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Marco Rubio Urges Joe Biden to Have Labor Department Investigate Amazon

Pointing to a report from the New York Times, this week, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., urged President Joe Biden to have the U.S. Department of Labor investigate Amazon. The New York Times report found...
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Florida Delegation Splits on Party Lines on the NO BAN Act

The U.S. House passed the measure on a 218-208 vote. Party lines held with the exception of U.S. Rep. Brain Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., who joined the Democratic majority in passing it.
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Joe Biden Nominates Gwen Graham for Assistant Secretary Post at Education Department

“Gwen Graham, who honed her commitment to public service as a leader in Florida’s local public schools, is a respected former Member of Congress with a reputation for fairness, compassion, and problem-solving,” the White House noted on Friday
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Mike Pence Takes a Step to 2024 Presidential Bid With the Support of Leading...

Pence formed Advancing American Freedom which his team called “a policy and advocacy organization established to promote the pro-freedom policies of the last four years that created unprecedented prosperity at home and restored respect for America abroad, to defend those policies from liberal attacks and media distortions, and to prevent the radical left from enacting its policy agenda that would threaten America’s freedoms.”
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Kathy Castor Speaks to Tampa High School Students About $1.9 Trillion Federal Stimulus

As part of the $1.9 trillion that Congress and the White House agreed upon last month, the American Rescue Plan provides $500 million for Hillsborough County Public Schools (HCPS) to keep schools operating safely, address summer school and keep educators on the job through the public health emergency.
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Rick Scott Intensifies His Push to Relocate 2022 Olympic Games Out of China

Scott urged President Joe Biden to help move the Olympic games, noting that the White House had no problem with Major League Baseball (MLB) moving the All Star Game out of Georgia due to its opposition of the state’s new voting law.

Florida Republicans Want Biden Administration to Issue Guidelines for Resumption of Cruise Industry Operations

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cruise industry has continued to face a “No Sail” order, even as many other industries safely returned to operations.
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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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Ron DeSantis Takes Aim at Biden White House Over Vaccinations

The tiff started when White House spokesperson Jen Psaki singled out Florida as a place that had plenty of vaccines. DeSantis defended the state by explaining that what Florida has in stock are second doses already promised to seniors and that his administration would not renege on that promise for the booster shot.
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Trump Allies Remain in Charge of Florida GOP

After a pro-Trump violent mob stormed the Capitol two weeks ago, leading to the deaths of five people including a Capitol police officer, the departing president’s standing has declined in the polls. With the U.S. House having impeached Trump for a second time, the Republican ranks on Capitol Hill are cracking though probably not enough to convict him in a trial in the U.S. Senate. 
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Marco Rubio Backs White House’s Efforts to Ensure Federal Retirement Savings Not Funding Chinese...

Rubio and U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH, backed the decision, noting that TSP funds include “retirement assets of federal government employees, including members of the U.S. Armed Forces.”
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Florida Congressmen Want CDC to Release Guidelines on Reopening States and Businesses

In recent days, two Democrats in the Florida congressional delegation called for the release of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidelines to opening states and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
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