Fighting for Florida

Every day that politicians delay action on these important issues, Americans feel the pain. And to be sure, growing the economy and cutting our debt won't be easy. It requires a sense of urgency that is in short supply in Washington. But we must find a way.
Support is steadily growing for Senator Rubio's Returned Exclusively For Unpaid National Debt (REFUND) Act, which would allow states to identify and return unwanted federal funds to the federal Treasury in order to help pay down the national debt. Twenty-six other senators have now signed on as co-sponsors, along with two governors and the National Taxpayers Union and Citizens Against Government Waste.
This week, Senator Rubio signed on as an original co-sponsor to Senator Charles Grassley's Achieving Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act. This bill would permanently reauthorize the E-Verify electronic employment verification system and it would make the utilization of this system mandatory for all employers.
During today's Foreign Relations Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing, Senator Marco Rubio challenged Jonathan Farrar's record while serving as the Chief of Mission of the United States Interests Section in Havana, Cuba. Farrar has been selected by President Obama to serve as ambassador to Nicaragua, but his confirmation is in question, as many have questioned his record while serving in Cuba.
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He asked the graduates to remember that a life of privilege beckons a life of philanthropy. Thus, he encouraged them to pursue public service if that is their calling. He called upon the graduates to face the world's problems and fight for human rights. "If we lose our voice, we lose what makes us different," Rubio said.