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Florida Congressman Calls for Reforms to the U.S. House From Ending Gerrymandering to Expanding...

“The commission would be mandated to analyze the current size of the House of Representatives, examine alternatives to the current method by which members are elected, and study the impacts of gerrymandering on representation in the people’s House,” the congressman's office noted.
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Florida Democrats Lead Letter to Congressional Leaders Calling for Increased SNAP Benefits in Stimulus

The three South Florida representatives, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., led the letter and rounded up more than 60 of their colleagues to sign it. 
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Greg Steube: HHS Should Send Unused Funds to Help Long-Term Care Centers, Assisted Living...

U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer, R-Minn., led the letter, getting almost 20 members of the U.S. House to sign it including U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla. 
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Donna Shalala, Matt Gaetz Want to Expand Medical Marijuana Research

U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., who served as U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton, and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., brought out the “Expanding Cannabis Research and Information Act” on Thursday.
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Florida Congressional Democrats Plan to Holding Meeting With Haitian Officials on Violent Riots

Violent protests have shut down government services and businesses and are preventing people from getting to work and school. The loss of even one day’s pay could set an already struggling family back by weeks, while the primary targets of the protests continue to live in great comfort.
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Vern Buchanan Warns of the Threats Ukraine is Facing

Over the weekend, Buchanan was part of a congressional group who met with troops serving in the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine (JMTG-U).

Democrat House Candidates in Florida Have Their Odds Increased by National Pundit

Two weeks until the general election, a prominent national pundit expects the Democrats to flip 25-35 U.S. House seats, enough to take control, and has upgraded three of that party’s candidates chances in the Sunshine State. 

Both Sides Ramp Up Attack Ads in South Florida Congressional Race

Democrats and their allies are trying to tie Salazar to President Donald Trump while the GOP and its supporters are bashing Shalala for holding an event with U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Calif. who has been supportive of the communist regime in Cuba.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Barbara Lee Mark 15th Anniversary of George W. Bush’s Initiative Tackling HIV/AIDS

Estimates hold that PEPFAR initiative has helped more than 14 million people across the world. 
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