News http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/admin/content/stories/2 en Pre-Party Purity http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-122 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 31, 2015 3:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/stahler-cartoon-122"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/stahlercartoon-sunshinestatenews_132.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="203" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-122" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/stahler-cartoon-122#comments Cartoons News Sat, 31 Jan 2015 01:34:07 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5959310 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Gerald Bailey, Rick Scott and Everybody's Whipping Boy -- Willie Meggs http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gerald-bailey-rick-scott-and-everybodys-whipping-boy-willie-meggs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 31, 2015 3:30 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/gerald-bailey-rick-scott-and-everybodys-whipping-boy-willie-meggs"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/willie_meggs.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="152" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gerald-bailey-rick-scott-and-everybodys-whipping-boy-willie-meggs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/gerald-bailey-rick-scott-and-everybodys-whipping-boy-willie-meggs#comments Adam Putnam Atwater Baileygage Florida Department of Law Enforcement Gerald Bailey Jameis Winston Matthew Weidner News Pam Bondi Peter Antonacci Rick Scott Willie Meggs Columns Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:54:07 +0000 Nancy Smith 5959256 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Weekly Roundup: Rick Scott Hopes for An Early Spring http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-rick-scott-hopes-early-spring <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 7:08 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/weekly-roundup-rick-scott-hopes-early-spring"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscott-sunshinestatenews_6.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="105" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-rick-scott-hopes-early-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/weekly-roundup-rick-scott-hopes-early-spring#comments News Politics Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:10:38 +0000 Chris Moran 5959278 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio, GOP Senators Bring Jeff Miller's VA Accountability Bill to Senate http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-gop-senators-bring-jeff-millers-va-accountability-bill-senate <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 4:18 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-gop-senators-bring-jeff-millers-va-accountability-bill-senate"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeffmillermarcorubio-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="106" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-gop-senators-bring-jeff-millers-va-accountability-bill-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-gop-senators-bring-jeff-millers-va-accountability-bill-senate#comments Congress House House Veterans Affairs Committee Jeff Miller Jerry Moran John McCain Kelly Ayotte Marco Rubio News Senate senior executive service SES VA Veterans Veterans Affairs Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:23:50 +0000 Kevin Derby 5959218 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Jeb Bush Wins Big With Mitt Romney Out of 2016 Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/jeb-bush-wins-big-mitt-romney-out-2016-race <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 3:51 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/jeb-bush-wins-big-mitt-romney-out-2016-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/jeb-bush-1.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="113" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a 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Bush Jeb Bush John McCain Marco Rubio Mike Huckabee Mitt Romney News Rand Paul Rick Perry Rick Santorum Scott Walker Ted Cruz Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 20:54:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5959205 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Mitt Romney Opts Out of Third Presidential Bid in 2016 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mitt-romney-opts-out-third-presidential-bid-2016 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 12:35 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/mitt-romney-opts-out-third-presidential-bid-2016"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/mittromney-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="141" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mitt-romney-opts-out-third-presidential-bid-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mitt-romney-opts-out-third-presidential-bid-2016#comments 2016 Barack Obama Chris Christie David Kochel George Romney Hugh Hewitt Jeb Bush John McCain Mitt Romney News Newt Gingrich Paul Ryan Rick Santorum Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:38:08 +0000 Kevin Derby 5959111 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com My Mistakes About 2016 Presidential Race http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/my-mistakes-about-2016-presidential-race <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/michael-barone">Michael Barone</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 12:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> Some columnists write New Year's columns chronicling the mistakes over the last year. I don't, but as this January has rolled on, it's become clear I've made many about the 2016 presidential race.<a href="/story/my-mistakes-about-2016-presidential-race"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/michael-barone-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/my-mistakes-about-2016-presidential-race" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/my-mistakes-about-2016-presidential-race#comments News Columns Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:27:34 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5958932 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Tom Rooney Named Chairman of House Intelligence's Emerging Threats Subcommittee http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tom-rooney-named-chairman-house-intelligences-emerging-threats-subcommittee <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 11:30 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/tom-rooney-named-chairman-house-intelligences-emerging-threats-subcommittee"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/tomrooney-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="120" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tom-rooney-named-chairman-house-intelligences-emerging-threats-subcommittee" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/tom-rooney-named-chairman-house-intelligences-emerging-threats-subcommittee#comments Congress counterterrorism DEA Department of Energy Department of Homeland Security Department of State Department of Treasury Devin Nunes DHS DOE DOS DOT Drug Enforcement Administration FBI Federal Bureau of Investigation Homeland Security House Emerging Threats Subcommittee House Intelligence Committee Intelligence Mike Quigley National Counterintelligence and Security Center National Counterproliferation Center National Counterterrorism Center national security News Office of the Director of National Intelligence Terrorism Tom Rooney U.S. House Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:13:49 +0000 Kevin Derby 5959102 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Mike Huckabee Hits Florida this Weekend With 2016 on His Mind http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mike-huckabee-hits-florida-2016-his-mind-weekend-0 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 10:55 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/mike-huckabee-hits-florida-2016-his-mind-weekend-0"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/mikehuckabee-sunshinestatenews_0.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="155" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mike-huckabee-hits-florida-2016-his-mind-weekend-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/mike-huckabee-hits-florida-2016-his-mind-weekend-0#comments 2016 Florida Guns Gods Grits and Gravy Iowa John McCain Mike Huckabee Mitt Romney News Rudy Giuliani Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:56:50 +0000 Kevin Derby 5959093 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Ted Deutch Wants Social Security Numbers Off Medicare Cards http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ted-deutch-wants-social-security-numbers-medicaid-cards <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 9:20 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/ted-deutch-wants-social-security-numbers-medicaid-cards"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/teddeutch-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="118" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ted-deutch-wants-social-security-numbers-medicaid-cards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/ted-deutch-wants-social-security-numbers-medicaid-cards#comments Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service CMS Congress Marilyn Tavenner Medicaid Medicaid cards News Social Security social security numbers Ted Deutch Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:25:34 +0000 Kevin Derby 5959067 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Where His Heart Lies http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-156 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 30, 2015 6:00 AM</span> </div> </div> </div> <a href="/story/holbert-cartoon-156"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/holbertcartoon-sunshinestatenews_171.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="175" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-156" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/holbert-cartoon-156#comments Cartoons News Thu, 29 Jan 2015 20:24:51 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5958896 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Former Transportation Maestro Ananth Prasad a Good Man to Recognize http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 8:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/Sunrail_prasad.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="122" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/former-transportation-maestro-ananth-prasad-good-man-recognize#comments Ananth Prasad FDOT Florida Chamber Foundation Florida Department of Transportation Forida Chamber of Commerce HNTB Corp. Jeb Bush Jim Boxold Mark Wilson News Rick Scott Tony Carvajal Columns Fri, 30 Jan 2015 02:04:20 +0000 Nancy Smith 5959031 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Backroom Briefing: Scott Still Sticking to the Script http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/brandon-larrabee-news-service-florida-0">Brandon Larrabee News Service of Florida</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 7:14 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/rickscott-sunshinestatenews_11.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="133" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/backroom-briefing-rick-scott-still-sticking-script#comments News Politics Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:16:15 +0000 Chris Moran 5959004 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Abortion Protesters Don't Count? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/l-brent-bozell-and-tim-graham">L. Brent Bozell and Tim Graham</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 4:45 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> Hundreds of thousands of protesters descend on Washington every January to "March for Life," protesting the horror of more than a million abortions in America every year. Every year the "news" outlets report next to nothing, even when their reporters are there documenting the event as their cameras film it.<a href="/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/l-brent-bozell-mug.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="360" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/abortion-protesters-dont-count#comments News Columns Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:40:16 +0000 Allison Nielsen 5958940 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Focused on Foreign Policy, Lindsey Graham Tests the 2016 Waters http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 3:10 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/lindseygraham-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="156" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/focused-foreign-policy-lindsey-graham-tests-2016-waters#comments 2016 foreign policy George H.W. Bush John McCain Lee Atwater Lindsey Graham Mitt Romney News Newt Gingrich Security Through Strength PAC South Carolina Strom Thurmond Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:54:53 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958888 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Third Try for Senate No Charm; Dems Need Charlie Crist to Stay Home in 2016 http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016 <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/jeff-henderson-1">Jeff Henderson</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 2:31 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/charliecrist-sunshinestatenews_11.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="134" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/third-time-senate-not-charm-dems-need-charlie-crist-stay-home-2016#comments 2016 Alan Grayson Alex Sink Bill Nelson Charlie Crist Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democrats Gwen Graham Marco Rubio News Patrick Murphy Peter Schorsch Rick Scott Saint Petersblog Ted Deutch Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:35:00 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958875 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Florida Congressmen Propose $479 Billion in Cuts to Federal Waste http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 2:20 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/davidjollypatrickmurphy-sunshinestatenews.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="116" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/florida-congressmen-propose-479-billion-cuts-federal-waste#comments accountability and Efficiency Act Carlos Curbelo Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Congress Congressional Budget Office David Jolly federal waste fraud House News Patrick Murphy Save Act savings U.S. House Value Politics Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:31:43 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958858 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Carlos Curbelo Turns to Education Issues in Congress http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 29, 2015 1:05 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/carloscurbelo-sunshinestatenews_2.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="150" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/carlos-curbelo-turns-education-issues-congress#comments Carlos Curbelo Frederica Wilson House Early Childhood Elementary and Secondary Education and the Higher Education Subcommittee House Education and the Workforce Committee House Health Employment Labor and Pensions Subcommittee. 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Jan 2015 23:21:21 +0000 Kevin Derby 5958657 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Will Florida Allow Drones to Survey Agriculture? http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-allow-drones-survey-agriculture <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/nancy-smith">Nancy Smith</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 6:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/will-florida-allow-drones-survey-agriculture"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/pc_drone_6_web.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="134" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a href="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/will-florida-allow-drones-survey-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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Derby 5958615 at http://www.sunshinestatenews.com Marco Rubio Takes Over Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, Expands Foreign Policy Credentials http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/story/marco-rubio-takes-over-western-hemisphere-subcommittee-expands-foreign-policy-credentials <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/source/kevin-derby">Kevin Derby</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-date field-field-date"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">Posted: January 28, 2015 5:30 PM</span> </div> </div> </div> <p></p><a href="/story/marco-rubio-takes-over-western-hemisphere-subcommittee-expands-foreign-policy-credentials"><img src="http://www.sunshinestatenews.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/medium/images/marcorubio-sunshinestatenews_5.jpg" alt="" title="" width="270" height="129" class=" teaser-image-img" /><span> </span></a><p><a 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