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Marco Rubio Joins Senate Effort to Back Protesters in Iran

January 6, 2018 - 6:00am
Bob Corker, Marco Rubio and Ben Cardin

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called on the U.S. to support Iranians protesting their regime. 

Florida's Congressional Represenatives Focused on a Range of Issues in 2017

January 1, 2017 - 6:00am
Francis Rooney, Ted Deutch and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Florida’s congressional delegation saw a host of fresh faces join it in 2017 adding some new elements to how the Sunshine State is represented on Capitol Hill while veteran congressional representatives continued their efforts on a range of issues. 

Florida Politics Will Be Busy in 2018

January 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Bill Nelson, Gwen Graham, Rick Scott, Adam Putnam and Jimmy Patronis

As the new year begins, Florida looks set to keep its status as one of the nation’s perennial political battlegrounds. 

Ron DeSantis Can Count on Donald Trump, Major Backers if He Runs for Governor

December 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Donald Trump and Ron DeSantis

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., looks set to run for governor and he has some big name supporters ready to back him. 

Marco Rubio Wants DHS to Continue Counterterrorism Board

December 26, 2017 - 6:00am
Maggie Hassan, Marco Rubio, and Claire McCaskill

Before leaving Washington for the holidays, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with two Senate Democrats to introduce a bill that continues the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Counterterrorism Advisory Board (CTAB). 

Christmas 1778: Good for Florida But Bad for the United States

December 25, 2017 - 6:00am
Augustine Prevost and Robert Howe

The end of December 1778 proved an awful Christmas for the fledgling United States but a great Yuletide for Florida.

While East Florida was not, by any means, one of the focuses of attention during the Revolutionary War, the British and Americans battled for the region during the early stages of the war. East Florida, then a separate colony from West Florida, remained with the British during the American Revolution despite numerous attempts by the Americans to capture St. Augustine during the early stages of the war.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Urges Trump Administration to Shut Down Hezbollah's Latin America Activites

December 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Paul Cook, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ted Poe

This week, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, joined key Republicans on Capitol Hill when it comes to foreign policy in asking the Trump administration to crack down on Hezbollah’s activities in the Western Hemisphere. 

Ron DeSantis Wants US Embassy Moved to Jerusalem by Start of 2019

December 22, 2017 - 8:15am
Ron DeSantis

U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., is continuing to keep up the pressure to ensure the American embassy in Israel moves from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.  

South Florida Congresswomen Bring Out "Me Too Congressional Ethics Act”

December 21, 2017 - 8:00am
Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel

Two South Florida Democrats in Congress teamed up on Wednesday to unveil a proposal which will shine the spotlight on sexual harassment incidents on Capitol Hill. 

Val Demings Named to House Judiciary Committee

December 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
Val Demings and Jerry Nadler

A congresswoman from Florida has been named to the U.S. House Judiciary Committee as Democrats shuffle the deck on their leadership on it. 

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