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  • Webster gets seat on transportation

     
    WASHINGTON — Christmas came early for incoming congressman Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden, who learned today that he would get a seat on the transportation committee, alongside veteran Republican U.S. Rep.  John Mica of Winter Park, who chairs the...
  • Maxwell: Florida senators financing redistricting lawsuit

     
    Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell wanted to do a little sleuthing into who was financing the lawsuit against the Amendment 6 congressional redistricting amendment filed by U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Corrine Brown. From Maxwell:  Voters deserve...
  • Scott’s list of GOP backers: what a difference a month makes

     
    The Rick Scott campaign has released a list of chairs and co-chairs that includes virtually every Republican member of Florida's congressional delegation and the Legislature. But there are a couple of notable exceptions: U.S. Rep. C.W. (Bill) Young of...
  • McCollum’s ’statewide’ Hispanic team is mostly from Miami

     
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill McCollum announced the formation of what his campaign termed “his statewide leadership team” but a look at his list of 70-plus individuals shows that the vast majority are from Miami-Dade's Cuban...
  • 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...
  • Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together

    Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together
    Can the Florida members of Congress find a way to get along? After a bruising campaign marked by attack ads and charges of extremism, Sen.-elect Marco Rubio and seven new House members will be sworn into office Wednesday to join a Florida delegation...
  • How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy

    How to draw minority seats is crux of redistricting controversy
    TALLAHASSEE – Democratic U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown was being facetious when she described her meandering congressional district stretching from Jacksonville to Gainesville, Sanford and the outskirts of Orlando as the "most popular" in America. But...
  • Social Security, veterans checks will go out Wed. as planned

    Social Security, veterans checks will go out  Wed. as planned
    Tens of millions of checks to Social Security, veterans and other federal program recipients will go out Wednesday as planned without delay, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said Monday. The Republican Congressman confirmed about 70 million checks will be...
  • Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?

    Which elected officials from Florida are endorsing the candidates?
    Floridians who have endorsed Mitt Romney  - FL AG Adam Putnam is our state chairman - FL CFO Jeff Atwater is our state finance chairman - FL AG Pam Bondi is a national advisor - State Sen. John Thrasher (District 8-Jacksonville) - State Sen. JD Alexander...
  • Broward's political family ties: Look who's related

    Hollywood Mayor Peter Bober is the brother of Broward Circuit Judge Bernie Bober.   Broward’s Property Appraiser Lori Parrish is married to Geoffrey Cohen, Broward circuit judge.    Broward County Commissoner Stacy Ritter is the...
  • Haiti devastation could speed immigration debate

     
    As Haiti reels from a devastating earthquake that flattened buildings and left thousands of people trapped under rubble, three Republicans from Florida are calling on President Obama to do what President Bush never did -- grant temporary protected...