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Marco Rubio

U.S. Senate race in Florida 2022 elections

Marco Rubio and Val Demings clash in their only debate

Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio and his Democratic challenger, Congress member Val Demings debate in Florida's 2022 elections.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio on Election 2020

Florida’s U.S. Senators contribute to false claims election results shouldn’t be trusted

On Tuesday, both of Florida’s Republican U.S. Senators released statements seeming to sow seeds of doubt on the recent general election. Independent observers confirmed that the elections were free and fair and that Joe Biden...
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28 students “die-in” outside Marco Rubio’s Tampa office to protest inaction on gun violence

At noon today 28 people – most of them high school students – laid silent and motionless on the sidewalk in front of the Federal Building in downtown Tampa. The demonstration in front of the...

Tampa Bay students will “die-in” to protest gun violence

This coming Tuesday is the second anniversary of the mass shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando; it’s also the date of coordinated “die-ins” across the country led by students enraged with the epidemic of...

Shootings + politicians + the NRA’s money

Seventeen people were murdered at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida yesterday. It was the 18th school shooting in the US in 2018. It was the first in Florida of the year....
Occupy Tampa at Curtis Hixon.

House passes tax overhaul; protest in Tampa before Senate vote

On Tuesday, the U.S. House passed the most sweeping rewrite of the nation’s tax laws in more than three decades; the vote was mostly along party lines, 227 to 203. The House now sends the...
Health Care, not tax cuts. Medicaid, not millionaires. Trumpcare. AHCA. Senate healthcare bill

Tampa groups urge a “no” vote on Trumpcare

Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate have delayed a vote on their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act and replace it with a “Trumpcare” bill that cuts Medicaid and reduces taxes; in a press conference...

How Tampa Bay Republicans could vote on Trumpcare

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the “Trumpcare” Republican plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act Thursday — are the Tampa Bay area Republican members of Congress on board? It’s pretty...

Full audio of Tampa Town Hall sans Rubio

The week for Congress members to spend in their districts is wrapping up and many of them held town hall meetings to hear from constituents; but a number including Sen. Marco Rubio, also skipped any...

500 at Tampa town hall ask: Where’s Marco?

An overflow crowd of more than 500 packed the Tampa Letter Carriers Hall in West Tampa Wednesday night for a town hall meeting to support the Affordable Care Act, action on climate change and other issues....
Melissa Gallagher Indivisible Tampa Marco Rubio town hall

Will Marco Rubio show for Tampa town hall meeting?

Four topics on this MidPoint: 1) an activist in Tampa is organizing a town hall meeting and has invited Senator Marco Rubio, 2) Monday is Presidents’ Day, but one of our guests is helping to organize...

Climate Scientists Ignored By Donald Trump

By Rob Lorei On Monday about 100 people protested outside the Tampa office of US Senator Marco Rubio. They called on Rubio to acknowledge that climate change is real and for Rubio to oppose the climate...

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