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  • Closer look: Florida's congressional delegation

    Florida Delegation The 2010 midterm elections produced a new senator and eight new House members to represent Florida. Only one of the newcomers is a Democrat. Delegation total: 2 senators and 25 House members In 2009/2010: Florida Republicans...
  • Palm Beach County congressman gets leadership role

     
    U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Tequesta, will get a leadership spot as he is sworn in Wednesday for a second term in Congress. He'll be a deputy whip for the majority party -- the only second-term member tapped for one of......
  • Palm Beach County congressman discusses security, Republican spending plans

     
    U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Tequesta, was on FOX News on Monday discussing Republican spending plans and congressional security in the aftermath of the Arizona shootings that killed six and injured a member of Congress. Here's the interview with FOX host........
  • Palm Beach County congressmen split over proposed spending cuts

     
    To U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Boca Raton, the spending cuts put forward Tuesday afternoon in Congress are meaningless public relations. To U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Tequesta, they're an important step forward. Here are their dueling statements -- in the order....
  • Government: Favoring cops over fighter planes and rocket ships

     
    The House debate over HR 1 -- the continuing resolution that would fund the government through Sept. 30 -- has been full of surprises, some of them good ones. Take, for instance, the vote Wednesday to eliminate the back-up engine......
  • Government: More deficit defenders

     
    The very first amendment offered to HR 1, a continuing resolution to fund government operations from March 5 through Sept. 30, was an itty-bitty cut to the ginormous sum ($516 billion, plus $158 billion for operations in Afghanistan and Iraq)......
  • Newt Gingrich to headline Palm Beach County Republican dinner

     
    Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, a possible candidate for president, is the keynote speaker for the Palm Beach County Republican Party's Lincoln Day dinner. Gingrich was in Palm Beach County last month. Here's what he did and said. The county's......
  • It’s fixing to get ugly as Fla. Republicans press for spending cuts

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A dozen Florida Republicans led by Congressman Tom Rooney pressured Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson on Wednesday to vote for big spending cutbacks to rein in the federal deficit. They were talking...
  • Webster one of six Florida Republicans attacked by Dems on Medicare

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — National Democrats launched an ad campaign on Tuesday attacking six Florida Republicans who voted for a budget plan that would transform Medicare into something more like a voucher system. The ads...
  • 60-Plus Association sticks up for Webster’s Medicare vote

     
    During last year's campaign, Republicans Dan Webster and Sandy Adams of Orlando were the beneficiary of hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of media — mostly TV ads — paid for by the 60-Plus Association, which bills itself as a conservative...
  • Realtors press congressional delegation for electronic short-sale marketplace

     
    By William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Leaders of  the Florida Realtors urged members of Congress on Friday to pressure banks and other lenders to quickly accept “short sales” of homes to help prevent the spread of...