The three candidates who are seeking to replace the late Congressman Bill Young held their first debate on Monday night.
Former Congressman Connie Mack said Wednesday that he will not seek the seat vacated this week by former Congressman Trey Radel, according to the News-Press of Ft. Myers.
A longtime aide to U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young clinched the Republican nomination Tuesday for a special election to fill the House seat of the late lawmaker.
Congressman Trey Radel, who pleaded guilty to cocaine possession, has apologized to his Republican colleagues.
Senator Marco Rubio and Governor Rick Scott rode to office on the tea party wave in 2010, but Americans appear to be tiring of the ideological rigidity of the tea party. However, that doesn’t meant their power is waning in Congress.
Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio said late Tuesday that he opposes a new bipartisan budget deal agreed to by chief negotiators Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash).
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam warned Congress that if they don’t approve a farm bill the nation’s food supply will be at serious risk.
Florida’s experiment with a law requiring all welfare recipients to be drug tested may have failed to pass constitutional muster, but the majority of the public likes applying the idea not just to welfare recipients, but also members of Congress!
Retailers typically look forward to the holiday season as a time for major profits. But this year, retailers could be singing the blues by the time the Christmas holiday shopping season concludes.
The gridlock in Washington began taking a major toll at the dinner table for tens of millions of Americans Friday. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits fell for more than 47 million lower-income people Friday.