Tuesday, February 19, 2019
On Thursday, Deutch joined U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., and John Katko, R-NY, to unveil what they are dubbing the “Democracy for All Amendment.” Thursday marked the first day of Democratic control of the House. 
"In rejecting this amendment, the Democrats have shown their true colors. It is clear they are not interested in preventing gun violence or stopping the illegal purchase of firearms, but rather they are only interested in limiting the rights of law abiding citizens to advance their own political agenda," Steube said.
Gallup found that Americans are far more optimistic about their financial situations now than they have been in a decade and a half. 
While we’re still more than six weeks out until Election Day, the heavy lifting is over for U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., and he is now able to turn his attention to state and national politics. 
U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., is leading a host of legislators--including several from Florida--in calling on the Trump administration to crack down on leaders of the Oretga regime in Nicaragua.
Noting more than six months have passed since Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” the Pensacola Republican called it a big win for the economy and for American families. 
Florida Democrats say they are ready for November and have put what at times was a contentious primary behind them. Four of the five candidates who competed in last Tuesday’s gubernatorial primary appeared at an Orlando rally at the end...
State Rep. Mike Miller, R-Orlando, has run a largely quiet campaign in his bid to unseat U.S. Rep.  Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., in Congressional District 7 but that’s all changing with a new ad that has been up and running for a week. 
Now finishing up his first term in Congress, First Coast Republican John Rutherford ranks as one of the biggest winners in Florida politics this year. 
Last week, Diaz-Balart introduced his proposal creating new ZIP codes. He has brought out similar legislation during the last two Congresses and was able to get it through the House last year only for time to run out before his proposal could through the U.S. Senate.