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Sean Trende: The Senate Seats Most Likely To Flip in 2022

The 2022 United States Senate elections can best be thought of as the classic battle between the irresistible force and the immovable object. The irresistible force is the playing field. President Joe Biden’s job...

Rick Scott, Joe Manchin Want to Ensure IMF Can’t Help Russia Finance Invasion of...

On Thursday, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and Joe Manchin, D-WV, announced they will introduce the “Russia and Belarus SDR Exchange Prohibition Act.” The bill “would prohibit the U.S. Treasury Secretary from exchanging dollars for...

Rick Scott on Filibuster Vote: Chuck Schumer Only Cares About Staying in Power

With the U.S. Senate expected to hold a vote on changing the filibuster later this month, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is calling out U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, on the matter. At...

Barney Bishop: All Thinking Americans Owe Joe Manchin for Sticking to his Principles

As Americans, we have grown accustomed to the reality that politicians will say anything to get elected or stay elected.‭ ‬Many of us remember the famous‭ “read my lips‭” ‬pledge made by George H.‭...

Marco Rubio Urges Senate to Fund Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

Rubio was joined by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, Mike Rounds, R-SD, Joe Manchin, D-WV, Susan Collins, R-Maine, Jacky Rosen, D-Nev., and John Thune, R-SD, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee  Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt. and Vice Chairman Richard Shelby, R-Ala., urging them to support Israel’s emergency request of “$1 billion in security assistance in order to replenish and prepare its Iron Dome missile defense system for a future conflict.” 
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Marco Rubio, Joe Manchin Continue to Champion the Combating BDS Act

Last week, Rubio brought back the “Combating BDS Act” which will “help state and local governments stand up to the which seeks to delegitimize the Jewish state of Israel by inflicting economic damage and starve it of commerce" and “increase protections for state and local governments in America that divest from, prohibit investment in, or otherwise restrict contracting with firms that knowingly engage in commerce-related or investment-related BDS activity attacking Israel, as well as persons doing business in Israel or Israeli-controlled territories.”

Ashley Moody, State Attorneys General Push Congress to Reauthorize National Threat Assessment Center

On Monday, Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody called on Congress to pass the “EAGLES Act” to reauthorize the Secret Service’s National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) and have it do more with school safety. The proposal...
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Rick Scott Continues the Fight to Tie Congressional Pay to Passing a Budget

“There is no reason members of Congress should be held to a different standard than any other American family or business. In the real world, if you don’t do your job, you don’t get paid. Our No Budget, No Pay bill simply requires Congress to pass an annual budget and meet appropriations bill deadlines, or forgo their taxpayer-funded salaries until the job is done. Accountability shouldn’t be controversial,” Scott said.
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Marco Rubio, Mario Diaz-Balart Champion ‘NICS Denial Notification Act’ on Capitol Hil

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., introduced the U.S. Senate version this week with the support of Rubio and U.S. Sens. Tom Carper, D-Del., Susan Collins, R-Maine, John Cornyn, R-Texas, Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., James Lankford, R-Okla., and Joe Manchin, D-WV.

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.

Joe Manchin, Mel Martinez Talk About Political Civility at FSU Event

The discussion was moderated by former Republican Party of Florida (RPOF) Chair and Florida State University adjunct faculty member Al Cardenas.

Florida Delegation Backs Bill to Reauthorize National Threat Assessment Center, Expand its School Safety...

The EAGLES Act was named after the mascot of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland where a school shooting took place in 2018 leaving 17 people dead.
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