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Florida Delegation Backed Bill for the U.S. to Push for More Democratic Reforms in...

A proposal “to strategically align the United States’ diplomatic tools, including targeted sanctions, to advance democratic elections in Nicaragua in November 2021” backed by the Florida delegation is gaining steam on Capitol Hill. Back in...
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Nikki Fried Gets Ready to Launch Gubernatorial Bid

But while Fried is her party’s top state official, she remains largely unknown to many voters and a poll released last week shows she has some work to do to win the Democratic primary. 

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Bring Back Holocaust Insurance Accountability Act

The bill would make insurance companies reveal Holocaust-era policyholders and permit  “beneficiaries of Holocaust insurance policies and their heirs to bring suits in U.S. courts to recover any proceeds under the policies to which they may be entitled.”
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Florida Delegation Honors Holocaust Remembrance Day

“The Holocaust could happen again. It could happen here,” insisted U.S. Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla. “Condemn antisemitism and hate. Fight for liberty and justice. Remember the living, breathing people who died, and those we seek to protect

Ted Deutch Remains a Co-Chair of Bipartisan Taskforce for Combating Anti-Semitism

Back in 2015, then U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., at that time the chairwoman of the U.S. House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., then the ranking Democrat on the subcommittee, helped bring the group back. 

Ted Deutch Names Vice-Chair of the House Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee

Deutch, who took over the gavel from then U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., when the Democrats took control of the U.S. House after the 2018 elections, weighed in on why he had tapped Manning for the assignment.

Ted Yoho Makes One Last Call to Get Taiwan Back in the WHO

“Taiwan has more than earned its place in the WHA with its contributions to global public health and work to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The time to restore Taiwan’s observer status is now,” Yoho insisted. 
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Donna Shalala Will Face Maria Elvira Salazar in a Rematch From 2018

Former broadcast journalist Maria Elvira Salazar ran away in the Republican primary on Tuesday, taking 79 percent of the vote.

With Support of Florida Delegation, House Votes to Add National Museum of the American...

The bill cleared the House without opposition on Monday and Serrano tipped his cap to a host of congressional leaders and former members of Congress including former U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., who retired after the 2018 elections.
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Center for Politics Releases Forecast of 2020 Congressional Races Across Florida

On Thursday, the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics unveiled its latest look at the 2020 U.S. House races and made the Democrats the favorites to keep the chamber even while the GOP looks likely to control the U.S. Senate.
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida’s Senators Pushing Holocaust Insurance Accountability Act

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., is working with Florida’s two U.S. senators and U.S. Sen. Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., on a bill helping Holocaust survivors and their heirs with insurance claims.

House Ethics Committee Investigation Alcee Hastings Over Alleged Relationship With Staffer

The committee announced on Thursday that it was looking at U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., for his relationship with a staffer. Per the House code of conduct, members of the House are not permitted to be in relationships or engage in sexual relations with staffers.
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