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Florida's Unemployment Rate Dropped in October Despite Hurricane Michael

November 16, 2018 - 10:45am
Rick Scott

Despite Hurricane Michael hitting the state, the unemployment rate in October dropped to 3.4 percent, the lowest it has been since the start of 2007. 

Florida Democrats Make Their Moves as Nancy Pelosi Looks to Reclaim the Gavel

November 14, 2018 - 9:30am

Democrats will take control of the U.S. House in the new year but the question of who leads them remains up in the air--and members of the Florida delegation can play a major role on who wields the gavel. 

Marco Rubio, Lois Frankel Back Israel Against Hamas

November 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio and Lois Frankel

While a ceasefire has been called after Hamas launched hundreds of rockets into the southern part of Israel from Gaza, members of the Florida congressional delegation continue to champion that country’s right to defend itself against terrorism. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ted Deutch Condemn Latest Hamas Attacks on Israel

November 13, 2018 - 9:30am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Deutch

With southern Israel under attack from rockets being shot from Palestinian controlled Gaza, the two South Florida congressional representatives who lead the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee expressed their support of that key American ally. 

Francis Rooney Pushes Labor Department for More Transparency from Unions

November 12, 2018 - 10:45am
Francis Rooney

Having won reelection last week, U.S. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., continued his efforts on labor issues, urging the U.S. Labor Department to reform how it views worker centers. 

With Dems Now in Charge of the House, South Florida's Power Shifts on Capitol Hill

November 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Alcee Hastings, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ted Deutch

With the Democrats making inroads in South Florida on their way to flipping the U.S. House, that region is going to have a major shift when it comes to its influence on Capitol Hill when the new Congress convenes. 

Florida Officials Continue to Push Recovery Efforts a Month After Hurricane Michael

November 8, 2018 - 2:15pm
Ted Yoho, Marco Rubio and Jimmy Patronis

Officials at the federal and state levels continue to go to bat for the Panhandle and other parts of the state impacted by Hurricane Michael a month after that storm hit Florida.

Veterans Day Weekend Marks the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War One

November 10, 2018 - 6:00am

Over this weekend and with a federal holiday on Monday, the nation honors Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, to mark the end of World War I on Nov. 11, 1918.

Rick Scott Claims the Most Elusive Prize in Florida Politics

November 19, 2018 - 10:15am

Gov. Rick Scott did not just defeat U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in a key race; the governor was able to claim a prize that only a handful of Florida politicos have achieved: moving from the Governor’s Mansion to the U.S. Senate.

Term Limit Activist Jack Gargan Passes Away

November 6, 2018 - 9:45am
Jack Gargan

News broke on Tuesday that political activist Jack Gargan, best known for his support of third party candidates and calls for term limits, passed away at the age of 88. 

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