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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.” 
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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, 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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Marco Rubio Asks for Justification for Ongoing Security at the Capitol

At the end of last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. joined other Republican senators in sending a letter to Yogananda Pittman, acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police, asking for additional information regarding the need for certain ongoing security measures at the U.S. Capitol.
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Senate Passes Rubio’s, Scott’s Resolution Condemning NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack, Honoring Its Victims

The terrorist behind the December attack was a lieutenant in the Saudi Arabian Air Force who was training at NAS Pensacola. Back in May, reports emerged that the terrorist was in contact with a suspected al Qaeda operative.
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Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Praise the Heroes Lost in NAS Pensacola Terrorist Attack

Florida Republican U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott joined Republican U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue of Georgia and Republican U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby and Democrat U.S. Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama in passing the resolution.
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Vern Buchanan Calls on Senate Leaders to Fund NIH Study on How Red Tide...

After reports last week of red tide returning to Southwest Florida, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., called on the U.S. Senate to do more to help combat the problem. 

Florida’s Senators, Neal Dunn Urge Congress to Rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base

Nelson, Rubio and Dunn wrote U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., the chairman of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the ranking Democrat on the committee, on the matter. Rubio sits on the committee. 
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