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“Three weeks after a room full of Florida students booed Marco Rubio for his weak stance on new gun laws in the wake of the Stoneman Douglas massacre, the junior senator from Florida announced a bold new legislative action. Not on guns, of course,” Hayes reported. “He wants to make Daylight Savings ...
Marco Rubio, R-Fla. In a broader conversation about gun control Thursday, the "New Day" host spoke with Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., whose district suffered a terrible school shooting on Feb. 14. Weirdly enough, Camerota opened the conversation with a weird broadside aimed at Rubio. "Marco Rubio, who ...

(CNN) Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio tweeted Thursday he will go to Florida International University, where a pedestrian bridge collapsed, killing at least one person and injuring others. Rubio has been a visiting professor at the university for the past 10 years, starting in 2008 after leaving the Florida ...
(CNN) Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has proposed the "Sunshine Protection Act," which would make Daylight Saving Time permanent nationwide. This is after the Florida state Legislature voted for a similar bill to keep Daylight Saving Time all year. It took the state Senate less than a minute ...
After World War II, the United States helped build an international economic order on the assumption that free and fair trade benefits all partners. During the postwar years, the American economy was unmatched by any other country. The postwar boom was fueled not just by thriving domestic demand but ...
Paul's Randian self-interest found its match about halfway through the video, during a brief interaction with the Florida senator Marco Rubio, who, possibly in an attempt to relate to “the kids,” agreed to speak to the social-media star on Skype. Paul, who appeared to be sitting at a kitchen table, wore a dressy ...

Florida lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are demanding accountability from the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center's leadership for their alleged failure to heed an employee's concerns about the reliability of the facility's HIV testing methods. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, issued a letter on ...
Sen. Marco Rubio believes Thursday's big announcement of an agreed-upon face-to-face meeting by May between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will have preconditions despite the claims of South Korean officials that there are none. "I think there are preconditions," the Florida ...
Three and a half weeks ago, Marco Rubio walked into an arena of 7,000 grieving Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, parents, teachers and alumni with a message: Young adults should not be able to buy rifles. “I absolutely believe that in this country if you are 18 years of age, you should not ...
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed a bill into law on Friday that enacts several restrictions on gun purchases, including a three-day waiting period for long gun purchases, an age requirement of 21 for all firearm sales and some regulation of bump stocks, the after-market accessories that make a ...
In his final speech, Martin Luther King, Jr. proclaimed, “We have been forced to a point where we are going to have to grapple with the problems that men have been trying to grapple with through history, but the demands didn't force them to do it. “Survival demands that we grapple with them.” Fifty years ...
Washington (CNN) Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida said Wednesday that they're introducing legislation that would encourage states to adopt so-called "red flag" gun laws, which allow people to file gun restraining orders to remove firearms from potentially violent ...
Last week, Sen. Marco Rubio stood on the Senate floor and announced a plan he said could prevent mass shootings like the Parkland massacre that left 17 dead. Despite weeks of pleas from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High survivors, his pitch had nothing to do with gun control. Instead, the NRA-backed ...
In our news wrap Thursday, new gun control bills emerged in the Senate, including proposals from Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla, and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. This comes after President Trump said he's open to some gun control measures. Also, U.S. Ambassador to Mexico Roberta Jacobson ...
Senator Marco Rubio announced a plan for school safety and gun control on the Senate floor Thursday. While on the Senate floor Rubio stated he will be joining Senator Orrin Hatch in introducing the Stop School Violence Act. Rubio plans to issue a six step plan to combat gun violence. He is joining Hatch to strengthen ...
Washington (CNN) Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio announced his plans Thursday to prevent future school shootings, highlighting on the Senate floor temporary gun restraining orders as well as other measures as an option to prevent a shooting like the one last month in Parkland, Florida. "No matter ...
Two fake quotes ostensibly uttered by the Florida senator resurfaced in the aftermath of the February 2018 mass school shooting in his state. 104. CLAIM. Senator Marco Rubio said both that felons should not be allowed to vote and that they should be allowed to own guns. FALSE. RATING. FALSE. ORIGIN.

Marco Rubio is the Republican senator from Florida. He is a member of the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee, Intelligence Committee and Appropriations Committee. He also chairs the Congressional-Executive Commission on China that is authorized by US law to monitor human rights and the rule of ...
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says a visit to a Florida high school where 17 people were fatally shot has prompted him to change his stance on large capacity magazines. Rubio visited Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school and a few days later met with its teachers. He said he was told ...
WASHINGTON — Senator Marco Rubio and a spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association were repeatedly heckled at a nationally televised forum on Wednesday night in Florida after they refused to back new gun control measures. The spokeswoman for the N.R.A., Dana Loesch, offering the group's ...
Washington (CNN) Sen. Marco Rubio said Thursday that gun restrictions would not have prevented the mass shooting at a high school in his home state. "I understand. I really do. You read in the newspaper that they used a certain kind of gun and therefore let's make it harder to get those kinds of guns.
Marco Rubio was challenged at a town hall Wednesday night by angry students, teachers and parents who were demanding stronger gun control measures after the school shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school. One of those confronting Rubio at a CNN's “Stand Up” town hall was Frank ...
(RNN) – The father of a girl killed at a Florida high school last week and students of the school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas, were among those who challenged Senator Marco Rubio at a CNN town hall event on Wednesday. Rubio sat onstage at the town hall, in Sunrise, FL, with fellow Florida Senator Bill ...
SUNRISE, FLORIDA – Republican Sen. Marco Rubio was put on the defensive Wednesday by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun control measures after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school. One of those confronting the Florida senator at ...
Marco Rubio over gun control ... Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting, Feb. ... Marco Rubio was put on the defensive Wednesday by angry students, teachers and parents who are demanding stronger gun-control measures after the shooting rampage that claimed 17 lives at a Florida high school.
It's a clear signal of how much the debate has moved since a 2012 shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. People keep saying that "something is different" after the Florida shooting. Nate Silver notes the unusual staying power in people searching for "gun control" a week after the shooting. Even President Donald Trump says he ...
The Republican senator faced a barrage of questions at the CNN town hall event in Miami, none more so than from Cameron Kasky. The student questioned Marco Rubio on his dealings with the National Rifle Association, asking: 'In the name of the 17 people who died, you can't ask the NRA to keep their ...
In Florida, Senator Marco Rubio and a spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association were repeatedly booed during a nationally televised forum at which they refused to back new gun control measures. And student protesters at the Florida Capitol confronted lawmakers, who responded that gun-related ...
Marco Rubio of Florida gave a speech saying that “if someone has decided 'I'm going to commit this crime' they're going to find a way to do it,” by way of explaining his opposition to gun control/background check measures. “If laws are useless, then why do we need you?” Colbert asked Rubio. “It seems like ...
Student survivors of the country's latest mass shooting in Parkland announced the nationwide “March for our Lives” on Sunday, prompting NRA-backed Florida Senator Marco Rubio to worry about negative press. Several student survivors have gained national attention this week, including Emma Gonzalez ...
PARKLAND, Fla. - In the wake of the high school shooting that killed 17 people, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says Florida should consider enacting a law that would allow family members or law enforcement officials to ask a court to remove guns from a person who poses a danger. [VOTE AT BOTTOM OF ...
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) - In the wake of the high school shooting that killed 17 people, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio says Florida should consider enacting a law that would allow family members or law enforcement officials to ask a court to remove guns from a person who poses a danger.
We have seen students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School turn grief into anger as they demand changes from Tallahassee to Washington. Much of that anger has been directed at Florida's Republican Senator Marco Rubio and his ties to the NRA. Facing South Florida host Jim DeFede sat down ...
Marco Rubio says Legislature should look at Democrat-backed 'red flag' gun law. Many gun-rights ... Florida's GOP Sen. Marco Rubio — facing withering criticism over his acceptance of $3.3 million in career campaign cash donated through the National Rifle Association — is going a step further now.
An activist group chided Sen. Marco Rubio's, R-Fla., position on gun control by using three billboards, taking a page from the Oscar-nominated film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbings, Missouri.” The billboards were driven through Miami and near Rubio's office in Doral, Fla., criticizing the senator after a ...
Ebbing, Missouri, might be a fake place, but Marco Rubio's office in Doral, Florida, is very real. Today there are three mobile billboards going around the area, pressing the senator to take action on gun control. The signs imitate the protest Frances McDormand's character stages in the movie Three ...
Cuomo took aim at Senators Marco Rubio (R-Florida) and Cruz specifically. “Rubio calls it an inexplicable tragedy. It is the most easily explained tragedy you can have. He knows why this happens. Then you have Ted Cruz. None would come on this morning." However, a disgruntled Cruz fought back on ...
Republican senator Marco Rubio of Florida released a statement yesterday that offered his prayers for those affected by the shooting. He later went on Fox News to echo the sentiment expressed by President Donald Trump that seemed to cast blame on the victims and others for not alerting authorities ...
The Internet Research Agency, a shady entity often referred to as a "Russian troll farm," allegedly supported "the presidential campaign of then-candidate Donald J. Trump and [disparaged] Hillary Clinton," the documents claim. As it turns out, Republican Sens. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and Ted Cruz (Texas), who ...
Borrowing a scene from an Oscar-nominated film, three red billboard-sized messages have appeared in the streets of Miami and beyond to flame Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) for his inaction on gun control in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Parkland.
U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson urged FEMA on Thursday to extend a federal housing program that could benefit hurricane evacuees from Puerto Rico in Florida. "We write to urge swift approval for the Direct Lease program to benefit victims of Hurricane Maria who have relocated to the mainland ...
For the 2016 election cycle, the group spent just over $1 million on candidates for federal office. Congressional candidates from Florida, including Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, received the third-biggest total from NRA PACs; individual members, employees or owners; and individuals' immediate families, ...
Sen. Marco Rubio on Tuesday criticized President Trump's budget proposal for including about $800 million in payments to Obamacare insurers. The Florida Republican tweeted that programs such as the Coast Guard and Border Patrol were slated for automatic cuts under sequestration, while the budget ...
Memories of Underdevelopment has a scene near its beginning that the Republican senator Marco Rubio might find moving. It dramatizes the values that have helped Rubio rise to the upper ranks of a political party that rewards the most heartless Americans, the GOP. The scene is set in 1961. It's two years ...
Florida Senator and former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio has asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to look into sober homes and rehabs in Florida that are "bad actors” with shady practices that have led to overdose deaths. Rubio urged Sessions “to the fullest extent possible – investigate ...
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) pushed back against a Fox News report that implied Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) had engaged in misconduct by texting with a lobbyist associated with a Russian billionaire last year. But his efforts to defend his colleague were thwarted when President Donald Trump shared the Fox ...
FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2018 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks with reporters as he leaves the office of Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, who is moderating bipartisan negotiations on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington. Rubio stepped up his typically strong rhetoric against the Venezuelan ...
Marco Rubio is starting to strategize with Ivanka Trump to win over skeptical Republicans on a traditionally Democratic issue: paid family leave. Capitalizing on President Donald Trump's endorsement of the idea in his State of the Union address, Rubio is trying to marshal Republicans behind a plan that ...
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, says that Congress needs a "plan B" should Republicans not gain the necessary support to pass President Trump's proposed immigration reform plan. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" Wednesday, Rubio said he believes changes on issues like so-called "chain ...
Washington (CNN) Sen. Marco Rubio has fired his chief of staff over "allegations of improper conduct" with a subordinate, his office announced late Saturday night. "Yesterday afternoon, I was made aware, for the first time, of allegations of improper conduct by my chief of staff while under the employment of ...


 

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