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Florida Delegation: New Cuban Leader's a Puppet of Raul Castro

April 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio, Miguel Diaz Canel and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

With Miguel Diaz-Canel taking over from Raul Castro as the leader of the communist regime in Cuba, members of the Florida congressional delegation insisted this week that the change of leadership is meaningless. 

Ted Yoho Grows More Active on Cybersecurity Issues

April 19, 2018 - 9:45am
Ted Yoho

From his perch on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., has introduced a proposal that he says will protect the nation from cyberattacks. 

AAA: Florida Could Soon See the Highest Gas Prices in More than Three Years

April 17, 2018 - 4:45pm

On Tuesday, gas prices across Florida climbed up and reached their highest point since Hurricanes Harvey and Irma back in September. <--break->

Adam Putnam, Ashley Moody, Matt Caldwell Win Straw Poll in Jacksonville

April 14, 2018 - 6:00pm
Ashley Moody, Adam Putnam and Matt Caldwell

Voters and candidates from across the Sunshine State gathered in Jacksonville on Saturday afternoon for a straw poll held by WBOB. 

Ted Yoho's Reform of Foreign Aid Gains Momentum

April 14, 2018 - 6:00am
Ted Yoho

This week, a North Florida Republican’s proposal to reform foreign aid. which has the support of the White House. picked up steam on Capitol Hill.

Charlie Crist Starts as a Strong Favorite Over GOP Challengers

April 13, 2018 - 6:00am
Charlie Crist

Former Gov. Charlie Crist upended U.S. Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla., in 2016 by a small margin but the freshman congressman is sitting pretty in 2018.

Mike Hill Looks to Get Back to the Florida House By Slamming Gun Control Measures

April 11, 2018 - 9:00pm

Looking to make a political comeback and reclaim a seat in the Florida House, conservative Mike Hill came out swinging against gun control measures passed by the GOP controlled Legislature in the aftermath of the Parkland school shooting.

Running in the Republican primary to replace outgoing state Rep. Clay Ingram to represent parts of Escambia County, Hill stressed his opposition to legislation passed in Tallahassee raising the minimum age to purchase guns from 18 to 21, sets up a three-day waiting period for buying rifles and bans bump stocks.  

Brian Fitzpatrick's, Stephanie Murphy's Bill Cracking Down on Stalkers Targeting Minors Clears the House

April 11, 2018 - 9:30am
Brian Fitzpatrick and Stephanie Murphy

This week, the U.S. House passed a measure from a Florida Democrat and a Pennsylvania Republican cracking down on stalkers targeting minors with overwhelming support from both sides of the aisle.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Focuses on North Korea, China in Trip to Asia

April 9, 2018 - 4:15pm

While she is not running for another term, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the first woman to ever lead the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee and currently the chair of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, continues to focus on international issues, including the current tensions with North Korea and China. 

Rick Scott Jumps in Against Bill Nelson so Let's Get Ready to Rumble

April 9, 2018 - 9:15am
Bill Nelson and Rick Scott

Rick Scott is off and running against Bill Nelson as the Republican looks to claim the Holy Grail of Florida politics: moving from the Governor’s Mansion to the U.S. Senate.

As the governor starts his Senate bid on Monday, history isn’t exactly on Scott’s side. Only three governors in Florida history ever made it to the Senate after their time in Tallahassee:  Spessard Holland, Bob Graham and Napoleon Bonaparte Broward who died before he could take his Senate seat. 



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