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Vaccine makers deny political pressure in race for safe, effective shot

Leaders of the companies working on some of the top candidates for COVID-19 vaccines predict they should have shots available by early 2021, but...

U.S. House votes to limit Trump’s war authority (again). Here’s how...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House voted Thursday to repeal the 2002 authorization for the use of military force that allowed the George W. Bush...

Climate takes center stage in sweeping federal infrastructure plan

WASHINGTON  — U.S. House Democrats this week unveiled plans to spend $760 billion over five years on infrastructure upgrades throughout the country. A central theme...

Republican FL U.S. Rep. Rooney files carbon tax bill with big...

Republican U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney introduced legislation in Congress this week to tax heat-trapping air pollution from burning fossil fuels, and use the revenue...

Words aren’t enough: Activists want more specific plans to combat climate...

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris referred to climate change as the “climate crisis” and “an existential threat to us as a species” when the subject...

Will GOP politicking over federal disaster aid hurt Republicans in 2020?

WASHINGTON – Florida’s Democrat and Republican lawmakers were understandably frustrated when President Donald Trump and Congress started playing politics with disaster aid. It had...

FL politicians in Congress: Drilling would imperil Trump’s chances in 2020

WASHINGTON -- When President Donald Trump and his nominee to lead the Interior Department visited Lake Okeechobee last month, Florida Rep. Francis Rooney took...

FL civil rights leader statue will replace Confederate general statue

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis will soon sign a letter to federal authorities requesting that they approve Florida’s plan to replace a statue of Confederate...

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