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  1. House Republican Leaders Brace For a Rare Win. But It Could Be Short-Lived.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | National Journal

    ... such as tax reform or a debt ceiling vote, is still uncertain. "Every vote is different," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, a moderate who often has been on the side of leadership. "I don't know what it portends for the future in terms of ...


  2. S. Florida Congressional Reps Launch Task Force to Fight Anti-SemitismRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Sunshine State News

    ... anti-Semitism in recent months. For example, at the end of last year, Deutch teamed up with U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Fla., to lead efforts urging the United Nations to do more to combat anti-Semitism , ...


  3. Ted Cruz, Florida Republicans to Obama: No Cuban Embassy in WashingtonRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Sunshine State News

    Three Republicans in the Florida congressional delegation -- U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Mario Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen -- joined U.S Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, a possible Republican presidential candidate in 2016, in urging members of the Obama administration to stand against a Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C., as normalization with that Caribbean nation continues.


  4. Ludacris Greets Jeb Bush With Some Southern HospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Switched

    ... Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Governor Rick Scott (left) greets supporters as Jeb Bush embraces Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.). (Carl Juste/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images) Then-President George W. Bush jokes with his brother, then-Florida ...


  5. Aviations Groups Call For Contract Tower Funding In FAA Reauthorization BillRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Aero-News Network

    ... to the committee's Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Subcommittee Chair Mario Diaz-Balart (R-25-FL), and Ranking Democrat David Price (D-4-NC). Also receiving the letter were Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman ...


  6. Staying on Ways and Means, Vern Buchanan Added to House Budget CommitteeRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Sunshine State News

    U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., received another high-profile assignment on Wednesday when he was named to the House Budget Committee. With his new assignment, Buchanan becomes the third member of the Florida delegation on the committee, joining U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla.


  7. Florida Rep. Vern Buchanan joins House Budget Committee as it debates major spending planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | McClatchy

    ... work. There are two other Florida lawmakers among three dozen members of the Budget Committee: Republican Mario Diaz-Balart of South Florida and Democrat Kathy Castor of the Tampa area. Describing his motivation for the new posting, Buchanan said in ...


  8. For Marco Rubio, Venezuela matters in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Washington Post

    ... local concern for Miami-area lawmakers, including Rubio and Republican Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Curbelo. "He is like our general. He's leading the fight and we are very appreciative," said Ernesto Ackerman, head of a ...


  9. Senators: Skip Work During a Shutdown, and You'll be ArrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | National Journal

    Omayra Hernadez holds a sign reading, 'Hey Congress Do Your Job' as she and others gather in front of the office of Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and Sen. Marco Rubio to protest against the partial government shutdown Oct. 15, 2013 in Doral, Florida. It's only natural to want to avoid your colleagues when the going gets tough at work.


  10. Obama sanctions 7 Venezuelan officials, says country's strife...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 9 | Fox News

    ... @USTreasury #OFAC @StateDept final sanctioned 7 #Maduro cronies 4 #humanrights abuses #SOSVenezuela." Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, who has also been banned from Venezuela, tweeted: "Glad to see @WhiteHouse finally keeping their word on VZ sanctions. ...


  11. GOP struggles to get the votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | The Hill

    ... operations and that tends to be the case - you need time to know who's who, to work out the system," Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.), a member of the whip team, told The Hill. "Only time will tell. a At this stage, I'm not concerned because we've ...


  12. Editorial: Jolly stands for pragmatism over obstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... Republicans who supported it. The other Republican realists: Rep. Vern Buchanan of Sarasota and Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Carlos Curbelo of Miami. We also saw that other Tampa Bay Republicans did not join that coalition and ...


  13. Defense secretary warned to prepare for spending capsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Washington Examiner

    ... each service to prepare lists of potential cuts. Four members of the full appropriations committee, Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., Tom Cole, R-Okla., Steve Womack, R-Ark., and Barbara Lee, D-Calif., serve on both the budget and appropriations ...


  14. Scott pens Obamacare op-ed; spring breaker says Miami lawmaker...Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Politico

    ... Tuesday. 'He punched me in the face.' MIAMI POLITICAL FISTICUFFS HISTORY -- "Then-Reps. Luis Rojas and Mario Diaz-Balart had to be separated on the Florida House floor in 1991 after Diaz-Balart, in a personal discussion, insulted Rojas' mother. ...


  15. Miami lawmaker denies punching college student in Tallahassee barRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | The Miami Herald

    ... allowing transgender men and women into the public bathrooms of their choice. Then-Reps. Luis Rojas and Mario Diaz-Balart had to be separated on the Florida House floor in 1991 after Diaz-Balart, in a personal discussion, insulted Rojas' mother. ...


  16. Pro-Israel lobbyists heap Iran pressure on US CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Times of Israel

    ... "AIPAC has been a very aggressive driving force in educating members of Congress," House Republican Mario Diaz-Balart told AFP. "It is unique, and it has the impact," added Democrat Marc Veasey. "AIPAC does a fantastic job of informing and ...


  17. Memo From Middle America| Obama's Miami Town Hall Meeting...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | VDARE

    ... Telemundo's Cuban-American journalist Jose Diaz-Balart, the brother of current U.S. Republican congressman Mario Diaz-Balart ( NumbersUSA ranking: F- ) and former congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart and also the nephew of Mirta Diaz-Balart, whoa was ...


  18. US officials called 'terrorists' mock Venezuela travel banRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Newsday

    ... on Twitter that she was proud to be listed among such "good company." Another Florida Republican, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, responded with faux disappointment. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro, right, and his wife Cilia Flores greet supporters ...


  19. Venezuela orders U.S. embassy to reduce staff in CaracasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 |

    ... Venezuelans have to pay to go to the U.S." Another U.S. politician banned by Mr. Maduro, Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart of Florida, responded in a Twitter message: "I've always wanted to travel to a corrupt country that is not a free democracy. ...


  20. For GOP, Changing Washington Isn't So Easy After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | National Journal

    ... the chamber. "The problem is sometimes elevating expectations to the point that are unrealistic," Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said last week. "The lesson is that we can do a lot, we can change a lot, we can contain the president a lot of different ways. ...