Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Marco Rubio

In this Sept. 19, 2017, photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., pauses on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans demanded a major say on the Iran nuclear agreement two years ago and never got it from Democrat Barack Obama. Now that President Donald Trump has directed Congress to make the international pact ...
Electricity poles and lines lay toppled on the road after Hurricane Maria hit the eastern region of the island, in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017.

BY | Jim Turner The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE, September 29, 2017……… From schools to shelters, Florida is readying for an influx of people struggling for food, water and power in hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico. Gov. Rick Scott ...
Governor Rick Scott spoke in Bonita Springs on Friday at Global Tech LED

BY | Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida THE CAPITAL, TALLAHASSEE……… Calling Gov. Rick Scott’s likely bid for the U.S. Senate an “open secret” would be a misnomer — there’s no secret there, open or otherwise. Scott continues to sprint ...
In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, a tourist sleeps on the Malecon sea wall of Havana, Cuba.

BY ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and BETH J. HARPAZ President Donald Trump’s new policy on Cuba travel has winners and losers: Group tour operators hope to sell more trips, but bed-and-breakfast owners in Cuba say they’re losing business. Five of 12 private ...
Senate Intelligence Committee members Sen. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, left, and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. confer on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 13, 2017, as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified about his role in the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russia.

BY HOPE YEN WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator on Sunday warned against rushing a vote on a GOP bill to repeal and replace the nation’s health care law, saying both parties deserve a chance to fully debate the bill ...
In this Friday, June 9, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks on infrastructure at the Department of Transportation in Washington.

BY KEN THOMAS BRANCHBURG, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to outline his new policy with Cuba next week, announcing steps that could reverse some of the changes made by former President Barack Obama to open commerce and ...
In this June 3, 2016 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. speaks during news conference in Doral, Fla.

A decision on whether a controversial loan program will come to Collier County is expected to happen Tuesday. After discussing the matter two weeks ago, Collier Commissioners will decide on whether to continue with the process of allowing Property Assessed ...
marco rubio in the middle east

During an official visit to the embattled Middle east, Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Select Committee on Intelligence, investigated United States programs in the region. Rubio initially met with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri to discuss the ...
In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

BY JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending months rehashing the brutal GOP primary campaign and bragging about his victory, President Donald Trump has quietly launched a charm offensive, reaching out to former rivals whose help he now needs. The ...
In this Feb. 10, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is seen at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)

BY MATTHEW LEE WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has agreed in principle to a White House proposal to slash foreign aid and diplomatic spending by 37 percent, but wants to spread it out over three years rather ...
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