U.S. Rep. Brian Mast (R-Palm City) under consideration to be Veterans Affairs secretary

From The Sun-Sentinel: “A White House official on Thursday said U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Palm City, who was elected to the House in 2016, was among the list of candidates for the job heading an agency of 360,000 employees serving 9 million veterans. The White House official would not say if Mast is the leading candidate for the VA position. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations … Click here to read more

White House Press Secretary: The President’s schedule for Saturday and Sunday in Palm City

From the Office of the Press Secretary: Weekend guidance and press schedule for Saturday, June 4, and Sunday, June 5 during President’s visit to Palm City … Click here to read more

President’s Earth Day visit to Everglades included Congressman Murphy aboard Air Force One

NBC News reports that Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL), elected in 2012, was aboard Air Force One during President Obama’s Earth Day visit to the Everglades. [Congressman Murphy represents Florida’s 18th Congressional district, which includes Martin County.] … Click here to read more

TIME’s ‘Babies of the Campaign Trail’ includes a Martin County stop

For presidential candidates, posing with supporters’ babies is a rite of passage as important as eating deep-fried state fair food or enduring endless debates. TIME celebrates this hallowed tradition with 34 photos [including one from Martin County] of infants in varying states of joy, indifference and abject terror on the campaign trail in 2012. … Click here to read more