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Mario Diaz-Balart

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  • Florida Elections 2012: No Time to Waste

     
    I never like the smell of fire…but I especially don’t when it smells like the odor of our taxpayer money burning or legislators wasting valuable time in Tallahassee. Let’s call it the Legislature’s redistricting shenanigans…...
  • Miami judge upholds ‘Fair Districts’ amendment

     
    By Anthony Man MIAMI – A federal judge ruled Friday that the voter-approved reform to the way Florida draws its congressional districts doesn't violate the U.S. Constitution. U.S. District Judge Ursula Ungaro issued her decision after hearing...
  • Fair Districts backers to Cannon: Drop the taxpayer-funded lawsuit

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The Florida NAACP, League of Women Voters and other groups defending new voter-approved redistricting standards are urging House Speaker Dean Cannon to drop out of the legal fight now that a federal judge has ruled against him....
  • Cannon: House will appeal Fair Districts ruling

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Despite public criticism over using tax dollars to fight a publicly supported redistricting reform, House Speaker Dean Cannon said Thursday the House will appeal a U.S. district judge's ruling upholding Amendment 6, which imposed new...
  • Senate congressional map has big – and not-so-big- changes

     
    The Florida Senate's Reapportionment Committee released its long-awaited maps drawing new districts for the state Senate and adding two congressional seats to Florida's existing 25.  Eyeballing the congressional maps (available here), there are some major...
  • Romney signs up trio of South Florida Cuban-American lawmakers

     
    GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney drew three aces in South Florida last night by announcing that three top, conservative South Florida Cuban-American politicians — U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and former...
  • Romney dismisses Obama visit as a trip to ‘Fantasyland’

     
    From Scott Powers, who's waiting for President Obama's arrival in Orlando: In advance of President Barack Obama’s visit to Walt Disney World to announce new tourism initiatives, Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney ridiculed the trip as...
  • ‘Face the Nation’ gives you Dave Barry, but no Romney-Gingrich debate

     
    To preview Tuesday's Florida primary, "Face the Nation" will feature: ***Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus....
  • Gov. Rick Scott on CNN’s ‘State of the Union’

     
    CNN's "Reliable Sources" previews the Florida primary with help Kathleen Parker of The Washington Post (and formerly of the Orlando Sentinel) and Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune (which, like the Sentinel, is owned by Tribune). The program starts at...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings......
  • Romney names National Hispanic Steering Committee

     
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has released the names of a 28-member National Hispanic Steering Committee that includes prominent Latinos from all over the country and Puerto Rico. Central Floridians on the list are former U.S. Sen. Mel Martinez,...