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John L. Mica

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  • Scott sends shock waves by rejecting high-speed-rail money

    Scott sends shock waves by rejecting high-speed-rail money
    If this Florida gig doesn't work out, Rick Scott certainly has a future in Egypt. I've never quite seen anything like his rejection of high-speed rail. He didn't form a study committee. He didn't wait for a ridership study. He didn't wait for...
  • Congress sets date for VA hospital hearing

     
    WASHINGTON — Central Florida veterans could get more answers later this month as to why the opening of Orlando's newest VA hospital has been postponed from October to at least summer 2013. The reason: a key U.S. House committee just announced that...
  • Rep. John Mica visits ‘Political Connections’; Citrus Bowl flap on ‘Central Florida Spotlight’

     
    Rep. John Mica, R-Fla., discusses I-4 toll lanes, SunRail and the Secret Service scandal on "Political Connections." The program airs at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday on Central Florida News 13. Moderator Ybeth Bruzual also asks Mica about fiscal...
  • U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams qualifies by petition for CD 7

     
    U.S. Rep Sandy Adams has qualified by petition to be on the ballot in her re-election campaign in the new Congressional District 7. Adams announced this afternoon that she is the first candidate to qualify in that district, which covers most of Seminole...
  • Anti-abortion group backs Adams — and Mica too

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams told supporters in a mass e-mail today that she recently received an endorsement from the National Right to Life, an anti-abortion group whose support can help in a Republican primary — such as the one that...
  • Report: Tea party frosh embrace banking industry

     
    WASHINGTON — A new report from a liberal advocacy group draws a link between the banking industry and Tea Party lawmakers, arguing that campaign contributions have turned these freshman legislators — who rode to power in 2010 on an anti-...
  • Adams, Mica and endorsements — the sequel

     
    WASHINGTON — Yesterday, this blog mentioned a mass e-mail sent by U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams touting her endorsement from the National Right to Life, an anti-abortion group whose support could help her in a Republican primary against U.S. Rep. John Mica....
  • Study: Congressional speech is dumber – or maybe more plain-spoken – than it was 7 years ago

     
    The folks at the Sunlight Foundation — best known for its work on campaign finance and lobbying issues in Congress — have done a fascinating new study of the language used by members of Congress. Their conclusion: those of you who think that...
  • Mica and Adams to square off at Tiger Bay

     
    The most intriguing congressional primary contest in Central Florida — 10-term U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, versus freshman U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Orlando — is coming to Tiger Bay on June 12, when the two square off in their first...
  • Anti-abortion group endorses Adams

     
    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams of Orlando has received the backing of the Susan B. Anthony List, an anti-abortion group, her campaign announced today. “Congresswoman Adams understands that protecting the unborn and strengthening women in...
  • U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams gets endorsement from ‘Christian nation’ historian David Barton

     
     The campaign of U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, R-Oviedo, announced the endorsement of a high-profile conservative Christian historian, David Barton, in her re-election race that has become a contested primary with another incumbent, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter...
  • Adams endorsed by evangelical activist

     
    WASHINGTON –U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams of Orlando today touted the endorsement of David Barton, a Texas evangelical leader who has preached for greater inclusion of religion in public life. In announcing his backing, Adams — who faces fellow U.S....