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David Rivera

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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...
  • 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...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Elections, task forces and schools

     
    TALLAHASSEE– Good morning and welcome to the Wednesday edition of the morning reads. Here are the top five stories we're reading this morning. * Buddy Dyer won a third term as mayor of Orlando last night, the Orlando Sentinel reports. * The Sun-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Democrats plan big Florida TV buy

     
    WASHINGTON — National Democrats are planning an airwave assault in Florida this year with one arm of the party reserving $8.3 million in Florida broadcast time after Labor Day. That’s roughly a quarter of the $32 million that the Democratic...
  • 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...