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Takeaways From Iowa and Why it Matters in Florida‭

February 2, 2016 - 2:00pm

There was a lot to be learned in Iowa last night.‭ ‬The top Republican finishers showed a clear distinction between the old guard versus new blood.‭ ‬The old way of doing‭ ‬business doesn‭’‬t cut it,‭ ‬and the American people agree. 

Florida Death Sentences Should Require Unanimous Jury Verdicts

February 2, 2016 - 1:00pm

A bedrock principle of our Constitution is that those charged with a crime are guaranteed a trial by jury. This prudent provision restrains government power and guards against dangerous abuses of it.

Heavy January Rainfall Required Extraordinary Flood Control Action

February 2, 2016 - 7:45am

This winter has brought extraordinary amounts of rainfall to South Florida. In response, the South Florida Water Management District has taken extraordinary actions to fulfill its mission of providing flood protection for residents and businesses within the 16 counties the agency serves.

Blindsiding the Public On Social Security

February 1, 2016 - 2:30pm

There is more confusion about Social Security today than ever before.  We hear contradictory claims from individuals, organizations and government, and nobody knows who to believe.

Hillary Clinton Is Not The Second Coming Of Harriet Tubman

January 23, 2016 - 3:00pm

What is the definition of insanity? Doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result, right?

Expanding Job Opportunities for Non-Violent Offenders

January 20, 2016 - 12:15pm

 With more than‭ ‬100,000‭ ‬inmates‭ ‬behind bars,‭ ‬Florida’s correctional population is among the largest in the United States.‭ 

Good Riddance to 'Jihadi John'

January 20, 2016 - 9:30am

With the Islamic State (ISIS) confirming the death in November of their operative Mohammed Emwazi, the English born terrorist labeled “Jihadi John,” U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., a member of the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee and a Republican presidential candidate, weighed in on Tuesday. Rubio noted Emwazi had taken part in the murder of Steven Sotloff, a journalist who was born in and based out of Miami. 

Taiwan's First Female President Shows It's Commitment to Democracy

January 18, 2016 - 1:30pm

Tsai Ing-wen was elected last week to be Taiwan’s next president. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism Subcommittee, congratulated her on Saturday and pointed to Taiwan as a fledgling democracy with much potential :

Religious Liberty Is Fundamental to Our National Character

January 18, 2016 - 10:00am

Saturday marked Religious Freedom Day, honoring the  230th anniversary of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom which was written  by Thomas Jefferson and helped set the stage for the First Amendment. On Saturday, Republican presidential hopeful U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, offered his take on religious freedom:

Five Things Hillary Clinton Wants You to Forget in 2016

January 13, 2016 - 11:30am

Last year Hillary Clinton made several stops across the Sunshine State in order to explain her goal of obtaining the Democratic presidential nomination. One thing was very clear during her political events in Florida and across the nation: she was avoiding several topics, scandals, and questions surrounding her campaign.




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