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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

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  • Florida Chamber pays for TV ads for Rep. Scott Plakon

     
    The Florida Chamber of Commerce has begun airing television ads to help Republican state Rep. Scott Plakon of Longwood in his tough re-election battle with Democrat Karen Castor Dentel. The chamber has paid more than $60,000 worth of air time so far on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vulnerable Dems – including Kosmas – running away from Pelosi

     
    CQPolitics has an interesting piece this morning about how vulnerable Democratic House members are avoiding as much as possible being associated with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who's become a target of a lot of Republican commercials this fall. Here's...
  • Scott names two more transition teams

     
    Gov.-elect Rick Scott has named two more transition teams — one for Economic Development, the other for Regulatory Reform — that are loaded with business execs and even a couple of failed candidates. The 49-member(!) economic development group...
  • Two Miami Republicans split with party on DADT vote

     
    Florida members of the U.S. House split almost evenly on a vote to repeal the `Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ policy that excludes openly gay and lesbian people from serving in the armed forces. All 10 Florida Democrats plus Miami Republicans Linc...
  • Adams named to NASA oversight panel

     
    WASHINGTON — It may be new to freshman U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando, but her recent selection to the House panel with NASA oversight — announced by Adams today — is not unexpected. Central Florida has a long tradition of getting...