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Mitch McConnell Holds Off Rick Scott’s Challenge to Stay as GOP Senate Leader

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., held off U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., and will remain the GOP leader in the U.S. Senate. McConnell won 37 votes while Scott pulled ten votes and one...

Marco Rubio Backs Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act

This week, U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., brought back the “Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act” which would let “pregnant moms...claim the Child Tax Credit for their unborn children” with the support of...

Rick Scott Wants a Committee to Investigate Withdrawal of U.S. Forces From Afghanistan

This week, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., introduced a resolution to create “a bipartisan Joint Select Committee on Afghanistan, composed of members of the House and Senate, to conduct a full investigation into President...

Marco Rubio Wants to Review CDC’s Data, Messaging on Masks for the Fully Vaccinated

Last week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., introduced a bill which “would require the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) decision making and messaging surrounding its reversal on mask guidance for fully vaccinated Americans.”

Marco Rubio Backs Bob Menendez’s WWII Veterans Hospital and Medical Eligibility Act

Menendez’s proposal would “ensure all World War II (WWII) veterans have access to health care services provided by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)” since currently “eligibility limits in the law have prevented some WWII veterans from receiving these benefits.”

Marco Rubio, Chris Coons Call On Antony Blinken To Protect Uyghurs and Other Minorities...

Other signers included U.S. Sens. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., Dick Durbin, D-Ill. Steve Daines, R-Mont., Tim Kaine, D-Va, Thom Tillis, R-NC, Cory Booker, D-NJ, Jim Moran, R-Kansas, Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., John Cornyn, R-Tex, Ben Cardin, D-Mary., Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., and Brian Schatz, D-Mich.

Marco Rubio Backs Proposal to Permanently End Congressional Earmarks

U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., introduced the proposal at the start of the week. 

Marco Rubio, Jim McGovern Nominate Hong Kong Democracy Activists for Nobel Peace Prize

Joining Rubio and McGovern were U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Oreg., Gary Peters, D-Mich., Steve Daines, R-Mont., and Todd Young R-Ind., and U.S. Reps. Thomas Suozzi, D-NY, Tom Malinowski, D-NJ, and Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo.

Barney Bishop: What Can We Discern from the 2020 Election?

Election Day has come and gone and now we can focus on the lessons and results other than the presidential race which is still too close to call.

Marco Rubio Champions Coronavirus Assistance for American Families Act to Increase EIPs

Last week, Rubio threw his support behind U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy’s, R-La., “Coronavirus Assistance for American Families Act.” The Florida Republican’s office noted the bill “would provide increased Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to American families by equalizing EIPs per person, regardless of age or dependent status.” Other backers of the bill include U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., and U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.

Rick Scott: Feds Should Take a Page From Florida’s Playbook on Cutting Regulations

Last week, Scott unveiled the “Unnecessary Agency Regulations Reduction Act” which he showcased on Wednesday. The senator’s office insisted the proposal will “reduce burdensome government regulations and create more efficiency by modifying, consolidating, or repealing outdated, duplicative or unnecessary agency regulations.”

Rick Scott Wants Information from WHO About Its Role in Helping Chinese Government Cover...

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., joined other Republicans in the U.S. Senate in sending a letter to the World Health Organization (WHO) requesting information ahead of a congressional hearing to investigate the WHO’s role in helping Communist China cover up information regarding the threat of the coronavirus.