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Marco Rubio, bipartisan Senate group call for U.S. help for starving North Africa

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After a hearing on a humanitarian crisis with millions of lives at stake in northeast Africa, U.S. Rep. Marco Rubio joined a bipartisan group of senators Thursday asking Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to intervene by leading an “urgent and comprehensive” diplomatic effort. Rubio and eight other senators signed a letter Thursday to President Donald Trump‘s secretary of state saying that political obstacles in northeastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen are significantly to blame for humanitarian aid from getting in, and consequently millions…

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Marco Rubio campaign nets $250K thanks to joint fundraising committee

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Marco Rubio was on the receiving end of a $250,000 cash infusion from a fundraising committee set up for him and other Senate Republicans. Keep the Senate Red 2016 transferred $268,885 to Rubio’s re-election campaign between Aug. 10 and Sept. 27, according to the committee’s October quarterly report. The committee was set up in late July to raise funds for Rubio, as well as Indiana Republican Rep. Todd Young and Nevada Republican Rep. Joe Heck, both of whom are running…

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