Two weeks to go until the general election and polls are showing a wide array of possibilities as Gov. Rick Scott challenges U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., who is running for a fourth term.
Two new polls show very different results as Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum and former U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., make their cases in the final two weeks to be Florida’s next governor. Florida Politics released a survey of likely voters from St. Pete’s Polls on Monday showing Gillum with the narrowest of leads. Gillum takes 47 percent while DeSantis is right behind him at 46 percent.
Reform Party's Darcy Richardson Open to John Morgan on Florida Supreme Court, Reels in Mike Gravel's Support
Historian and political activist Darcy Richardson, the Reform Party’s gubernatorial candidate in Florida, said he was open to having prominent leaders from various political factions--including trial lawyer John Morgan--on the Florida Supreme Court and reeled in the backing of a former presidential candidate.
From his perch on the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, a Florida congressman is looking “to drive down flood insurance premiums by creating a low-interest loan program to help property owners better protect their homes and businesses from storm damage, ultimately reducing post-disaster claims” with new legislation.
Now running for a second term in the U.S. House, U.S. Rep. Neal Dunn, R-Fla., was endorsed by President Donald Trump this week.
A South Florida congresswoman is calling on Ecuador to hand over Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Three Republicans representing South Florida in Congress--U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen--are urging the Trump administration to investigate the death of an opponent of the Maduro regime in Venezuela and backing sanctions against those responsible for it.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., scored a win towards the end of last week as his proposal adding more sanctions on Hezbollah headed to President Donald Trump’s desk.
The two chairwomen of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues--Republican U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks of Indiana and Democrat U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel of Florida--brought out the “Keeping Girls in School Act" which, they say, will “support the economic and educational empowerment of girls globally."
From his perch as chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., has taken aim at the communist regime leading that nation this week.