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Florida reps get in on bipartisan seating for SOTU



Washington is abuzz over which members of Congress are heading to the State of the Union with a bipartisan date, and Florida is getting in on the action.

South Florida Democrat Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will sit with Republican Reps. Dan Webster of Orlando and John Culberson of Texas, her office told the Buzz.

Tampa Democrat Kathy Castor will be nearby with Jo Ann Emerson, R-MO, and members of the bipartisan Congressional Women's Softball Team, of which Wasserman Schultz is also a member.

Republican Rep. Tom Rooney of Tequesta will pair up with Democrat Ted Deutch of Boca Raton.

Florida's bipartisan Senate duo-- Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio -- will attend together.

[Last modified: Monday, January 24, 2011 4:52pm]


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