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Marco Rubio Gets Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act Through the Senate

Hong Kong has been in the headlines in recent months due to high-profile protests which started over a proposed extradition policy that could lead activists in Hong Kong to be deported to mainland China.

Marco Rubio Calls on Trump to Condemn China’s Efforts to Undermine Hong Kong’s Autonomy

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Mary., U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ. sent a letter to President Donald Trump to issue a statement condemning the Chinese Communist Party’s efforts to undermine Hong Kong’s autonomy and endanger U.S. residents in Hong Kong.

Charlie Crist Wants to Crack Down on Puppy Mills

Last week, Crist and U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., joined Pennsylvania Republican U.S. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick and Glenn 'G.T.' Thompson (R-PA), to bring out the “Welfare of Our Friends (WOOF) Act” which “would protect dogs from unscrupulous breeders.
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Alcee Hastings Moves Up the Congressional Ladder Despite Checkered Past

Convicted and impeachment by Congress for accepting a bribe--Hastings became only the sixth federal judge in American history to be removed from the bench by Congress.

Nancy Pelosi, Jim McGovern Tap Alcee Hastings, Donna Shalala to Serve on Rules Committee

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and U.S. Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., the chairman of the committee, announced on Friday that U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-Fla., was staying on the committee and freshman U.S. Rep. Donna Shalala, D-Fla., was joining it. 

Ted Deutch Leads the Charge for a Constitutional Amendment on Campaign Finance Reform

On Thursday, Deutch joined U.S. Reps. Jim McGovern, D-Mass., Jamie Raskin, D-Mary., and John Katko, R-NY, to unveil what they are dubbing the “Democracy for All Amendment.” Thursday marked the first day of Democratic control of the House.