Senate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.
Colin Greening scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots, leading the Ottawa Senators over the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Tuesday night.
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Senator Marco Rubio was for immigration reform before he was against it. Sunday, Senator Rubio submarined the bill he helped author on immigration reform by saying a comprehensive overhaul is not possible.
State senators are set to hold the first of four public hearings about gambling’s future in Florida. The first hearing will come at the north campus of Broward College on Wednesday.
Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, believed to be the leading candidate to take on Governor Rick Scott next year, will give the keynote address this weekend at the Louisiana Democratic Party’s annual fundraiser.
The U.S. Senate may be preparing to enter uncharted territory as obstructionism may finally force the so-called “nuclear option.”
The prospects for comprehensive immigration reform passing both the Democratically-led Senate and the Republican-led House of Representatives continue to shrink with each passing day.
The long-awaited vote on a gun reform plan in the U.S. Senate has been scheduled for Wednesday and is expected to fail to garner the 60 votes needed to pass meaningful legislation in the Senate.
The so-called “Gang of Eight” U.S. Senators, including Florida Senator Marco Rubio, finally took the wraps off the new bipartisan immigration reform plan Tuesday and revealed a complex, but achievable path to citizenship for immigrants who are in the United States illegally.