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David Jolly Joins the Board of Evan McMullin's Stand Up Republic

October 12, 2017 - 9:00am
David Jolly and Evan McMullin

A prominent Florida Republican is continuing his “never Trump” activities, joining a conservative organization led by one of the president’s rivals in 2016. 

Former Ros-Lehtinen Staffer Nominated to Assistant Secretary of State Post

October 12, 2017 - 8:00am
Yleem Poblete

A former staffer with ties to Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill was nominated by the Trump administration to serve in the State Department. 

Former Congressman Joe Garcia Joins Public Strategy Firm

October 11, 2017 - 9:15am
Joe Garcia

On Wednesday, Mercury, a public strategy firm, announced that former U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia, D-Fla., will join its Miami operation as a co-chairman. 

Floridians Worried About Identity Theft

October 11, 2017 - 9:00am

Identity theft is becoming more of a concern for Floridians, a new poll finds. 

Marco Rubio Leads the Charge to Add More Sanctions on Hezbollah

October 10, 2017 - 10:30am
Marco Rubio and Jeanne Shaheen

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., scored a win towards the end of last week as his proposal adding more sanctions on Hezbollah passed the Senate without opposition. 

Florida GOP Leaders Taking Sides in AG Primary

October 10, 2017 - 8:45am
Jay Fant and Ashley Moody

The Republican primary to replace term limited Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is starting to heat up as GOP leaders across the Sunshine State take sides. 

Stephanie Murphy, Rick Scott Want Schools to Get Ready for Puerto Rican Students Impacted by Hurricane Maria

October 9, 2017 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Rick Scott

As Puerto Rico recovers from Hurricane Maria, two politicians from Florida are calling on the U.S. to do more to help impacted students attend schools in the Sunshine State and other parts of the nation.

Nelson, Rubio Push to Extend Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act

October 7, 2017 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson and Carlos Curbelo

This week, three members of the Florida delegation brought out a bill extending the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), which is currently set to expire in 2020, through 2030.

Paul Ryan Turns to Matt Gaetz for Help on the Debt Ceiling

October 6, 2017 - 9:00am
Paul Ryan and Matt Gaetz

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., named a freshman congressman from Florida to his new group working on the debt ceiling. 

GOP Starts the Tax Reform Process on Budget Vote in the House

October 5, 2017 - 2:30pm
Brian Mast, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ted Deutch

On Thursday, the U.S. House took the first step towards the first major federal tax reform in more than three decades when it passed a $4.1 trillion budget on a near party lines vote.



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