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  1. Congress about to see several new faces from FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | St. Petersburg Times

    A whopping one-third of the Sunshine State's 27 U.S. House members are leaving the House after this year. Three other representatives face potentially tough re-election fights: Carlos Curbelo, R-Miami, and Corrine Brown , D-Jacksonville, whose districts were significantly redrawn, and Daniel Webster , R-Winter Garden, who is running in a different district than he currently represents.


  2. Florida Rep. Curt Clawson Not Running for Re-ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | News Max

    Florida Rep. Curt Clawson announced Thursday night he will not seek reelection, making him the 10th legislator moving on or retiring from the Sunshine State's congressional delegation, reports The Hill. "Since my mother's passing last year, our family has gone through significant change and transition," Clawson said, according to The Hill.


  3. GOP rep to retire, opening 10th Florida seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | The Hill

    Rep. Curt Clawson said Thursday night he will not seek reelection, creating the 10th open seat in the Sunshine State's congressional delegation. Florida colleagues said Clawson didn't appear to be enjoying his job in Congress.


  4. Editorial: Congressmen should get off the phone and back to workRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 30 | LongmontFYI

    At times, it has seemed that legislators were so afraid of doing something that might cost them their next election that they refused to do anything at all.


  5. Mike Lee Defends Cruz: 'I Held My Tongue For Years' on BoehnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Townhall

    Sen. Mike Lee , friend and surrogate to presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz , is ashamed by what he heard come out of John Boehner's mouth this week. In case you missed it, the former speaker of the house held nothing back when asked to share his true feelings about Cruz during an appearance at Stanford University.


  6. Mark Fisher seeking congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | The Daily Commercial

    Mark Fisher has resigned as vice chairman of the Republican Party of Lake County to run for the 11th District Congressional seat.


  7. SOCOM investigating Navy SEAL weapons shortagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    The general in charge of U.S. Special Operations Command said Tuesday that he is looking into claims that Navy SEALs and other elite forces have shortages of key equipment. Gen. Joseph Votel assured House lawmakers that the command will resolve any problems that it discovers in equipping special operators, such as a lack of service weapons, in preparation for increasingly common missions around the world.


  8. Dan Webster has chosen his new district, but at least one local Republican stands in his wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Swing State Project

    Republican Rep. Dan Webster spent months considering where to run after court-ordered redistricting turned his old seat safely blue, and on Monday, he announced that he'd campaign for the open 11th District . The 11th only includes about 18 percent of Webster's current seat, though the Tampa Bay Times ' Adam Smith says that Webster has represented about 30 percent of this turf over his years in Congress and in the legislature.


  9. GOP Rep. Daniel Webster to run in new Florida districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | The Hill

    Republican Rep. Daniel Webster , whose seat was redrawn to favor Democrats, is opting to run in a different district. Webster announced Monday that he would will run for the seat held by retiring Rep. Richard Nugent , according to The Tampa Bay Times .


  10. U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster will challenge for District 11 congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster, whose Orlando-area district was recently redrawn to favor Democrats, has announced he will run in the heavily Republican 11th District, where U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent is not seeking re-election. Webster, a Winter Garden Republican who previously was speaker of the Florida House, is best known for twice seeking the same job in Washington.


  11. Webster to run in Rep. Nugent's districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | The Orlando Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster , R-Winter Garden, announced Monday that he would not be running for reelection in District 10, the district he currently represents. Court-ordered redistricting transformed District 10, which used to be made up of largely Republican, white, suburban and rural communities in Lake, Polk, and Orange counties, to a largely Democratic African-American and Hispanic district entirely within Orange County and including much of Orlando.


  12. HOH: Capitol Police Union Catch Congressman's EarRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Roll Call

    Leaders from the Capitol Police Labor Committee dropped by Rep. Richard Nugent's office Wednesday to say thank you - in the form of a commemorative badge that recognizes the board's 100 years of existence. The visit also came with a little opportunity to catch the congressman's ear about their needs, specifically how to lobby for cost of living raises and the benefits to delaying the retirement age days before budget season begins.


  13. Daily Kos Elections Live Digest: 2/1Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Swing State Project

    WTF? A group of armed right-wing extremists occupy a federal building-and they don't even get charged with trespass? a- WI-08 : On Saturday evening, GOP Rep. Reid Ribble announced that he would not seek a fourth term . Romney and Republican Senate candidate Tommy Thompson only carried this Green Bay-area seat 51-48 and 50-47 respectively while they were losing statewide in 2012, and Obama took it 54-45 in 2008 .


  14. Spring Hill pastor announces run for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    Jack Martin, a minister who lives in Spring Hill, has announced his candidacy for the District 11 congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent. Martin, 64, is senior pastor at the Praise Family Worship Center in Hudson, according to his announcement, and was the longtime chaplain for the former Spring Hill Fire Rescue District.


  15. 2015 in Review: Nugent decides not to seek re-election; and endorses staffer to replace himRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    In a move that revived memories of his own rise to national office, U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent, R-Spring Hill, announced in November that he would not run again for his District 11 seat - and that he would throw his support behind longtime chief of staff Justin Grabelle. Critics, including the Democratic candidate for the seat, Dave Koller, said it was a little too much like former Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite's announcement that she would not seek re-election in 2010.


  16. GOP House Members Bow Out After Short TermsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | News Max

    Rep. Robert Hurt's announcement that he will not seek re-election next year marks the 20th Republican lawmaker to leave the House in 2016. While congressional historians agree that the number is not unusually high, calling it quits after brief tenures is.


  17. Sumter rancher gains support for congressional run a " at expense of Nugent stafferRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    Kelly Rice, a Sumter County cattle rancher and Realtor, has not yet announced that he will run for Congress. But he already has the backing of two powerful Republicans, state Sen. Wilton Simpson and former state Sen. and U.S. Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite.


  18. Webster plans next move if district lines changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | The Orlando Sentinel

    U.S. Rep. Dan Webster , who became accustomed to the national media while waging a dark-horse candidacy for House speaker, was peppered with questions by a younger group of "journalists" last week. "Do you get to travel around the world?" 12-year-old Evan Wolsefer asked.


  19. U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent says he will not run for re-election, endorses chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    In a surprise announcement, U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent said Monday that he will not seek re-election for his heavily Republican District 11 seat and immediately threw his support behind longtime chief of staff, Justin Grabelle. "After five years of living out of a suitcase a the tug of being apart from family has just become too great," Nugent, a Spring Hill Republican, said in a statement from his office.


  20. Editorial: No deals for Nugent's House seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | St. Petersburg Times

    The only thing more surprising than U.S. Rep. Richard Nugent's decision not to seek re-election next year was the way he conspired to win the seat in the first place. Five years ago, the Spring Hill Republican qualified for the race minutes before the deadline and before the incumbent, fellow Republican Ginny Brown-Waite, abruptly said she would not seek re-election.