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Ted Deutch Gets Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act Through the House

“The Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act would impose a fine or imprisonment up to five years or both for defrauding veterans," Deutch's office noted. 
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Michael Waltz Introduces Resolution Condemning, Censuring AOC, Omar, Tlaib, Pressely

This week, a congressman from the Sunshine State introduced “censure resolution condemning and censuring” four Democrats in the U.S. House “for defending foreign terrorist organizations and using rhetoric which contributed to anti-Semitic attacks across...
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Three South Florida Democrats Call Out Ilhan Omar for Comparing the U.S., Israel to...

At the start of last week, Omar insisted "we have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban" and that “we must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity.”
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Charlie Crist Backs Bill to Help Prevent Veteran Suicides at VA Facilities

Last week, U.S. Rep. Jason Crows, D-Col., brought out the “Veterans Sentinel Act” which would establish a pilot program in the VA’s Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention (OMHSP) which would be “focused on veteran on-campus suicide and attempted suicides."
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Donald Trump, GOP Go After Democrats on Defunding the Police

The GOP has seized upon calls for defunding police forces across the country as a rallying cry, mocking Democrats across the board for supporting it and for not standing up strongly enough against it.

RNC Takes Aim at Val Demings Over Police Reform

Demings, who served more than a quarter of a century in law enforcement including rising to chief of the Orlando Police Department, is one of the cosponsors of the “Justice in Policing Act” that congressional Democrats are pushing.
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Greg Steube Takes Aim at Ilhan Omar With New Bill

Last week, Steube introduced the “Obstructing Monetary Allocations to Relatives (OMAR) Act" which, the congressman’s office noted, “would prohibit a candidate for election to a federal office from using campaign funds to pay any vendor controlled by an immediate family member.”
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Democrats, GOP Start Focusing on Congressional Races Across Florida

With the deadline for congressional candidates in Florida to file now in the rearview mirror, both major parties are planning which U.S. House races in the Sunshine State to focus on.
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NRCC Designates Three Florida Republicans as ‘Contenders’ to Win Seats in November

U.S. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said on Wednesday that more than 30 candidates across the nation made the “Contender” tier of its “Young Guns” program.
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NRCC Showcases Two More GOP Congressional Candidates in Florida

At the end of last week, U.S. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., announced the latest round of the National Republican Congressional Committee’s (NRCC) candidates included in the “On the Radar” level of its “Young Guns” program. 
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Fight on Impeachment Moves From Capitol Hill to Florida Congressional Races

With Democrats in the U.S. House continuing to open the door to impeaching President Donald Trump, some House Republicans, led by U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., led efforts against what they called a “baseless impeachment inquiry in the shadows of democracy.”
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Michael Waltz: Israel Has the Right to Ban Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib

Fresh off a trip from Israel, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., took to the national airwaves on Friday applauding the decision to ban two congressional Democrats who have backed the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) efforts against that nation.
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