MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Rep. and former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist will try to derail Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis' bid for reelection in November after defeating state Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried in Tuesday's primary.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida congresswoman convicted of a federal tax charge in a charity fraud case wants to return to the U.S.
MIAMI (AP) — Democrat Ken Russell said Sunday he is switching from the U.S. Senate primary race against U.S. Rep. Val Demings to a run for a Miami-area congressional seat.
Russell made his announcement via a TikTok video.
MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio is urging the Biden administration to pay more attention to China's growing influence in Latin America and the Caribbean even as another U.S. adversary, Russia, rattles its saber in the region amid rising geopolitical tensions over Ukraine.
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield; Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Secretary of State Antony Blinken; former U.S.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Two prominent U.S. Senators published an open letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken Tuesday asking him to “urge the Mexican government to seriously improve efforts to protect journalists.”
MIAMI (AP) — Two leading voices in Congress on Latin America have introduced bipartisan legislation to spur closer U.S. security cooperation in the region and turn back what they see as the growing, malign influence of China and Russia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — National security adviser Jake Sullivan; Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas.
NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Sullivan; Marc Short, former chief of staff to former Vice President Mike Pence.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy on Monday announced she will not seek reelection next year.
The Florida Democrat, a leader of the centrist Blue Dog Coalition and member of the House committee investigating the Jan.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire has helped introduce a bill that would prevent discrimination against patients with disabilities who are in need of an organ transplant.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis has appointed Florida's third chief resilience officer, a position aimed at tackling climate change that has been vacant for months.
The Republican governor announced Friday that Wesley Brooks would take over the resilience job first created in 2019 in a state highly vulnerable to sea level rise and other climate change impacts.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Members of Congress are renewing the push to make daylight saving time permanent as most of the nation prepares to turn back the clocks one hour this Sunday.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is taking Big Business to task.
In an op-ed published Monday, the Republican from Florida called corporate America “the instrument of anti-American ideologies." Rubio bemoaned what he described as corporate America’s “wokeness” — a catch-all phrase for being sensitive to social problems such as racism and inequality but which is also derided by critics as virtue-signaling or adopting neo-Marxist world views.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada politicians are loading their campaign coffers with millions in contributions in preparation for next year's midterm elections, setting the stage for a costly election year with advertising bombarding television, radio, social media and mailboxes.
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio told the director of the U.S. Bureau of Prisons he's “deeply concerned" over the failure to protect inmates at a federal prison in Florida.
In a letter to director Michael Carvajal, the Florida senator also inquired about the Federal Correctional Complex Coleman's handling of a recent audit that reviewed how incidents of rape behind bars are handled.
A group intent on expanding Republican power over state-level offices is rolling out a national effort to diversify and grow the GOP, led by an advisory council featuring several potential future presidential contenders.
MIAMI (AP) — A former Miami congressman who was once roommates with Sen. Marco Rubio has countersued a U.S. affiliate of Venezuela’s state oil company in a politically charged dispute over a $50 million consulting contract he signed with Nicolás Maduro’s government.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Val Demings launched a bid for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, raising hope among Democrats of ousting Florida's Republican Sen. Marco Rubio from the evenly divided chamber.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Rep. Val Demings is planning to challenge Sen. Marco Rubio next year, giving Democrats a boost in a competitive race that could be among a handful that determine control of the Senate, according to two people with knowledge of the plans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's two Republican senators are steering clear of voicing support for Rep...
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrats may delight in their brightening prospects in Arizona and Georgia, and may even harbor glimmers of hope in Texas, but their angst is growing in Florida, which has a reputation as a swing state but now favors Republicans and could be shifting further out of reach for Democrats...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump will not be running for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's U.S. Senate seat in 2022 as she settles into life after Washington...
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Socialists. Radical extremists. Marxists.
Those over-the-top caricatures of Democrats make up Republicans’ opening arguments as they try to protect Georgia’s two U...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans this week are focused squarely on their convention's star, President Donald Trump, and securing his reelection in November...
BEIJING (AP) — China on Monday announced unspecified sanctions against 11 U.S. politicians and heads of organizations promoting democratic causes, including Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, who have already been singled out by Beijing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seven U.S. senators, including two strong allies of President Donald Trump, harshly criticized Trump's new chief of U...
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Thursday that would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the association changes its rules to allow athletes to earn money for endorsement deals and personal appearances.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a March 30, 2020 story about a claim by Sen. Marco Rubio that some media members couldn't contain their glee that the United States appeared to have more coronavirus cases than China, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Rubio had not subsequently cited some examples...
NEW YORK (AP) — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, pressed to identify media figures that he said expressed “glee” at Americans getting coronavirus, has cited an editorial cartoonist, a magazine writer, an online tech publication and an online editor...
MIAMI (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio on Tuesday urged the Trump administration to stay the course in Venezuela and reject the temptation to engage directly with Nicolas Maduro as the embattled socialist rides out growing international condemnation and punishing U...
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Oct. 7 about some of President Donald Trump's most loyal allies revolting against his decision to pull back U...
BEIJING (AP) — China warned Thursday that threats and tariffs will not resolve trade tensions between the two biggest economies and blasted Republican Sen...
WASHINGTON (AP) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump's hardline immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration, despite deep opposition from key Senate Republicans...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A $19 billion disaster aid bill that's still crawling through Congress highlights the inconsistency of lawmakers, mostly conservatives, who stood resolute against such aid six years ago but demand it now that their states are under water...
By Marco Rubio and Vern Buchanan
Special to The Washington Post
This past weekend, Americans were forced to comply with an antiquated practice that continues to frustrate a growing majority of the public: the biannual practice of changing our clocks.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to build his long-promised border wall ends one political problem for the White House and its allies on Capitol Hill, but launches another...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years into Donald Trump's presidency, his allies in Congress are quietly trying to influence and even reshape his "America First" foreign policy agenda...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone; Rep...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
Florida Senators blame Pelosi for shutdown
Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida touted his paid family leave plan Thursday morning, before he announces the bill in Congress.
The legislation is called the Economic Security for New Parents Act that aims to give parents up to two months of paid leave.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local):...
Sen. Marco Rubio said Wednesday that Chinese phone company Huawei poses a security threat, saying the U.S. has let in a "Trojan horse."
"My warning is Huawei shouldn't be in business in the United States in any capacity," Mr.
Following the 2016 election, President Obama rightly warned the Trump transition team “we only have one president at a time.” It was a reminder that there can be just one person articulating American foreign policy so world leaders will have no doubt as to the United States’ intentions.
WASHINGTON (AP) — On college campuses in virtually every state across the U.S., the Chinese government supports more than 100 institutes that teach language and culture. For university students like Moe Lewis, they offer a chance to learn about Chinese art and pick up a few phrases in Mandarin.
Dear Sen. Marco Rubio:
You didn't answer the question.
Questions, plural, actually. As a result, I find myself addressing you for the second column via open letter -- and feeling not unlike Glenn Close in "Fatal Attraction." That is to say, "I'm not going to be ignored, Mario."
WASHINGTON — The recent bipartisan budget agreement, which indicates that 10-digit deficits are acceptable to both parties even when the economy is robust, indicates government's future. So does government's pregnancy, which was announced nine months ago by this tweet from Sen.