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Marco Rubio Survives In Florida Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) revived his political career on Tuesday, edging out Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) to keep his seat in the U.S. Senate. Pollin...

Marco Rubio Won't Discuss Climate Change At Florida Senate Debate

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on Monday refused to acknowledge the effects of climate change on his home state, bolstering his denial of climate change by...

Patrick Murphy vs. Marco Rubio: Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For 2016 Florida Senate Race

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.11.2016 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide for the Patrick Murphy vs. Marco Rubio Senate race? One that will give you an accurate, no-spin comparis...

A Mosquito Will Bring Down Marco Rubio

Alan Farago | Posted 09.07.2016 | Politics
Alan Farago

Everyone knew Zika was going to be an emergency for Florida's tourism and real estate economy as well as a public health crisis, but Rubio and the GOP leadership let Congress go on a seven-week vacation without funding the race against Zika.

Let's Take A Look Back At The Best Of Alan Grayson Over The Years

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 08.30.2016 | Politics

The must-watch video above was produced and edited by HuffPost’s J.M. Rieger. * * * * WASHINGTON ― For the second time since Rep. Alan Grayson (D...

This November, Beware of Florida's Efforts to Suppress Your Vote

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

Cartoon credit: DonkeyHotey via Flickr Creative Commons. By Thomas Kennedy Back in 2000, George W. Bush won Florida by a mere 537 votes, propell...

Friday Talking Points -- GOP Anti-Trump Rants

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.12.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

This column has always loved a good rant. Most of the time, we provide our own rant at the end of the column, on a subject too big to be contained in talking points.

Of Senators And Crocodiles: The Florida Senatorial Race

Don C. Reed | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Don C. Reed

In what appears to be an attempt to balance his anti-research stance, Marco Rubio put his name on a bill which sounds good: Senate Resolution 36. So where's the money for it?

Harry Reid: 'I Will Be Blunt. I Want Alan Grayson To Lose.'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was unusually candid about his feelings toward Rep. Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) in a fundraising appeal for Grays...

Obama And Biden Endorse Centrist Dem For Marco Rubio's Florida Senate Seat

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have endorsed Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) to be the Democratic candidate for the Se...

Rep. Patrick Murphy Comes Out In Favor Of Iran Deal

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.31.2015 | Politics

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) on Monday came out in support of the nuclear deal with Iran, calling it "the toughest decision of my time in Congress." "...

Florida Rep. Announces Bid For Senate

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2015 | Politics

March 23 (Reuters) - Democratic Florida congressman Patrick Murphy said on Monday he would run in 2016 for the U.S. Senate seat held by Marco Rubio,...

Patrick Murphy Reelected To Congress

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) defeated his rival, Republican Carl Domino, in Tuesday's midterm election. Domino served in the Florida House of Repre...

Iraq War Vet Gets New MSNBC Show

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.13.2013 | Media

Patrick Murphy, a former congressman and Iraq war veteran, will host a second installment of "Taking the Hill" on MSNBC, Stars and Stripes reported on...

Democrats Aim To Close House Gym

Politico | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

Two House Democrats want the congressional gym closed until the shutdown impasse is over....

Devastating Photos Of Florida Pollution Will Fill You With Rage

Posted 10.03.2013 | Miami

On Thursday, Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) will present shocking photos of polluted Florida waterways to Congress "so that Washington can see the press...

Paul Blumenthal

14 Vulnerable Congressmen Rush To Build War Chests

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 14 most vulnerable congressmen with already declared challengers for 2014 are off to a fast start in fundraising, but so are their o...

24-Year-Old Announces Run For Congress

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

A 24-year-old Maine state legislator has announced he's running for Congress, though he's not yet legally old enough to hold the job. For obvious reas...

Allen West Keeping 'An Eye On Washington'

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On the roof of his new North Capitol Street office building, Col. Allen West points over to his old office, the United States Capitol....

Michael McAuliff

Disgusted Ex-Republican Pushes Bipartisan Caucus In Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A pair of Democratic trackers didn't seem too disappointed last summer when they couldn't find Rep. Allen West at a venue on the outskir...

Right-Wing Group Still Not Over Allen West's Loss

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

Just over a month ago, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) packed up his Capitol Hill office and departed Congress, bringing a conclusion to a prolonged electora...

Paul Blumenthal

These Democrats Just Love This Super PAC

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In another sign of the close ties between super PACs and elected officials, seven newly minted Democratic House members appear in a prom...

Allen West: Combat Is No Place For A Woman

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Former Florida Rep. Allen West (R) took to Twitter on Wednesday to express his dismay at plans to lift a combat ban and allow women to fight on the fr...

Dem Boosted After Taking Down Allen West

WPTV | Posted 01.06.2013 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy careened through underground catacombs connecting the Capitol complex Thursday, bumping into pockets of other wide-eyed fresh...

Biden Hits West, Says Rival 'Did The Country A Favor'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden reportedly took a hit at former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) Thursday during a rooftop party for Rep. Patrick Murphy, who defeate...