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  1. Gop Gears Up for Cuba Fight -- McCarthy blasts Obama on Iran -- Pete...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Politico

    ... to keep pressure on the Castro regime is stronger now than it has ever been in Congress,' [said] Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.). The end-around: " The Obama administration doesn't need Congress's approval to simply switch its existing 'interests ...

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  2. Why the GOP Congress could be trouble for Obama in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Politico

    Within hours of Obama's announcement to open an embassy in Cuba, Republicans in Congress were threatening to deny funding to the embassy while blocking any ambassador to lead it - underscoring the deep antipathy toward Obama's Cuba policy on Capitol Hill. "The support to keep pressure on the Castro regime is stronger now than it has ever been in Congress," Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart , a Cuban-American lawmaker and one of the most vocal critics of Obama's Cuba policy, said in an interview.

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  3. Normal relations clear a path to Florida-Cuba tiesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... "If a Cuban embassy opens in Washington, it will not represent the Cuban people," warned U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami. "It will represent the Cuban intelligence services that perpetuate human rights abuses against the Cuban people. It will ...

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  4. Despite diplomatic relations, Cuba travel remains thornyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | USA Today

    ... has removed human rights and America's security from the president's foreign policy agenda," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., who heads the subcommittee that produced the legislation. Since January, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of ...

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  5. Democrats, Republicans want spending on new federal courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... e all the members of Congress whose districts include parts of Broward and Palm Beach counties: Republican Mario Diaz-Balart and Democrats Ted Deutch, Alcee Hastings, Patrick Murphy, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and Frederica Wilson.

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  6. Florida congressional delegation took 103 private tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... group's expense include Rubio ($37,255), GOP Rep.Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Miami-Dade, ($36,084), GOP Rep, Mario Diaz-Balart($28,922), R-Miami-Dade, Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Longboat Key, ($20,983), and Rep.Ted Deutch, D-West Boca Raton ($20,713). Neither ...

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  7. Floridians lead charge to block outreach to CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    South Floridians in Congress are leading a legislative attack on President Barack Obama's opening to Cuba, hoping to shut down new flights and ferries and further restrict the way American dollars can be spent on the island. Unable to reverse the president's policy, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart are using the power of the purse to try to squeeze it at every turn.

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  8. Vote on Trade Promotion Authority could make a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Effingham Herald

    ... Before heading back to the House chamber for our second and final series of votes, I meet with Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-Fla.), who is a Cuban-American, to discuss my experiences on my recent visit to Cuba. Wednesday, June 17: My day begins with a ...

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  9. This Is Ground Zero for the Supreme Court's Obamacare DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | National Journal

    ... top nine congressional districts in terms of subsidy recipients on the federal exchange. Republican Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart's district contains 91,000 individuals both on the federal exchange and receiving subsidies, more than any other in the ...

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  10. Jeb Speaks About Campaigning With The Bush NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | 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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  11. Loss of Obamacare subsidies would hit South Florida hardestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... congressional district straddling Broward and Miami-Dade counties - represented by Republican Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart - tops the nation in subsidized patients, with about 91,000. @TheMiddleMan - No, I don't know how many because that would be ...

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  12. Florida lawmaker gumming up Obama's Cuba thaw plansRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 17 | Stars and Stripes

    Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart is not a quiet man. The gregarious Florida Republican, known for sudden eruptions of laughter and dramatic gesticulations, is hard to miss in a crowd.

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  13. Loss of Obamacare subsidies would hit the South hardestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Washington Times

    ... who rely on subsidies to afford plans bought on the federal HealthCare.gov website under Obamacare. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, a Florida Republican, could see 91,000 of his constituents lose tax credits, the report said, while his neighbor, Rep. Ileana ...

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  14. Republicans represent Fla. congressional districts with 177k at risk of losing Obamacare subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Miami Herald

    ... Obamacare subsidies if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the plaintiff in King v. Burwell. U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart represents District 25 in Florida where 91,000 people stand to lose their Obamacare subsidies if the Supreme Court rules in ...

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  15. Jeb Bush: 'The Climate Is Changing' But We Don't Know Who's To BlameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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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  16. Diaz-Balart Gumming Up Obama's Cuba Thaw PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Roll Call

    Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart is not a quiet man. The gregarious Florida Republican, known for sudden eruptions of laughter and dramatic gesticulations, is hard to miss in a crowd.

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  17. Sarah Palin Praises Jeb Bush For Highlighting Children With Special NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | 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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  18. Rouzer off base on CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Bladen Journal

    ... ones to allow them to purchase products vital to their livelihood. Rouzer's friend in the U.S. Congress, Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), is the author of this bill and a Cuban-American from Miami. District 7 voters must understand who this friend of our ...

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  19. How Jeb Bush will overcome challenges on the road to the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Washington Examiner

    Jeb Bush declares for president on Monday, putting his advantages in campaign cash and political talent to the test in his bid for the Republican nomination. The former two-term Florida governor has spent six months hiring experienced operatives and raising tens of millions of dollars for 2016 - far outpacing his competitors.

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  20. Jeb Gets Backing of Key Cuban-American CongressmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | News Max

    ... set for Monday includes the names of Miami's powerful troika of Cuban-American Congressmen -- Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Carlos Curbelo. Ros-Lehtinen and Diaz-Balart had previously announced they were backing Bush in the ...

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