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Florida Delegation Urges Trump Administration Not to Open Gulf to Drilling

March 28, 2017 - 12:15pm

This week, members of the Florida congressional delegation from both parties signed off on letters to the Trump administration, opposing expanded drilling in the Gulf. 

Tom Rooney Takes Aim at Bill Nelson Over Neil Gorsuch

March 28, 2017 - 9:45am
Tom Rooney and Bill Nelson

As he considers taking on U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., in 2018, on Monday, U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., took aim at that Democrat’s opposition to President Donald Trump nominating Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Ted Yoho Goes to Bat for South Korean Missile Defense

March 25, 2017 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho

As tensions with North Korea rise, a Florida congressman is calling for more readiness in case that nation launches an attack on American allies. 

Bob Cortes Passes on Challenging Stephanie Murphy in 2018

March 24, 2017 - 9:00am
Bob Cortes and Stephanie Murphy

State Rep. Bob Cortes, R-Altamonte Springs, has decided to pass on challenging U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., in 2018. 

Ron DeSantis' Bill Targeting Child Predators Builds Steam on Capitol Hill

March 23, 2017 - 10:45am
Ron DeSantis

A proposal from a Florida congressman targeting child predators is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. 

Marco Rubio, Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández Discuss Drug Trafficking, Venezuela

March 23, 2017 - 9:15am

From his perch as chairman of the U.S. Senate Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., met with Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernández to discuss relations between the two nations 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Draws Heat on the Right Over Obamacare Repeal

March 22, 2017 - 9:45am
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Already drawing fire from the left on former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is now getting it from the right on the issue. 

John Rutherford's Bill Cleaning Up DHS Clears the House

March 22, 2017 - 8:15am
John Rutherford

From his perch on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., scored a win this week as his bill giving Congress more oversight of wasteful spending in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) passed the U.S. House without opposition. 

Andrew Gillum Endorsed by Gainesville Mayor Lauren Poe

March 21, 2017 - 2:00pm

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum continues to garner the support of leading Democrats as he continues his bid to be Florida’s next governor. 

Rick Scott Within the Margin of Error on Bill Nelson in New 2018 Poll

March 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Bill Nelson and Rick Scott

A new poll shows a potential political main event in Florida is within the margin of error as Gov. Rick Scott considers challenging U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., next year. 




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