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One hundred and fifty years ago, in the midst of a bloody Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln led a courageous Congress to ratify the 13th Amendment and abolish slavery in America. Today, Congress commemorated this significant moment in our nation’s history with a moving ceremony in Emancipation Hall.
Eleven House Republicans are pitching their colleagues for a seat at the GOP’s influential Steering Committee, which determines who gets what plum, or not so plum, committee assignments.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan on Tuesday joined the chorus of Republican voices decrying presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call to block all Muslims from entering the United States — but stopped short of saying he would reject Trump were he to become the GOP nominee.
After efforts to freeze refugee admissions from Syria and Iraq caused a backlash from the Obama administration and the foreign policy establishment, lawmakers in the House and Senate are now revisiting the visa waiver program with 38 mostly European countries. The House is slated to vote Dec. 8 on legislation from Rep.
An Eastside High School senior got a surprise from a congressman and some good news Friday.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho showed up at Eastside on Friday afternoon to notify Emily Louie-Meador that she’d been accepted into the United States Naval Academy.
Part of the rigorous application process for military academies is securing a congressional nomination.
With President Barack Obama in France this week as the Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) meets, a Republican congressman from Florida offered a resolution ensuring congressional approval is needed on any agreement.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Several rural counties in north Florida are struggling with high-speed Internet service after an agency created in 2009 has become unreliable, and some customers have moved on to other sources for Internet service, local officials said.
From his seat on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, a Florida congressman is looking to ensure President Barack Obama can’t ignore Congress as the administration transfers captured terrorists held at Guantanamo Bay.
Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) is pushing legislation that would allow governors to prevent refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria from resettling in their states.
“Until we can figure this out, governors of each state should not be pushed by the Obama Administration to accept these refugees,” Yoho said in a statement.
U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.) late last week met with representatives from Balfour Beatty Rail for a tour of the company's facility in Fleming Island, Fla.
While there, Yoho also discussed public policy priorities for the rail industry, according to a press release from the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association(REMSA), of which Balfour Beatty Rail is a member.