Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Sarasota, was one of several Florida GOP lawmakers to receive the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s “Spirit of Enterprise” award. The award is based on rankings the Chamber gives members of Congress for key votes on issues established as priorities by the U.S. Chamber’s board of directors.
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Former U.S Senate candidate Adam Hasner announced Wednesday he will run for the U.S. House of Representatives in the district currently represented by Rep. Allen West, who earlier announced that he will run for Rep. Tom Rooney’s seat, who in turn will run for reelection in another district.
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich accused President Obama of being a “Saul Alinsky radical” who works to “appease the Taliban” at a campaign rally held in a Sarasota airplane hangar today.
While some news outlets reported over the weekend that immigration enforcement will be at the center of the 2012 election season, others say it will not play an important role during Florida’s upcoming 2012 legislative session.
This weekend’s Florida Tea Party Convention failed to draw many of the GOP candidates invited to participate: Out of the eight GOP presidential candidates, only Rick Santorum showed up to speak.
Rep. Connie Mack, R-Naples, will enter the Republican Senate primary, one of his advisers announced Wednesday.
On Monday, Bloomberg released a piece on a Koch Industries subsidiary’s ties to under-the-radar sales of petrochemical equipment in Iran. Koch has recently contributed to at least four Florida Republicans’ campaign coffers.
Several members of Florida’s Republican congressional delegation penned a letter last week to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson, urging her to withdraw the agency’s “job-killing” water regulations in Florida.
Last night, the House passed the so-called “Cut, Cap and Balance Act” in a largely symbolic 234-190 vote. Because of its cuts, the bill isn’t likely to make headway in the Democrat-dominated Senate, but what does the act aim to do and who among Florida’s congressional delegation voted for it?