Florida Junior Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) argued un-apologetically on Wednesday that the U.S. must always play a leading role in world affairs.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano faced tough questions on the Secret Service’s Colombia scandal during a hearing Wednesday with the Senate Judiciary Committee.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) reminded rank-and-file Republicans Wednesday that there could be a long, fiery battle to retain control of the House in November.
In a half-hour conference call held Tuesday evening by the centrist organization No Labels, former Ohio Republican Senator George Voinovich emphatically supported “No Budget, No Pay,” a legislative proposal that would prevent lawmakers from being paid if they fail to “do their jobs.”
In a DNC conference call Tuesday Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) accused presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney of simply “paying lip service” after coming out in favor of keeping student loan rates at their 3.4 percent rate.
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) told reporters Tuesday that he believes House Democrats have better chance than the one-in-three shot House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) gave them this week.
On the day before Arizona’s controversial immigration law makes its case before the nation’s highest court, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) faced off with the law’s author, former Arizona State Senate President Russell Pearce, and made plans to introduce a bill that would curb the state law’s authority.
The Florida Senator’s office announced Monday that Rubio will be delivering a “major speech” on foreign policy this week.
Various representatives and organizations discussed the consequences that Arizona’s SB 1070 caused.
Likely GOP candidate Mitt Romney is campaigning with Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) in Pennsylvania Monday, but told reporters that he has not yet signed on to the Florida Senator’s alternative to the DREAM Act.