Tuesday Dec 3
Florida Five: GOP shames Pafford, Political ads target holiday shoppers, Scott was right about rail
Here is Tuesday's edition of the Florida Five: BPR's top picks for the political news around the Sunshine State.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Vulnerable House Dems targeted on O-Care
A major conservative advocacy group is hitting vulnerable Democratic House members on ObamaCare with a new series of web ads themed around the "Cyber Monday" shopping holiday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Last WWII vets in Congress: Capitol Hill could use the discipline found in military service
The two remaining World War II veterans in Congress say a bitterly divided Capitol Hill should lean on the lessons they learned in service.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Pelosi, Wasserman Schultz need new spin; the jig is up, says Dem strategist
Conservative groups like Americans for Prosperity are already hitting hard at vulnerable Democratic congressmen, and the Obamacare debacle that took over the fall news cycle and eclipsed the government shutdown that's made Sen. Ted Cruz and the tea party look like prophets has libs looking at an upcoming holiday season with little to be cheerful ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Duane Roth inspired push for National Entrepreneurs Day
The late Duane Roth, CEO of Connect, sits in the lobby in this August, 2012 file photo, In the background is an image of Bill Otterson, Connect's founding director, who died in 1999.
Democracy, Human Rights, Refugees: LiveAtState Virtual Town Hall: Disabilities Treaty
Co-Anchor and Managing Editor of PBS NewsHour Judy Woodruff hosts a discussion with Special Advisor for International Disability Rights Judith Heumann and the Honorable Patrick Murphy.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
The Washington Post
Rep. Fred Upton , chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, arrives to vote on the Keep Your Health Plan Act, which he co-sponsored.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Healthcare.gov Enrollment Numbers Lower Than Expected
Only 2,200 people in Pennsylvania were able to sign up and Congressman Tim Murphy tells KDKA's Marty Griffin it's a bitter pill to swallow for the tens of thousands of people just in the Pittsburgh region alone who were told they can't keep their insurance plan.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Democrats Pressure White House on Obamacare
President Barack Obama 's handling of his signature health-care law is triggering a rebellion by some House Democrats who could back a Republican measure to allow Americans to keep their insurance plans through next year.
Many in Congress avoiding Obamacare exchanges
This week, lawmakers can begin their sign-up process for health care, and a CNN survey shows that while most senators and representatives plan to participate in the Obamacare exchanges, a sizable group is walking away from the government-coordinated exchanges and instead getting their healthcare in the private marketplace.
Sunshine State News
Allen West's Activities Point to a Political Comeback
All signs point to former U.S. Rep. Allen West considering a political comeback as he continues to go to bat for Republicans across the nation and will release a book next spring.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Growers invade Washington, D.C., for ag labor reform
Led by a national ad hoc conservative political coalition known as Bibles, Badges and Business, and supported by American Farm Bureau and its local affiliates, 70 growers from across the U.S. traveled to Washington, D.C., Oct. 28 for a two-day effort to motivate key legislators to move forward on a new and improved agricultural labor policy.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Northern Michigan News
Health care law could be liability for Democrats
Rep. Patrick Murphy had been a cautious defender of President Barack Obama's health care law for much of the last year, telling constituents in his swing-voting district that the far-from-perfect measure is critical to helping cover uninsured Americans.
Sun Nov 10, 2013
Americans for Prosperity campaign ads take on Obamacare
Americans for Prosperity has wasted no time entering the 2014 midterm election fray.