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Lois Frankel Wants Statues of Sandra Day O’Connor, Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Capitol

“Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sandra Day O’Connor broke rock-hard barriers becoming the first women to sit on the Supreme Court and proved that women belong anywhere decisions are being made,” said Frankel. “Celebrating their careers with statues in their honor will inspire millions of visitors from around the world that pass through our Capitol.”

Lois Frankel Wants a Monument in the Capitol Honoring Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Frankel’s proposal has the support of her fellow leaders of the DWC including U.S. Reps. Veronica Escobar, D-Tex., Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., and Jackie Speier, D-Calif. U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., is also backing the bill. Over in the upper chamber, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., is championing the companion bill.
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Rick Scott Renews Push to Crack Down on Chinese Drones

Scott cheered the Commerce Department for adding more than 75 companies, including Chinese-drone company DJI, on the Entity List for “actions deemed contrary to the national security or foreign policy interest of the United States” including supporting the Chinese regime and corporate espionage. 

Lois Frankel Stays as a Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus on Capitol Hill

Frankel, U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., and U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., were all re-elected as co-chairs of the DWC. U.S. Rep. Veronica Escobar, D-Tex., and U.S. Rep. Deb Halland, D-NM, were re-elected to serve as vice chairwomen. 
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Rick Scott’s Drone Security Proposal Introduced in House by Mike Gallagher, Ted Yoho

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott’s, R-Fla., proposal to ensure the federal government doesn’t buy drones from countries considered national security threats–including China and Iran--is gaining traction on Capitol Hill.
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Democrats in Florida Delegation Want DOJ to Expand Investigation of Jeffrey Epstein Death, Plea...

Florida Democrat U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Lois Frankel, Ted Deutch and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell joined U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., in writing Barr on the matter. 

South Florida Congresswomen Want Alexander Acosta to Leave Trump Cabinet Over Role in Jeffrey...

A growing number of Republicans--including White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney--are also pushing Trump to remove Acosta.
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Charlie Crist, Greg Steube: Let Military Personnel Sue the Defense Department for Medical Malpractice

“Current law prevents servicemembers and their families from seeking justice when hurt or killed due to medical malpractice,” said Crist on Wednesday.
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