A Florida congressman has been charged with cocaine possession after what officials described as a “buy and bust” operation Tuesday.
Alex Sink, former chief financial officer for Florida and 2010 gubernatorial candidate, has set her eyes on a larger role in politics in the U.S. Congress.
Former U.S. Rep. Clay Shaw, a congressman who represented a chunk of South Florida for more than two decades, has died following a lengthy battle against lung cancer.
Former U.S. Representative Allen West made his name with infamous comments like his Joseph McCarthy-like claim that 80 Democrats in Congress were communists and other fiery rhetoric. After several months out of the political sphere, West is coming back with Fox News.
The investigation surrounding former U.S. Representative David Rivera’s alleged ties to an illegally funded congressional campaign continues to tighten up with additional witnesses now helping federal agents, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez died Tuesday afternoon after more than a decade in office and a lengthy fight with cancer. The death of Chavez, who has been virulently anti-American, was greeted with hope for the future from local politicians.
Newly elected South Florida Congressman Joe Garcia was officially sworn-in Monday.
Congressman Allen West is quickly running out of options to try and save the Congressional seat he lost to Democrat Patrick Murphy on November 6.
Former Congressman Allen West hasn’t conceded the election to Representative-elect Patrick Murphy, but West may have another job lined up for him if he chooses to finally concede.
Republican Congressman Allen West appears to have lost his bid for re-election in District 18 to Democrat Patrick Murphy. But West isn’t going down without a fight.