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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Praise the Heroes Lost in NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack

Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott joined Republican U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia and Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby and Democrat U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama in passing the resolution.
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Marco Rubio: Families of Victims of Terrorism Should Be Able to Sue Iran

Rubio joined a host of senators including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex., U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., and U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI, in backing the legislation and they pointed to Iran’s support of the Beirut barracks bombing in 1983.
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William Barr Confirmed as Attorney General as Florida’s Senators Back Him

William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush more than a quarter of a century ago, has his old job back as the U.S. Senate confirmed President Donald Trump’s nomination on a 54-45 vote.
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Marco Rubio Leads Senators in Calling on Congress to Quickly Pass Disaster Funding

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is leading senators from both sides of the aisle to push for Congress to move quickly in passing disaster supplemental funding legislation to help Americans recover from recent disasters, including Hurricane Michael which hit the Panhandle in October. 
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Florida Democrats on Capitol Hill Push Medicaid Expansion

Towards the end of last week, Murphy, the leader of the Blue Dog Coalition of moderate Democrats, unveiled the “Smart Choice Act” which “would better inform states about the benefits of expanding access to their Medicaid programs.”

Marco Rubio Pushes for USDA Funds to Help Hurricane Michael Victims

On Friday, with the Senate trying to advance an appropriations bill and avoid a government shutdown, Rubio called on U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, to send U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) emergency appropriations for states affected by Hurricanes Florence and Michael as part of the final bill. 
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