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Wednesday Sep 3 | National Review Online

Editors: Chaffetz for Oversight Chairman

Ending a six-year term as chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is Darrell Issa of California, who has spearheaded the committee's much-contested investigations of Operation Fast and Furious, the IRS, and Benghazi, among others.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Jason Chaffetz, Darrell Issa

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Wucf TV receives $200,000 grant to tackle dropout crisis

WUCF TV, Orlando's PBS station, has received a $200,000 grant to help at-risk youth reach education goals.

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Related Topix: Media, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Television, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Entertainment

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

12 things we learned from this week's elections

I know it's harsh for me to start off with such an ugly statement. But it's true.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, US Governors, Rick Scott, Opinion

DeLand-Deltona Beacon News

Election highlights

"I'm just glad it's over," the 11-term congressman said. "Tomorrow we've got a lot of issues facing the community."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Volusia County, FL, Deland, FL, Deltona, FL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

House members easily move on from primaries

Former state Rep. Carl Domino of Jupiter fended off five Republican opponents Tuesday for a chance to take on freshman U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy for a Treasure Coast congressional seat.

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Related Topix: US News, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sunshine State News

North Florida Congressmen Easily Win in GOP Primaries

Out in the Panhandle, U.S. Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla., easily bested primary challenger John Krause in Tuesday's primary.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, Cliff Stearns, Ander Crenshaw, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho

The Orlando Sentinel

Mica: ISIS intel worst since 9/11

On the eve of Primary Election Day, U.S. Rep. John Mica is blasting the Obama administration for its intelligence gathering on the ISIS terrorist network calling it the nation's "greatest intelligence failure since 9/11 ."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Darrell Issa

WFTV Orlando

Mica confident he'll come out on top in Tuesday's primary

Longtime Florida Congressman John Mica is defending his District 7 seat, which covers parts of Orange, Seminole, Volusia, Flagler and St. Johns counties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Casselberry, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Elections to sort out congressional challenges in 4 districts

U.S. Rep. John Mica , R- Winter Park , faced the sternest challenge of the night with three Republicans taking him on in District 7, which covers most of Seminole County as well as north Orange County.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Winter Park, FL, Seminole County, FL, Orange County, FL, Winter Springs, FL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Roll Call

Judge OKs New Florida Congressional Map for 2016

A state judge upheld the Florida legislature's newly revised congressional map Friday, ruling the redrawn House districts should apply to the 2016 elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, Representative Alan Grayson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ron DeSantis, Representative Daniel Webster, Republican

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Orlando Sentinel

Tuesday's election focuses on local offices, issues

Tuesday is primary-election day in Florida - but with no clearly competitive top-of-the-ticket races this year, officials are expecting most eligible voters to stay home.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Florida, Representative Alan Grayson, Florida Government, Democrat, Representative Scott Perry

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Roll Call

Judge OKs New Florida Congressional Map for 2016

A state judge upheld the Florida legislature's newly revised congressional map Friday, ruling the redrawn House districts should apply to the 2016 elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Corrine Brown, Representative Alan Grayson, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Ron DeSantis, Representative Daniel Webster, Republican

US News & World Report

Drugged Driving Perplexes Scientists, Lawmakers

In the absence of a Breathalyzer test for marijuana, states are using other methods to check for THC in drivers.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Washington DC, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WESH-TV

Judge expected to rule by Friday on new congressional maps

Lawyers duked it out in the courtroom Wednesday over Florida's new congressional maps.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Corrine Brown, Representative Alan Grayson, Democrat, Florida

US News & World Report

Wacky Political Ads Don't Always Work

Don Oehlrich, a Florida Republican vying for Rep. John Mica's seat, knew he needed something - anything - to stand out against the incumbent congressman and two other GOP hopefuls when voters head to the polls for Tuesday's primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Roger Williams, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Iowa, Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Drink, Coffee

Business Journal

Mica: Massive military contract will be launched in 2016

U.S. Rep. John Mica said Aug. 20 that a massive U.S. Department of Defense contract would be released in 2016 as planned.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Kos

Florida Primary Elections Preview

On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, Floridians will go to the polls to vote in partisan primaries for Governor, Attorney General, legislative candidates, and county officials, and nonpartisan primaries for judges.

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Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Ted Yoho, Representative Daniel Webster, Corrine Brown, Democrat

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