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Key Florida Republicans Back Trump's New Sanctions on North Korea

September 25, 2017 - 11:00am
Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ted Yoho

With President Donald Trump placing more sanctions on North Korea last week, two key Florida Republicans on Capitol Hill applauded the move. 

Florida Reps Urge Feds to Help Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands After Hurricane Maria

September 25, 2017 - 10:00am
Carlos Curbelo, Darren Soto and Mario Diaz-Balart

A congressman from Central Florida is urging the Trump administration to provide additional support for American territories in the Caribbean devastated by Hurricane Maria. 

Gas Prices Start to Drop in Florida After Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

September 25, 2017 - 9:00am

After reaching a three year high in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, gas prices are starting to drop across the Sunshine State according to a new study from AAA. 

North Florida Congressmen Secure FTA Money for Environmentally Friendly Buses

September 25, 2017 - 6:00am
Al Lawson and John Rutherford

Freshman U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., spent much of last week making public transportation in North Florida a little more friendly to the environment. 

Joe Biden's Hitting the Campaign Trail But History's Against Him if He Runs for President in 2020

September 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Joe Biden

This week, former Vice President Joe Biden started getting politically active again but, if history is any guide, he might have a hard time in 2020 if he wants to make a third bid for the presidency. 

Ted Cruz and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Team Up Again, This Time on Nicaragua

September 23, 2017 - 6:00am
Ted Cruz and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., are teaming up again on foreign policy, this time to weigh in on the Organization of American States (OAS) planning to hold an observation of upcoming elections in Nicaragua.

Matt Gaetz Says No to Attorney General Bid, Backs Ashley Moody

September 21, 2017 - 12:45pm
Matt Gaetz and Ashley Moody

Freshman U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., took his name out of contention in the race to replace Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, who faces term limits in 2018, and threw his support to Ashley Moody, a former judge based in Hillsborough County.

Florida Delegation Wants Federal Government to Assist Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria

September 21, 2017 - 9:45am
Bill Nelson, Marco Rubio and Darren Soto

With Hurricane Maria striking Puerto Rico this week, members of the Florida congressional delegation are urging the federal government to step up and offer assistance. 

Vern Buchanan: DOJ Says Bernie Madoff Victims Soon to Be Paid

September 20, 2017 - 9:45am
Vern Buchanan and Bernie Madoff

According to a Florida congressman, the U.S. Department of Justice will soon start compensating the victims of  fraudster Bernie Madoff.

Bill Nelson, Marco Rubio Want to Create a National Advisory Committee on Seniors and Disasters

September 20, 2017 - 9:15am

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Democrat Bill Nelson and Republican Marco Rubio--are calling for creating a new federal committee to tackle how to “better prepare and care for our nation’s seniors during a disaster.”

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