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Florida Officials React After Senate Confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

Officials across Florida reacted after the U.S. Senate confirmed President Joe Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court. Jackson won a 53-47 vote as three Senate Republicans--U.S. Sens. Susan Collins...

Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney: Democrats Included Tax Penalties on Married Couples

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined a letter from Republican colleagues, led by U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, in sending a letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, and U.S....

Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney Teaming Up Again on Parental Leave Proposal

This week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, announced plans to bring back the “New Parents Act.” According to the senators’ offices, the bill “creates a voluntary option for paid...
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Marco Rubio Calls on Biden to Commit to Credible Extended Deterrence During U.S.-South Korea...

“President Biden’s summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in this week provides an important opportunity to strengthen our bilateral alliance and advance shared interests on North Korea and other challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. In particular, President Biden should commit to credible and effective extended nuclear deterrence for the future, backed by a fully modernized U.S. nuclear triad, select capabilities critical for extended deterrence, and deeper cooperation with South Korea. 
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Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Offer Resolution Calling for International Investigation of China’s Treatment of...

Other backs of the resolution include U.S. Sens. Bill Hagerty, R-Tenn., Tim Kaine, D-Va., Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Mitt Romney, R-Utah.
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Marco Rubio Backs Jim Risch’s Bill to Advance a Strategy to Compete With China

Risch, who leads Republicans on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced the “Strengthening Trade, Regional Alliances, Technology, and Economic and Geopolitical Initiatives Concerning China Act (STRATEGIC Act),” a bill “which would help advance a strategy for U.S. competition with the People’s Republic of China (PRC).”
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Marco Rubio Calls on White House to Have Academic Institutions Disclose Ties to China’s...

Earlier this month, Rubio criticized the Biden administration’s quiet withdrawal of a federal rule that would have required American higher education institutions to disclose their partnerships with the Chinese government-run Confucius Institute.
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Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz Could Learn a Few Lessons From Rick Scott and...

Abbott’s attempts to blame the power outages on alternative energy and trying to shift the conversation to bemoaning the Green New Deal is all hat and no cattle. The GOP has been in charge of Texas since George W. Bush sent Ann Richards into retirement back in 1994. Alternative energy sources simply have not made much ground in deep red, oil-rich Texas.
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Marco Rubio Urges the Biden White House to Hold Turkey Accountable on Human Rights

The host of senators, which included U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, took aim at Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s human rights record.
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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.

Marco Rubio Calls on SBA to Include Minor League Sports Venues in Shuttered Venues...

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., joined U.S. Sens. Mitt Romney, R-Utah,  and Jim Risch, R-Idaho, is sending a letter to U.S. Small Business Administrator Jovita Carranza urging for the inclusion of minor league sports venues in the new Small Business Administration (SBA) grant facility for shuttered venues. 
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Florida’s Senators Mull Over Bipartisan Proposal for $908 Billion Coronavirus Stimulus

Rubio, who leads the U.S. Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee, thanked the backers of the proposal but noted that it provides less than $300 billion for small businesses, including another round of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and more funds for Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL).
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