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House Dems slam Marco Rubio for immigration vote — his first since Sept. 24

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In recent weeks, Democrats (and even some opposing Republican presidential candidates) have relished attacking Marco Rubio for missing votes in the Senate as he campaigns for president. But on Tuesday, three members of the Democratic Progressive Caucus were attacking the Florida senator for a bill that he actually voted on (his first since September 24) — a bill that would force sanctuary cities to cooperate with federal immigration officials. The measure lost on Tuesday when it failed to get the 60 votes…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.16.15 — Sam Rashid ignores Rick Scott’s call to step down from Aviation Authority

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Sam Rashid is still a member of the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority as of 7 a.m. this morning, despite the fact that by doing so, he is directly snubbing Gov. Rick Scott, the man who appointed him to the agency last year and is now calling on him to resign from the board. “Governor Scott expects him to resign and would accept his resignation,” spokeswoman Jackie Schutz tells the Tampa Bay Times’ Steve Contorno in this morning’s paper. The reason why the governor is telling Sam Rashid…

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