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Charles W. Jones: Florida's Mad Irish Senator

March 17, 2018 - 6:00am
Charles W. Jones

Florida’s political history has been shaped by many different people -- the French, English, Spanish, Cuban, African-American, Puerto Rican, Yankees, Southerners and more. While Florida politics are not as Celtic-influenced as, say, those of Boston or New York, there have been a few leaders with Irish roots reigning over the Sunshine State.

David Jolly, Patrick Murphy Expand Town Hall Tour

March 16, 2018 - 12:00pm
David Jolly and Patrick Murphy

Two former congressmen from Florida--Republican David Jolly and Democrat Patrick Murphy--are expanding their tour to “pull back the curtain on Washington and shine a light on the inside reasons why D.C. is in a state of chaos and dysfunction.”

House Backs John Rutherford's, Ted Deutch's School Safety Bill

March 15, 2018 - 9:00am
John Rutherford and Ted Deutch

This week, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. John Rutherford’s, R-Fla., “Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing (STOP) School Violence Act.”

House Passes Tom Rooney's, Ted Deutch's Proposal Cracking Down on Fraud Targeting Veterans

March 14, 2018 - 4:30pm
Tom Rooney and Ted Deutch

The U.S. House passed a measure from two Florida congressmen cracking down on fraud targeting veterans. 

Carlos Curbelo Continues to Take Aim at Castro Regime as it Looks for Successor

March 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
Carlos Curbelo

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., continued his fire on the Castro regime as the process of selecting a new leader for Cuba continues. 

David Jolly Says No to Political Comeback This Year

March 15, 2018 - 6:00am
David Jolly

Former U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., announced on Tuesday night that he would not attempt a political comeback this year. 

Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson, Ted Deutch Continue Efforts to Get Iran to Release Bob Levinson

March 13, 2018 - 9:45am
Bill Nelson, Marco Rubio and Ted Deutch

Florida’s two U.S. Senators--Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio--and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., continued their efforts to press Iran about a missing American. 

Carlos Curbelo Wants More Protection of Children's Data, Social Security Numbers

March 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is leading the charge on Capitol Hill to protect children’s identities from fraudsters. 

Francis Rooney Backs Ted Yoho's International Development Finance Reform

March 12, 2018 - 12:00pm
Francis Rooney and Ted Yoho

U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., the vice chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, has thrown his support to a proposal from a fellow Florida Republican which reforms how the federal government manages international development finances.

Marco Rubio, Florida Republicans Urge Trump to Denounce Raul Castro's Successor

March 12, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio, Raul Castro and Ron DeSantis

With Cuban dictator Raúl Castro set to retire next month, Republicans from the Florida delegation are already taking aim at whoever replaces him. 



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