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  1. Ron DeSantis Pushes for Higher Education Reform, Cutting Out DOERead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    A conservative congressman from Florida is looking to get higher education accreditation out of the hands of the U.S. Department of Education and give that power to the states. On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Fla., announced he was introducing the "Higher Education Reform and Opportunity " Act in the House.

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  2. Break Up the Higher-Ed Cartel Ron DeSantis 13 minutes ago Usually...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | National Review Online

    But in higher education, the exact opposite appears to be happening. The cost of college rises every year, forcing millions of Americans to take on a tremendous amount of debt.

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  3. Legislators from Florida react to Netanyahu's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    Among Florida Democrats, only Rep. Corrine Brown boycotted the speech. Three Floridians were among the House members who escorted Netanyahu into the chamber: Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Rep. Ted Deutch and Rep. Alcee Hastings.

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  4. Col. Ed Taylor, distinguished war veteran: 1930-2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Florida Times-Union

    Col. Ed Taylor earned three Silver Star medals, the Legion of Merit medal, three Distinguished Flying Cross medals, the Soldier's Medal , four Bronze Star medals with "v" for valor, the Meritorious Service Medal, nine Air Medals with "v" for valor, three Army Commendation Medals with "v" for valor, the Purple Heart for wounds sustained in combat and a variety of other service ribbons and medals. Across the U.S., in Vietnam and throughout Germany during the Cold War, he achieved the rank of colonel and commanded a wide range of military units.

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  5. House Agrees to Fully Fund DHS Despite Opposition on ImmigrationRead the original story

    Tuesday | US News & World Report

    The House agreed to a bill passed last week by the Senate to fully fund the agency, handing Democrats a major political victory. House Speaker John Boehner walks back to his office after leaving the House floor on Tuesday.

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  6. Jamiel Shaw Sr.'s Son was Murdered By an Illegal Alien (Dreamer ...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Scared Monkeys

    Jamiel Shaw Sr.'s Son was Murdered By an Illegal Alien Pedro Espinoza from Mexico in 2008 Do Black Lives Really Matter, or Does It Matter Only If You are Shot By a White Person or White Police Man? JAMIEL SHAW ASKS A VERY IMPORTANT QUESTION THAT BARACK OBAMA AND ERIC HOLDER NEED TO ANSWER "DO BLACK LIVES MATTER, OR DOES IT MATTER ONLY IF YOU ARE SHOT BY A WHITE PERSON OR A WHITE POLICE OFFICER? Jamiel Shaw Sr. testified in front of a subcommittee Wednesday, chaired by Rep. Ron DeSantis . All should watch and take notice of what happened to Mr. Shaw's son, 17 year old Jamiel Shaw II, who was violently gunned down by Pedro Espinoza in 2008.

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  7. Republicans embark on rocky road to reform federal role in educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Washington Examiner

    The new Republican majority in Congress plans to tackle education reform, but the process is exposing rifts within the party about how far it should go to untether local public schools from federal control. Republican divisions were evident last week, when House lawmakers began debating the Success Act, a bill that would revamp the unpopular No Child Left Behind Act, in part by giving local school districts more autonomy over how to spend federal education dollars.

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  8. Rubio previews tax reform plan at donor meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Politico

    Sen. Marco Rubio previewed for conservative donors Saturday a tax reform plan that he will roll out in the coming week with Utah Sen. Mike Lee. The Florida senator, who has made clear to key supporters that he will run for president instead of reelection to the Senate, also told the Club for Growth donor meeting here that he would like to eliminate the U.S. Department of Education, shut down the Export-Import Bank and pass a detailed Obamacare alternative.

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  9. Jeff Atwater on Small Business: Regulations Are Crippling InnovationRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | Sunshine State News

    Florida CFO Jeff Atwater stressed the importance of getting government out of the way of small businesses during an address to the Federalist Society, a conservative group focused on legal reform and returning constitutional interpretation to how the Founding Fathers intended, at Walt Disney World on Saturday morning. Speaking Saturday morning at Walt Disney World, Atwater, considered by many a likely contender for gubernatorial and U.S. Senate elections in the near future, noted his background in the private sector helped him understand the important role small businesses play.

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  10. White House Is Hostile as Republicans Hail NetaanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | News Max

    The Obama administration was at the highest level yet of hostility toward the visit to Washington of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday. House Republicans signaled they would not only be in attendance at his address to a joint session of Congress but would cheer on the man nicknamed "Bibi."

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  11. FCC will attempt to regulate and tax Internet like telephoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Historic City News

    Rep. Ron DeSantis issued a statement to Historic City News today in response to the Federal Communications Commission vote today to approve new rules pertaining to net neutrality. "Today the purportedly independent Federal Communications Commission did President Obama's bidding," DeSantis told local reporters.

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  12. Florida Politicians on Standby Until Marco Rubio Makes Up his Mind for 2016Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Sunshine State News

    Jeb Bush might be getting the national headlines but Marco Rubio is holding the cards when it comes to Florida politics. Right now, quite a few Florida politicians are waiting on Rubio's decision for 2016 as they chart out their own political courses.

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  13. Ron DeSantis, Mark Walker Push Back Against Common CoreRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sunshine State News

    U.S. Rep. Ron DeSanits, R-Fla., took aim at Common Core standards on Wednesday as he teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., in looking to amend the Student Success Act. DeSantis has been a critic of Common Core.

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  14. Ron DeSantis Turns Up the Heat on Obama for Failing to Enforce Immigration LawsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sunshine State News

    Even as President Barack Obama travels to South Florida Wednesday to promote his executive action on immigration, a Republican congressman from the Sunshine State is turning up the heat for failing to enforce current immigration laws. As chairman of the U.S. House Subcommittee on National Security, U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis hit Obama's immigration policy this morning, insisting illegal immigrants are a threat.

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  15. Father Of Black Teenager Murdered By Illegal Alien Asks 'Do Black Lives Really Matter?'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Daily Caller

    The father of a black teenager murdered by an illegal immigrant asked "do black lives really matter?" in a House hearing to review the Department of Homeland Security's policies towards "non-citizens unlawfully present in the United States." That father, Jamiel Shaw, and Michael Ronnebeck, the uncle of another man murdered earlier this month by an illegal immigrant, testified at Wednesday's hearing in front of a subcommittee of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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  16. 2016 in Sight, John Bolton's Active With New Group and Efforts in FloridaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Sunshine State News

    Even if he doesn't run for president, former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton wants to make sure he has one of the loudest voices on the Republican side when it comes to foreign policy. Bolton announced last week he is starting the Foundation for American Security and Freedom to continue his efforts for a strong and active foreign policy.

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  17. GOP has Little Room in Florida to Expand Congressional Majority in 2016Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sunshine State News

    Republicans might have to face the fact they've maxed out the number of congressional seats they're going to hold in Florida for the short-term. Right now, Republicans control 17 of the 27 congressional seats in Florida.

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  18. Conservatives Holding Events Across Florida This WeekRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Sunshine State News

    Even as the American Conservative Union holds its Conservative Political Action Conference up in the Beltway this week, conservatives will be arriving in the Sunshine State for other events in the days to come. The Club for Growth, a conservative group focused on fiscal and education issues, will be meeting at the Breakers in Palm Beach from Thursday through Saturday as it looks ahead to the 2016 presidential race.

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  19. Ted Cruz headlines Duval GOP Lincoln Day Dinner on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Florida Times-Union

    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015, to discuss the Department of Homeland Security funding bill. Presidential aspirant and Texas Republican U.S. Sen Ted Cruz is headlining the Duval GOP's Lincoln Day Dinner on Friday at the downtown Hyatt.

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  20. The Wrong Team for ConservativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | National Journal

    When a handful of House conservatives split from the Republican whip team earlier this year, few on Capitol Hill were very surprised. What was more surprising was that anyone from the party's rightmost flank would want to be on the team in the first place.

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