Congress has reached new lows of popularity among American voters, according to the latest numbers from Public Policy Polling. But just how poorly Congress is viewed compared to some other things may surprise even politicos.
The Republican Party gambled quite a bit on a government shutdown Monday night and the early returns show the GOP may be holding a hand of Aces over Eights, also known as the dead man’s hand.
A shutdown of the federal government appears to be inevitable as Republicans in the House continue to attach poison pills to continuing resolutions that would fund the government making the bills dead on arrival in the Democratically controlled House of Representatives.
Senator Marco Rubio will join with fellow tea party Senators Ted Cruz and Mike Lee to vote against the budget passed by the GOP-led House of Representatives that will fund the government and defund the discretionary spending in the Affordable Care Act.
The plan first floated by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shut down the government if the Affordable Care Act is not defunded is gaining traction among House Republicans and could put the United States on a dangerous path towards fiscal Armageddon in the next two months.
Florida Governor Rick Scott is concerned about the security of people’s personal information when they sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act and wrote top congressional leaders Monday to tell them.
Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has made her intention to vote to authorize military action in Syria known for some time, but it may not be needed if a new plan is accepted by Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
As the United State and allies prepare for military strikes against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons against its own people, many Americans are asking what is exactly going on in Syria and why should the U.S. be involved?
Congresswomen Debbie Wasserman-Shultz is feeding South Florida Tuesday in support of Hunger Action Month which lasts all through September.
As Congress prepares to debate whether or not to allow military action against the Syrian regime of Basha al-Assad, representatives from South Florida have already started to stake out their positions on the issue.