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Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney: Democrats Included Tax Penalties on Married Couples

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined a letter from Republican colleagues, led by U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and U.S....
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Florida’s Senators Vote Against $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill over the opposition of both senators from the Sunshine State. After months of negotiation, the bill cleared the Senate on a 69-30 vote with...
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Florida’s Senators Got to Bat for Jim Inhofe’s ‘Protecting Individuals with Down Syndrome Act’

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., doubled down on their support of a proposal “which would ban a doctor from performing an abortion being sought because the unborn child has Down syndrome.”
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Val Demings Launches Bid to Challenge Marco Rubio

Both the Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) and the National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) echoed that line of attack as the two groups released statements on Wednesday morning painting Demings as a “Pelosi puppet.”

Marco Rubio: Joe Biden Should Fund Initiatives to Restore Semiconductor Manufacturing to U.S. Soil

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sen. John Cornyn’s, R-Texas, letter to President Joe Biden requesting that he fund the initiatives to restore semiconductor manufacturing to American soil from the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act that were signed into law as part of the FY21 National Defense Authorization Act.
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Al Lawson Wants Feds to Forgive Student Loans for Americans Making Less Than $100,000...

Lawson brought out the bill in the middle of last month though it has not garnered much traction in recent weeks.
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Florida’s Elected Officials React to Kamala Harris in Jacksonville Showcasing Stimulus Efforts

Harris appeared in Jacksonville on Monday to trumpet the $1.9 trillion federal relief that Democrats in Congress passed and President Joe Biden signed into law earlier this month.

Florida’s Senators, Ted Cruz Tell Chuck Schumer, Mitch McConnell Not to Weaken U.S. Policy...

Specifically, the senators indicated they would not consent to any legislation that would benefit the Cuban regime.

Marco Rubio Wants to Extend CARES Act Section for Federal Contractors

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., is co-sponsoring the proposal. 

Marco Rubio Urges the Biden White House to Hold Turkey Accountable on Human Rights

The host of senators, which included U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, took aim at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s human rights record.
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Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Want Joe Biden to Cancel Student Loan Debt Up...

Backers of the proposal noted that more than 43 million Americans have $1.6 trillion in federal student loan debts.
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Rick Scott Opposes New Stimulus, Raising National Minimum Wage

Florida’s junior senator is blasting what is being proposed by the president and U.S. House leadership as too much.
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