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Mark Warner, Marco Rubio Get Intelligence Authorization Act Through Committee Without Opposition

Last week, U.S. Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Marco Rubio, R-Fla., respectively the chairman and vice-chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, applauded the committee’s unanimous passage of the Intelligence Authorization Act...

Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on Biden to Share Intelligence on Russia With Ukraine

Last week, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., who chairs the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., the vice-chairman of the committee, led their committee members in sending a...

Marco Rubio Introduces the Protecting Ballot Measures from Foreign Influence Act

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., paired up with U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., and U.S. Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, D-Va., on the “Protecting Ballot Measures from Foreign...

Marco Rubio Calls on Biden to Staff Up at Moscow Embassy and Get Ready...

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Jim Risch, R-Idaho, and Bob Menendez, D-NJ, in sending a letter to President Joe Biden on Tuesday, urging him to take immediate action...

Marco Rubio Joins Senators in Calling on Joe Biden to Investigate Origins of COVID-19

Recently, Rubio introduced the COVID Act of 2021, which would authorize sanctions and other restrictions if, within 90 days after enactment, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) continues to refuse to allow a credible and comprehensive investigation into the origins of COVID-19 to be conducted at suspect laboratories in Wuhan. Investigating the origins of COVID is crucial to preventing a similar calamity in the future.
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Marco Rubio: Time to Defend US Infrastructure Networks Against Cybersecurity Threats

Rubio is co-sponsoring U.S. Sen. Gary Peters’, D-Mich., “DHS Industrial Control Systems Capabilities Enhancement Act” which “would require the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to ensure they can better identify and mitigate threats to Industrial Control Systems, the operational technology involved in operating the function of critical infrastructure networks, including pipelines, water supply and electric utilities.”
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Marco Rubio, Mark Warner Call on Biden to Protect Afghan Intelligence Partners

the vice chairman and chairman of the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, respectively, sent a letter to President Joe Biden, asking the administration to ensure the safety of Afghans who have worked closely with U.S. intelligence in the country.

Marco Rubio Introduces the Intelligence Community Workforce Agility Protection Act

The bill has the support of more than a dozen senators including U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., who leads the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. 

Marco Rubio Calls on IACHR to Finish Investigation of Death of Cuban Human Rights...

Rubio joined U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Bob Menendez, D-NJ, Mark Warner, D-Va., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in urging the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to complete its investigation of Cuban human rights advocate Oswaldo Payá, who died nearly nine years ago, without further delay.

Marco Rubio Backs Tim Kaine’s Bill to Expand Childhood Cancer Research

“This bipartisan legislation would provide a new source of funding for the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (Kids First) by redirecting penalties collected from pharmaceutical, cosmetic, supplement, and medical device companies that break the law to pediatric and childhood cancer research," Rubio’s office noted on Monday.
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Marco Rubio Backs Bill Ensuring Survivors of Domestic Violence Not Responsible for Abuser’s Student...

“While Congress eliminated the joint consolidation program in 2006, it did not provide a way for borrowers to sever existing loans, even in the event of domestic violence, economic abuse, or unresponsiveness from a former partner. The Joint Consolidation Loan Separation Act would fix this oversight, which has unfortunately left too many borrowers liable for their former spouse’s student loan debt,” Rubio’s office noted. 

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.