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Senate committee opposes the opening of a Cuban consulate in the Sunshine State

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Although many people in Tampa are hoping that a Cuban consulate is built in Tampa, a committee in the state Senate today officially disapproved of any such diplomatic outpost coming to Florida. The Senate Rules Committee today approved SM 866, a largely symbolic bill that puts the committee on the record as expressing “profound disagreement” with President Obama’s decision to open diplomatic relations with the communist island. “Stand with us on behalf of freedom,” said Miami Republican Anitere Flores, speaking on…

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