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I often hear from readers who are frustrated they can't get straight answers from the people who represent them in Washington. Residents who can't get calls returned, positions explained — even one guy so desperate to speak with his congressman...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy William E. Gibson, Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez plans to meet with members of Congress next week – Tuesday, March 19 — while on a world tour that includes a stop in Miami. But she may tell...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelSen. Bill Nelson talks at Florida Hospital last month. Photo credit: Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: In public-affairs programming this weekend: ***Sen. Bill Nelson discusses the economy, the sequestration cuts and...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelU.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., says he and U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., are filing legislation to dock congressional paychecks by the same percentage as any federal worker furloughed as a result of sequestration. “No one should get paid...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelUpdated 1:05 p.m. 2/26/13 to reflect that Posey did not get an award. The staunchly-conservative Club for Growth, a big funder of political campaigns through its affiliated PAC and Super PAC, is out with its 2012 Congressional scoreboard, throwing special...
Taking Names the Blog - Orlando SentinelSunday’s column – “The long, hard slog for straight answers” – attempted to get members of Congress to give straight answers to basic questions that readers and voters care about. You can see the chart – and the efforts...
Sun SentinelSouth Florida Congressmen Alcee Hastings and Mario Diaz-Balart are prodding Congress to approve the next wave of Everglades restoration work. The projects include construction of a big water-storage system in western Palm Beach County and canal work...
After years of trying to leave Cuba to visit other lands, Cuban dissident blogger Yoani Sanchez is making rounds on Capitol Hill and impressing Florida members of Congress of all stripes. On Wednesday, it was Sen. Marco Rubio’s turn to praise...
Tags: Tampa, U.S. Congress, Cuba, Economic Sanctions, Marco Rubio
Instead of hyperventilating like everyone else over Florida’s sizzling-hot junior U.S. Senator, Marco Rubio, today we will focus on The Other Guy, that being Sen. Bill Nelson. Yes, there is another senator from Florida. Nelson is an amiable fellow...
Tags: Gays and Lesbians, U.S. Congress, Family, Cartoons, Marriage
Sun SentinelBroward County Commissioner Sue Gunzburger is calling U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson to task for his continued opposition to same sex-marriage. “I’m very disappointed, extremely disappointed, that he doesn’t believe in equal rights for...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelMore details from the PPP Florida poll conducted last week find majorities of Floridians support tighter gun control, pathways to citizenship for illegal immigrants, and a super majority supporting at least civil unions for gay couples. The poll also...
It's a busy time in the nation's capital, where the National Cherry Blossom Festival continues through April 14. If you venture to Washington this spring or any time, consider paying a visit to Florida House, now celebrating 40 years as our home away from...
Tags: Elections, John L. Mica, Seminole County, Libraries, Bob Graham
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