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Early today, fact-checking site Politifact announced that it had hired former Florida Reps. David Jolly (a Republican) and Alan Grayson (a Democrat) as "reader advocates," ostensibly to fight accusations of liberal bias. (Turns out liars don't like it when you point out they're lying.) Politifact's Aaron ...
His Florida colleagues invited hurricane survivors, and the family of a hostage in Iran. Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, however, invited a far more inflammatory guest to the State of the Union address: Chuck Johnson, a alt-right troll who's been banned from Twitter and accused of Holocaust denying and white ...

In January 2017, after Congressman John Lewis announced he would boycott Donald Trump's inauguration, the then-president-elect went after the civil rights leader on Twitter. Among Lewis's defenders was Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, who also planned to skip the ceremony, though she said it was ...
COLEMAN, Fla. (AP) -- Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has begun serving a five-year federal sentence for her part in a fraud scheme. Brown surrendered Monday at a minimum-security camp at the Coleman Federal Correction Complex in central Florida. She was accused of using money from a charity for ...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown is asking a federal judge to extend by 30 days the date she must report to prison for her fraud conviction. Brown's attorneys filed the request Monday in federal court in Jacksonville. The 71-year-old Corrine Brown was sentenced ...
President Donald Trump and Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), who were locked in a well-documented feud months ago over the latter's account of a phone call between the president and the widow of Army Sgt. La David Johnson, may have a new reason to renew their spat. (Image for SpaceCoastDaily).

WASHINGTON – Earmarks are trying to make a comeback and President Donald Trump is fueling the idea, suggesting more control over pet projects could smooth things over in a bitterly divided Congress. One Florida Congressman, Republican Tom Rooney of Okeechobee, promptly endorsed the idea.
Representative Stephanie Murphy got a basket of oranges for winning a bet about the University of Central Florida football game. (Courtesy Javier Hernandez). U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy got a bucket of Florida oranges and a University of Central Florida football helmet Tuesday from Alabama ...
Slated to report to prison Jan. 29, former Congresswoman Corrine Brown is asking a federal appeals court to allow her to remain free while she continues to fight her conviction on charges related to a charity scam. Brown's attorney, William Mallory Kent, filed a 37-page document Friday at the 11th U.S. ...
“Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough warned Thursday that 2018 stands to be the “most consequential political year of our lives.” In an op-ed for the Washington Post, the former Florida congressman reflected on the first year of Donald Trump's presidency, and denounced Trump for the charges against his ...
Florida congressman Matt Gaetz, a House conservative who has led the charge against the Russia investigation and calls for a second special counsel, said Friday morning he wants Robert Mueller fired — and wants more Republicans to join in his cause.
Florida congresswoman calling for investigation into sexual misconduct allegations by Trump ... Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel and more than 50 other Democratic congresswoman are now calling for an investigation into the 17-and-counting allegations of sexual misconduct by President Donald ...
Former Congresswoman, Corrine Brown of Jacksonville, has been sentenced to 5 years in federal prison. Former Congresswoman, Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced to 5 years in prison after taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from donors who thought their money was going to charity.
Former Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown is facing dire consequences for her role in a reported scam that prosecutors say cheated thousands of people out of money they thought they'd donated to charity. The 71-year-old representative plead not guilty to 18 counts of criminal charges, including mail ...
MSNBC host Joy Reid issued an apology Sunday for some 10-year-old blog posts that were seen as homophobic. "This note is my apology to all who are disappointed by the content of blogs I wrote a decade ago, for which my choice of words and tone have legitimately been criticized," Reid said, ...
Former Florida Congresswoman Sentenced to Five Years for Fraud. Dec. 4, 2017, at 12:16 p.m. ... FILE PHOTO: Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown speaks during a public rally to honor the memory of Trayvon Martin, at Fort Mellon Park in Sanford, Florida, U.S. March 22, 2012. REUTERS/Octavian Cantilli/File Photo - ...
Brown is being sent to Coleman Federal Prison in Wildwood, a Sumter County community just southwest of The Villages. As news4Jax reports, 71-year old Brown has to be there by noon Monday to begin her five-year sentence for corruption and fraud charges. Her request to remain out on bond as she ...

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- Southwest Florida's congressman is getting national attention after calling for a purge of the FBI and Department of Justice. Congressman Francis Rooney's comments were so controversial Tuesday he was trending on Twitter. So Four in Your Corner asked him in a videochat ...
With 20 veterans killing themselves each day, a Florida congressman has thrown his support to a bill studying the link between painkillers and veteran suicides. U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., announced on Monday that he was supporting U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman's, R-Col., “Veterans Overmedication ...
Stumping for embattled Republican Senate Roy Moore Monday night in Midland, Alabama, Breitbart News executive chairman Steve Bannon mocked MSNBC host Joe Scarborough by telling the crowd he went to much better schools - Georgetown and Harvard - than the former Florida Congressman.
WASHINGTON - South Florida congressman Alcee Hastings is under renewed scrutiny after reports that the government paid more than $200,000 to a woman who says Hastings sexually harassed her. "The fact that those funds were paid out of the Treasury has raised a lot of questions," Rep. Carlos ...
The special election has drawn international attention which grew after Moore, the former Alabama Chief Justice, was accused of having improper sexual contact with teenage girls in the 1970s. Scarborough is no stranger to Alabama. The former Florida Congressman is a graduate of the University of ...
Joy Reid apologizes for attacking Florida Congressman in “tone deaf” homophobic blog posts. The MSNBC host was criticized for anti-gay statements. Rachel Leah12.04.2017•10:27 AM•0 Comments. 0 Comments. MSNBC host Joy Reid issued an apology Sunday for some 10-year-old blog posts that were seen as ...
Former Florida Congresswoman Sentenced to Five Years for Fraud. Dec. 4, 2017, at 12:16 p.m. ... FILE PHOTO: Florida congresswoman Corrine Brown speaks during a public rally to honor the memory of Trayvon Martin, at Fort Mellon Park in Sanford, Florida, U.S. March 22, 2012. REUTERS/Octavian Cantilli/File Photo - ...
(CBS 12) — A Republican congressman from Florida and the leader of a national campaign to address climate change have been honored with this year's John F. Kennedy New Frontier Awards. JFK's grandson, Jack Schlossberg, presented the awards Thursday night to U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo and ...
“The CHC isn't just an organization for Hispanics; it is a Caucus that represents certain values." Esther Yu Hsi Lee Twitter Nov 16, 2017, 1:23 pm. SHARE; Facebook · Twitter · Email · SMS · WhatsApp. Share. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. administers the House oath of office to Rep. Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., during a mock ...
"The federal government has lied to the American people for a generation about cannabis," Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz said. 7. SHARES.
Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville. [Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP, file] ...
The Florida congresswoman engaged in a bitter battle with Trump and his chief of staff, John Kelly, last week after she released the details of ...
As a result the four-term Rep. has, therefore, remained in Florida this past week and missed several House votes, including Thursday's budget ...
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Saturday jabbed back at the Democratic lawmaker who slammed him for his words of condolence to a ...
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) said Friday that Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL) “started something that was rude” by questioning Trump about his ...
A Congresswoman who challenged President Donald Trump's treatment of a U.S. soldier's grieving widow has received a series of threatening ...
Former Congresswoman, Corrine Brown of Jacksonville, has been sentenced to 5 years in federal prison. Former Congresswoman, Corrine Brown of Florida was sentenced to 5 years in prison after taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from donors who thought their money was going to charity.
Former Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown is facing dire consequences for her role in a reported scam that prosecutors say cheated thousands of people out of money they thought they'd donated to charity. The 71-year-old representative plead not guilty to 18 counts of criminal charges, including mail ...
CBS Miami's Rielle Creighton reports on the effort to bring new legislation that will ensure residents of nursing homes are kept safe in the face of natural ...
PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Trevor Noah attends the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in ...
Long-term care providers would be required to install generators that can keep their air conditioning systems going for at least 96 hours under ...
WASHINGTON (CBSMiami) — The White House is still being questioned about condolence calls to families of fallen soldiers. Over the ...
Trevor Noah on Monday took up the cause of Representative Frederica Wilson, the Florida congresswoman who's become embroiled in a war ...
The Southwest Florida congressman used the opportunity to stress his experience on international issues and offer his thoughts on Latin ...
North Florida Congressman Al Lawson is launching his Let's Feed America campaign, which aims to reduce hunger by expanding eligibility ...
A Bloomberg report published in May said that the administrator of the Madoff Victim Fund, Richard Breeden, had racked up $38.8 million in ...
Sign language interpreter: He became a social media sensation for his dramatic rendering of Gov. Rick Scott's hurricane warnings. As Scott ...
The Republican congressman from one of Hurricane Irma's hardest hit counties is leading a legislative effort to let companies conceal how ...
Florida Rep. Ted Deutch lost track of how many tornado warnings there were. Throughout the day Sunday, the Democratic congressman was ...
The Florida congresswoman was chair of the Democratic National Committee when it was allegedly hacked by the Russian government.
Almost every lawmaker who had hired Alvi and Awan had fired them when the federal investigation opened up, except Florida congresswoman ...
With the help of a Florida congressman, on Wednesday, the U.S. House backed a proposal allowing car companies to test 100,000 self-driving ...
As Hurricane Irma charges toward Florida, emergency officials worry about the United States' fleet of hurricane hunter aircraft.


 

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