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Incumbents, Familiar Faces Win Congressional Primaries Across Florida

August 28, 2018 - 11:45pm
Al Lawson, Ross Spano and Darren Soto

While some members of the Florida delegation faced high profile primaries, incumbents beat back challenges across the Sunshine State on Tuesday night as candidates from both sides of the aisle get ready for November.

Voters Head to the Ballots to Vote in Primaries Across Florida

August 28, 2018 - 6:00am
Ron DeSantis, Gwen Graham and Adam Putnam

Voters across the Sunshine State will be heading to the polls on Tuesday to vote in competitive primaries across Florida. 

Florida Delegation Takes Aim at the Ortega Regime in Nicaragua

August 27, 2018 - 12:45pm
Bill Nelson, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Carlos Curbelo

Several members of the Florida delegation in Congress--including both of the Sunshine State’s U.S. senators--are calling on the Trump administration to hold members of the Ortega regime in Nicaragua accountable under the Global Magnitsky Act. 

Marco Rubio: Chinese Drug Dealers Bringing Fentanyl to U.S. Through Central America

August 27, 2018 - 6:00am

From his seat on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., warned this week about Chinese drug dealers increasingly bringing fentanyl and other drugs through Central America. 

As NAFTA Renegotiations Continue, Florida Delegation Wants Farmers in the Sunshine State Protected

August 25, 2018 - 6:00am

With the Trump administration continuing renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), members of the Florida congressional delegation continue to insist they include more protection for the state’s agriculture community. 

Al Lawson Looks Safe Against Alvin Brown, New Poll Shows

August 23, 2018 - 10:30am
Al Lawson and Alvin Brown

In one of the most closely watched congressional primaries in Florida, a new poll shows U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., in excellent shape as he readies to face former Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown next week. 

Marco Rubio, Ted Yoho Want Action After El Salvador Cuts Ties With Taiwan

August 22, 2018 - 10:00am
Marco Rubio and Ted Yoho

After El Salvador announced it was severing diplomatic ties with Taiwan, two Republicans in the Florida delegation called for action. 

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who sits on the U.S. Senate Appropriations and Foreign Relations Committees, said he was working with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Col., to bring out an amendment restricting American support to El Salvador. 

David Jolly, Patrick Murphy Take Town Hall Effort to the National Airwaves

August 21, 2018 - 11:00am
David Jolly and Patrick Murphy

Two former congressmen from Florida--Republican David Jolly and Democrat Patrick Murphy--are taking their “Why Gridlock Rules Washington and How We Can Solve the Crisis" town hall events to the national level next month. 

Gus Bilirakis Scores a Win as FDA Approves Generic EpiPen

August 20, 2018 - 10:15am
Gus Bilirakis

 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is backing a proposal from a Florida congressman for a generic EpiPen. 

Explore Offshore Leaders: 'Millions of Floridians ...Very Supportive of Us'

August 20, 2018 - 6:00am
Jim Nicholson and David Mica

After showcasing the “Explore Offshore” campaign promoting more energy exploration off Florida’s coasts, two of its leaders talked to Sunshine State about why they are supporting this effort. 



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