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Kathy Castor

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  • Rep. Castor pushes for closer relations with Cuba

        Florida Congresswoman Kathy Castor returned from a weekend trip to Cuba convinced the United States should encourage its recent economic reforms and consider normalized relations.  “I’ll be communicating with President Obama and...
  • Partisan divisions split Florida congressional delegation

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The once-cohesive Florida congressional delegation is breaking apart. South Florida Congressman Alcee Hastings on Thursday told fellow Democrats that Republicans have abandoned the bipartisan...
  • 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...
  • Patterson skips Senate bid, new House candidate Castor Dentel trashes ‘parent trigger’

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Former state Rep. Pat Patterson,  a DeLand Republican considering a bid for Senate, announced Monday he would run for Volusia County Commission instead — avoiding a costly primary with Rep. Dorothy Hukill, an Ormond Beach...
  • 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...
  • South Florida counties stop non-citizen voter purge

    South Florida counties stop non-citizen voter purge
    The federal Department of Justice ordered a halt to Florida's systematic purge of suspected non-citizens from voter rolls, saying the effort breaks two federal laws. And concerns about the accuracy of the state's list of suspected non-citizens led all...
  • Florida Dems split on Colombia trade pact vote

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida members were divided – and for once not entirely along party lines – when the U.S. House approved the U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement on Wednesday. Two Florida Democrats...
  • Floridians join the call to go big

     
    Expectations are understandably low for Congress' “super committee” to reach agreement on its goal of producing a plan to reduce deficits by $1.5 trillion over the next decade. House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch...
  • Scott to name ex-Army colonel as chief of staff

     
    By Tonya Alanez, (Fort Lauderdale) Sun Sentinel Gov.-elect Rick Scott’s chief of staff will be Mike Prendergast, a retired U.S. Army colonel and most recently a defeated Republican candidate for Congress in the Tampa Bay area, members of Scott’s...
  • Pelosi coming to Orlando on Monday

     
    WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is coming to Orlando on Monday to answer questions on what Democrats think of the Republican budget proposal and how it would affect Medicare, according to a brief release sent today. Odds are, the...
  • > Photos, Video: Pelosi & Co. slam House GOP on Medicare

     
    U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, joined by Florida congresswomen Rep. Corrine Brown and Rep. Kathy Castor, slammed the controversial overhaul of Medicare proposed by House Republicans, during a town hall meeting and press conference Monday, in...