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Sarasota COUNTY, FL (WWSB) - Three candidates are fighting to represent District 72 in the Florida House of Representatives for just nine months, but even with the shorter term term, the special election is ... Florida governor Rick Scott and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio said they endorse Buchanan.
Washington, United States | AFP | A prominent US Senator on Saturday fired his chief of staff for improper relations with subordinates, as US lawmakers increasingly grapple with the ... This led Rubio to return Saturday to Washington from his home state of Florida to fire his top aide, he said in a statement.

The RNC call is going out to about 780,000 Florida voters and follows a facebook ad we reported on Saturday. Nelson, up for re-election this year, is one of five ... On Sunday, Nelson expanded on his vote, pointing to the lack of disaster assistance for Florida. "This is a serious situation, not a time for ...
Following a meeting with Florida governor Rick Scott, a Republican, on January 9, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced that he was "removing Florida from consideration for any new oil and gas platforms," in regards to the draft proposed program his agency released the week before. That proposed ...
In choosing to exempt Florida from a proposed expansion of offshore oil drilling, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke called the state "obviously unique," ... Scott, a Republican, is an ally of Trump who is considering challenging U.S. Senator Bill Nelson, a Democrat, in this year's Senate race in Florida. Nelson ...
A wolf that once roamed parts of the American Southwest and northern Mexico would be removed from the list of federally protected species under legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake. The Arizona Republican introduced the measure last week. He's a critic of the Mexican gray wolf recovery plan, ...

Graham, a former U.S. senator and Florida governor with nearly 40 years of experience in governance, will be in Pensacola Jan. 16 to explain why it matters that citizens get engaged with their community, as well as discuss ways they can advocate more effectively. "Our founding fathers were wise enough ...
Midterm elections typically don't create the buzz that accompanies the ballot in a presidential election year, but what lies ahead for Southwest Florida and the state makes 2018 an important political year. Election season already is underway in Naples, with Bonita Springs soon to follow, then the Aug.
Several Florida Republican lawmakers are against a Trump Administration proposal that could increase the amount of offshore drilling. The U.S. Department of the Interior proposed making more offshore leases available for oil and gas exploration for 90 percent of the Outer Continental Shelf, Thursday.
Florida's senior U.S. senator, Democrat Bill Nelson, who has led opposition for years to offshore drilling, vowed to "do everything I can to defeat" the plan. Republican Gov. Rick Scott declared his opposition and asked to meet with the administration official behind it, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, to discuss ...
Midterm elections typically don't create the buzz that accompanies the ballot in a presidential election year, but what lies ahead for Southwest Florida and the state makes 2018 an important political year. Election season already is underway in Naples, with Bonita Springs soon to follow, then the Aug.
"They're the jobs of the past, not the jobs of the future," he said, calling for more investment in technology, health and defense. Florida's Democratic U.S. senator, Bill Nelson, excoriated the decision. "This plan is an assault on Florida's economy, our national security, the will of the public and the environment ...
"They're the jobs of the past, not the jobs of the future," he said, calling for more investment in technology, health and defense. Florida's Democratic U.S. senator, Bill Nelson, excoriated the decision. "This plan is an assault on Florida's economy, our national security, the will of the public and the environment ...
She points to Scott being lauded for recent appointments, such as Eric Draper, the longtime director of Audubon Florida, to head the state park system. "There's really no other explanation other than he does have eyes on becoming a U.S. Senator to represent Florida," Moncrief said. "And so not only in ...
Bill Nelson (D-FL) says that means they voted to allow internet service providers like AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon to charge more for faster speeds, and slow or block access to certain websites. "The Republican-led FCC just turned its back on consumers," said Nelson, in a YouTube video. "By voting to give ...
Alabama voters elected Democrat Doug Jones, upsetting the Republican favorite, Roy Moore, to be the state's next US Senator on Tuesday. ... him as old and unproven, and held a rally in Pensacola, Florida -- miles from the Alabama state line -- just days before the election, urging voters to support Moore.
Last summer, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and U.S. Representative Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) worked with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to ... These adjustments will offer another health insurance option for Florida families who don't qualify for Medicaid or CHIP, outside of the federal ...

Bob Graham, a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator from Florida, also happened to co-chair the presidential commission that investigated the Deepwater Horizon calamity within this very decade. If this administration had followed through on its Trumped-up plan to leave Florida to the not very ...
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio wrote to four Florida colleges and universities Monday asking them to close their Confucius Institutes, centers of Chinese language and cultural education that are housed in U.S. colleges or schools and funded and staffed by a Chinese government entity. One of those colleges ...
In 2012, they were the subject of a U.S. investigation into whether their equipment provided an opportunity for foreign espionage and threatened critical U.S. infrastructure - something they have consistently denied. The bill, which Cotton introduced together with Florida Senator Marco Rubio, is similar to one ...
Florida's other U.S. senator, Bill Nelson, has long been among the housing agency's harshest critics. At Nelson's request following stories in the Tampa Bay Times, a top federal official investigated Florida's Hardest Hit Fund and issued a scathing report that cited an overall "slowness" in processing ...
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gwen Graham - a former congresswoman and the daughter of former Florida governor and U.S. senator Bob Graham - has so far maintained just a touch of separation ahead of Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine, with Graham polling at 20 percent among likely ...
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fla., this week urged the University of North Florida, three other Florida colleges and a high school to sever their relationships with Chinese-government-run educational programs, called Confucius Institutes. Rubio warned that the institutes and their programs are part of the ...
In the first known case of a U.S. regional agency purchasing malware, a Florida Department of law Enforcement officer bought FlexiSpy. ... in the vast majority of cases the agency used it on phones they had physical access to, according to a letter the DEA sent to US Senator Chuck Grassley in 2015.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for Colorado declined to explain the circumstance of why the call was made from La Junta by a man whose most recent address is in Florida. The defendant appeared in court, where he was told the charges and his rights. He is being kept in custody at the request of the prosecutor, ...
The longtime U.S. senator from Florida is running for reelection in 2018 and will almost certainly face the strongest opponent of his career in Rick Scott, Florida's governor and part-time Japanese Shinigami death spirit. Recent polling shows most Floridians don't know who Nelson is despite his having ...
Ronnie Musgrove, a Democrat running in solidly Republican Mississippi, lost a special Senate election five years after losing reelection as governor. Charlie Crist, then a Florida Independent, ran while serving as governor and lost. And Tommy Thompson, a Wisconsin Republican, ran for a Senate seat 12 ...
Bense, the former speaker of the Florida House of representatives, has had success as an elected official and as a business and community leader. He explained that his ... I spoke with Graham, the former U.S. senator, who will be in Pensacola in January for a CivicCon presentation. He will be speaking on ...
He's finally becoming the influential U.S. Senator he was supposed to be. Bill Nelson - For the wave of opinion coming that may enable the Democrat to hold off the inevitable challenge to his seat from self-funding, always-on-message Gov. Rick Scott. Rick Scott - For Nelson, who, despite 17 years in the ...
MIAMI (JTA) -- One candidate for governor is a former congresswoman and the daughter of a former governor and U.S. senator. Another candidate is a mayor who grew up in a blue collar African-American family. A third political newcomer is a Harvard graduate who builds affordable housing. Florida has ...
Bill Nelson, D-Florida, blamed the slow pace on a lack of leadership at NHTSA, which has been without its top administrator since the end of the Obama administration in January. "We still don't have any leadership at NHTSA to ensure this stuff actually gets done by the automakers," he said in a statement.
A New Jersey judge has declared a mistrial in US Senator Bob Menendez's bribery case after jurors failed to reach a verdict for more than a week. The New Jersey Democrat was accused in 2015 of accepting gifts from a Florida eye doctor in exchange for political influence with government officials.
For every U.S. senator recounting how an older mentor told her to "bring your knee pads" to advance legislation, there are legions of hotel ...
Rick Scott and choose Florida's congressional delegation, now 11 Democrats and 16 Republicans. Democratic U.S. Senator Bill Nelson also ...
On twitter, U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) wrote: "Regardless of motive or mental state - enough is enough! We have to find a way to put an end to this senseless violence." We talked about whether the U.S. Congress ban possession of firearms by anyone who has been convicted of a violent crime?
In Florida, the outcome of a "jungle primary" system could be a biennial ... of nominating candidates for U.S. senator, governor and the Florida ...
A new poll suggests that about half of Florida's voters - 49% - don't know enough about the man who has been their U.S. senator for 17 years ...
According to the University of North Florida (UNF) poll, Nelson has a ... "When a three-term sitting U.S. senator has almost half of the sample ...
Florida has a U.S. senator who once flew aboard the Space Shuttle. A congressional candidate from Miami can go one better: Bettina ...
So all of you, everybody who has contributed to supporting these military members over the years, and continues to support them, you've made a difference." "This is a big win not only for Panama City, but for the entire state of Florida," U.S. Senator Bill Nelson said. "The 1,400 airmen and their families that ...
MIAMI (JTA)-One candidate for governor is a former congresswoman and the daughter of a former governor and U.S. senator. Another candidate is a mayor who grew up in a blue collar African-American family. A third political newcomer is a Harvard graduate who builds affordable housing. Florida has ...
A 1986 environmental law makes it near-illegal to import foreign sand, but U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, R-Florida, has introduced a bill that ...
... here with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, R-Florida, discussing ways to boost Internet access, close the #digitaldivide in Florida and across U.S..
Bill Nelson, Florida's Democratic U.S. senator, had signed on as a cosponsor of the bill, but Nelson said in a news release on Monday that he is ...
Hillary Clinton, in South Florida, blames 'perfect storm' for Donald ... U.S. senator and Cabinet secretary than when she was a candidate for ...
WASHINGTON -- A U.S. senator wants to know how well the ... 2016 that targeted a Florida-based software vendor with fake, phishing emails.
Marco Rubio- US Senator for Florida: I'm praying for all the victims, their families, and our first responders in the #LasVegas #MandalayBay ...
Florida lawmakers react to Las Vegas mass shooting ... have to stand up and say enough is enough," U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WCTV) -- United States Senator Bill Nelson has called for a Senate Committee investigation into the deaths of 12 ...
Washington, D.C. - Following his press conference Thursday morning, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) is formally calling on President Trump ...


 

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