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  • AFP/Florida releases Florida congressional ratings

     
    Americans for Prosperity/Florida has released its 2012 rankings of the Florida congressional delegation. Not a lot of surprises — Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross of Lakeland each get an A+, while locally former U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.....
  • Bush Florida-bound for Cuban in distress

     
    by Mark Silva and updated with clarifications at 2 p.m. President Bush is bound for Florida today to do what he does best: Raise money. For someone in need. He will be raising it this afternoon for two of......
  • McCain, Obama calling: Bailout going OK?

     
    by Mark Silva With help like this... The reviews on John McCain's impact on the congressional bailout negotiations were rather mixed - with fellow Republicans insisting that he had helped, and Democrats complaining that he had helped run the talks......