Ros-Lehtinen Adds To List Of State Of The Union ResponsesPresident Barack Obama will deliver his annual State of the Union address Tuesday night to Congress. But on the Republican side, at least four responses to the presidents speech will be delivered by members of the GOP.
Legislator Wants To Increase Texting While Driving Fines In School ZonesThe texting-while-driving ban has only been in place in Florida since October 1, but some legislators are ready to give it some more teeth.
Obamacare Repeal Votes Costs Tens Of MillionsThursday, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote for the 37th time to repeal President Barack Obama’s health care act. The political theater will give conservatives fodder for their constituents, but will end up costing voters even more.
One Day Left To Pass Sun Life Stadium BillThe Florida House of Representatives adjourned for the day Thursday around 5:45 p.m. without taking up the Sun Life Stadium renovation bill. But, some late maneuvering in the Senate Thursday helped get the stadium bill closer to a vote in the House.
Fins Stadium Bill Stalls In Florida House; Future UncertainThe Miami Dolphins had plenty to celebrate Thursday night between new uniforms and the acquisition of the number three overall pick in the draft. And now the planned renovations of Sun Life Stadium are back before a Senate committee.
Former Politician Linked To Rivera ArrestedJustin Lamar Sternad, a former Democratic Congressional candidate, surrendered Friday morning to federal officials to face charges related to his campaign finances.
S. Fla. Congressional Delegation Split On Fiscal Cliff Deal The bill to avert some of the fiscal cliff finally passed the House of Representatives late Tuesday night and did so with a largely bipartisan vote, especially from the Florida Congressional delegation.
Mack Running Out Of Time Against NelsonRepresentative Connie Mack IV jumped into the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate late, but quickly became the nominee. But, he’s found a much tougher road in his general election matchup with incumbent Senator Bill Nelson.
VP Nominee Ryan Arriving In Tampa On TuesdayPresumptive Republican vice-presidential nominee, Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan, will not arrive in Florida until Tuesday for his planned speech on Wednesday night at the convention.
Study: Grade Level Of Congressional Speech DecliningCongress has never shied away from getting involved in public education. But a new study from the Sunlight Foundation shows some of the very members of Congress might need to go back to school.
Agency Denies Fla. Rep. Hastings Sexually Harassed AideAn independent U.S.agency is denying claims that a former co-chairman, Rep. Alcee Hastings, made sexual advances toward a staff member and sought to retaliate when she refused.
CPAC To Feature Speech By Congressman WestThe largest annual gathering of conservatives is underway in Washington, DC this week and it will feature a keynote speech from a new South Florida congressman.