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Paulson’s principles: Money, money, money!

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It has been said that money is the lifeblood of politics. If so, many members of the Florida congressional delegation are very healthy, while others are on life support.

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Charlie Crist leads 18-member Florida delegation urging Everglades attention from Donald Trump

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Democratic U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist and Republican U.S. Rep. Brian Mast have pulled together 18 of Florida’s 27 members of Congress to co-sign a letter to President Donald Trump urging that he “expedite and energize” Everglades restoration projects. In addition to Crist of St. Petersburg and Mast of Palm City, the letter is signed by Republicans Matt Gaetz, Neal Dunn, Ted Yoho, John Rutherford, Ron DeSantis, Bill Posey, Daniel Webster, Gus Bilirakis, Vern Buchanan, Tom Rooney, Carlos Curbelo and Ileana…

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Florida to gain another congressional seat from 2020 Census?

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Although the nation continues to grow (we’re currently at 321 million), there are no plans in Congress to add to the 435 representatives that constitute the U.S. House of Representatives. That means when the next official U.S. Census is turned in time for the 2022 congressional elections, certain states will gain representation, and some states will lose that representation, depending on the growth patterns determined in 2020. After the 2010 census, 12 seats shifted among the states, with 10 states losing at least one representative…

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