The next Congress faces a number of challenges, from finding a way forward on immigration and health care to securing the long-term future of Social Security and Medicare to setting smarter spending priorities. Tampa Bay voters will decide three Republican primaries and one Democratic primary for the U.S. House on Aug. 30.
District 16, Democrats
The two Democrats vying to challenge Republican Rep. Vern Buchanan in November embrace many of the same policies, from investing more in education and infrastructure to protecting the environment and programs for seniors. Sarasota attorney Jan Schneider offers a sharper agenda for promoting health care, jobs and other middle-class issues, and her long advocacy work in the region shows a real commitment to Tampa Bay. READ MORE