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George LeMieux Offers an Interesting Look at the People Who Shaped Florida's History

July 4, 2018 - 6:00am
George LeMieux

James Monroe, the Founding Father who had the most impact on Florida, died on July 4, 1831, the 55th anniversary of the country he spent decades service as a young officer in George Washington’s army until his two terms as our fifth president. A strange coincidence but one that was overshadowed by the deaths of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson on July 4, 1826, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence they played a large role in creating. 

NRCC, DCCC Exchange Fire Over Nancy Pelosi, Immigration Reform in South Florida

July 3, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

With the Independence Day holiday right around the corner, fireworks are going off in South Florida in what is expected to be one of the most competitive congressional races in the Sunshine State.

Marco Rubio, Catherine Cortez Masto Take Aim at China in New Legislation

July 2, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Catherine Cortez Masto

Towards the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, D-Nev., to unveil a proposal to hamper Chinese influence in the U.S. 

Vern Buchanan: Congress Needs to Investigate VA Nursing Homes

June 30, 2018 - 6:00am
Vern Buchanan

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., is calling for a congressional investigation after reports found almost of VA nursing homes across the country are getting the lowest possible marks. 

Adam Putnam, Ron DeSantis Clash in First GOP Gubernatorial Debate

June 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
Adam Putnam and Ron DeSantis

On Thursday night, at a debate held by the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) and broadcast across the country on Fox News, the two leading candidates for the GOP gubernatorial nomination clashed.

Martha MacCallum From FOX News Previews Debate Between Adam Putnam, Ron DeSantis

June 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Adam Putnam, Martha MacCallum and Ron DeSantis

On Thursday night, at a Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) event in Orlando, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., and state Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam will square off in this year’s first debate between the GOP gubernatorial hopefuls.

Maurice Ferre Endorses Gwen Graham for Governor

June 26, 2018 - 9:00am
Maurice Ferre and Gwen Graham

Former Miami Mayor Maurice Ferre, the first Hispanic mayor of Miami and one of the most prominent Democrats who backed Republican Rick Scott’s gubernatorial bid in 2010, announced on Tuesday that he is backing former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., for governor. 

Gus Bilirakis' Proposal to Ensure Student Veterans Not Penalized by Colleges, Universities Gains Momentum

June 25, 2018 - 6:15pm
Elizabeth Warren, Gus Bilirakis and John Boozman

A Florida Republican’s proposal to make sure veterans are not financially penalized by colleges and universities as they wait for their federal education benefits is gaining traction on Capitol Hill. 

Marco Rubio Helps Shape Appropriations Bills on Capitol Hill

June 25, 2018 - 6:00am

Towards the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., scored a win when the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, on which he sits, passed bills with several provisions the Florida Republican championed. 

Adam Putnam Endorsed by Conservative Florida Family Action

June 20, 2018 - 5:45pm
Adam Putnam and John Stemberger

One of the leading social and religious conservative groups in Florida threw its support behind Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam to be the Sunshine State’s next governor.



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