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Vern Buchanan: Until Budget is Balanced, No More Congressional Pay Raises

January 25, 2017 - 9:45am
Vern Buchanan

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. House Budget and the Ways and Means Committee, announced on Wednesday he is going to introduce a bill to ban congressional pay raises until there’s a balanced budget. 

Ted Deutch Continues to Move Up the Ranks in Congress

January 25, 2017 - 8:30am
Ted Deutch

Starting his fourth full term in Congress this month, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., is poised to be one of the leading Democrats in the House. 

Marco Rubio, Tim Kaine Team Up Again to Fight Anti-Semitism

January 24, 2017 - 3:00pm

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is once again teaming up with U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., who came up short as Hillary Clinton’s running mate on the Democratic presidential ticket, in pushing the “Combating European Anti-Semitism Act.” 

Dennis Ross Brings Back Zero-Based Budgeting Proposal

January 24, 2017 - 9:00am
Dennis Ross

Senior deputy majority whip, U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross, R-Fla., has brought back his “Zero-based Budgeting Ensures Responsible Oversight (ZERO) Act” legislation.

Carlos Curbelo, Ted Deutch Expand Climate Solutions Caucus

January 23, 2017 - 3:15pm

The two South Florida congressmen who run the Climate Solutions Caucus -- Republican Carlos Curbelo and Democrat Ted Deutch--added to their roster on Monday. 

Marco Rubio to Back Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

January 23, 2017 - 11:45am
Marco Rubio

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., said he would back President Donald Trump’s nomination of Rex Tillerson to be secretary of State. 

Marco Rubio Brings Back VA Reform Proposal

January 23, 2017 - 9:15am
Marco Rubio

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has brought back his proposal to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Bill Nelson Named Top Democrat on New Senate Cybersecurity Subcommittee

January 19, 2017 - 11:00am
Bill Nelson

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., was named as the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate’s Armed Service Committee’s new Cybersecurity Subcommittee. 

Marco Rubio Wants to Crack Down on Anti-Israel Activities at the UN

January 19, 2017 - 8:45am
Marco Rubio

Continuing to focus on Israel during his first month in his second term in the U.S. Senate, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., to bring out a bill fighting anti-Semitism and opposition to Israel at the United Nations. 

Marco Rubio Wants to Push Back Against BDS Movement Targeting Israel

January 18, 2017 - 1:15pm
Marco Rubio

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is taking aim at the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.



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