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Ron DeSantis Comes Out Swinging at Iran

July 31, 2017 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis

With buzz growing that he could run for governor next year, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., the chairman of the U.S. House National Security Subcommittee, has taken aim at Iran in recent days. 

Marco Rubio Backs Sam Brownback for Religious Freedom Post

July 29, 2017 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Sam Brownback

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., cheered the Trump administration for naming Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kansas, as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom.

Florida Congressmen Want Canadian Snowbirds to Stay in U.S. Up to Eight Months

July 29, 2017 - 6:00am

From his perch on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, this week, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., went to bat for a proposal to extend the amount of time Canadians who own or lease a home in the U.S. can stay there during the year. 

House Passes Neal Dunn's Bill for More Federal Contracts for Small Businesses Owned by Veterans

July 26, 2017 - 10:45am
Neal Dunn

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn’s, R-Fla., bill giving more federal contracts to small businesses owned by veterans. 

Thwarted Obama Nominee Mary Barzee Flores Running for Congress in South Florida

July 26, 2017 - 8:45am

The crowd of Democrats looking to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., grew larger on Wednesday as former Judge Mary Barzee Flores launched her campaign to win that open South Florida congressional seat. 

Steny Hoyer, Nancy Pelosi's Top Lieutenant, Endorses Gwen Graham

July 25, 2017 - 10:30am
Steny Hoyer, Gwen Graham and Nancy Pelosi

Despite voting against U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., to lead Democrats, former U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham, D-Fla., welcomed her top lieutenant’s support as she continues her bid to be Florida’s next governor. 

Florida Delegation Backs Expanding the GI Bill

July 25, 2017 - 9:15am
John Rutherford, Gus Bilirakis and Charlie Crist

On Monday night, the U.S. House passed a bill expanding GI Bill benefits without opposition.

Ted Yoho Goes to Bat for Taiwan Over WHO

July 24, 2017 - 9:45am
Ted Yoho

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. House Asia and the Pacific Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., brought out a bill to help Taiwan become a full member of  the World Health Organization (WHO). Earlier this year, for the first time in almost a decade, Taiwan was not invited to the WHO’s World Health Assembly (WHA).

Gas Prices on the Rise Across Florida

July 24, 2017 - 8:30am

After falling in recent weeks, gas prices across the Sunshine State are starting to increase with the state average rising 7 cents across the last week, the second largest weekly increase in the nation behind Indiana.

Al Lawson Calls for Tax Credits for Small Businesses Owned by Veterans Helping Underserved Areas

July 24, 2017 - 6:00am
Al Lawson

Towards the end of last week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., who is a member of the Military-Veterans Caucus, is leading congressional Democrats on a bill to help veterans start up small businesses. 

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