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Vern Buchanan Wants to End FDA Requirement to Test Drugs on Animals

Buchanan introduced the bill this month and highlighted it on Thursday, insisting it will “streamline drug development and spur innovation without resorting to inhumane and counterproductive experiments on dogs, primates and other animals.”
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Marco Rubio Brings Back Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventative Services Act

Rubio is continuing to work with U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., on the bill while West Virginia’s two senators--Republican Shelley Moore Capito and Democrat Joe Manchin--are also backing it.
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Ted Deutch Urges Solicitor General to Review When Holocaust Began as Supreme Court Readies...

“Congress has acted on multiple occasions to provide clarity on Holocaust restitution issues,” Deutch said last week. “History cannot be ignored or rewritten, and I hope the Acting Solicitor General will take into consideration longstanding congressional action and intent. We will continue to support efforts to ease the burden for the recovery of Holocaust-era property.”
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John Rutherford: Time for Congress to Formally Recognize November as Lung Cancer Awareness Month

“While Lung Cancer Awareness Month has traditionally taken place in November, this legislation in Congress would formally recognize its observance during that month,” Rutherford’s office noted. 
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John Rutherford Named Co-Chair of Congressional Lung Cancer Caucus

Rutherford announced on Monday that he and U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle, D-Penn., will lead the caucus which had more than 35 members in the last Congress.
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Alcee Hastings, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Urge USDA Back Humane Treatment of Farm Animals

The two Democrats from the Sunshine State joined other congressional Democrats on Tuesday in sending a letter on the matter to U.S. Agriculture Sec. Sonny Perdue.
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NRCC, DCCC Only Focused on a Few Races in Florida

So far, most of the 27 congressional races in Florida simply aren’t getting much in the way of attention. The two major parties are focusing on only a handful of races in the Sunshine State. 
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