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Marco Rubio Leads the Charge to Add More Sanctions on Hezbollah

October 10, 2017 - 10:30am
Marco Rubio and Jeanne Shaheen

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., scored a win towards the end of last week as his proposal adding more sanctions on Hezbollah passed the Senate without opposition. 

Florida GOP Leaders Taking Sides in AG Primary

October 10, 2017 - 8:45am
Jay Fant and Ashley Moody

The Republican primary to replace term limited Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is starting to heat up as GOP leaders across the Sunshine State take sides. 

Stephanie Murphy, Rick Scott Want Schools to Get Ready for Puerto Rican Students Impacted by Hurricane Maria

October 9, 2017 - 6:00am
Stephanie Murphy and Rick Scott

As Puerto Rico recovers from Hurricane Maria, two politicians from Florida are calling on the U.S. to do more to help impacted students attend schools in the Sunshine State and other parts of the nation.

Nelson, Rubio Push to Extend Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act

October 7, 2017 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio, Bill Nelson and Carlos Curbelo

This week, three members of the Florida delegation brought out a bill extending the Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA), which is currently set to expire in 2020, through 2030.

Paul Ryan Turns to Matt Gaetz for Help on the Debt Ceiling

October 6, 2017 - 9:00am
Paul Ryan and Matt Gaetz

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., named a freshman congressman from Florida to his new group working on the debt ceiling. 

GOP Starts the Tax Reform Process on Budget Vote in the House

October 5, 2017 - 2:30pm
Brian Mast, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ted Deutch

On Thursday, the U.S. House took the first step towards the first major federal tax reform in more than three decades when it passed a $4.1 trillion budget on a near party lines vote.

Matt Gaetz Remains Active in Statewide Politics, Backs Matt Caldwell for Agriculture Commissioner

October 5, 2017 - 9:30am
Ashley Moody, Matt Gaetz and Matt Caldwell

While he has ruled out running for statewide office next year, freshman U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., is showing no hesitation in backing other Republicans for higher office. 

Marco Rubio Wants SEC to Step Up on Protecting Information After Equifax Breach

October 5, 2017 - 8:30am
Marco Rubio and Richard Smith

This week, former Equifax CEO Richard Smith testified before a congressional committee, apologizing for a security failure leading to more than 145 million Americans having their data compromised--but that’s enough for a Florida Republican who is calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to take action. 

House Passes Ileana Ros-Lehtinen's Bill Cutting Off Funds to Nicaraguan Regime

October 4, 2017 - 8:45am

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., one of the leading Republicans on Capitol Hill on foreign policy, scored a win as the House once again passed her “Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act” (NICA) without opposition. 

Marco Rubio Backs State Department Removing Cuban Diplomats from US

October 3, 2017 - 2:15pm
Marco Rubio and Rex Tillerson

From his perch on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., applauded the Trump administration ordering 15 Cuban diplomats off of American soil. 

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