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Ted Yoho Endorses Donald Trump

June 13, 2016 - 9:00am
Ted Yoho and Donald Trump

While some Republicans have walked back their endorsements of presidential candidate Donald Trump in recent days, a Florida congressman threw his support to the GOP’s presumptive candidate. 

Congressman Ted Yoho endorsed Trump on Saturday, praising the celebrity businessman as a political outsider like himself. 

“I am excited to stand not just behind the American people’s choice for the next president of the United States of America but my personal choice: Mr. Donald Trump,” Yoho announced in his endorsement. 

Florida Delegation Splits on Puerto Rico Debt Vote

June 11, 2016 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho, Carlos Curbelo and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

This week, the U.S. House passed the “Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act” (PROMESA) with the Florida delegation splitting on odd lines. The bill from U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Wisc., would let Puerto Rico restructure its $72 billion debt in return for more federal oversight of local affairs.

Bilirakis Wants FTC to Battle Senior Fraud

June 9, 2016 - 12:30pm
Gus Bilirakis

Florida Republican Gus Bilirakis’ proposal to help the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) tackle fraud targeting seniors picked up steam on Capitol Hill on Thursday. 

The House Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee approved the Florida congressman’s “FTC Robust Elderly Protections and Organizational Requirements to Track Scams Act (FTC REPORTS) Act.” The bill would require the FTC to be more transparent and draw up annual plans to to fight fraud targeting seniors.

Rubio Continues to Take Aim at Hezbollah

June 8, 2016 - 11:45am
Marco Rubio and Jeanne Shaheen

From his perches on the Senate Foreign Relations and Intelligence Committees, Marco Rubio continued his efforts against Hezbollah this week. 

Resolution for Holocaust Survivors Clears House

June 8, 2016 - 9:00am
Ted Deutch and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

On Tuesday, the U.S. House passed without opposition a resolution from two Florida representatives urging Germany to “fulfill its moral responsibility to Holocaust survivors and urgently provide the financial resources necessary to ensure that Survivors live in dignity and comfort in their remaining years.”

Rubio Faces Challenges if He Enters Senate Race

June 7, 2016 - 7:00pm
Marco Rubio

A new poll shows Marco Rubio will have a tough fight if he runs for a second term in the Senate. 

While Rubio closed the door to running for a second term, pressure is building on him to run again. Republican leaders including presumptive presidential candidate Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and the NRSC have been pushing Rubio to seek another term. 

Florida Up for Grabs in November, Poll Shows

June 7, 2016 - 6:45pm
Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders

Florida, the largest swing state on the map, will be up for grabs in November, a new poll shows. 

Democratic aligned Public Policy Polling (PPP) released a poll on Tuesday showing the Sunshine State is very close. Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump edges like Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton 45 percent to 44 percent in the poll. 

If Rubio Stays Out, Beruff Leads Unknown GOP Field

June 6, 2016 - 11:45am
Marco Rubio and Carlos Beruff

If Marco Rubio doesn’t run for a second term in the Senate, there’s no clear favorite for the Republican nomination, a new poll shows. 

Murphy Leads Grayson in Democratic Primary

June 6, 2016 - 10:45am

A new poll shows Patrick Murphy with the edge over congressional colleague Alan Grayson as Florida Democrats mull over who they want to run for the Senate in November. 

Dan Bongino Ready to Run for Congress in Southwest Florida

June 6, 2016 - 10:00am
Dan Bongino

Conservative leader Dan Bongino, an ally of former U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., is running for Congress. 

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