Clears Senate With Strong Support from Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson

November 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson and Brian Mast

This week, the U.S. Senate passed the “Coast Guard Authorization Act” with the support of both of Florida’s two senators. 

Marco Rubio Takes Aim at China on Human Rights

November 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

From his perches on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and as chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called for the U.S. to crack down on China overs its handling of Muslim minorities in that nation. 

Florida's Unemployment Rate Dropped in October Despite Hurricane Michael

November 16, 2018 - 10:45am
Rick Scott

Despite Hurricane Michael hitting the state, the unemployment rate in October dropped to 3.4 percent, the lowest it has been since the start of 2007. 

Florida Democrats Make Their Moves as Nancy Pelosi Looks to Reclaim the Gavel

November 14, 2018 - 9:30am

Democrats will take control of the U.S. House in the new year but the question of who leads them remains up in the air--and members of the Florida delegation can play a major role on who wields the gavel. 



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