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  • House Republicans vote to allow offshore oil drilling near Florida

     
    By William Gibson, Washington Bureau House Republicans, including seven from Florida, voted late Thursday to end the ban on drilling along Florida’s west coast. But the bill has almost no chance of becoming law. It would open parts of the eastern...
  • Mica, Adams not far apart in American Conservative Union ratings

     
    The American Conservative Union is out with its annual ratings of Congress, based on votes on a variety of issues last year ranging from a federal employee pay freeze to a proposal to cut, cap and balance the federal budget to the omnibus appropriations...
  • House passes Posey bill to help Florida space industry

     
    WASHINGTON — A measure designed to boost the commercial space industry in Florida passed the U.S. House on Thursday though its fate in the U.S. Senate is uncertain. The legislation, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge, would make it...
  • Rubio (R) splits with Nelson (D) over student-loan bill

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, including Marco Rubio of Florida, blocked a Democratic-sponsored bill on Tuesday that would freeze low interest rates on federal college loans at 3.4 percent. The vote left a...
  • Senate congressional map has big – and not-so-big- changes

     
    The Florida Senate's Reapportionment Committee released its long-awaited maps drawing new districts for the state Senate and adding two congressional seats to Florida's existing 25.  Eyeballing the congressional maps (available here), there are some major...
  • Florida leaders powwow on the Space Coast’s future

     
    WASHINGTON — With employment at Kennedy Space Center expected to reach historic lows next year, Florida lawmakers from both parties met Wednesday to powwow on ideas to help thousands of workers displaced by the end of the space shuttle era. Their...
  • Siplin: Lawmakers can’t do away with my district

     
    TALLAHASSEE — As the politically cantankerous redistricting process cranks up, Senate lawmakers are starting to quarrel over the publicly drawn maps the chamber is reviewing — and they haven't even drawn any lawmaker-submitted maps yet. During...
  • Top Washington pol backs Webster

     
    WASHINGTON — If the electoral strategy this year is to run against the establishment, then somebody forgot to tell congressional candidate and former state Sen. Dan Webster, who today touted the endorsement of U.S. Rep. Mike Pence, the Indiana...
  • Sunday morning guests: Mike Shanahan, Peter Orszag, Newt Gingrich, Tom Kean, David Axelrod, Rudy Giuliani

     
    Here's a look at the guests on Sunday morning programs: ***ABC's “This Week” features an interview with Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, who will talk about the Muslim community center planned for near Ground Zero. The program starts at 11 a.m. on...
  • Scott’s list of GOP backers: what a difference a month makes

     
    The Rick Scott campaign has released a list of chairs and co-chairs that includes virtually every Republican member of Florida's congressional delegation and the Legislature. But there are a couple of notable exceptions: U.S. Rep. C.W. (Bill) Young of...
  • Partisan endorsements

     
    So, I return from vacation to find some e-mails featuring endorsements by two interest groups – Associated Industries of Florida and the Florida Consumer Action Network. AIF is a business group, and all of its endorsements were for Republicans. FCAN...