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For nearly a decade, Nancy Pelosi was the GOP's not-so-secret weapon.

Tying a congressional candidate to the Democratic leader and raising the specter of another would-be speakership was a Republican's silver bullet for much of the past decade.

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Despite Democrats' hopes for a 'blue wave,' all U.S. House seats in Tampa Bay remained unchanged Tuesday night with Republicans taking a decisive win in the only hotly contested seat.

The race to replace retiring U.S. Representative Dennis Ross seems to be a dead heat just days before the election.

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State Representative Ross Spano of Brandon will be the Republican candidate running to replace retiring U.S. Representative Dennis Ross.

The House has overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to give health care providers more tools to stem an opioid crisis that is killing more than 115 people in the United States daily.