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Republican concedes to Democrat in close U.S. House race in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican candidate in a close U.S. House of Representatives special election on March 13 in Pennsylvania conceded to his Democratic opponent on Wednesday, cementing a Democratic upset in a long-time Republican area that President Donald Trump handily won in 2016. In an ominous sign for Trump’s Republicans eight months before national…

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Murphy Announces $2.4 Million in Federal Funding to Combat HIV

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy of Winter Park, Fla., announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded $ 2,440,695 to the Orange County Housing and Community Development Division to help low-income individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS access medical care and other critical support services. The grant, made possible…

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VIDEO: Congressman Hakeem Jeffries Concludes Women’s History Month Celebration of Female Hip Hop Artists on House Floor

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), a member of House Democratic Leadership and the Congressional Black Caucus, concluded his celebration of Women’s History Month today with a speech on the House floor honoring the best female MC collaborations of all time. Rep. Jeffries, who made headlines last year for his tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. highlighted…

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Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett Announces Resiliency Conference 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett announces a conference entitled Rebuild, Rethink, Resilience- Lessons for Economic and Security Partnerships after the 2017 Hurricane Season. This conference presented by the Caribbean – Central American Action, the Embassy of Barbados, and the Congressional Caribbean Caucus, will examine the political and financial investment needed to rebuild the Caribbean,…

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Brooklyn Congressman Hakeen Jeffries To Honor Groundbreaking Female Hip Hop Artists For Women’s History Month

BROOKLYN, NY – U.S. Representative Hakeem Jeffries (NY-08), a member of House Democratic Leadership and the Congressional Black Caucus, announced a new project to highlight female Hip Hop artists in honor of Women’s History Month.Rep. Jeffries, who made headlines last year for paying tribute to the Notorious B.I.G. on the floor of the House of Representatives, will release a…

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Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In May, the United States plans to open a new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The opening will coincide with Israel’s 70th anniversary. The Embassy will initially be located in the Arnona neighborhood, in a modern building that now houses consular operations of U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem. Those consular operations, including American citizen…

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Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on Gun Safety

WASHINGTON – “Tragically, the events in Parkland show that we need to do more to protect the lives of innocent Americans across the nation. In the wake of the Las Vegas shooting, my colleagues and I took steps to safeguard Americans by introducing legislation that would ban bump stocks. Lamentably, Congress took no action to…

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Florida Congressman Darren Soto Named Black History Month Honorees

KISSIMMEE – In honor of Black History Month 2018, U.S. Congressman Darren Soto recognized 16 individuals in Central Florida for their invaluable contributions to the community. The honorees’ biographies were read into the Congressional Record by Rep. Soto and they will receive official Congressional Certificates. “I am proud to celebrate and honor the leaders in…

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Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin and Local National Bar Association hosts free family and housing legal clinic

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Need advice about a family and housing law matter? Orange County…

Mayor Teresa Jacobs Jumps in Race for Orange County School Board Chair

VIDEO | ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Flanked by educators and supporters, Orange County Mayor…

Lori Harris Launches Campaign for Orange County Commissioner Backed by Orlando and Kissimmee Mayors

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Endorsed by both Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Kissimmee Mayor…

Commissioner Jennifer Thompson Blasts Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer For Power Grab In Commission Race

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Recently, Orange County District 4 Commissioner Jennifer Thompson did not hold back…






Toy Story Land To Open At Walt Disney World Resort On June 30

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.  – It’s a joy-filled, toy-filled world as only Disney can create,…

VIDEO: Black History Month Spotlight Bronze Kingdom Art Gallery Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) In celebration of Black History Month, Florida National News lifestyle reporter…

11 Little-Known Orlando Theme Park Experiences

ORLANDO, Fla., /Visit Orlando/ -- To celebrate the unparalleled collection of unique experiences that can be…

Busch Gardens Celebrates The Return Of Preschool Card With Sesame Street Safari Of Fun Pirate Parrrrrty!

TAMPA, Fla. – Back by popular demand, Florida preschoolers can now enjoy all Busch Gardens® Tampa…

SeaWorld Offers Free Admission for Florida Preschoolers

ORLANDO, Fla. – Now through December 31, 2018, Florida kids ages five and younger can…

Macklemore, Sean Paul and Fifth Harmony Among Stars Performing Live at Universal Orlando Resort’s 2018 Mardi Gras Celebration

ORLANDO, Fla. – Universal Orlando Resort today announced the headlining acts of its 2018 Mardi Gras…