Governor Rick Scott has weighed in with his thoughts on the federal debt ceiling. Scott is in favor of letting the U.S. default instead of raising the debt ceiling.
As the debt debate continues to expose cracks in the foundation of support for both parties, Republicans gathered behind closed-doors to try to create a sense of unity.
After daily meetings with congressional members, the President turned to the American people with some tough talk about the debt debate.
The Republican Party took center stage on CBS Tuesday morning to discuss their plans for budget and other areas of American life. The town hall style meeting featured Florida Congressman Allen West, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan, and Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn.
South Florida’s seniors may be able to breathe a slight sigh of relief Thursday after senior Republicans in Washington said a controversial plan to overhaul Medicare and Social Security is likely off the table, according to the Washington Post.
Freshman Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio put himself in the company of just a few other senators Wednesday when he announced he would not vote to raise the U.S. national debt limit next month.
Freshman Florida U.S. Senator Marco Rubio rode to victory on the back of the tea party, and in a new plan Thursday; he joined with tea party senators to effectively bring the business of the Senate and the federal government to a halt.