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  • New members of Congress hire aides who used to lobby

    New members of Congress hire aides who used to lobby
    Two of freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel's top staffers have come through the "revolving door" to work for her. Her chief of staff and legislative director both did lobbying for public sector unions, according to a review of hiring decisions made by new...
  • South Florida members of Congress push for, get pushed on, immigration reform

    — If the 18 people brought together Monday by two Broward and Palm Beach County members of Congress could rewrite the nation's immigration law, they would stop deportations, prevent exploitation of people living in the U.S. without permission by...
  • Video: Contractor says he's the Republican to take on Lois Frankel

    Video: Contractor says he's the Republican to take on Lois Frankel
    General contractor David Wagie is seeking the Republican nomination to run against freshman U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach. He faces a tough challenge. The Broward-Palm Beach county 22nd District leans Democratic and Frankel has been raising...
  • Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project

    Wasserman Schultz, Frankel get close look at Fort Lauderdale runway project
    From a new mountain towering 65 feet over Federal Highway, U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Lois Frankel surveyed a massive airport construction project Monday and said they were pleased with the view. Touring what will become Fort Lauderdale-...
  • Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)

    Lois Frankel and Kristin Jacobs: Primary foes (but agree on almost everything)
    Democrats are wrestling over who gives them the best chance at picking up a South Florida congressional seat that's critical to their long-shot goal of taking over theU.S. Congress. Is the best choice a liberal woman from Palm Beach County who's had...
  • Big spending didn't protect Allen West from big loss

    Big spending didn't protect Allen West from big loss
    U.S. Rep. Allen West, the tea party freshman who narrowly lost his bid for a second term, was taking in money so fast during the last 20 days of the campaign that he couldn't spend it all. New campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election...
  • 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...
  • Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?

    Which South Florida politicians are vulnerable?
    Political clairvoyants see far different futures for South Florida's newest members of Congress, even though they're just 46 days into their congressional careers. U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, is likely to have a relatively smooth path...
  • Kristin Jacobs loses Congress primary, says she's supporting Lois Frankel

    Kristin Jacobs loses Congress primary, says she's supporting Lois Frankel
    Kristin Jacobs, who lost the 22nd Congressional District primary on Tuesday, said she’s committed to helping victor Lois Frankel win the seat in November. “I’m really proud of all the people that stood beside me. All of labor. All of...
  • Broward Democrats condemn Senate on gun control

    Broward Democrats condemn Senate on gun control
    President Barack Obama dominated the TV news Wednesday night for his angry criticism of the U.S. Senate's votes not to impose any restrictions on guns in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre. Even though many political watchers thought all...
  • Wasserman Schultz magically appears in photo of congressional women

    Wasserman Schultz magically appears in photo of congressional women
     The Democratic women of the House, sworn in on Thursday, first gathered that morning for a photo. Except four didn’t make it by the appointed hour. So House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office came up with a solution worthy of Stalinist...