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Marco Rubio Wants to Name Senate Human Rights Commission After John McCain

December 11, 2018 - 9:45am
Marco Rubio and John McCain

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubo, R-Fla., is calling on the federal government to create a human rights commission and name it after U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who passed away earlier this year. 

Marco Rubio Continues Pursuit of Dangerous Chinese Telecommunications Company

December 11, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

When news broke that Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications company Huawei, was arrested in Canada for violating sanctions imposed on Iran, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio was the biggest cheerleader. Rubio wants Wanzhou extradited to the United States.

Alcee Hastings Rips UN for Rejecting Nikki Haley's Condemnation of Hamas

December 10, 2018 - 11:15am
Alcee Hastings and Nikki Haley

The senior Democrat in the Florida congressional delegation backed UN Amb. Nikki Haley’s effort to condemn Hamas for its continued efforts against Israel. 

Mario Diaz-Balart, About to Give Up the Gavel on THUD Appropriations, Secures Transportation Funds for Miami Dade

December 8, 2018 - 6:00am
Mario Diaz-Balart

Getting ready to bow out as chairman of the U.S. House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., was able to help bring almost $10 million of U.S. Department of Transportation funds to Miami Dade County this week. 

Marco Rubio Focuses on Small Business Issues on Capitol Hill

December 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Marco Rubio

On Capitol Hill last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., focused on small business issues, bringing out a new bill even as he got another one through the U.S. Senate. 

Stephanie Murphy to Lead 50 House Democrats in Future Forum

December 6, 2018 - 10:45am
Stephanie Murphy

Wrapping up her first term in Congress, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., will take over as chairwoman of the Future Forum, which defines itself as “an influential group of young Democratic members of Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives who advocate for issues and opportunities important to younger Americans.”

Marco Rubio Looks to Extend the NFIP Until September 2019

December 6, 2018 - 6:00am

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire at the end of the week, on Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio brought out a proposal to reauthorize it until the end of September 2019. 

USS Thomas Hudner Heads to Mayport

December 4, 2018 - 12:30pm
USS Thomas Hudner

This week, the Navy commissioned the USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116) in Boston as it readies to head to the First Coast with Mayport prepared to be its homeport. 

Brian Mast Brings Out Resolution Condemning Assad Regime in Syria and its Backers

December 3, 2018 - 1:15pm
Brian Mast

After winning a second term in the U.S. House last month, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., turned his fire to the Assad regime in Syria and its supporters, including Russia and Iran. 

South Florida Republicans Slam Cuban Regime on Mais Medicos

December 3, 2018 - 11:30am
Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Three Republicans representing South Florida in Congress took aim at the Cuban regime as it ends its partnership in the “Mais Medicos” (“More Doctors”) program in Brazil even as some Cuban health care workers file a lawsuit “alleging that the Pan American Health Organization facilitated the human trafficking of thousands of Cuban medical professionals.”

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