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Francis Rooney Ready for the National Stage at CPAC

February 21, 2017 - 8:15am
Francis Rooney

While he has only been in Congress for less than two months, U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., has already generated some buzz as a possible candidate for statewide office and that noise will only increase as he is set to play a big role at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) later this week. 

Stephanie Murphy Chosen to Lead Democrats on Contracting and Workforce Subcommittee

February 20, 2017 - 10:30am
Stephanie Murphy

Despite taking a seat in Congress for the first time last month, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., will be leading Democrats on a U.S. House subcommittee. 

Marco Rubio Pushes HSA, FSA Reform on Capitol Hill

February 18, 2017 - 6:00am
Orrin Hatch, Marco Rubio and Erik Paulsen

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., teamed up with U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, to bring out a proposal expanding Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs).

Marco Rubio Starts CECC Chairmanship By Focusing on Hong Kong

Donald Trump's Just the Latest President With Ties to Florida

February 20, 2017 - 6:00am
Andrew Jackson, Donald Trump and Harry Truman

While Florida remains one of the most pivotal states in American politics, the Sunshine State has never produced a single president, vice president or even a candidate or running mate on a national party’s ticket. But plenty of presidents have links to Florida including the current one.  Donald Trump seems set to spend plenty of time in Mar-a-Lago, even as New York remains his home base as his presidency begins. 

Florida Delegation Reacts to Netanyahu's White House Visit

February 16, 2017 - 2:00pm
Marco Rubio, Benjamin Netanyahu and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

With President Donald Trump meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday, members of the Florida delegation divided on party lines about the new administration’s policies for peace in the Middle East.

Mayport Selected as Home Base for Triton Drone Squadron

February 16, 2017 - 8:30am

On Wednesday, the U.S. Navy announced that Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville will host its new MQ-4C Triton drone squadron.

Marco Rubio Named Chairman of Congressional-Executive Commission on China

February 16, 2017 - 8:15am
Marco Rubio

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was named chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) on Wednesday.

Florida Delegation Applauds Sanctions on Tareck El Aissami

February 14, 2017 - 12:15pm
Marco Rubio, Tareck El Aissami and Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Members of the Florida congressional delegation applauded the Trump administration for sanctioning Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami for drug trafficking.

Ted Yoho's WINGMAN VA Reform Proposal Passes House

February 14, 2017 - 8:00am

On Monday, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho’s, R-Fla., proposal to increase access for congressional staffers to have access to help clear the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ (VA) backlog on a voice vote. 

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