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Florida’s Senators Back GOP’s Effort to Help Ukraine Against Russia

This week, Florida’s two U.S. senators--Republicans Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined more than 30 Republicans led by U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, in pushing the “Never Yielding Europe’s Territory (NYET) Act.” Risch, the top Republican...
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Both Parties Gearing Up for the 2022 Elections

The Hill recently reported that Biden has visited several key swing districts and states over the past month to help fend off what any potential GOP gains in the U.S. House next year. 

Kevin McCarthy Names Four Florida Congressmen to GOP’s American Security Task Force

The task force “is dedicated to tackling issues that threaten our national security such as the crisis at our southern border, violent crime on the rise, and cyberattacks, such as the attack on the Colonial Pipeline earlier this year.”

Two Florida Congresswomen Named to GOP’s Future of American Freedoms Task Force

McCarthy named Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Kat Cammack and Maria Elvira Salazar to the task force which will “focus on issues including preserving constitutional freedoms, such as the First and Second Amendments.”

Ron DeSantis Signs Fairness in Women’s Sports Act

DeSantis’ office insisted the “designation of separate sex-specific athletic teams or sports is necessary to promote equality of athletic opportunities.”

Rick Scott Backs Marsha Blackburn’s Proposal to Stop Nuclear Deal With Iran

Other backers of Blackburn’s proposal include U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz, R-Texas., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and Mike Lee, R-Utah.

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.

Tom Gaitens Takes Over as Executive Director of Florida Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse

Gaitens is a businessman and activist who promised to “bring a consistent voice of leadership in the effort to protect consumers and small businessmen from frivolous lawsuits.”

Donald Trump Sketches Out a Vision for the GOP’s Future

In the heart of his speech, the former president touched on “Trumpism” and what it means. The definition is a roadmap for Republicans trying to win over the voters Trump brought over to the GOP.

Party Lines Hold in the Florida Delegation on $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Proposal

The bill passed on a 219-212 with two Democrats joining a united GOP in opposing it. Party lines held in the Florida delegation with all of the Democrats from the Sunshine State backing the proposal and all the Republicans opposing it. 

Rick Scott Announces Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee Assignments

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., will serve on the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI) and the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Spending Oversight.
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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.