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Kevin McCarthy, Stephanie Murphy: the U.S. Stands with Ukraine Against Russia

This week, retiring U.S. Rep. Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., wrapped up a congressional tour of Europe, including stops at the Poland-Ukraine border, Poland, Romania and Belgium. Murphy was joined by other members of Congress including U.S....
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Vern Buchanan Continues to Move Up the GOP Ranks on Capitol Hill

After being named the top Republican on the U.S. Ways and Means Health Subcommittee and joining the Joint Committee on Taxation earlier this month, this week U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., announced he will...

Michael Waltz Brings Out Resolution Condemning Biden’s Handling of Afghanistan

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla., brought out a resolution “condemning President Joe Biden’s failure to heed the advice of military and intelligence advisors about the speed and nature of the Taliban offensive,...

Kevin McCarthy, Florida Republicans Want to Meet With Joe Biden on Cuba

Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott and U.S. Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Gimenez and Maria Elvira Salazar signed the letter that was sent to Biden.
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Kevin McCarthy Taps Two Florida Republicans to Select Committee on Economic Disparity and Fairness...

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced the new committee last month. 
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Kevin McCarthy Names Four Florida Congressmen to GOP’s American Security Task Force

The task force “is dedicated to tackling issues that threaten our national security such as the crisis at our southern border, violent crime on the rise, and cyberattacks, such as the attack on the Colonial Pipeline earlier this year.”
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Neal Dunn, Michael Waltz Named to House GOP’s China Task Force

U.S. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, will lead the task force. Waltz served on it last year. 
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Two Florida Congresswomen Named to GOP’s Future of American Freedoms Task Force

McCarthy named Florida Republican U.S. Reps. Kat Cammack and Maria Elvira Salazar to the task force which will “focus on issues including preserving constitutional freedoms, such as the First and Second Amendments.”
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Kevin McCarthy Taps Byron Donalds to the American Economy Task Force

The task force is a group of Republicans “committed to promoting and supporting a legislative agenda that prioritizes the American worker, encourages economic freedom in the marketplace, the rolling back burdensome regulations, and reshapes the vision for America’s economic future.”
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Three South Florida Democrats Call Out Ilhan Omar for Comparing the U.S., Israel to...

At the start of last week, Omar insisted "we have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban" and that “we must have the same level of accountability and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity.”
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Florida Republican Congressman Condemns Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Holocaust Comments

“I share the sentiment of many of my colleagues that the mask mandate in the House chamber is unfounded and un-scientific. As a fully vaccinated individual, and with most members of Congress having received both doses, it is entirely safe for us to do the people’s work without masks. That argument can be, and must be, made without egregiously drawing comparisons to the worst form of genocide in history,” Gimenez added. 
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Marco Rubio: U.S. House Needs to Dump Sodexo for Dining Services

“Sodexo has a long list of disturbing scandals and anti-worker abuses that it has allegedly committed over the course of its existence, including overcharging public schools, threatening pro-union organizing among its labor force, and claimed discrimination against black employees. Sodexo recently signed on to a hypocritical statement condemning voter identification laws, and one of its executives called for further action from corporations to meddle in politics,” Rubio’s offiice noted.