Sunday, August 25, 2019
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., brought out an amendment to limit congressional terms in which senators would be able to serve two six-year terms while members of the House would be able to serve three two-year terms. 
Rubio and Wilson brought out the “Safe Temperature Act” and brought back the “Liberty City Rising Act” on Thursday, the first day of the new Congress. 
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. 
Bloomberg, one of the ten richest Americans and one of the twelve wealthiest men in the world thanks to his founding of the media and financial services company that bears his name, served three terms as mayor, winning election in 2001 as a Republican before having no party affiliation and then joining the Democrats. 
With Democrats taking over the U.S. House on Thursday, one of the leading Republicans in the Florida delegation unveiled his agenda for the next two years. 
O’Malley had run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016 but had been overshadowed by former U.S. Sec. of State Hillary Clinton and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. After getting squashed in Iowa, O’Malley dropped out of the race.
Earlier this week, Mucarsel-Powell offered her take on what she intends to fight for as the Democrats get ready to take over the House. 
First elected to Congress in 2006, Castor is 52 and one of the top Democrats on the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee which oversees health policy among other things. 
While the GOP did not keep control of the U.S. House in November, former U.S. Rep. Allen West, R-Fla., weighed in on the election results towards the end of last week. 
Following the 2018 election, new leaders will man the helm Florida. Below is a list of predictions for the Sunshine State's political news in 2019. 5. Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Núñez will emerge as a star for the Republican Party...