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David Rivera

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  • Rubio, Cuban House members condemn visa to Raul Castro’s daughter

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and fellow Cuban-Americans from Florida chided U.S. officials on Thursday for issuing a travel visa to Cuban President Raul Castro’s daughter, saying it would allow her...
  • Three South Florida Republicans oppose House VAWA bill

     
    WASHINGTON — When the Republican leaders in the U.S. House passed an extension of the Violence Against Women Act on Wednesday, they did so without support from three GOP lawmakers from South Florida: U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, David Rivera and...
  • Which congressmembers spend the most running their office?

     
    Wondering which members of Congress spend the most of your money running their offices?  Well, USA Today recently crunched all the data  and found that, locally, Democrat Corrine Brown and Republican Cliff Stearns were the big spenders, while...
  • Study: Congressional speech is dumber – or maybe more plain-spoken – than it was 7 years ago

     
    The folks at the Sunlight Foundation — best known for its work on campaign finance and lobbying issues in Congress — have done a fascinating new study of the language used by members of Congress. Their conclusion: those of you who think that...
  • Mica: Obama counted on Adams….and Cannon and Dorworth and Haridopolos and Gaetz and Weatherford

     
    In a new mailer, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, attacks his Republican primary rival Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, for supporting President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus package. “Barack Obama Counted on Sandy Adams,” the headline...
  • Tuesday Morning Reads: Brothels, FBI probes and voter regisration fraud

     
    TALLAHASSEE – Good morning and happy Tuesday. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports on new details on the central Florida brothel that named state Rep. Mike Horner as a client. * The Sun-Sentinel...
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Dorworth, Rivera and Drugs

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Thursday. Here are the stories we're reading today. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that prescription drug overdoses are down. * The Palm Beach Post writes that a repeat of a 2000 election debacle in Palm Beach County...
  • Winners and losers in the aftermath of Chris Dorworth’s defeat

     
    Seminole County elections officials on Monday finally confirmed Democrat Mike Clelland’s razor-thin victory over state Rep. Chris Dorworth. So now it’s time to declare a few winners and losers – plus someone who was a little of both &#...
  • 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-...
  • Closer look: Florida's congressional delegation

    Florida Delegation The 2010 midterm elections produced a new senator and eight new House members to represent Florida. Only one of the newcomers is a Democrat. Delegation total: 2 senators and 25 House members In 2009/2010: Florida Republicans...
  • Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together

    Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together
    Can the Florida members of Congress find a way to get along? After a bruising campaign marked by attack ads and charges of extremism, Sen.-elect Marco Rubio and seven new House members will be sworn into office Wednesday to join a Florida delegation...