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WASHINGTON — When Congress banned "earmarks" in 2011, House Speaker John Boehner hailed the move as proof that lawmakers were "dead serious" about outlawing pet projects and "ending business as usual in Washington." But new documents show that the...
A bipartisan team from the Florida congressional delegation is banding together to form a "ports caucus" to push the interests of the state's seaports in the nation's capital. Florida's 15 ports are "huge economic generators — folks here are...
Republicans in Congress, long skeptical of the value of some taxpayer-supported research, have taken aim at the National Science Foundation with a bill that seeks to limit the scope of its grants. A draft bill by House Science Committee Chairman Lamar...
Death penalty's meaning Terrorist operatives want the accused Boston bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarvaev, to receive the death penalty. Why? It plays into their hands. History has proved repeatedly that, if anything, the death penalty encourages terrorists....
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...
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...
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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...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelAmericans for Prosperity/Florida has released its 2012 rankings of the Florida congressional delegation. Not a lot of surprises — Marco Rubio and U.S. Rep. Dennis Ross of Lakeland each get an A+, while locally former U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelThe final campaign stop of Day 3 of U.S. Rep. Connie Mack's Florida U.S. Senate bus tour had him greeting 60 or 70 eager supporters at an Orlando Dairy Queen last night with the message that Democratic incumbent Sen. Bill Nelson is far more liberal than...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelRepublican U.S. Senate candidate U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV is making his space policy pitch to the Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast this morning but asked that the meeting be closed to the public and press. Mack is making what has...
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...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelWASHINGTON — A measure designed to boost the commercial space industry in Florida passed the U.S. House on Thursday though its fate in the U.S. Senate is uncertain. The legislation, sponsored by U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge, would make it...
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