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Kirsten Gillibrand, Marco Rubio Team on Put Trafficking Victims First Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, brought back the “Put Trafficking Victims First Act” with the support of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. The bill “would direct the Attorney General to provide trafficking related...

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.” 

Marco Rubio Backs $500 Million to Fund Iron Dome and Other Missile Defense Systems...

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined a letter led by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, and Mike Rounds, R-SD, and signed by more than 35 senators to U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on...

Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on White House to Back 5G Alternatives to Chinese-Made...

The senators urged Biden to include at least $1.5 billion each for two funds established by Congress to encourage the adoption of Open Radio Access Network (Open RAN) equipment, which would allow additional vendors to enter the 5G market and compete with manufacturers like Huawei, which is heavily subsidized by the Chinese government.

Marco Rubio Gets Bill Empowering State Department Do More to Fight Anti-Semitism Through Senate

At the start of last year, Rubio teamed up with U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, to bring back the “Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act” which would “enhance the State Department’s role in combating and monitoring anti-Semitism around the world.”
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Vern Buchanan: Time for Feds to Recognize More Health Problems Associated With Burn Pits

Back in September, U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz’s, D-Calif., U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, former U.S. VA Sec. David Shulkin, entertainer Jon Stewart and others championed the “Presumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act.”
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Marco Rubio: Bioeconomy Research and Development Act Will Help With Vaccines

Last week, Gillibrand introduced the “Bioeconomy Research and Development Act” with Rubio, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Col. and U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., as cosponsors.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Don’t Want Federal Retirement Savings to Fund Chinese Government

Both of Florida’s U.S. senators want to ensure the retirement savings of some federal employees aren’t in Chinese hands.
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Marco Rubio Continues to Punch Back at Democrat Efforts to Alter the Supreme Court

In recent months, former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has floated the idea of a future president pushing to expand the Supreme Court beyond its current composition of nine justices. South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, currently a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, has called for expanding the Supreme Court to 15 justices. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, who ended her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination last week, has said she is open to expanding the court.
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Oddsmaker Takes Bets on the Next Democratic Presidential Candidate to Drop Out

With U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, now out of the race, the oddsmakers are wondering who the next Democrat to drop out of the presidential race will be.

Florida Congressman Want Answers on Block Grants for Future Hurricanes in Puerto Rico, Virgin...

A congressman from Florida is pressing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for more information on how funds will be distributed to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands in future hurricane recovery efforts.
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New Presidential Candidate Bill de Blasio Shouldn’t Put All His Chips on Florida

So far, there doesn’t appear to be much of a demand for a de Blasio campaign. He lags in low single digits in national polls and in surveys of early caucus and primary states like Iowa and New Hampshire.
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