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Vern Buchanan

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  • Nelson calls for Ebola chief, 'war room'

    Nelson calls for Ebola chief, 'war room'
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson wants a temporary White House Ebola chief in a situation room directing traffic and coordinating responses to Ebola cases in the United States. Nelson, a Democrat from Orlando who earlier this month called on the White House to...
  • Nelson joins growing call to close US to Ebola countries

    Nelson joins growing call to close US to Ebola countries
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, announced Tuesday he now believes the United States should consider closing its borders to visitors from African countries with Ebola virus crises. His call joins that of a few congressmen in recent days, including U.S....
  • House agrees to roll back flood insurance rate increases

    WASHINGTON - In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to roll back flood insurance rate increases that have devastated many homeowners in coastal communities and dogged lawmakers on the campaign trail. The deal,...
  • Democrats target Florida congressman over fundraising

    Democrats target Florida congressman over fundraising
    Eager to point out that Rep. Anthony Weiner isn't the only congressman in hot water, Democrats are putting pressure on a Republican facing questions about campaign contributions. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Friday announced that it...
  • Top Democrat calls for Gov. Jan Brewer's ouster over redistricting

    Top Democrat calls for Gov. Jan Brewer's ouster over redistricting
    Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) suggested that Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer should be impeached for her role in ousting the independent official at the helm of the state’s redistricting commission. "I...
  • Sun Sentinel Election Results

    Sun Sentinel Election Results
    Get the latest results for today's federal, state and county races. President 5852 of 6088 precincts reporting Barack Obama 49.9% 3,977,167 Mitt Romney 49.2% 3,924,092 Gary Johnson 0.5% 42,123 Jill Stein 0.1% 8,382 Roseanne Barr 0.1% 7,708...
  • A tale of two lawmakers — and money spent on mailers

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, is taking some heat this week for spending more money than anyone else in the U.S. House on taxpayer-funded mailers that often double as subtle campaign literature. In the first three months of...
  • Democrats robo-call Webster on debt

     
    WASHINGTON — In a surprise to no one, the impasse over debt negotiations has led to no small amount of politicking. The latest example: the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching robo-calls to hit Republicans in 60 districts across...
  • Florida — grudgingly — backing debt deal

     
    WASHINGTON — Like the rest of Congress, no one in the Florida delegation is overjoyed with the debt deal that emerged Sunday night from the White House and Capitol Hill. But grudging support appears to be building there and in the rest of the U.S....
  • Nelson beats any Republican in new Sachs/Mason-Dixon poll

     
    U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Florida, handily leads all declared Republican challengers plus a couple of undeclared challengers, according to the new Florida Poll. The poll, from Ron Sachs Communications and Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, shows the only...
  • Webster listed as a Democratic ‘target” for defeat in 2012

     
    The St. Pete Times caught up with U.S. Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, who said his group as “six prime targets” in Florida for 2012, including U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden....