Amid criticism, Florida Governor Rick Scott said Saturday a state set of revisions to nationwide education standards will be unveiled next week.
Congresswoman Ilena Ros-Lehtinen and Jim discuss the vote to reopen the government and where we go from here. The two also discuss whether three months from now we will be in the same situation.
Other topics include immigration reform, and the future of the Republican party.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott, whose campaign catchphrase is “It’s working,” is trying hard to get Floridians to like him.
Little more than a year before the 2014 elections, the Republican Party of Florida and its leaders are showing their financial muscle.
As the GOP-led government shutdown continues in its second week, new poll numbers from Gallup showed that the shutdown taking a big toll on the Republican Party in the eyes of voters.
Later this month, Florida will hold three public hearings on controversial new education standards.
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.
Christmas Eve 2009 was they day when the U.S. Senate passed the Affordable Care Act along party lines; Democrats for it and Republicans against it. Four years later—and a lot of political fighting—the same is still true.
The plan originally hatched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Utah Senator Mike Lee to either shutdown the government or default on the debt limit if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded is fracturing the Republican Party ahead of key fiscal deadlines.
The plan first pitched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shutdown the government or default on the national debt if the Affordable Care Act isn’t defunded has opened up a schism among Senator Rubio’s own party.