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Florida Delegation Breaks on Party Lines in Equality Act Vote
Three Republicans joined the Democratic majority in passing the bill to include sexual orientation and gender equality to the protections included in the Civil Rights Act that Congress approved and President Lyndon Johnson signed into law back in 1964.
Aron Solomon: The 25th Amendment and Presidential Illness
In the middle of the night, the 45th president of the United States revealed via a tweet that he and the first lady have tested positive for COVID-19. As discussion of the 25th Amendment was immediate and viral over our social networks, a refresher seems in order.
Ted Deutch Brings Back the National Criminal Justice Commission Act
Back in 2015, Deutch and then U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., introduced the “National Criminal Justice Commission Act.” Fifty-five years ago President Lyndon Johnson urged the creation of a National Criminal Justice Commission to offer strategies to Congress on law enforcement and the two Florida congressmen are pursuing a similar path in the new bill.
Marco Rubio Wants a National Criminal Justice Commission
This week, Rubio announced his support for U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., “National Criminal Justice Commission Act" which would “task a National Criminal Justice Commission to assess the nation’s criminal justice system and propose reforms to address the most pressing issues facing it.”
Donald Trump Has Nothing to Fear in the GOP Primary in Florida
President Donald Trump might face up to three challengers in the Republican primaries but Florida, despite being the ultimate swing state, will not be much of a factor.
Donald Trump’s in Great Shape to Squash Any GOP Primary Challenger in Florida
President Donald Trump is in excellent shape with Florida Republicans, a new poll shows--and that could be good news for him as he gears up for a second term.