Fighting for Florida
Nov 16 2012
By Senator Marco RubioThis week, my Senate colleagues and I voted on several measures to be included in our Senate Republican platform for the next Congress. I was proud to support each of the following measures that aim to make our federal government more accountable, transparent and fiscally responsible:
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined with twenty of his colleagues from the House and Senate in a letter to President Obama urging him to take a strong stance against human rights violations in Burma, including the cessation of violence against the Kachin, Rohingya, and Chin people.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) issued the following statement regarding today's announcement by the Treasury Department that the federal budget deficit for October was $120 billion:
Nov 09 2012
By Senator Marco RubioAs our nation pauses to recognize Veterans Day, my wife Jeanette and I stand with all Americans in honoring those who have served in our armed forces. To the more than 20 million veterans living in the United States today, including the 1.6 million in Florida alone, we owe a tremendous debt of gratitude.
Oct 29 2012
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Senator Rubio joined his Republican colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee in a letter to the President inquiring about the leaks to the media by "administration officials" regarding potential covert, retaliatory strikes in Libya.
Oct 17 2012
By Senator Marco RubioThe Castro regime will continue to pick and choose which of its citizens can enter and exit their own country. Such restrictions are against international law, as specified in the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. This is simply a "bait and switch" distraction.
At the event, Rubio highlighted several of his legislative efforts in the fight against human trafficking, urging Congress to re-authorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act and pass the End Trafficking in Government Contracting Act of 2012, a bill he and his colleagues introduced earlier this year. Rubio also reiterated the importance of demanding action from Village Voice Media executives.