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  1. U.S. Reps Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, and Curbelo succeed in helping Cuban resolve pending casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Babalu Blog

    Today, Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart , Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , and Congressman Carlos Curbelo commented on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' decision to prioritize the pending cases of Cuban medical professionals who escaped conscripted service in Venezuela and applied for relief under the Cuban Medical Professional Parole Program in Colombia. Combined, the offices of Representatives Diaz-Balart, Ros-Lehtinen, and Curbelo have had at least 20 cases resolved since their letters were sent to the Administration asking for an expeditious resolution to the dozens of pending cases.

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  2. Representatives Ros-Lehtinen, Diaz-Balart, and Curbelo write USCIS...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Babalu Blog

    U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Mario Diaz-Balart , and Carlos Curbelo sent a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Leon Rodriguez regarding the Cuban doctors eligible for the Cuban Medical Professional Parole Program who are currently in Colombia, after fleeing Venezuela, and awaiting a response concerning their status.

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  3. Get 'em before they're gone: A look at the 2014 elections in Florida's current congressional seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Swing State Project

    ... to pass. Yes won more votes than no in 26 of the 27 congressional districts, with no prevailing only in Mario Diaz-Balart's FL-25. However, yes only cleared 60 in nine seats. Romney only carried one seat where yes took at least 60: FL-02, which is ...

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  4. Get 'em before they're gone: A look at the 2014 elections in Florida's current congressional seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Daily Kos

    ... to pass. Yes won more votes than no in 26 of the 27 congressional districts, with no prevailing only in Mario Diaz-Balart's FL-25. However, yes only cleared 60 in nine seats. Romney only carried one seat where yes took at least 60: FL-02, which is ...

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  5. GOP lawmaker calls for HUD probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | The Hill

    A Florida Republican is calling for a congressional investigation into why more than 25,000 people are being allowed to remain in public housing despite exceeding income limits. Rep. David Jolly sent letters on Tuesday to House Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Mario Diaz-Balart calling for a congressional investigation as well as Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro requesting an explanation.

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  6. Diaz-Balart Condemns Yet Another Shameful Capitulation to the Castro RegimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Babalu Blog

    Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart released the following statement after reports that the Obama administration chose to exclude Cuban pro-democracy leaders from the ceremony with Secretary Kerry at the U.S. post in Havana. "That a U.S. Secretary of State would sideline Cuba's pro-democracy activists simply to avoid offending their oppressors is unthinkable.

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  7. American Flag To Fly In Cuba After 54 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | CBS Local

    ... of Cuba will continue to be met with violence and detentions." On Wednesday, she was joined by U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart who said, "He might as well be raising the white flag of surrender because that is what this shameful day is really about." ...

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  8. Kerner's bid to leave Frankel and Deutch's districts alone falls shortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Palm Beach Post

    ... said that move allows Hendry County to be fully contained within the district now held by U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami. We have sent you a verification email. Please check your email and click on the link to activate your profile. If you do ...

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  9. CBS4 On The Ground For Historic Embassy OpeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | CBS Local

    ... aising the white flag of surrender because that is what this shameful day is really about," said U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart.

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  10. AP Exclusive: Cuba dissidents won't attend U.S. Embassy eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | The Star

    AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., center, is joined by U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., right, and his brother, former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, as they discuss their views on the opening of the American embassy in Havana, during a news conference, Wednesday. WASHINGTON, D.C. ­- Cuban dissidents, so long the center of U.S. policy toward the island, won't be invited to Secretary of State John Kerry's historic flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, vividly illustrating how U.S. policy is shifting focus to its single-party government.

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  11. Miami Nice: Are Florida's Power Brokers Mellowing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Mother Jones

    ... The Republican has slammed normalization with Cuba as a "propaganda coup for the Castro brothers." Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart , another Republican, hails from a powerful Miami family - his father was a Cuban politician before Fidel Castro seized power, ...

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  12. Local GOP Leaders Slam US Flag Raising In HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | CBS Local

    ... the white flag of surrender because that is what this shameful day is really about," said U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart. Diaz-Balart, along with U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, have been adamantly opposed to the re-establishment of normalized relations ...

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  13. Cuba dissidents won't attend U.S. embassy eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | Local10.com

    ... tes flag, he's not raising it because freedom, sacrifice (and) democracy has triumphed in Cuba," U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., said. "He's doing it despite the fact that he knows it has not."

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  14. Legislators chafe over redistricting mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... not split Hendry County, which is currently split between Rep. Alcee Hastings, D-West Delray, and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Miami. But the only way the mapmakers could make giving Hendry to Hastings work is if they split the city of Southwest ...

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  15. Here's a Map of What Florida's New Congressional Districts Could Look LikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Miami New Times

    ... populated Hendry County would now be represented by one, likely Miami-based representative (currently Mario Diaz-Balart) instead of being split with a Broward/Palm Beach-based congressman as well. However, these maps are not a done deal. Legislators ...

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  16. Bill by Rep. Buchanan Would Increase Taxable Deductions for Startup Small Businesses, CorporationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | The Bradenton Times

    ... been co-sponsored by 16 other lawmakers, including Reps. Charlie Rangel (D-NY), Linda Sanchez (D-CA), Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL), and Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL). If released by the committee, it will be scheduled for review by the House of ...

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  17. Two providers file for new hospitals in Miami-DadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Politico

    ... congressional delegation, including Frederica Wilson, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, Mario Diaz-Balart and Carlos Curbelo. Migoya said that more than 500,000 people live within five miles of Jackson West, "but the area has little or ...

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  18. Trump and Sanders surge, Congress stalls, voters seetheRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... "This is a process where the difficult things don't get done until they reach a boiling point," said Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla. "Sanders is speaking to the pain people are feeling," said Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., who represents the area torn ...

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  19. Congressional Hearing on Access At Biscayn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | WIOD-AM Miramar

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Convervation Commission believes the restictions are too severe, and would virtually end commercial fishing in the area. Fish and Wildlife has stated, publicly, that the federal conclusion is a disregard for both the scientific process and the value of public access.

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  20. GCLC Congratulates the U.S. House For Passing H.R. 774Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Florida Sportsman

    ... (D-FL-14), Rep. Curt Clawson (R-FL-19), Rep. John Culberson (R-TX-7), Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL-26), Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25), Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-TX-27), Rep. David W. Jolly (R-FL-13), Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX-10), Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX- ...

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