Senators scolded the Florida Supreme Court for trampling on their First Amendment rights as lawmakers began a special session Monday aimed at redrawing congressional districts the court said were gerrymandered to help the Republican Party.
U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia conceded to Republican challenger Carlos Curbelo Tuesday night.
Amid a criminal investigation, the fate of ex-Florida Congressman David Rivera, may rely mostly on a woman who was his close friend.
While both Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson supported a temporary payroll tax cut extension; Florida’s house delegation rejected the bill along party lines.
The U.S. Senate fell short of passing a plan to cap the debt ceiling Sunday, but legislators on Capitol Hill vowed to move forward toward reaching a deal before Tuesday at midnight.