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Nikki Haley Stays Busy in South Florida, Backing Republican Congresswoman
After meeting with Miami Mayor Francis Suarez earlier in the year, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2024 continued to focus on South Florida this week. Through her Stand for America PAC, former U.S. Amb....
Vern Buchanan, Wasserman Schultz Continue the Fight for the Human Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention...
This week, the two chairs of the Florida congressional delegation teamed up on a proposal to educate children on the signs of human trafficking. Noting that more than half of human trafficking victims are children,...
Glenn Sacks: Cuba–Conservatives’ New Club Against BLM, AOC and Bernie Sanders
Led by U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., conservatives in Florida and throughout the nation are fired up over recent events in Cuba. While they may have some passing interest in what’s actually happening there, it’s becoming clear what they’re really interested in: using the Cuban events as a club against their domestic political opponents.
Donald Trump Backs Marco Rubio for a Third Term in 2022
While there had been talk about a conservative challenge to Rubio in the primaries in 2022--including buzz that Ivanka Trump though she ended it two months ago--Trump’s endorsement should ensure he will not face a major Republican challenge.
Florida’s Senators Continue the Fight to Stop Drilling off the Bahamas
This is not a new issue for the Florida delegation. Back in December, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., led a letter to Bahamian Prime Minister Hubert Alexander Minnis and Bahamian Environment and Housing Minister Romauld Sotario Ferreira opposing the Bahamas Petroleum Company’s (BPC) Perseverance No. 1 oil well, off the coast of The Bahamas.
Alan Grayson Files to Run Against Marco Rubio, for New Congressional Seat in 2022
One of the most outspoken liberals in Florida politics with a knack for bashing the GOP, Grayson has had a roller-coaster career over the past decade and a half.
Florida Delegation Continues to Champion Resolution Calling for More Diversity in the Media
Back in September 2019, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., were joined by U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, in introducing the resolution.
Marco Rubio Starts With a Slight Edge in 2022 Senate Race, Poll Finds
Mason Dixon released a poll on Wednesday showing 46 percent of Florida voters prefer to keep Rubio in the U.S. Senate while 40 percent are ready for a change and 14 percent are not sure.
Marco Rubio, Jacky Rosen Bring Back Resolution Calling for More Diversity in the Media
Back in September 2019, Rubio and Rosen were joined by U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, R-PR, in championing the resolution.
Taking Aim at the GOP, Stephanie Murphy Looks Ready to Challenge Marco Rubio in...
After years of carefully crafting her image as someone willing to work across the aisle, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., is starting to go on at the attack against Republicans as buzz builds that she will challenge U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., in 2022.
Michael Waltz Continues the Fight to Have the U.S. Work With Israel on PTSD
At the start of last year, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., the first Green Beret to serve in Congress, introduced the “United States-Israel PTSD Collaborative Research Act” which his office explained when he unveiled it.
Carlos Gimenez Announces Committee Assignments
Earlier this month, U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., named Gimenez as an assistant whip.