John Rutherford Homeland Security spending reform bill clears U.S. House committee

H.R. 1294, the Reducing Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acquisition Cost Growth Act, seeks to stop wasteful spending of taxpayer

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John Rutherford introduces homeland security spending reform bill

U.S. Representative John Rutherford learned during his time running the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office how to do more with less discretionary spending. And

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Al Lawson, John Rutherford diverge on Presidential address to Congress

Jacksonville’s two-man Congressional delegation, Reps. Al Lawson and John Rutherford, messaged to their respective bases in the wake of Tuesday night’s Presidential

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John Rutherford appointed to counterterrorism task force

Former Jacksonville Sheriff and current U.S. Rep. John Rutherford was appointed on Monday to the newly-created Task Force on Denying Terrorists Entry

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Lenny Curry outlines Jacksonville’s legislative priorities, talks pension and Enterprise Florida

This is a pivotal time in Jacksonville’s city hall. With complete turnover in the city’s delegation to Washington and opportunities

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John Rutherford: ‘I thought I was facing death’

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford addressed a group of young Catholic professionals at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jacksonville. Though

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Skipping town hall, John Rutherford talks to young Catholics instead

U.S. Rep. John Rutherford has no plans for an official town hall while in his Jacksonville-centered district this week. Yet those

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Florida congressional delegation asks Donald Trump to support Everglades restoration

Congressman Francis Rooney is calling on Donald Trump to support Everglades restoration, with a letter to the president saying that Everglades

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Jacksonville protest of Donald Trump sees protesters protesting

There is something comfortingly familiar about a protest in Jacksonville, and Tuesday afternoon’s anti-Donald Trump protest was no exception. The

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John Rutherford backs Donald Trump immigration/travel order, ‘increased vetting’

While the twists and turns of U.S. President Donald Trump‘s executive order instilling a ban on refugees and nationals of seven

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Val Demings, Florida members, lead moment in Congress to remember Orlando’s fallen officers

With a bipartisan gathering of other Florida congressional members, Orlando’s former police chief Val Demings, now a congresswoman from Orlando,

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House freshmen to Pres. Obama: light the White House blue

Freshman Congress members, led by Rep. John Rutherford (a former Jacksonville sheriff), called for President Barack Obama to “light the White House blue” on

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Subpoenas with a side of sauce: The 10 biggest #JaxPol stories of 2016

Subpoenas with a side of sauce. That’s one way to sum up the year. In Jacksonville politics, 2016 started with

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A.G. Gancarski surveys the wreckage of his 2016 predictions

When 2016 kicked off, the world was different, and our political prognoses reflected those false assurances. We didn’t imagine President Donald Trump on a

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John Rutherford: ‘I think a pension is absolutely necessary’

The crossroads for pension plans for new hires in Jacksonville is here, and is casting a shadow over virtually every

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In homecoming speech, John Rutherford addresses Jacksonville business club

On Wednesday, Congressman-elect John Rutherford addressed Jacksonville’s Southside Business Men’s Club at their weekly meeting. Well before the program began, Rutherford was

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Civil war embroils the Duval GOP after race for chair

The Republican Party of Duval County continues to fracture after Monday’s surprising leadership elections, which saw longtime chair aspirant Karyn

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Blaise Ingoglia rolls out more endorsements in Florida GOP Chair re-election bid

Blaise Ingoglia has received the backing of nearly a dozen Republican members of Congress in his re-election campaign for GOP

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CD 4 loser charges Florida Times-Union with ‘election violation’

Gary Koniz finished a distant third in the race in Northeast Florida’s 4th Congressional District, garnering 2.21 percent of the vote. Days

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‘Victory Lane’ reveals division between Marco Rubio, Northeast Florida Republicans

The most notable thing about Sen. Marco Rubio‘s last visit to Northeast Florida as a 2016 candidate: one last illustration of

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John Rutherford nets another $11.5K in CD 4 race

Republican John Rutherford brought in another $11,500 for his campaign in Florida’s 4th Congressional District, according to documents filed Wednesday

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Northeast Florida pols stump for Donald Trump, urge draining the swamp

While there might be some areas in which supporting Donald Trump is a liability for Republican politicians, Northeast Florida is not

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John Rutherford gets $11K of new money for CD 4 bid

Former Jacksonville Sheriff John Rutherford, despite leading his Democratic challenger by 40 points in an internal poll, continues to raise funds.

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House Majority Leader holds ‘special reception’ with John Rutherford Sunday

In yet another sign CD 4 Republican John Rutherford will be taken very seriously if elected to the U.S. House of

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Ron DeSantis, John Rutherford want 2017 Atlantic Ocean red snapper season

In a preview of how they will work together in Congress, Rep. Ron DeSantis and John Rutherford (running in Florida’s 4th Congressional

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To debate? Or not to debate? That is the question in CD 4

In Florida’s heavily Republican 4th Congressional District, Democrat Dave Bruderly faces uphill battles in fundraising and name ID as he vies

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