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  1. Rep. Gwen Graham Rallies Florida Delegation To Save Apalachicola BayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    Today, Representative Gwen Graham announced the Apalachicola Bay Restoration Act to save the North Florida bay famous for its fresh oysters. The legislation has 21 Florida co-sponsors, an unprecedented sign of unity and statewide support to save the bay.

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  2. Florida Delegation Stands Fast Behind Graham's Bill to Save Oyster IndustryRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Sunshine State News

    ... that solution." Other co-sponsors from Florida include Republican U.S. Reps. Carlos Curbelo, Ron DeSantis, Mario Diaz-Balart, David Jolly, Jeff Miller, Rich Nugent, Tom Rooney, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Dennis Ross and Ted Yoho; Democrat U.S. Reps. ...

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  3. Taking Marco Rubio at his word, Republicans are clear and present danger to Catholic ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... forge an agreement that resulted in the release of American Alan Gross from Cuba. Fellow Catholic Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.) said he wished Francis would stand up for the Cuban people "rather than their oppressors." Of course, criticizing the ...

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  4. Jeb Bush To Get Own Home At Family Compound In MaineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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 ...

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  5. Obama would a relisha opportunity to visit Cuba, spokesman saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Miami Herald

    ... Interests Section. On Wednesday, the anniversary of Cuba's independence from Spain, Miami Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart faulted the Obama administration for making too many concessions to the Cubans during the negotiations without getting more ...

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  6. Florida Republicans Call On Feds To Extend LIP FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CBS Local

    ... en Vern Buchanan, Jeff Miller, John Mica, Dennis Ross, Gus Bilirakis, Ron DeSantis, Ted Yoho, Rich Nugent, Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Curbelo and Tom Rooney.

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  7. Congressional Republicans lobby Obama on health care poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... rs Vern Buchanan, Jeff Miller, John Mica, Dennis Ross, Gus Bilirakis, Ron DeSantis, Ted Yoho, Rich Nugent, Mario Diaz-Balart, Carlos Curbelo and Tom Rooney.

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  8. Buchanan's Bill to Replace DD-214 With Veterans ID Card Passes HouseRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Sunshine State News

    ... from Florida who co-sponsored the bill include Republican U.S. Reps. Ander Crenshaw, Ron DeSantis, Mario Diaz-Balart, David Jolly, Bill Posey, Dennis Ross and Ted Yoho, and Democratic U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch and Alcee Hastings. The bill has also won ...

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  9. Uribe asks for international protection against 'political persecution'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Inside Colombia

    While in Washington DC, former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe decried recent convictions of political in his home country, asking for their international protection against what he has called a "political persecution." Uribe was in Washington on Wednesday to receive an award from the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute for "advancing the hispanic community in the United States."

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  10. Our View: Politics, as usual, has no shameRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Victorville Daily Press

    We've come to expect the petty bickering, the finger-pointing, the televised gotchas and even the all-out wars of words between liberals and conservatives, Republicans and Democrats. Such seems to be the state of political discourse in our dysfunctional Congress.

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  11. Obama: Spending needed on infrastructure like AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | WISN-TV

    ... of the PTC system's implementation in the section where the Amtrak train derailed, Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said. Amtrak told the committee that PTC was installed in the section of track where the accident occurred, but it had not ... 62 comments

  12. Divided GOP rejects allowing illegal immigrants in militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Hill

    ... measure were Reps. Mike Coffman (Colo.), Carlos Curbelo (Fla.), Jeff Denham (Calif.), Charlie Dent (Pa.), Mario Diaz-Balart (Fla.), Bob Dold (Ill.), Chris Gibson (N.Y.), Richard Hanna (N.Y.), Jaime Herrera Beutler (Wash.), John Katko (N.Y.), Adam ...

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  13. Obama: Spending needed on infrastructure like AmtrakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... of the PTC system's implementation in the section where the Amtrak train derailed, Florida Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart said. Amtrak told the committee that PTC was installed in the section of track where the accident occurred, but it had not ... 62 comments

  14. House Appropriations committee passes DOT spending bill with trucking riders intactRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Fleet Owner Magazine

    ... - controversial riders have no place in an already difficult appropriations process," Lowey said. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), who crafted the bill as chairman of the transportation subcommittee, responded to Price's amendment to strip the ...

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  15. Congress Taking Action After Amtrak Crash - and It's Not What You'd ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | I4U Future Technology News

    ... out there and make sure we take the appropriate response to make sure it doesn't happen again," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Florida. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday said that there should be agreement across the aisles ...

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  16. House Panel Approves Bill to Cut WMATA FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Roll Call

    ... given the fiscal environment in which we are in right now." THUD Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart , R-Fla., supported the Rigell amendment, but he also said, "It's not like WMATA is this pristine agency that has no problems." ...

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  17. House panel passes bill that cuts Amtrak fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    ... out there and make sure we take the appropriate response to make sure it doesn't happen again," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Florida. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Wednesday on CNN's "New Day" that investing more in transportation ...

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  18. House committee opts to retain proposed cut in Amtrak budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | USA Today

    ... decimates the investment that a great country must make.'' "It's a sad and frightening event," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla. "As with any transportation disaster, the NTSB will conduct a thorough and professional investigation and issue a ...

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  19. Appropriators Raise Safety at Transportation-HUD MarkupRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Roll Call

    ... programs' and said funding levels show 'safety continues to be a priority for the committee.' Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart , R-Fla., chairman of the House Transportation-HUD Appropriations Subcommittee, said Congress would wait to see the results of the ...

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  20. Nice Going, Assh*les: House Committee Passes Amtrak CutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Crooks and Liars

    ... GOP lawmakers also said that Congress can address the derailment later, once the cause is determined. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.), who chairs the transportation subcommittee, said he was confident that Congress would do so. But he rejected the ...

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