Decades before the Pilgrims gathered around a table in Massachusetts in 1621, Florida had seen at least two separate thanksgiving celebrations and, like the more familiar tale from New England, they involved Native Americans and religious liberty.
The New Democrat Coalition in Congress is taking on an increasingly Florida feel.
Having won a second term in the U.S. Senate earlier this month, Florida Republican Marco Rubio is keeping his focus on international issues.
Rick Scott is exploring the possibility of challenging Bill Nelson in 2018 looking to claim the Holy Grail of Florida politics: moving from the Governor’s Mansion to the U.S. Senate.
Even as some local officials continue to say they will provide sanctuary to illegal immigrants, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., is calling on cutting federal funds to those cities .
This week, the U.S. House passed a bill from a Kentucky Republican and a Florida Democrat to give the concrete masonry industry more flexibility when it comes to researching and promoting its products.
The U.S. House voted to make it easier to impose sanctions on Iran on Tuesday, passing a measure co-introduced by two congressional representatives from Florida.
Even though he lost his congressional seat last week, outgoing U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., says he wants to stay in Washington as a member of incoming President Donald Trump’s Cabinet.
With Republicans in control of both chambers of Congress and the White House in 2017, a Florida Republican is urging major tax reform in the coming year.
Donald Trump enters the presidency without ever having held public office--but a politician from Florida can offer a roadmap on how he can govern.