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  • Our Congress picks, part 2: Editorial

    With five members, Central Florida has a bigger U.S. House delegation than some states. Last week we offered recommendations in two of the races. Today, the other three: District 9 Incumbent Democrat Alan Grayson of Orlando is seeking a second term...
  • Space exploration remains final frontier in 8th District congressional race

    Space exploration remains final frontier in 8th District congressional race
    Voters on the Space Coast have two congressional candidates who put space exploration among their top priorities but agree on little else: incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Posey of Rockledge and Democrat Gabriel Rothblatt. Posey, 66, a former NASA...
  • Local lawmakers have mixed response to Syria airstrikes

    Florida's U.S. senators expressed bipartisan support Tuesday for the U.S. airstrikes on the Islamic State in Syria, while the reaction of Central Florida's U.S. representatives was mixed. Sens. Bill Nelson, a Democrat, and Marco Rubio, a Republican, both...
  • Resettlement of border kids in Florida sparks compassion, fear

    Resettlement of border kids in Florida sparks compassion, fear
    — More than 3,000 children detained after illegally crossing the border into the Southwestern United States have quietly resettled in Florida this year, and the prospect of more arrivals has sparked a mixture of compassion and fear. Their...
  • Congressional candidate has faith in technology

    Congressional candidate has faith in technology
    MELBOURNE — In a congressional race that might otherwise be an uneventful re-election stroll for incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge, Democratic nominee Gabriel Rothblatt is drawing attention for family connections that are fueling his run...
  • Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event

    Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event
    Norberto Rivera traveled from South Florida to Orlando for a big celebration — one he has always dreamed about. Rivera, 83, was one of 31 veterans from the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "Los Borinqueneers," gathered in the auditorium of...
  • Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails

    Federal proposal to allow VA docs to talk medical marijuana fails
    In 21 states and the District of Columbia, private doctors can recommend medical marijuana, and Florida voters will be asked to consider having the Sunshine State join that group in a November ballot initiative, Amendment 2. But it would not apply to...
  • Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports

    Democrats, Republicans join forces to advocate for Florida ports
    A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital. Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
  • Club for Growth loves Marco; Bill, Debbie, not so much

     
    Updated 1:05 p.m. 2/26/13 to reflect that Posey did not get an award. The staunchly-conservative Club for Growth, a big funder of political campaigns through its affiliated PAC and Super PAC, is out with its 2012 Congressional scoreboard, throwing special...
  • AFP/Florida releases Florida congressional ratings

     
    Americans for Prosperity/Florida has released its 2012 rankings of the Florida congressional delegation. Not a lot of surprises — Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross of Lakeland each get an A+, while locally former U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-...
  • Congress: Where members stand on guns, taxes, immigration and more?

     
    Sunday’s column – “The long, hard slog for straight answers” – attempted to get members of Congress to give straight answers to basic questions that readers and voters care about. You can see the chart – and the efforts...