Javier Manjarres

Javier Manjarres

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Marco Rubio Once Said an ‘Earned Path to Citizenship Is Code for Amnesty’

With the Iowa caucuses less than two months away, presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to dominate the field of candidates in the Republican primary race, but because Ben Carson has plummeted to third or fourth place in most of the national polls, Sen. Ted Cruz and Sen. Marco Rubio have surged and could pose to challenge Trump’s top-dog status.

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Rand Paul: Marco Rubio Is ‘Weak on National Defense’

He is running for president on his unquestionable foreign policy and national security bona fides, but now Sen. Marco Rubio is getting pummeled by his fellow Republican presidential opponents as being weak on national defense because of his evolving position on immigration reform.

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Ted Cruz’s Surge in Polls Angers Rubio Supporters

Haters from the Rubio camp and those Democratic Party talking points-spewing armchair quarterbacks, who think they can accurately foretell the future when it comes to the 2016 Republican presidential primary race, have better come to terms with the fact that Senator Ted Cruz is very much “electable.”


Florida Gov. Rick Scott Says Obama Won’t Hand Over Refugee Data

Appearing on Fox News’ Fox & Friends, Florida Governor Rick Scott expressed concern over the recent conference call he took part in with the White House regarding the administration’s push to relocate Syrian refugees in the United States.


Florida’s Senate Race to Replace Marco Rubio Driven by Foreign Policy

While Florida’s U.S. Senate Democratic primary candidates, Rep. Alan Grayson and Rep. Patrick Murphy, seem to be garnering all of the media spotlight in what will eventually turn out to be a hotly contested general election, Republicans vying to replace outgoing Sen. Marco Rubio appear to be a forgotten bunch.

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Dan Bongino May Consider Another Run for Office

Former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino is mulling over his political options in Florida, as the newly-minted resident of the Sunshine State may be eyeing the wide-open 2016 Republican Senatorial primary race.

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Trey Gowdy Doesn’t See the Next Ronald Reagan Coming

Rep. Trey Gowdy flew down to Florida this week to support two of his friends, former Congresswoman Sandy Adams, who is running for Congress in Florida’s 6th congressional district, as well as Rep. Ron DeSantis, who is running for the U.S. Senate seat Marco Rubio is vacating in 2016.

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Alan Grayson Calls for Marco Rubio’s Resignation

Rep. Alan Grayson becomes the latest politico, joining Gov. Jeb Bush and Sen. Harry Reid, to call for Sen. Marco Rubio to resign from the U.S. Senate for missing votes in order to campaign for president.

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Jeb Bush’s Campaign Is On the Outs

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush just about sealed his fate during the CNBC Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colorado.

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Marco Rubio Faces Attacks for Quitting Senate

When it was reported that Sen. Marco Rubio hated being in the U.S. Senate and was running for president because he was “frustrated” with how that chamber of Congress worked, it took me back to 2012, when I first caught wind of this frustration he had with the governing body in which he was elected to serve.

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Charlie Crist Announces Congressional Run

Charlie Crist is back, and this time, it looks as if he is here to stay. Crist announced that he is running for Congress in Florida’s soon-to-be-Democratic-leaning 13th congressional district.

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Mainstream Media Loves Them Some Cuban TV

Ever since President Obama decided to “normalize” relations with communist Cuba, business owners and media types alike have been salivating over the idea of possibly being able to rake in big dinero (money, in Español) with the lifting of the long-standing economic sanctions the U.S. has imposed on that regime.


Casino Magnate Sheldon Adelson Poised to Back Marco Rubio

As Sen. Marco Rubio continues to climb in the national GOP presidential polls, so do his prospects of picking up major donors, whose big bucks could very well push him across his party’s primary finish line in 2016–donors such as casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.

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DNC Chair’s Exaggerated Mass Shooting Numbers

Never one to not make an outlandish political statement or remark, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s latest remark about mass shootings and killings in the United States has been fact-checked.


Marco Rubio Continues to Gain on Donald Trump in the Polls

Billionaire Donald Trump is still sitting high atop his perch as the frontrunner in the 2016 Republican presidential primary race, but Sen. Marco Rubio is gaining significant momentum and is right on his heels.

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Marco Rubio Predicts Russian Combat Operations in Syria

U.S. Senator and 2016 Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is looking like the smartest guy in the room when it comes to talking about foreign policy, especially after predicting that Russia would eventually engage in the Syrian civil war.

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Former Florida Attorney General Eyes Senate Race

Former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum is mulling over another state run for the U.S. Senate, but he says he will not make up his mind until after October but before the end of 2015.

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Florida Democrats Try to Out-Liberal One Another

U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL), who is in a contentious Senate primary race with fellow congressman Alan Grayson, has expectedly moved to the left of his usual middle-of-the-road positions on many issues.

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DNC Chair Supports Iran Nuclear Deal

The Jewish-American caucus in the U.S. Congress is split on whether to support President Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran.


Wounded Vets Rally Against Obama’s Iran Nuke Deal

The newly-organized anti-Iran nuclear deal group, Veterans Against The Deal, held a 300+ person rally last week outside the Aventura, Florida, congressional office of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D) in hopes to pressure her to vote against President Obama’s controversial and highly-unpopular Iran nuclear deal.

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Liberals Want DNC Chairwoman to Resign

Very much like her long-time friend and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who is losing support from the far left element of the Democratic Party, Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chair and Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is also receiving significant pushback from this same faction of her political party.


Allen West Is Still Loathed by Liberal Democrats

Democrats continue their obsession with former Congressman Allen West (R), as the two Democratic Senate candidates in Florida, Rep. Alan Grayson and Rep. Patrick Murphy, are quick to reference West in their attacks against one another.

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Rep. David Jolly Donated to Planned Parenthood Executive

The five recently released undercover videos by the Center for Medical Progress, outing Planned Parenthood as an organization that inhumanely brokers aborted baby body parts, have forced the hand of Republican legislators in Washington, D.C., to push for the federal defunding of the group.


Univision Not Satisfied with Fox News’s GOP Debate

Spanish-language TV Network Univision seems bothered about the first Republican presidential debate because, according to them, comprehensive immigration reform was not addressed by the 17 candidates who participated in the debates on Fox News.

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Solar Energy Issue Continues to Heat Up

The ongoing “Solar War” between Consumers for Smart Solar and Floridians for Solar Choice continues to heat up the political pavement, as more and groups continue to take sides in this already-heated debate about whether Americans should be able to sell their surplus solar energy.


Democrats Called to Denounce Planned Parenthood

“Big Abortion” has filed litigation to prevent another Center for Medical Progress undercover video, exposing Planned Parenthood’s and StemExpress’s “grotesque” practice of dead fetus body part “procurement,” from being released.


Contentious Congressional Rematch in the Works in Florida

A second matchup between Democrat Rep. Gwen Graham and former Congressman Steve Southerland (R) could be in the works, as Southerland is strongly considering another run for office in Florida’s 2nd congressional district.

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