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  • 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...
  • Romney names Hispanic Steering Committee that includes Rubio, Jeb

     
    Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced the leadership team of his Hispanic Steering Committee, “Juntos Con Romney,” a group that includes U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., as an honorary co-chair and six other Floridians —...
  • Obama, Romney to speak to convention of Hispanic elected officials

     
    Both President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are confirmed speakers at the 29th annual convention of the The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials. More than 1,000 elected and appointed officials are...
  • Florida Republicans vote down ‘Obamacare’

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Florida Republicans voted with the House majority on Wednesday to repeal “Obamacare,” taking the political risk that voters in November will reward their on-going attempts to undo...
  • Failure to fund Tri-Rail hurts road and transit projects

    Florida has hurt its chances of luring additional federal dollars to help unclog roads and expand train service because the state has failed to put up enough money to keep Tri-Rail running, members of Congress warned this week. Florida's shortfall not...
  • Diaz-Balart brothers endorse Crist for Senate

    Gov. Charlie Crist has received two key Republican endorsements from Miami in his run for the U.S. Senate. U.S. Reps. Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Mario Diaz-Balart both announced Monday they are supporting Crist in next year's race to replace Sen. Mel...
  • Easing of Cuba travel restrictions met with cheers and boos in South Florida

    The phones have been ringing non-stop at South Florida travel agencies that book flights from Miami to Havana since last month, when Congress eased travel restrictions to Cuba for people with relatives on the island. Many companies have doubled staff,...
  • Fair districts? Parties unite in opposition

    Like cats and dogs, Florida politicians from opposing parties rarely play nicely. They scratch, claw and hiss at each other, simply because it's in their DNA. That's why it's strange to see so many ideological opponents embracing each other nowadays. We...
  • Follow the money: Pols try to undermine your vote

    Follow the money: Pols try to undermine your vote
    My question seemed simple enough: Whose money was it? Sure, I knew the names of the politicians who opposed the fair-districting amendments, which we overwhelmingly approved at the polls earlier this month. I knew that Dean Cannon and Mike Haridopolos...
  • Dems aiming at S. Florida GOP stronghold

     
    One more sign congressional Republicans may be in for a rough ride this election season: Democrats are fielding strong candidates in GOP breadbasket districts, like the western Miami-Dade county redoubt of Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. Diaz-Balart cruised to...
  • House Dems anoint more challengers

     
    by Matthew Hay Brown The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee today added 14 more challengers to its Red to Blue program, which gives Democrats running in Republican districts access to party money and advice. The new designees, who bring the Red.....