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Sen. Marco Rubio conducted his first Senate Foreign Relations Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing this week and focused heavily and critically on the renewed diplomatic relations between Cuba and the U.S. Rubio, who serves as chairman of the subcommittee, questioned U.S. Department of State’s Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta Jacobson on normalized …

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  Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) will head the House Intelligence Committee in 114th Congress. Nunes called the Obama Administration’s foreign policy a “complete disaster,” saying that it supports torture, voted repeatedly for surveillance and intelligence gathering without oversight or warrant, and extended the Patriot Act. As chair of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, …

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday passed a resolution calling for sanctions against officials of the administration of Venezuelan President Nicólas Maduro. The vote, which was unanimous, paves the way for the resolution to go before the full Senate. Sens. Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican, and Robert Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat who is …

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