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.
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.
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).
On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, the newly named chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), teamed up with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., to bring back the “Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.”
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.
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.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Navy announced that Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville will host its new MQ-4C Triton drone squadron.
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was named chairman of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC) on Wednesday.
Members of the Florida congressional delegation applauded the Trump administration for sanctioning Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami for drug trafficking.
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.