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Trump Administration Sanctions Two Iranian Leaders for the Disappearance and Death of Bob Levinson

The U.S. Treasury Department hit Mohammad Baseri and Ahmad Khazai from Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) with sanctions on Monday. 

Ted Yoho Makes One Last Call to Get Taiwan Back in the WHO

“Taiwan has more than earned its place in the WHA with its contributions to global public health and work to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The time to restore Taiwan’s observer status is now,” Yoho insisted. 
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Laura Zorc: Expect More Federal Interference on Education if Joe Biden is Elected President

No matter if the U.S. is experiencing a robust economy or a recession, parents deserve to know how the candidates will protect their children’s future by ensuring that they understand the critical value of enabling states, local communities and families to create strong educational systems tailored to fit their child’s learning needs.
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Marco Rubio Backs Resolution Condemning Crackdown of Protesters in Belarus

U.S. Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced the resolution on Monday and it has the support of several members of the committee including Rubio and U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-NJ, the top Democrat on it.

Florida’s Senators Join Tom Cotton’s Push for Answers About TikTok’s Ties to Chinese Regime

The senators wrote that TikTok could enable the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to engage in influence operations against the United States, including operations designed to interfere with our elections.
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Florida Delegation Splits on Party Lines as House Passes First Minibus

The bill passed as 224 Democrats voted for it while 189 votes were cast against it as 7 Democrats joined 182 Republicans in opposing it while 17 members did not vote. Party lines held in the Florida delegation though three Republicans from the Sunshine State--U.S. Reps. Neal Dunn, Francis Rooney and Ted Yoho--did not vote. Rooney, who came down with coronavirus and is in his last months in Congress, has missed several votes this year.
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Rick Scott Plans to Continue Opposing Efforts to Open Up the Eastern Gulf to...

On Wednesday, Politico reported that the U.S. Interior Department is ready to open up the eastern Gulf for drilling after the November elections.
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Rick Scott Calls on Trump Administration to Do More to Hold Cuban Regime Accountable

Insisting he is “focused on securing a stronger and more vibrant Latin America – with the understanding that ending the Cuban dictatorship will lead to greater stability and freedom for the entire region,” Scott said the Trump administration needs to do more to hold the Cuban regime accountable.

Rogan O’Handley: Joe Biden is Bad for America, but He’s Worse for Florida

Biden’s policies would reverse the economic revival that the Trump administration engineered, burden working families with crippling new taxes, and sell out American interest to hostile foreign rivals such as communist China.
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Charles Bolden, Bill Nelson Talk Up Space and Presidential Election as Launch Day Looms

Former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden talked about the future of space exploration on Tuesday, including what it would look like if former Vice President Joe Biden defeats President Donald Trump in November.

Jimmy Patronis Wants Congress to Develop Business Interruption Insurance Fix

Last week, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis sent a letter to the Florida congressional delegation requesting Congress work on a solution for business interruption insurance.
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Frederica Wilson’s Haitian Deportation Relief Act Backed By House Leadership, Florida Democrats

Some Democrats in the Florida delegation on Capitol Hill and key committee chairs are lining up behind a proposal to suspend deporting Haitians in the U.S. illegally during the coronavirus pandemic.
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