Sens. Cruz, Leahy, Rubio, and Menendez Pen Letter to Liu Xia

‘Your perseverance has inspired the world and put those who unjustly detained you to shame’ WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) sent a letter to Liu Xia following her release from Chinese imprisonment. She and her late husband Nobel Peace Prize laureate Dr. Liu Xiaobo have battled to promote democracy and freedom in China. “Over the past eight years you have responded to the abuses […]

Sens. Cruz, Rubio, Menendez, Colleagues Reaffirm Commitment to the People of Nicaragua

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), David Perdue (R-Ga.), Tim Kaine (D-VA.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah) this week introduced a bipartisan resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to holding Daniel Ortega’s regime accountable for acts of violence against the Nicaraguan people. The senators called on the Government of Nicaragua to end the repressive practices of its security forces. Leer aquí. […]

Sens. Cruz, Rubio, Menendez, Nelson Introduce Resolution Honoring Ladies in White for 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), and Bill Nelson (D-Fla.), today introduced a resolution honoring the Cuban dissident group Las Damas de Blanco (Ladies in White) for receiving the Cato Institute’s 2018 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty. The dissident group, which routinely faces brutal beatings and imprisonment from the Cuban regime, peacefully gathers and marches in white clothes every Sunday in Havana carrying a picture of their loved […]

Sens. Cruz, Rubio, Baldwin Pen Letter to Polish Prime Minister Regarding Proposed Holocaust-Era Property Restitution Legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today joined Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.), as part of a total of 59 Senate colleagues, in sending a letter to the Polish Prime Minster regarding Poland’s proposed Holocaust-Era property restitution legislation. A copy of the letter is available here. “After more than 70 years since one of the darkest chapters in human history, the world must continue to right the terrible and evil injustices that occurred […]

Cruz, Rubio, Menendez Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Expressing Solidarity with Cuban Dissident Guillermo “El Coco” Fariñas  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) on Wednesday joined together to introduce a bipartisan resolution honoring Cuban dissident Guillermo “El Coco” Fariñas and his ongoing struggle for political freedom and human rights in oppressive and totalitarian Cuba. This summer, Fariñas, a distinguished recipient of the 2010 Andrei Sakharov Prize from the European Parliament, inquired with Cuban authorities about the fate of a colleague, who had disappeared […]

Bennet, Rubio, McCaul, Butterfield, Duffy, Van Hollen Introduce RACE for Children Act to Boost Pediatric Cancer Research

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Generates Pediatric Studies of Cancer Drugs Developed by Molecular Target Therapy for Adults with Cancer  Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO) and Marco Rubio (R-FL), along with Representatives Michael T. McCaul (R-TX-10), G. K. Butterfield (D-NC-01), Sean Duffy (R-WI-07), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD-08), today introduced the RACE for Children Act (the Research to Accelerate Cures and Equity for Children Act) to support the development of novel and promising cancer drugs for children. […]