Painting Florida Red

Florida is a swing state with an abundance of delegates -- twenty-nine, to be exact.  Its importance is reflected in its size, the fact that many of the state officials are Republicans, and the fact that it has a very diverse population.  As former Governor Jeb Bush told American Thinker, "You cannot typecast a Floridian."  Two prominent Republican representatives from Florida were interviewed by American Thinker: Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Congressman Tom Rooney. The congresswoman's district includes Little Havana, Miami Beach, Key Biscayne, and Key West.  Congressman Rooney's district includes Charlotte and Lee, where much of the district makes up the middle part of Florida.  Together they represent a large portion of the state.  Both told American Thinker that the important issue to Floridians is the economy since the unemployment rate is approximately 10%.  Congressman Rooney noted, "In parts of my district, unemployment is much...(Read Full Article)

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