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  1. Obama Vows to 'Happily' Veto Bills That Reverse AmnestyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News Max

    ... the world if we get to that in time because the national security functions would not stop," said GOP Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. Although Diaz-Balart added the caveat that Congress should not ignore the late February funding deadline, Obama seized on ...

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  2. Obama threatens to veto attacks on his immigration policyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Politico

    ... the end of the world if we get to that time because the national security functions will not stop," Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) said at the time. While Diaz-Balart said Congress shouldn't ignore the funding deadline, Obama repeatedly seized on ...

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  3. Rep. Wasserman Schultz Rebuked for Voting in Place of GOP ColleagueRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News Max

    House Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions has rebuked Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz for voting on behalf of Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. On Tuesday, Wasserman Schultz was in the speaker's lobby next to the House floor while her home-state colleague was caught up in an interview nearby with a reporter just before a roll-call vote, according to The Hill .

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  4. The Human Cost Of Taking Away The President's Immigration ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ThinkProgress

    ... national security functions will not stop - whether it's border security or a lot of other issues," Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) told Politico this week. "Having said so, I think we should always aspire to try to get it done." Even if Republicans ...

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  5. Obama Will Warn GOP Against Homeland Security ShutdownRead the original story

    Yesterday | National Journal

    ... failed to do during the 2014 midterms. The White House jumped on a quote this week from Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart that it wouldn't be "the end of the world" if DHS funding lapsed. "[T]he President will join the Democrats in Congress in ...

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  6. Obama to call for reversal of sequester cutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    ... It's an area where the White House sees a clear political advantage. Obama is expected to seize on Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart's (R-Fla.) comment earlier this week that it was "not the end of the world" if the department was not funded, because many ...

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  7. Cuba trade backers in Senate take small steps firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Miami Herald

    ... and Democrat Bob Menendez of New Jersey, as well as Cuban-American Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, both Republicans. Many members from both parties privately support lifting the embargo but aren't willing to go against ...

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  8. The other Cuban successionRead the original story

    Yesterday | Babalu Blog

    ... Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Representatives Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) there will be eight Cuban-Americans serving in the 114th Congress. Cuban-Americans make up less than 1 2 of 1 percent of the ...

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  9. Cuba headed to Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the Mall as soon as 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... of Cuban life rather than the facade that the Castro dictatorship portrays to the outside world," Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) said in an e-mailed statement. Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), who joined Leahy in Havana, countered that "when you're ...

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  10. DNC chief's bipartisan voting switcherooRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Hill

    Democratic National Committee chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz showed a colleague some bipartisan love this week, voting for Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart so the congressman could wrap up an interview with a reporter. Wasserman Schultz danced around waving excitedly to get her home-state colleague's attention in the Speaker's Lobby Tuesday afternoon, just off the House floor.

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  11. What's the Difference Between Cubans and Haitians? Ask Marco RubioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Nation

    ... economic immigrants " and therefore not deserving of the status of "political" exiles; Representative Mario Diaz-Balart once likened Cubans who returned to the island to Nazi sympathizers who did business with Adolf Hitler). And, so far, i n the ...

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  12. Politico: Homeland Security Funding No Longer a PriorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Max

    ... functions will not stop - whether it's border security or a lot of other issues," Florida GOP Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart told Politico, while stressing the DHS funding deadline should be met. There is also growing division among House Republicans on the ...

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  13. Boehner's Canny Immigration GambitBy Ben JacobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Beast

    ... Republicans to fund the DHS while still opposing the president's actions. GOP immigration reform advocate Mario Diaz-Balart echoed his fellow Floridian. While Diaz-Balart, like Curbelo, said he believes the solution was for the House to pass ...

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  14. In Spanish, Curbelo adds to GOP agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Miami Herald

    ... to citizenship. Curbelo, however, represents a heavily Hispanic district, as do fellow Miami GOP Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. All support a pathway to citizenship. "I tried to reconcile our broader party message with my ...

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  15. Voices: SOTU response underscores GOP immigration problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | USA Today

    ... in the House, the only Republicans who actively worked on the issue were either Hispanic, such as Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida and Raul Labrador of Idaho, or represented heavily Hispanic districts, such as Reps. Jeff Denham of California and ...

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  16. Cuba advocates, GOP lawmakers blast Obama plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Miami Herald

    ... was shot down by the Castro regime 19 years ago. The event, arranged by U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Curbelo - all Republicans from Miami - came in advance of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address and ...

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  17. Miami lawmakers join Cuban advocates to blast Obama planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Miami Herald

    ... shoot-down by Cuba's military. The event, arranged by U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Curbelo - all Cuban-American Republicans from Miami - came in advance of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address and ...

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  18. a Establishment Republican to Deliver Spanish Language Response to STOURead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Breitbart.com

    ... Mike Coffman (R-CO), Ryan Costello (R-PA), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Jeff Denham (R-CA), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), Bob Dold (R-IL), Chris Gibson (R-NY), Richard Hanna (R-NY), Joe Heck (R-NV), Crescent Hardy (R-NV), John Katko ...

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  19. Carlos Curbelo Takes the National Stage as Annette Taddeo Looms in 2016Read the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | Sunshine State News

    ... has broken with the GOP on issues ranging from immigration to same-sex marriage, is a prime example. So is Mario Diaz-Balart, one of the most prominent supporters of immigration reform in Congress. In the meantime, Democrats are hoping they can once ...

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  20. White House hopefuls scramble for endorsements from GOP lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Hill

    ... delegation to shore up support. Bush in recent weeks called Veterans Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart as he began to take steps toward a run. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, another Florida Republican, was having lunch with GOP ...

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