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  • Obama to visit South Florida for work-free weekend

    Obama to visit South Florida for work-free weekend
    After days of jetting around the country to sell his State of the Union proposals, President Barack Obama is following the path set by previous presidents — coming to South Florida for some R&R. The White House has been mum about details, the...
  • Frankel uses break from Congress to explore constituents' concerns

    Frankel uses break from Congress to explore constituents' concerns
    An hour for a crash course on hospital economics. Another hour learning what South Florida's ports and the tourism industry need to thrive. The time to listen to a high school freshman describe how he was harassed because of his sexual orientation. Name...
  • Months after victory, Lois Frankel back on campaign style marathon

    Months after victory, Lois Frankel back on campaign style marathon
    An hour for a crash course on hospital economics. Another hour learning what South Florida’s ports and the tourism industry need to thrive. The time to listen to a high school freshman describe how he was harassed because of his sexual orientation....
  • Video: Lois Frankel gives maiden House floor speech to mark Roe vs. Wade anniversary

    Video: Lois Frankel gives maiden House floor speech to mark Roe vs. Wade anniversary
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, gave her first one-minute speech on the floor of the U.S. House at midday Tuesday. She marked the 40th anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court found a constitutionally protected...
  • Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on guns

    Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on guns
    It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy as participants marked the one-...
  • Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on gun violence

    Democrats celebrate new Congress, push for action on gun violence
    It was mostly a time for celebration and sentiment on Monday as four members of South Florida held a ceremonial swearing in to mark their new terms in Congress. But there were also some somber moments and serious policy at the event, which took place on...
  • No magic wand, Frankel says, but tighter gun laws needed

    No magic wand, Frankel says, but tighter gun laws needed
    Congresswoman-elect Lois Frankel would like to see new gun safety laws, but she thinks the objective will be extraordinarily difficult to achieve.   “I definitely think there should be stronger gun safety laws, including prohibiting the sale...
  • Wasserman Schultz magically appears in photo of congressional women

    Wasserman Schultz magically appears in photo of congressional women
     The Democratic women of the House, sworn in on Thursday, first gathered that morning for a photo. Except four didn’t make it by the appointed hour. So House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s office came up with a solution worthy of Stalinist...
  • Frankel named to Foreign Affairs panel

    Frankel named to Foreign Affairs panel
    U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel, D-West Palm Beach, was named to the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Friday. Frankel, who was sworn in Thursday to represent parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties, said the Foreign Affairs panel would "allow me to work on...
  • Frankel: 'dire consequences' may result if country goes over fiscal cliff

    Frankel: 'dire consequences' may result if country goes over fiscal cliff
    Lois Frankel, who becomes South Florida’s newest member of Congress next week, said Thursday it’s difficult to see how the so-called fiscal cliff of higher taxes and dramatic federal spending reductions on Jan. 1 will be resolved.  After...
  • Lois Frankel preps for work and life in Washington

    Lois Frankel preps for work and life in Washington
    Her bags are packed. She's found an apartment on craigslist and the utilities just got hooked up. And Lois Frankel, a Floridian for four decades, has a new and toasty winter coat, hat and boots. On Tuesday, 20 years after she first hoped to move to...
  • Big spending didn't protect Allen West from big loss

    Big spending didn't protect Allen West from big loss
    U.S. Rep. Allen West, the tea party freshman who narrowly lost his bid for a second term, was taking in money so fast during the last 20 days of the campaign that he couldn't spend it all. New campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election...