GOP Targets Food Stamps For Nearly $40 Billion In CutsLate Thursday evening, the House of Representatives voted to slash the budget for the nation’s food-stamp program by $39 billion over the next ten years.
GOP Targets Debt Limit To Force Health Care ShutdownFlorida Senator Marco Rubio’s original plan to force a government shutdown to stop the Affordable Care Act is fizzling; but another, more dangerous tactic is starting to take shape amongst Republican leaders in the House of Representatives.
Opinion: Republicans Focus On Conspiracy Theories Instead Of Solutions For AmericaRevelations surrounding David Petraeus' affair have prompted the tin foil hat crowd on the right to find all sorts of conspiracies about why the news that CIA Director David Petraeus was having an affair with his biographer was released after the election.
Opinion: Pelosi Stays On As Leader, Continuing To Defy The GOP War On WomenShe will remain the one woman in a leadership position in the room when important issues effecting women are negotiated over the next year and a strong reminder that Democrats stand with women and promote them to positions of power.
Opinion: AZ Republican: We Don't Want Middle Easterners HereRepublican efforts to promote hatred across racial and religious lines are heating up this electoral season. They have found a new warrior to promote the cause in Arizona, Gabriela Saucedo Mercer. Mercer has questioned whether Middle Easterners should be in the US "either legally or illegally".
Wasserman Schultz Leads Tearful Farewell To Gabby GiffordsFlanked by her best friend, South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Representative Gabrielle Giffords left Congress Wednesday morning just more than a year after she was shot in the head during a campaign rally in her home state of Arizona.
Hurricane Aid Tied To Federal Budget CutsSouth Florida still hasn’t passed the peak of hurricane season, but if a major hurricane does hit the state, aid from the federal government may not come fast.
Luis Garcia Set To Challenge Rep. David RiveraThree-term Democratic state representative Luis Garcia announced Wednesday that he will run for the seat now held by embattled Republican rookie congressman David Rivera.
GOP Threatens Disaster VictimsAs Floridians prepare to face the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane season, the Republican-led House of Representatives has a message for victims of disasters: you may be out of luck if you want government assistance.
GOP Distancing Itself From David RiveraThe trouble swirling around freshman U.S. Congressman David Rivera has at least one top Republican in the House worried as the GOP distances itself from Rivera.
Rivera Opens New District Office, Dodges ReportersAs investigators continue to cull through his financial records, Congressman David Rivera tried to maintain a normal approach to governing, opening a new district office Saturday.