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Democrats Like Their Chances in South Florida After Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Bows Out

May 1, 2017 - 10:00am
Scott Fuhrman and Steve Stivers

With U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., bowing out of Congress, Democrats are hopeful about flipping her South Florida seat. 

South Florida Representatives Applaud Retiring Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

May 1, 2017 - 8:45am
Mario Diaz-Balart, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Deutch

Accolades are pouring in from both sides of the aisle after U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the dean of the Florida delegation, announced that she was going to retire from Congress after almost three decades of service. 

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Announces She Won't Run for Another Term

April 30, 2017 - 12:45pm
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the current dean of the Florida delegation and the first woman to ever lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee, announced on Sunday that she was retiring from Congress. 

Ron DeSantis Focuses on Border Security, Defending Israel

April 28, 2017 - 6:00am

With buzz building that he could make another run for statewide office, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., raised his profile on security issues this week. 

Florida Congressional Reps Want to Let Venezuelan Refugees Apply for Permanent Residency

April 27, 2017 - 11:00am
Carlos Curbelo and Darren Soto

Four members of the Florida congressional delegation--Republican U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Democratic U.S. Reps. Darren Soto and Debbie Wasserman Schultz--are backing a proposal giving Venezuelan refugees a path to permanent residency. 

Darren Soto's Proposal Targeting Zika, Mosquitoes Gains Momentum on Capitol Hill

April 27, 2017 - 8:45am
Bill Nelson, Darren Soto and Angus King

A push for more federal funding to eliminate mosquitos, which was introduced by a congressman from the Sunshine State and has the support of Florida’s two U.S. senators, is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. 

DCCC Targets Carlos Curbelo, Brian Mast on Obamacare Repeal

April 26, 2017 - 1:15pm
Brian Mast and Carlos Curbelo

With a Republican push to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s federal health-care law gaining steam again on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) launched an ad campaign against 30 Republicans in the U.S. House including two from the Sunshine State. 

Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Want International Airports to Increase Security Against Terrorists

April 26, 2017 - 10:45am

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., on Tuesday to ensure the U.S. and other nations work together in increasing security in international airports. 

Florida Congressional Reps Call for Getting Tougher With Iran

April 26, 2017 - 8:45am
Ted Deutch, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, and Brian Mast

This week, members of the Florida congressional delegation called for tougher actions against the Iranian regime. 

John Rutherford Calls on Feds to 'Stem the Tide of Illegal Immigration'

April 25, 2017 - 11:00am
John Rutherford

From his perch on the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., visited the Rio Grande Valley to inspect security on the border with Mexico, calling for more focus on it. 



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