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Curt Clawson Hopes to Break Washington Gridlock on Zika Funding

August 25, 2016 - 9:15am
Curt Clawson

Looking to break the deadlock in Washington over additional funding to Zika, retiring Republican Curt Clawson of Florida offered a proposal on Wednesday. 

Your Call: Buying More Land

August 24, 2016 - 8:30pm

Nowhere do competing interests engage in lustier arguments over how much land should be in public ownership than in Florida.

Today, government owns nearly 50 percent of South Florida -- that’s 5.5 million acres. Some 27 percent of the state's total land mass is owned by some government entity.

Ted Yoho Wants to Stop Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

August 24, 2016 - 6:00pm
Ted Yoho

Florida Republican Ted Yoho is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to delay--and possibly halt--the sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. 

Yoho noted on Wednesday that he was against the State Department’s planned $1.15 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia. 

The North Florida Republican pointed to Saudi activities in Yemen as to why he was against the arms sale. The Saudis are currently battling Houthi insurgents in Yemen.

Donald Trump Edges Hillary Clinton in New Florida Poll

August 24, 2016 - 9:30am
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Donald Trump edges Hillary Clinton in Florida, a new poll shows. 

Hillary Clinton Beating Donald Trump in New Florida Poll

August 23, 2016 - 1:15pm
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has a solid lead over Donald Trump in a new poll of Florida, the largest swing state up for grabs in November. 

Congressional Democrats Wade into South Florida Primary

August 23, 2016 - 7:45am
Annette Taddeo, Nancy Pelosi and Joe Garcia

Leading congressional Democrats aren’t on the ballot in next week’s primary but they have skin in the game as South Florida voters hit the polls. 

Tim Kaine Ready to Hit Florida for Hillary Clinton

August 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
Tim Kaine

Looking to ensure Florida remains in the Democratic column come November, Hillary Clinton is sending her running mate to campaign in the Sunshine State later this week. 

Ros-Lehtinen Calls for Action on Zika as CD 27 Grows More Competitive

August 22, 2016 - 11:45am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Possibly facing a more competitive race in November than she is used to, South Florida Republican Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen called on the GOP leadership to do more to battle Zika. 

Your Call: Should the U.S. Sink Ryan Lochte for the Next Olympics?

August 20, 2016 - 6:00am

U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte apologized Friday for his behavior surrounding an incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more "careful and candid" about how he described what happened after a night of partying with his teammates.

But he didn't explain why he embellished details of an encounter with armed security guards and called it a robbery, and why he left out that he and three teammates had vandalized a gas station restroom.

NRCC Looks to Link Alcee Hastings to Randy Perkins in CD 18

August 22, 2016 - 6:00am
Alcee Hastings and Randy Perkins

While it might be another week until the primary, the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is ready for businessman Randy Perkins to win the Democratic nomination to replace Congressman Patrick Murphy who is running for the U.S. Senate. 

Perkins is currently running a radio ad featuring the support of Congressman Alcee Hastings. 

“Randy really knows the struggles of working people and will fight for you in Congress,” Hastings says in the radio spot. 

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