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Suzanne Kosmas

A Democratic representative from the U.S. House District 24 in Florida that represents parts of Central Florida including Brevard County. She was ousted by Republican Sandy Adamas in the 2010 midterm elections.
A Democratic representative from the U.S. House District 24 in Florida that represents parts of Central Florida including Brevard County. She was ousted by Republican Sandy Adamas in the 2010 midterm elections. « Show less

Top Suzanne Kosmas Articles

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  • Diebel gets nod from national Republicans

     
    WASHINGTON — Former Winter Park commissioner Karen Diebel on Thursday earned some early backing from GOP leaders when the National Republican Congressional Committee highlighted her second run for the U.S. House as part of its Young Guns program. As...
  • Demings back in DC on the fundraising circuit

     
    WASHINGTON — Former Orlando police chief Val Demings is back on Capitol Hill this week, raising money and making contacts to support her bid to unseat freshman U.S. Rep. Dan Webster, R-Winter Garden. The effort comes days after the Democratic...
  • Mica wins straw poll after bitter Adams protest

     
    U.S. Reps. John Mica and Sandy Adams don't like each other — make that, really don't like each other — and it becomes more clear every day that their Aug. 14 Republican primary for primacy in redrawn Congressional District 7 is going to be...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Friday Files: From Tallahassee pensions to Ethiopian health care

    Friday Files: From Tallahassee pensions to Ethiopian health care
    In today's edition of the Friday Files, we're looking at everything from pension reform in Tallahassee to health care in Ethiopia. Let's start with the pensions and salaries, where Gov. Rick Scott wants to shake things up. Some of that is sorely needed....
  • Readers take on wasteful spending, poor grammar, big words

    Readers take on wasteful spending, poor grammar, big words
    Your turn to sound off about everything from wasted money to my many flaws. Scott, you must be a lot tougher than you look in your picture in the Sentinel. Whatever the case, your columns are the best. — Gary Indeed, Gary. Beneath my tutu, I...
  • Green, green, she’s green, they say

     
    The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund has endorsed U.S. Rep.  Suzanne Kosmas, D-New Smyrna Beach, for re-election. Kosmas earned a perfect 100% on LCV’s 2009 National Environmental Scorecard, the group announced. “During her f...
  • Venture dollars needed on Space Coast

    For companies like XCOR Aerospace, crucial venture-capital dollars can be hard to come by. In recent decades, there has not been a strong tradition of venture-capital investment in the aerospace sector. Combine that with Florida's generally lackluster...
  • Politicians frantic to create jobs

    One day after President Barack Obama pledged in his State of the Union address that creating jobs would be his No. 1 focus, he used both of Florida's coasts Thursday to try to back up that promise. On the west coast, Obama appeared in Tampa to announce...