House Freedom Caucus Says It Supports Ryan For SpeakerFractious conservatives resisted Paul Ryan's appeals to rally around him for House speaker Wednesday, suggesting fresh trouble ahead in the Republican-on-Republican struggle between pragmatists and purists. The fight has rendered Congress almost dysfunctional and shaken the party's presidential campaign.
Ryan To Seek Speakership If House GOP Unifies Behind HimWisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan told GOP lawmakers late Tuesday that he will run for speaker, but only if they embrace him by week's end as their consensus candidate — an ambitious bid to impose unity on a disordered and divided House.
Fla. Speaker Invokes Detroit To Ask For Further Pension ReformFlorida Speaker of the House Will Weatherford, along with other legislators, want to continue to change the state’s pension program. Speaker Weatherford on Tuesday went as far as asking voters to support the change to help Florida avoid bankruptcy.
What Now For Dolphins And Sun Life?The Miami Dolphins’ plans to renovate Sun Life Stadium died in the Florida House Friday. The defeat could end up costing South Florida millions of dollars in revenue from future Super Bowl’s and left fans in the area asking, what now?
Sun Life Stadium Bill Dies In LegislatureThe future of Sun Life Stadium, and possibly future Super Bowls in South Florida, is up in the air Friday afternoon after the Florida House of Representatives failed to take up a bill dealing with the renovation of Sun Life Stadium.
Report: Boehner's Future Son-In-Law Once Arrested Over MarijuanaThe conversation around Speaker of the House John Boehner’s dinner table may be going up in smoke in a few weeks.
GOP Chooses Rubio To Give State Of Union RebuttalIn a surprise, but strategic move, the Republican Party has chosen Florida Senator Marco Rubio to give the Republican rebuttal to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on February 12.
Boehner's Gamble Moves Country Closer To CliffThe nation continued to edge toward a massive austerity crisis after Speaker of the House John Boehner failed to get enough of his caucus in the House of Representatives to agree to a tax plan to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.”
Washington Continues Fiscal Cliff Game Of ChickenWhile the Mayans may have predicted the end of the world for December 21, financial advisors, politicians, and taxpayers are focused on January 1, 2013, when the nation may plunge off the fiscal cliff into a full-fledged austerity crisis.
Poll: Majority Would Blame GOP For Fiscal Cliff FailureAs the nation moves closer and closer to the “fiscal cliff,” the public is making it known who they will blame if the nation falls off the cliff and into unprecedented austerity.
Opinion: Billions Are Being Spent On This Election, But Will It Change Anything?For all the billions spent by the Obama and Romney campaigns, Republican and Democratic parties, and countless outside groups, we may wake up November 7th to a Washington that is virtually unchanged.
Report: Gingrich To End Campaign May 1Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is set to officially end his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination May 1, according to CNN.
Gingrich Weighing Dropping Presidential CampaignFormer Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said he will stay in the presidential contest for the rest of the week, but is going to reassess his campaign chances and could drop out at any time.
Gingrich Explains Covert Ops To Overthrow CastroThe Florida GOP primary is less than a week away and Newt Gingrich is pulling ahead of his closest rival, Mitt Romney. Wednesday, Gingrich sat down with CBS4’s Elliot Rodriguez to talk about his views on Cuban policy.
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.