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Brian Mast Takes Over as Co-Chairman of Air Cargo Caucus

“Air cargo and freight carriers will play a critical role in the transportation and distribution of coronavirus vaccines. While the Food and Drug Administration considers emergency approval of these vaccines, the air cargo industry has already begun ramping up efforts to prepare for safe and efficient distribution,” Mast’s office noted. 

Brian Mast Draws Fire After Reports on Social Media Posts About Rape, Sex With...

The Sun-Sentinel reported that Mast commented on a post from Rocco LeDonni, who is currently the congressman’s campaign manager, from a 2009 trip to South Africa.
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National Parties Get Ready to Get Active as Vern Buchanan Clashes With Margaret Good

Democrats have tried to press Buchanan in recent election cycles but he has done well. The closest a Democrat came to taking Buchanan down came in 2018 when David Shapiro pulled 45.4 percent while the congressman won with 54.6 percent.
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Brian Mast, Pam Keith, K.W. Miller Hit the Ground Running in CD 18

The race appears to be getting some attention from Washington as both the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) weighed in on it on Tuesday night. 
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John Rutherford Looks to Help Small Businesses Export More

The proposal would have the U.S. Commercial Service create metrics and goals for new-to-exporting firms. Under the bill, the federal government would work with state and local export promotion programs to encourage these businesses to look at more international sales and exports.

DCCC Ready to Help Margaret Good Against Vern Buchanan in Florida

Looking ahead to 2020, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) announced on Thursday that U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., will be one of their top targets in 2020. 

DCCC, NRCC Make Campaign Finance Vote an Issue in South Florida Congressional Race

A sweeping campaign finance and voting rights act passed by Democrats in the U.S. House is becoming an issue in what is expected to be one of the most competitive congressional races in South Florida. 

DCCC Gets Ready to Staff Up in Miami and Tampa as 2020 Looms

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., the chairwoman of the DCCC, launched the “March Forward” program on Thursday which starts, which the DCCC defined as an “aggressive, multi-million dollar effort to defend and expand the new Democratic majority.”
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NRCC Goes on the Offense in Florida as 2020 Looms

Last week, the NRCC announced it planned to target 55 seats currently held by House Democrats, including four in Florida. 
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DCCC, NRCC Already Getting Ready for Florida Races in 2020

While the presidential election will be getting most of the political spotlight in Florida, both parties are continuing to gear up for congressional races as Democrats look to protect and expand their new majority in the U.S. House while the GOP looks to win it back. 
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