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John Rutherford Headed to Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee

After claiming a seat on the powerful U.S. House Appropriations Committee last month, freshman U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., has been assigned to a subcommittee that should boost the First Coast’s military community. 

Florida Political Attacks: Rick Scott and Bill Nelson Continue to Exchange Fire

Besides throwing jabs, the Scott and Nelson campaigns exchanged blows with new attack ads.
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NRCC, DCCC Only Focused on a Few Races in Florida

So far, most of the 27 congressional races in Florida simply aren’t getting much in the way of attention. The two major parties are focusing on only a handful of races in the Sunshine State. 

Civics Education in Action at the Heart of Law Day

The setup of our government and the U.S. Constitution should not be taken for granted. It was the result of compromise.
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Looking to Knock Off Stephanie Murphy, GOP Candidates Cozy up to Donald Trump

The Republicans trying to oust U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla. in Congressional District 7 say they will help President Donald Trump get his agenda through Congress.

Carlos Curbelo Draws Fire From The DCCC On Immigration

Democrats at the national level continue to think that U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., is a top target come November.

Adam Putnam Looks to Compete in Ron DeSantis’ Backyard

Putnam opened up his Jacksonville campaign office on Saturday, just north of DeSantis’ district and one of his chief areas of support.

Bill Nelson Looks Weak Against Rick Scott

Nelson’s team assured USA Today at the end of the last month that they aren’t worried about Scott yet but some Democrats say he should be. 
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Law Enforcement Officials Continue to Back Rick Scott’s Senate Bid

Earlier this week, Scott unveiled the support of 55 of the sheriffs who lead law enforcement in all 67 counties across Florida. 

Marco Rubio, Elizabeth Warren Team Up to Help Student Loan Borrowers

Their legislation would ensure states can’t suspend, revoke or deny professional, teaching and drivers’ licenses if people are behind or have defaulted on their student loans. 
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John Rutherford: Defense Appropriations Bill a Win for the First Coast

The bill sent almost $675 billion to the Defense Department, including $606.5 billion in base discretionary funding, $17 billion more than last year. 
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Darren Soto Gets More Funds to Protect Nation’s Electric Grid in First ‘Minibus’ Bill

This is the first of three expected “minibus” bills House Republicans are expected to take up in the coming weeks in response to the Trump administration’s calls for less spending and criticism of hastily passed omnibus bills. 
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