Steve Southerland's file:
Southerland

Republican from Florida

Steve Southerland, a funeral home owner in the Florida Panhandle, was elected to the U.S. House representing Congressional District 2 on Nov. 2, 2010.

Recent statements involving Steve Southerland

"If you have a job in this country, (there's a) 97 percent chance that you're not going to be in poverty."

"The fact is, over 2.4 million jobs have been lost since the 'Stimulus' bill was signed into law in February of 2009."

"The health insurance plan that (members of Congress) have is no different than any other federal employee's in the United States government."

"92 percent" of President Barack Obama's administration has "never worked outside government."

"Steve Southerland did not pay his taxes in '05, '06, '07, '08 or '09."

Recent stories featuring Steve Southerland

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