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Charlie Crist, Mike Johnson Team Up on Israel Defense Bill

March 1, 2018 - 7:15pm
Charlie Crist and Mike Johnson
This week, a third freshman congressman from the Sunshine State waded into Middle Eastern affairs and called for the U.S. to step up its commitment to defending Israel.

Ted Yoho Wants to Reform How Feds Handle International Development Finances

March 1, 2018 - 6:00am

U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House Asia and Pacific Subcommittee, is the House sponsor of a major reform of how the federal government manages international development finances.

Stephanie Murphy, Brian Mast Team Up on Israel Defense Bill

February 28, 2018 - 5:45pm
Stephanie Murphy and Brian Mast

This week, two members of the Florida delegation in the U.S. House—Republican Brian Mast and Democrat Stephanie Murphy—teamed up to unveil a bill to help Israel defend itself.

Florida's the Home of the Top Two Spring Break Destinations

February 28, 2018 - 6:00am

With spring break around the corner, Florida is set to shine as the state is host to the two most popular destinations for Americans looking to get away from the cold weather.

Florida Senators: DOJ Should Reimburse FDLE in Parkland Shooting Aftermath

February 27, 2018 - 6:00am
Ted Deutch, Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson

On Monday, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio--teamed up with a South Florida congressman to urge the federal government to reimburse the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) for its work in the Parkland school shooting. 

Mario Diaz-Balart Well Positioned if a Blue Wave Forms in November

February 26, 2018 - 6:00pm

After wins in special elections across the country, Democrats are claiming momentum as they head into November. Certainly if history is any guide, Donald Trump and the GOP should expect to face major losses in the general election.

Lois Frankel Starts as the Favorite to Win a Fourth Term

February 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Lois Frankel

Congresswoman Lois Frankel can breathe a little easier after her top Republican challenger announced this week that he was getting out of the race.

DCCC, NRCC Exchange Fire in South Florida Congressional Race

February 23, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

With U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., expected to be a top target in November, both parties are already getting busy in South Florida.

Gus Bilirakis Wants to Expand VA Care to Federally Qualified Health Centers

February 21, 2018 - 5:15pm
Gus Bilirakis

At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, teamed up with four other members of Congress to introduce a proposal giving veterans more access to health-services outside the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

Democrats Start Running Serious Candidates in Traditionally Red Congressional Seats

February 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Nancy Soderberg, David Shapiro and Chris Hunter

Democrats in the Sunshine State have often opted not to offer serious challenges to Republicans representing red districts across Florida. But things have changed this year as several Republican incumbents are actually facing serious challengers. These GOP incumbents are favorites but they’re going to have to work this year to keep their seats.



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