Articles Tagged 'John Mica'
GOP lawmakers threaten subpoena over ObamaCare rollout information
A group of Republican lawmakers on Thursday threatened to subpoena records about the botched ObamaCare website rollout after a Capitol Hill hearing where contractors behind… READ MORE
Mica beats Adams in GOP House primary
ByÂ Jason GarciaÂ and Mark K. Matthews, Orlando Sentinel
Fending off the toughest challenge of his 20-year congressional career, U.S. Rep.Â John MicaÂ easilydefeated fellow U.S. Rep.Â Sandy AdamsÂ on Tuesday in a rare primary election pitting two sitting members of Congress against each other.
Mica, R-Winter Park, jumped out to a 60-to-40 percent lead over Adams, R-Orlando, almost from … READ MORE
Incumbent GOP Reps. Mica, Adams meet in primary
By BRENDAN FARRINGTONÂ â€” AP Political Writer
TALLAHASSEE, FLA.Â â€” One thing is guaranteed after Tuesday’s primary: At least one of Florida’s U.S. representatives won’t be working in Washington after January.
In a rare battle of incumbents, 10-term Congressman John Mica is facing freshman Rep. Sandy Adams in a Republican primary that has become increasingly nasty. They are facing each … READ MORE
Florida: John Mica Maintains Big Cash Advantage Over Sandy Adams
By Joshua Miller, Roll Call
In the nasty Member-vs.-Member GOP primary north of Orlando, 10-term Rep. John Mica maintained a sizable cash-on-hand lead over freshman Rep. Sandy Adams.
According to Federal Election Commission reports filed on Thursday, Mica ended July 25 with $960,000 to Adamsâ€™ $453,000. In the pre-primary filing period from July 1-25, Mica raised more than twice… READ MORE
Republican Freshmen Stick Together
By Jonathan Strong, Roll Call
If blood is indeed thicker than water, freshman GOP lawmakers are demonstrating they are one tight family.
Freshman House Republicans are lining up behind two fellow members of their class who are fighting more senior Republicans because of redistricting, appearing at fundraisers and vouching to provide support in other ways as well.
The two… READ MORE
As frustration grows, airports consider ditching TSA
By Derek Kravitz, Washington Post
Every spring, private security officers at San Francisco International Airport compete in a workplace “March Madness”-style tournament for cash prizes, some as high as $1,500.
The games: finding illegal items and explosives in carry-on bags; successfully picking locks on difficult-to-open luggage; and spotting a would-be terrorist (in this case Covenant Aviation Security’s president, Gerald… READ MORE
Lawmaker To Airports: Do Away With TSA
By WESH 2 NBC Orlando ORLANDO, Fla.
— A Central Florida lawmaker who helped to write the bill that created the Transportation Security Administration now… READ MORE