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Mitch McConnell, Rick Scott Clash on Gun Legislation

While U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., is part of U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s, R-Ky., leadership team, they are on different sides of an agreement backed by Democrats and some Republicans on guns. The...

If Republicans Win in 2022, Investigations, Impeachment 25th Amendment Could Be Used Against Biden

With recent declines in President Joe Biden’s polling numbers, Republicans are optimistic about their chances in the 2022 elections Republicans have been feeling so good lately about their chances next year that they are already...
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Florida’s Senators Vote Against $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill

On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill over the opposition of both senators from the Sunshine State. After months of negotiation, the bill cleared the Senate on a 69-30 vote with...
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Florida’s Senators Got to Bat for Jim Inhofe’s ‘Protecting Individuals with Down Syndrome Act’

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., doubled down on their support of a proposal “which would ban a doctor from performing an abortion being sought because the unborn child has Down syndrome.”
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Florida’s Senators Call on Education Department to Stop Proposed Priorities, Including 1619 Project, for...

Florida’s two U.S. senators--Marco Rubio and Rick Scott--joined U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and more than 30 members of the Senate Republican Conference in a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona requesting the withdrawal of the Department’s “Proposed Priorities” on American history and civics education. 

Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Clash on Joe Biden’s Budget Proposal

The proposal garnered differing responses from two key members of the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill.
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Florida’s Senators, Ted Cruz Tell Chuck Schumer, Mitch McConnell Not to Weaken U.S. Policy...

Specifically, the senators indicated they would not consent to any legislation that would benefit the Cuban regime.
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Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Jeanne Shaheen Want More Funds for Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Child...

The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the severity and frequency of family violence and sexual assault, with increased isolation, economic insecurity and limited access to services leaving victims particularly vulnerable.
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Marco Rubio Wants to Extend CARES Act Section for Federal Contractors

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., is co-sponsoring the proposal. 
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Marco Rubio Tapped to Serve as Vice Chairman of Senate Intelligence Committee

Rubio announced on Tuesday that the Senate Republican Conference approved him to be the vice chairman of the committee where he will serve U.S. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., the new chairman.
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Marco Rubio Brings Back Proposed Amendment to Keep Supreme Court at Nine Justices

Rubio first introduced the proposed amendment at the end of March 2019.
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Florida Delegation Reacts as Joe Biden Takes Over as President

While former President Donald Trump left Washington early on Wednesday morning, some Republicans--including former President George W. Bush, former Vice Presidents Dan Quayle and Mike Pence and U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who went from Senate majority leader to minority leader on Wednesday--attended the inauguration. U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., was on hand for the inauguration. 
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