Fighting for Florida

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.

Honoring Our Veterans

Nov 09 2012

As 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.
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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.
The 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.
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This evening marks the beginning of one of the holiest days of the year for those of the Jewish faith. Yom Kippur is a time of deep prayer and repentance, but also of family and quiet fellowship. It is my prayer that our Jewish friends and neighbors feel God's many blessings as they honor this sacred time of spiritual atonement and renewal.
In every region of the world, the United States should search for ways to use foreign aid and humanitarian assistance to strengthen our influence, the effectiveness of our leadership, and the service of our national interests and ideals.
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Today, we recognize the global fight against Alzheimer's disease and join together to raise awareness for and reduce the stigma surrounding this illness.