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  • Should there be more restrictions on abortion?

    Should there be more restrictions on abortion?
        Republican lawmakers in Washington should be ashamed. If they had any shame at all. Thursday, they worked hard – too hard – to push through an anti-abortion bill that has no chance, absolutely none, of passing. But they wanted to...
  • FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services

    FAU, NSU, Broward College to expand veteran services
    Three South Florida colleges have received funding that may command better services for students who are veterans. The Veterans Trust, a non-profit foundation based in Fort Lauderdale, on Friday awarded $25,000 each to Florida Atlantic University,...
  • Frankel, Wasserman Schultz criticize Republican moves to restrict abortion

    Frankel, Wasserman Schultz criticize Republican moves to restrict abortion
    U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, and Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, criticized Republican opposition to abortion on Thursday, the 42nd anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that legalized abortion. Statement...
  • Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform

    Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform
    Charlene Rupert, a 21-year-old “Dreamer” from Palm Beach County, hopes that sharing her personal story with people on Capitol Hill will help her and millions of other foreign residents find a path to citizenship.  As the guest of U.S. Rep....
  • South Florida Democrats split over 'cromnibus' spending bill

    South Florida Democrats split over 'cromnibus' spending bill
    South Florida's Democratic lawmakers split over the massive federal government spending bill. Most voted no because of the many provisions tacked on the legislation that have nothing to do with funding the federal government. But U.S. Reps. Debbie...
  • `Cromnibus' includes money for Everglades, Hoover Dike

    Eight of ten Florida Democrats in the U.S. House voted against a giant spending bill to keep the federal government funded, despite pleas for passage by the White House.  But 12 of 17 Florida Republicans voted “yes,” while citing funding for...
  • Congress bestows favors for Florida

    WASHINGTON -- While wrapping up its least productive session in modern history, Congress approved some small-but-significant measures of special concern to Floridians and is expected to renew a sales-tax deduction that affects 2 million Florida families....
  • Obama's Cuba policy doesn't mean Congress will change laws

    Obama's Cuba policy doesn't mean Congress will change laws
    The future of the United States' five-decade embargo blocking trade with Cuba is suddenly and unexpectedly murky. Although President Barack Obama shifted long-standing American policy on Wednesday, the embargo and the lesser known but critically...
  • Leaders visit center to tout new law

    Leaders visit center to tout new law
    Congresswoman Lois Frankel recently visited ARC Broward in Sunrise to highlight the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, which the House of Representatives recently passed. She was joined by State Sen. Eleanor Sobel and families of children...
  • Pork aside, budget deal averts crisis

    Pork aside, budget deal averts crisis
    The good news is Congress didn't end its session by committing any obvious harm. No government shutdown, no dramatic changes to health care reform and no sudden roadblocks to President Obama's go-it-alone effort to improve immigration. Plus, some...
  • After electoral benching, Florida Democrats say their own is just fine

    After electoral benching, Florida Democrats say their own is just fine
    TALLAHASSEE – Florida Democrats held a conference call Tuesday to try to find the sunny side of an election drubbing that saw the defeat of many of the party’s rising stars. U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson blamed the U.S. Supreme Court’s...