President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union Address tonight. As he and his administration begin to cobble together a legacy worthy of the history books, he will attempt to sell the American people on a star-spangled list of Washington's accomplishments over the past seven years.
Pastor Jamal Bryant was invited to be the keynote speaker Jan. 18 at the annual MLK awards breakfast in St. Petersburg by the National Council of Negro Women.
On Friday, U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., highlighted the Thin Blue Line Act that he introduced last year.
On Wednesday, former Gov. Gary Johnson, R-NM, launched his second bid for the White House:
In an email sent Wednesday afternoon obtained exclusively by this reporter, Facebook rescinded its initial decision that a page that incited hatred and violence against Israelis met “community standards.”
“…protect and defend human life at every stage of its development.”
Pope Francis, in his address to a joint session of the United States Congress, September 24, 2015
I strongly oppose any gun control laws that restrict or infringe upon the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding Americans. I am a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) because I believe that law-abiding citizens of this country have a constitutional right to keep and bear arms in the protection of themselves, their families and their liberty.
With new leadership in the House of Representatives and an important return to regular order and a more inclusive process, the first Republican-controlled Congress in nine years ended 2015 by passing a number of substantial legislative achievements and conservative reforms that will benefit the American economy and the American people. More importantly, these legislative achievements were signed into law by a President who threatened to block much of this important progress.
U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., the chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, formally recognized 2015 Heisman Trophy Winner Derrick Henry, of Yulee, Florida, with the following statement in the official Congressional Record. The following is the full text of Crenshaw statement:
When I was elected to represent our community in Congress I pledged to work and fight for solutions that will better our education system by empowering parents and teachers while equipping students with an education that will prepare them for success. Congress, along with the president, have united to make this pledge a reality.