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Rick Scott Announces Vision Systems Headed to Space Coast

On Tuesday, still in France where he attended the Paris Air Show, Gov. Rick Scott announced that Vision Systems, a company based in France that supplies transportation companies, will launch a project in Melbourne which will create 40 jobs and bring $1.2 million to the Space Coast. Melbourne beat out locations in Georgia, North Carolina and Texas to host the 12,000-square-foot facility.

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Chris Christie's Presidential Hopes Not Popular in New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey is in great shape to win a second term in November-- but that doesnt mean that voters in the Garden State want him to seek the presidency in 2016.


Rasmussen Reports unveiled a poll on Tuesday showing only 37 percent of New Jersey voters want him to run for the presidency in 2016 while 41 percent do not think he should seek the White House. A large segment of voters -- 22 percent -- are undecided.

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Mike Fasano Honored by Florida Sheriffs Association

On Monday, the Florida Sheriffs Association honored Rep. Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, as their 2013 Legislative Champion. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco presented the award to Fasano.

I have long advocated on behalf of Floridas law enforcement community, Fasano said in a statement. I am humbled that the Florida Sheriffs Association has honored me with this cherished award. I look forward to continuing to work with the sheriffs to make certain that our community and our state are as safe as possible.

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Allen West Hammers Obama for Letting Women Become Army Rangers and Navy SEALs

Former Congressman Allen West, a favorite of the tea party movement who has opened the door to a political comeback, took aim at President Barack Obama for supporting allowing women to enter the Army Ranger and Navy SEAL programs.

Just read another instance of Obama's fundamental transformation of America: women will enter U.S. Army Ranger and U.S. Navy SEAL training in 2015 and 2016 respectively, West posted on Facebook on Tuesday morning.

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Hillary Clinton Gets an Endorsement from Claire McCaskill

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has yet to declare she will run for president in 2016 -- but she already has the backing of a Democrat in the U.S. Senate.

On Tuesday, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who supported Barack Obama over Clinton back in 2008, said she is supporting Ready for Hillary, a group looking to get Clinton in the race.

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Marco Rubio's Aide's Comments Generates Media Frenzy

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio R-Fla., has been on the high wire in recent weeks, trying to ensure immigration reform passes Congress while still ensuring conservatives would still be open to backing it -- and, perhaps, Floridas junior senator for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.

Rubios high wire act grew even more dangerous as reports emerged that one of his aides is slamming American workers.

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Newt Gingrich Open to 2016 Presidential Bid

On Monday, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich celebrated his 70th birthday -- and opened the door to a second bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

Gingrichs friends and family threw him a surprise party and, according to National Review, politics was in the air.Jonathan Strong has the details:

Think Newt Gingrich is out of politics?

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Rick Scott Announces Embry-Riddle Will Partner With Diamond Aircraft

Still in France for the 50th Annual International Paris Air Show, on Tuesday, Gov. Rick Scott said that Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Diamond Aircraft Industries have reached an agreement which will have the Austrian company establish ties with Embry-Riddles Daytona Beach Campus.

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Gary Johnson Wades Into Arizona's Same-Sex Marriage Fight

Former Gov. Gary Johnson of New Mexico, who left the GOP to run as the Libertarian Partys presidential nominee in 2012, shows no signs of leaving the political scene. On Monday, Johnson announced that he would be playing a large part in trying to ensure same-sex marriage in Arizona. Our America Initiative, which has ties to Johnson, will help gather signatures to file a state constitutional amendment to overturn Arizonas ban on same-sex marriage.

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Stands Against Restoring Mail With Cuba

Reports emerged on Monday that the federal government is considering reopening direct mail service with Cuba. Officials from the Castro regime will be meeting with the State Department on Tuesday and Wednesday to discuss reestablishing mail services between the two nations for the first time since in more than 50 years.

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